Jangle pop trio Smith Westerns have announced Soft Will, their follow-up to 2011’s Dye It Blonde, will be released June 11 via Mom + Pop Records. The album was produced by Chris Coady (Beach House, Yeah Yeah Yeahs) and its first single is “Varsity,” which will be released as a limited-edition 7-inch on May 14.
Check out the tracklist and new song “Varsity” below.
1. 3am Spiritual
5. Fool Proof
6. White Oath
7. Only Natural
8. Best Friend
9. Cheer Up
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