Smith Westerns Announce  New Album  'Soft Will' Released June 11th  2013

Smith Westerns Announce New Album 'Soft Will' Released June 11th 2013

Soft Will, the third LP from Smith Westerns, will be released June 11th on Mom+Pop. After playing over 140 shows in support of Dye it Blonde in 2012 Smith Westerns (Cullen Omori, Max Kakacek and Cameron Omori) returned to Chicago and began writing the follow-up LP.

Writing through the Spring and into the Summer of 2012 the band teamed up once again with producer Chris Coady (Beach House, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, TVOR) and in August began recording what would become Soft Will at Sonic Ranch (El Paso, TX). After three weeks of recording at Sonic Ranch the band headed to New York for an additional four weeks of recording and mixing all around the city. Close but not yet done, the band took a break and headed back to Chicago - there they regrouped before returning to New York for a final week of mixing with Coady in early December at DNA Studio. It was there that all the pieces came together and its final shape emerged to become Soft Will.
Smith Westerns Live
4/14 - Coachella
4/16 - the Echo (Los Angeles, CA)
4/21 - Coachella
Track Listing
1- 3am Spiritual
2 - Idol
3 - Glossed
5 - Fool Proof
6 - White Oath
7 - Only Natural
8 - Best Friend
9 - Cheer Up
10 - Varsity 
Available on iTunes March 12th, and on 7" featuring B-side "Case & Point" on May 14th.
Photo credit: Sandy Kim