Studio Sessions

Smith Westerns On World Cafe

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Smith Westerns.

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Set List

  • "Weekend"
  • "Varsity"
  • "Best Friend"

The wonderful half-garage, half-glam band Smith Westerns recently released its third album, Soft Will. In this installment of World Cafe, the group's members tell us that a lot of the record was written as a reaction to returning home to Chicago after touring for five years during their late teens and twenties. And, of course, they perform some of their songs live in the studio.

World Cafe Playlist for August 22, 2013

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