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Smith Westerns ‘Dye It Blonde’ Album Review

If the Smith Westerns 2009 debut had any shortcomings they were always explained with one remark: “They recorded it in high school.” The exuberant, garage glam on Smith Westerns was far from the finished project, as most records in that vein seem to be—they certainly had room to grow. Nonetheless their refreshing slant on “garage rock” earned them plaudits and recognition beyond the blogosphere.