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Dye It Blonde

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Dye It Blonde

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Indie Rock

We gave it a B

This Chicago band?s sophomore full-length is bursting with cocky glam-rock riffs and dazed but enthusiastic vocals, all run through a fashionably fuzzy filter. The influences are easy to spot — T. Rex, Cockney Rebel, and ELO all come to mind at various points — but Smith Westerns show off their borrowed finery with such aplomb that it?s hard to dislike the end product. At the very least, Dye It Blonde is a promising step forward for a group that?s still growing into its talents. B

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