Getting ready for a monster tour around the country later this month, The Smith Street Band have announced a surprise new digital/7″ single. Wonderfully titled, ‘Wipe That Shit-Eating Grin Off Your Punchable Face’, the new track is a scathing attack on the Australian government’s current treatment of asylum seekers, featuring Shaun Thatcher’s appropriately cringeworthy painting of everyone’s current favourite PM on the cover. On the flipside is another new song (because the Smith Street boys love to spoil us), ‘God in the Name of Father’, recorded along with the main single in Forrest, Victoria during the Throw Me In The River sessions.

The band and their label Poison City Records will donate 100% of digital sales until the end of February, and a large part of 7″ sales (including 100% of all profits from records sold at the Corner Hotel on Australia Day) to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.

Both new tracks are available digitally from 9am January 13th. Wipe That Shit-Eating Grin Off Your Punchable Face 7″ is out officially January 23rd with pre-orders available now through Poison City.

The Smith Street Band embark on their epic 26-date Get High, See Everyone tour at the end of January with tickets available from their website.

The Smith Street Band Get High, See Everyone Tour

Sat Jan 24th – Railway Hotel, Darwin (TSSB only)
Mon Jan 26
th – Corner Hotel, Melbourne / Australia Day 2015 (TSSB only)
Wed Jan 28th – Musicman, Bendigo
Thu Jan 29th – Barwon Club, Geelong
Fri Jan 30th – Karova Lounge, Ballarat
Sat Jan 31st – The Hi-Fi, Melbourne – SOLD OUT!!!
Sun Feb 1st – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne (Under 18s)
Wed Feb 4th – Sol Bar, Maroochydore
Thu Feb 5th – Spotted Cow, Toowoomba
Fri Feb 6th – The Hi-Fi, Brisbane
Sat Feb 7th – Crowbar, Brisbane (Under 18s)
Sun Feb 8th – The Northern, Byron Bay
Wed Feb 11th – Coffs Hotel, Coffs Harbour
Thu Feb 12th – Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle
Fri Feb 13th – Metro Theatre, Sydney
Sat Feb 14th – Factory Theatre, Sydney (All Ages)
Sun Feb 15th – Magpies, Canberra (All Ages)
Tue Feb 17th – Mariners, Batemans Bay
Wed Feb 18th – The Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine
Fri Feb 20th – Party in the Paddock, Burns Creek, Tasmania (Apart From This not appearing)
Sat Feb 21st – Railway Hotel, Fremantle
Sun Feb 22nd – Shred the Gnar Fest @ HQ, Perth (All Ages)
Thu Feb 26th – Prince of Wales, Bunbury
Fri Feb 27th – Rosemount Hotel, Perth
Sat Feb 28th – The Gov, Adelaide
Sun Mar 1st – The Gov, Adelaide (All Ages)

 

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