Foxing singer Conor Murphy recently released his debut solo single as Smidley, "No One Likes You." It's a dose of poppy, energetic indie rock that's a pretty far cry from Foxing but executed just as well as their stuff is. Conor has now announced that he'll release a full album as Smidley. It's self-titled and coming out June 2 via Triple Crown (the same label Foxing is on).

The album features contributions from Cameron Boucher (Sorority Noise), Eric Slick (Dr Dog, Lithuania), and Ben Walsh (Tigers Jaw), and it was produced by Hop Along's Joe Reinhart. It includes "No One Likes You" and the just-released single "Fuck This," which ups the aggression just a bit but is mostly in line with "No One Likes You." It's great stuff, and making it seem like Smidley is gonna tide us over pretty damn well while we await the new Foxing record. Watch the video for "Fuck This," directed by Dylan Schnitker, below.

As mentioned, Smidley and indie folk band Saintseneca are both opening the upcoming Tigers Jaw tour. That tour hits Asbury Park on May 20 at The Stone Pony (tickets on sale 4/14 at 10 AM) and NYC on June 22 at Webster Hall (tickets on sale now). All dates are listed below.

Tracklist
1. Hell
2. No One Likes You
3. Dead Retrievers
4. Nothing'll
5. Pink Gallo
6. Fuck This
7. It Doesn't Tear Me Up
8. Power Word Kill
9. Milkshake
10. Under The Table

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Tigers Jaw / Saintseneca / Smidley -- 2017 Tour Dates
MAY
19 – WASHINGTON, D.C. – ROCK & ROLL HOTEL
20 – ASBURY PARK, NJ – THE STONE PONY
22 – RICHMOND, VA – THE BROADBERRY
23 – CARRBORO, NC – CAT’S CRADLE
24 – ATLANTA, GA – THE MASQUERADE
25 – JACKSONVILLE, FL – 1904 MUSIC HALL
26 – TAMPA, FL – THE CROWBAR
27 – LAKE PARK, FL – KELSEY THEATRE
29 – HOUSTON, TX – WHITE OAK MUSIC HALL
30 – AUSTIN, TX – THE MOHAWK
31 – DALLAS, TX – GAS MONKEY BAR & GRILL

JUNE
02 – MESA, AZ – THE NILE
03 – POMONA, CA – THE GLASS HOUSE
04 – LOS ANGELES, CA – THE REGENT
06 – SAN FRANCISCO, CA – SLIM’S
07 – SACRAMENTO, CA – GOLDFIELD TRADING POST
09 – PORTLAND, OR – HAWTHORNE THEATRE
10 – SEATTLE, WA – EL CORAZON
12 – SALT LAKE CITY, UT – THE COMPLEX
13 – DENVER, CO – MARQUIS THEATRE
15 – CHICAGO, IL – METRO
16 – MINNEAPOLIS, MN – CABOOZE
17 – DETROIT, MI – EL CLUB
18 – TORONTO, ON – VELVET UNDERGROUND
20 – CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH – GROG SHOP
21 – PITTSBURGH, PA – REX THEATER
22 – NEW YORK, NY – WEBSTER HALL
23 – PHILADELPHIA, PA – UNION TRANSFER
24 – BOSTON, MA – ROYALE