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A.V. Undercover

Smith Westerns cover Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Chicago rockers take on an American classic.

About This Episode

Chicago's Smith Westerns released their second album, Dye It Blonde, earlier this year, which is a fairly remarkable achievement considering how young they are. The band's sound tips toward glammy stuff like T. Rex, though for A.V. Undercover, they nabbed the salt-of-the-earth Tom Petty classic "American Girl." Oh yeah, all right, take it easy baby.

Filed Under: Music, Video
  • A.V. Undercover
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  • Undercover: We invite 25 bands into our office to perform a cover song from an ever-dwindling list. The later a band comes in, the fewer songs they have to choose from.