Smash Palace returns with their seventh CD (titled “7?) , that’s filled with 11 rock n roll tracks designed to be your soundtrack for the summer of 2010. The Butler brothers do what they do best… 60's jangle pop, 70's rock swagger, 80's power pop , 90's Brit pop all rolled into a contemporary style that’s all their own. It’s like listening to songs you know but haven’t heard before. If this is your first Smash Palace listening experience, you’ve picked the right place to start because the band just keeps getting better with each release. Recorded on 16 track tape, the band decided to forego computer based recording and cut the tracks with little alteration to the sounds being created. It’s the sound of a band that’s the real deal; a dedicated band that’s paid its dues and continues to create some of the best melodic rock n roll you’ll ever hear. “7” gives you the The Butlers were first discovered by Hilly Kristal at CBGB’s then signed to Columbia Records. The band then moved on to Epic Records and now records for Zip Records. They were rediscovered by label president Art Herman after playing a show at the Cavern Club in Liver- pool, 2005. This is the bands third CD release for Zip Records.