Review of Smile, recent CD by The Jayhawks

Dec 29, 2000 —
Stephanie Curtis

The Jayhawks play two shows at First Avenue in Minneapolis this weekend playing songs from the band's latest album, Smile. This is the Jayhawks first recording since Mark Olson, one of the two chief singer-songwriters left the band. Many people thought the band would fold after his departure, but commentator Kate Sullivan says instead, the Jayhawks released the best album of their career: