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Dream Syndicate’s 1st new album in 29 years to feature Kendra Smith singing ‘perfect coda’

Dream Syndicate’s 1st new album in 29 years to feature Kendra Smith singing ‘perfect coda’

The Dream Syndicate plans to release its first new album in 29 years, a collection that bandleader Steve Wynn has revealed will feature a guest vocal by founding bassist Kendra Smith — who has sat out the ongoing reunion, but agreed to appear on a song Wynn calls “the perfect coda to the record.”

Q&A: Steve Wynn on The Dream Syndicate reunion, upcoming tour — and new music

Q&A: Steve Wynn on The Dream Syndicate reunion, upcoming tour — and new music

The Dream Syndicate opens its second run of European reunion concerts tomorrow, but bandleader Steve Wynn already is thinking bigger, raising the possibility of recording new music with his old band with a very specific goal in mind: making the “missing” album to bridge the gap between its first two records.

The Dream Syndicate to play ‘first U.S. show since 1988’ at Wilco’s Solid Sound festival

The Dream Syndicate to play ‘first U.S. show since 1988’ at Wilco’s Solid Sound festival

Steve Wynn today revealed that The Dream Syndicate — which reunited last year for a series of concerts in Spain celebrating the 30th anniversary of ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’ — will play what he’s billing as the band’s first U.S. show since 1988 when it performs this summer at Wilco’s Solid Sound festival.

Video: The Dream Syndicate reunites for 30th anniversary concerts in Spain

Video: The Dream Syndicate reunites for 30th anniversary concerts in Spain

On Friday night, Steve Wynn reconvened The Dream Syndicate for the first of four 30th anniversary reunion concerts in Spain, playing a 15-song set heavy on ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’ before a festival crowd in Barcelona. Not much video has yet emerged, but we’ve got a few clips posted.

The Dream Syndicate unveils ‘Days of Wine and Roses’ 30th anniversary dates in Spain

The Dream Syndicate unveils ‘Days of Wine and Roses’ 30th anniversary dates in Spain

Steve Wynn this week unveiled four concerts in Spain for his previously announced reunion of The Dream Syndicate this September, a short run of dates this fall meant to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the seminal Paisley Underground act’s debut album ‘The Days of Wine and Roses.’

The Dream Syndicate reuniting to mark 30th anniversary of ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’

The Dream Syndicate reuniting to mark 30th anniversary of ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’

Steve Wynn will reunite The Dream Syndicate this September for the first time in more than 20 years to play “a handful of shows” in Spain to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the band’s debut album ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’ — plus ‘very possibly some more (concerts) beyond’ those performances.