Summer's Kiss: A Tribute To The Afghan Whigs
Released on June 23, 2009
Summer's Kiss: A Tribute to the Afghan Whigs is presented in a Tri-fold wallet CD package, evocative of traditional album gatefolds. The cover photograph, an updated slant on The Whigs' classic Gentlemen cover, was shot by Sam Holden.
This collection takes the term Various Artists to heart, with major label ex-pats, small town upstarts and members of the Afghan Whigs extended family contributing their time and talents. Afghan Whigs touring mates (Marshall, Mighty Fine's Steve Myers) rub shoulders with recording members of Greg Dulli's Twilight Singers and Gutter Twins projects (Lanegan, Joseph Arthur, My Jerusalem, Zykos) while exciting unsigned artists (The Gin Riots, Sonny Oaks) wait in the wings.