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The Smashing Pumpkins “Mellon Collie & The Infinite Sadness” This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

By Bapalapa2, Brooklyn, NY

     Take a trip through the human emotions with The Smashing Pumpkins. “Mellon Collie and The Infinite Sadness” will keep you spellbound, and with songs ranging from grandiose orchestra (“Tonight, Tonight”) to metal (“X.Y.U.”), all types of music fans will enjoy it.

Billy Corgan (vocalist, lyricist, guitarist, co-producer) weaves tales of insecurity, youth, and love on this two-disc set. The first disc, “Dawn To Dusk,” features angrier songs like the Pumpkins' biggest hit, “Bullet With Butterfly Wings.” The second disc focuses on more reflective songs. James Iha and Billy Corgan (guitar) fill the background while Jimmy Chamberlin (percussion) explores various styles, jumping from classical to modern. Corgan's distinctive, passionate vocals narrate the stories.

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I love this album!
Mar. 20, 2014 at 1:01 PM • Report