One of The Smashing Pumpkins most well known songs, “1979” was released in 1996 as the second single from their third studio album “Mellon Collie and The Infinite Sadness“, an epic collection of songs released as a double album, a very rare commodity in the years to come. The narrative is a nostalgic one and
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The lead single from their 1995 released double album “Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness” produced by main man Billy Corgan is one of the most recognisable in The Smashing Pumpkins discography. It won a Grammy Award for “Best Hard Rock Performance” and appears on VH1, Triple J and Rolling Stone Magazines “100 Greatest” lists.
Probably one of the most recognisable songs from The Smashing Pumpkins 1995 2 hour plus 28 song marathon double album “Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness” (they don’t release epics like this anymore, labels double their money by splitting them in two and releasing them 6 months apart!) is the iconic “Zero”. It’s been done