First LP in over 18 years to feature founding members Billy Corgan, James Iha & Jimmy Chamberlin, with guitarist Jeff Schroeder
New single, "Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)," available now
Grammy Award-winning, acclaimed alternative rock luminaries The Smashing Pumpkins have announced their highly anticipated new "Shiny And Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun." Recorded at Shangri La Studios with legendary producer Rick Rubin, the LP is the band's first in over 18 years to feature founding members Billy Corgan, James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin, plus longtime guitarist Jeff Schroeder. The LP will be released Nov. 16.
"Shiny" will be released on Corgan's own Martha's Music under exclusive license to Napalm Records via a strategic worldwide partnership. The LP is available for preorder HERE.
The Smashing Pumpkins also released the LP's second single "Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)." The track is available to stream and download HERE
. Watch a lyric video for the track, featuring Corgan's handwritten lyrics HERE
. The band also just finished shooting a music video for "Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)" with Corgan as the director.
Earlier this summer, the newly reformed lineup shared the first glimpse of its new music with the LP's lead single "Solara
." "Solara" is available to stream and download via all digital services. The track's dreamlike music video was directed by Nick Koenig and expands on the theatrics of the band's catalog of iconic music videos. Watch it HERE
Last week, The Smashing Pumpkins wrapped their monumental "Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour," which sold over 300,000 tickets across North America and sold-out arenas including The Forum, United Center and Madison Square Garden. Produced by Live Nation, the tour was the band's first in nearly two decades to feature Corgan, Chamberlin, and Iha, alongside Schroeder, bassist Jack Bates and keyboardist Katie Cole.
This fall, the band will perform in London and Bologna before returning to Chicago for a special 30th anniversary series performance for WKQX's "The Nights We Stole Christmas." Tickets for the band's upcoming live dates are available HERE
Formed in Chicago in 1988, The Smashing Pumpkins released their heralded debut album "Gish" in 1991 and found mainstream success with 1993's four-times multi-Platinum "Siamese Dream" and 1995's 10-times multi-Platinum "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness."