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Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream

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Item #: 13916928
    This edition of SIAMESE DREAM contains the original 20-page booklet. Smashing Pumpkins: Billy Corgan (vocals, guitar, Mellotron); D'Arcy (vocals, bass); James Iha (guitar); Jimmy Chamberlin (drums). Additional personnel: David Ragsdale (violin); Eric R......more

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Artist: Smashing Pumpkins
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This edition of SIAMESE DREAM contains the original 20-page booklet. Smashing Pumpkins: Billy Corgan (vocals, guitar, Mellotron); D'Arcy (vocals, bass); James Iha (guitar); Jimmy Chamberlin (drums). Additional personnel: David Ragsdale (violin); Eric Remschneider (cello); Mike Mills (piano). Engineers: Mark Richardson, Jeff Tomei, Butch Vig. Recorded at Triclops Sound Studios, Atlanta, Georgia. Smashing Pumpkins: Billy Corgan (vocals, guitar, Mellotron); D'Arcy (vocals, bass); James Iha (guitar); Jimmy Chamberlin (drums). Additional personnel: David Ragsdale (violin); Eric Remschneider (cello); Mike Mills (piano). Engineers: Mark Richardson, Jeff Tomei, Butch Vig. Recorded at Triclops Sound Studios, Atlanta, Georgia. Personnel: Billy Corgan (vocals, guitar, Mellotron); D'Arcy (vocals, bass guitar); James Iha (guitar); Jimmy Chamberlin (drums). Audio Mixers: Alan Moulder; Billy Corgan; Butch Vig. Audio Remasterer: Bob Ludwig. Recording information: Triclops Sound Studios, Atlanta. Photographer: Melodie McDaniel. When SIAMESE DREAM was initially released in the summer of 1993 it was hailed as alternative rock's first great post-NEVERMIND hope. And while it has gone on to become an overwhelming commercial success, it has also helped further re-draw the artistic borders of "alternative" music. By combining neo-psychedelic AOR guitars (band-members proudly claim Boston as an influence) with Pumpkin auteur Billy Corgan's "outsider" lyrical stance, SIAMESE DREAM creates a rebel image; but one with a wandering eye towards mainstream acceptance as well. Consequently, Smashing Pumpkins are equally successful relating to young lollapaloozers and to classic rock radio. The album's immediate attraction is plain to see. Corgan and co-producer Butch Vig have sculpted a sonic wall of guitars--in some cases, using up to 32 separate guitar tracks on a single song--that is electrifying in its sheer scope and power. Along with Jimmy Chamberlin's powerhouse drumming, guitarists Corga...
See Also:
Greatest Hits, Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, Gish, Siamese Dream
See Influences:
Led Zeppelin, Ric Ocasek, Big Black, T. Rex, Boston, Van Halen, Dinosaur Jr., David Bowie, My Bloody Valentine, Styx, Neil Young, Joy Division, The Cure, Big Star, Pink Floyd, Queen, Jane's Addiction, Black Sabbath, Jimi Hendrix, Marc Bolan, Depeche Mode, Thin Lizzy, Cheap Trick, Blondie, The Cars
See Contemporaries:
Hole, Pearl Jam, Gin Blossoms, Catherine, Spacehog, Shudder to Think, Alice in Chains, The Frogs, Sunny Day Real Estate, Green Apple Quick Step, Buffalo Tom, Fulflej, Spiritualized, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Suede, Screaming Trees, Hum, Nirvana (US), Red Red Meat, Blur, The Charlatans UK, Grant Lee Buffalo, Starflyer 59, Garbage, Silverchair, Live, Lush, Mercury Rev, Travis (UK), Blind Melon, Curve, Catherine Wheel, Placebo (UK), Veruca Salt, Soundgarden, The Flaming Lips, Collective Soul, Our Lady Peace, Mogwai, Stiltskin, Mother Love Bone, My Vitriol, Shellac, Urge Overkill, Porno for Pyros, Maids of Gravity, Jeff Buckley, The Verve
Track Listing:
Disc 1:
  1. 1 Cherub Rock
  2. 2 Quiet
  3. 3 Today
  4. 4 Hummer
  5. 5 Rocket
  6. 6 Disarm
  7. 7 Soma
  8. 8 Geek U.S.A.
  9. 9 Mayonaise
  10. 10 Spaceboy
  11. 11 Silverfuck
  12. 12 Sweet Sweet
  13. 13 Luna
Type:
Performer
Genre:
Rock & Pop
Subgenre:
Grunge
Label:
Virgin Records
Producer:
Kerry Brown (Reissue); Billy Corgan (Reissue)
Number of Discs:
1
Format:
Compact Disc
Studio or Live:
Studio
Mono or Stereo:
Stereo
SPARS Coding:
n/a
Runtime:
62 : 7
Guest Artist:
Mike Mills
Editorial Reviews:
Rolling Stone (p.104) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[Corgan] didn't smash guitars, he stroked them into ecstatic swells of heaviosity as he cooed composition-book poetry." Rolling Stone (5/13/99, p.48) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Essential Recordings of the 90's." Rolling Stone (9/16/93, p.67) - 3.5 Stars - Very Good - "...rarely a bum note in this tidy wash of styles....SIAMESE DREAM is a strong, multidimensional extension of GISH that confirms that Smashing Pumpkins are neither sellouts nor one-offs..." Rolling Stone (9/16/93, p.67) - 3.5 Stars - Very Good - "...rarely a bum note in this tidy wash of styles...SIAMESE DREAM is a strong, multidimensional extension of GISH that confirms that Smashing Pumpkins are neither sellouts nor one-offs..." Spin (9/99, p.131) - Ranked #23 in Spin Magazine's "90 Greatest Albums of the '90s." Spin (8/93, p.82) - Highly Recommended - "...SIAMESE DREAM takes up and expands nicely where 1991's impressive GISH left off; it's got all the feisty, fuzzy passion of that record and even more inventiveness. Smashing Pumpkins have an enormous bag of tricks..." Spin (8/93, p.82) - Highly Recommended - "...SIAMESE DREAM takes up and expands nicely where 1991's impressive GISH left off; it's got all the feisty, fuzzy passion of that record and even more inventiveness. Smashing Pumpkins have an enormous bag of tricks..." Entertainment Weekly (8/6/93, p.54) - "...If anyone will be burdened with the dreaded mantle of 'next Nirvana,' it'll be this Chicago band....the great lost link between alternative, pop and metal....may have stumbled upon a whole new stance: slackers with a vision..." Rating: B Entertainment Weekly (8/6/93, p.54) - "...If anyone will be burdened with the dreaded mantle of 'next Nirvana,' it'll be this Chicago band....the great lost link between alternative, pop and metal....may have stumbled upon a whole new stance: slackers with a vision..." Rating: B Q (12/99, p.76) - Included in Q Magazine's "90 Best Albums Of The 1990s." Q (1/94, p.87) - Included on Q's list of 'The 50 Best Albums Of 1993.' Q (8/93, p.96) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...SIAMESE DREAM is something of a white-knuckle, rollercoaster ride, leavened by moments of sometimes quite staggering beauty....Smashing Pumpkins are so exciting, it's patently obvious that they're a (if not the) Next Big Thing..." Q (12/99, p.76) - Included in Q Magazine's "90 Best Albums Of The 1990s." Q (1/94, p.87) - Included on Q's list of 'The 50 Best Albums Of 1993.' Q (8/93, p.96) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...SIAMESE DREAM is something of a white-knuckle, rollercoaster ride, leavened by moments of sometimes quite staggering beauty....Smashing Pumpkins are so exciting, it's patently obvious that they're a (if not the) Next Big Thing..." Melody Maker (1/1/94, p.77) - Ranked #32 in Melody Maker's list of the 'Albums Of The Year' for 1993 - "...there's no denying the Pumpkins injected a peculiarly fluid, febrile grace into their brand of neo-psychedelic rock..." Melody Maker (1/1/94, p.77) - Ranked #32 in Melody Maker's list of the 'Albums Of The Year' for 1993 - "...there's no denying the Pumpkins injected a peculiarly fluid, febrile grace into their brand of neo-psychedelic rock..." Musician (9/93, p.74) - "...the 13 tracks ring out as a triumph of dynamics and atmosphere, and serve as gold settings for the fragile charm of [Billy] Corgan's emotive vocals..." Musician (9/93, p.74) - "...the 13 tracks ring out as a triumph of dynamics and atmosphere, and serve as gold settings for the fragile charm of [Billy] Corgan's emotive vocals..." Village Voice (3/1/94) - Ranked #11 in the Village Voice's 1993 Pazz & Jop Critics Poll. Village Voice (3/1/94) - Ranked #11 in the Village Voice's 1993 Pazz & Jop Critics Poll. Kerrang (Magazine) (p.51) - "[With] guitar solos from heaven, wall upon wall of lushly textured sound, and grand, epic vision." Q (Magazine) (p.122) - "[A]n album that draped its influences -- Cheap Trick, Led Zeppelin, New Order -- in a fuzzy haz
UPC:
5099967929726
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