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On June 2, 2009.

On June 2, 2009, “Arnioki Records” label released “Crossing the Rubicon”, the third  Sounds studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Stratosphere Sound” in New York City, “Arnioki Studios” in Malmö, Sweden, “Werewolf Heart Studios” in Hollywood, California, “Annetenna Studios” in Burbank, California, “Beat360 Studios” in New York, and was produced by Adam Schlesinger, James Iha, Matt Mahaffey, Jeff Turzo, Tim Anderson, Mark Saunders and Daniel Johannson, Maja Ivarsson, Félix Rodríguez, Johan Bengtsson, Jesper Anderberg and Fredrik Nilsson.

Personnel:

  • Maja Ivarsson– vocals
  • Félix Rodríguez – guitar, backing vocals
  • Johan Bengtsson – bass guitar
  • Jesper Anderberg – keyboards, piano, guitar, synthesizers, backing vocals
  • Fredrik Nilsson – drums, percussion
  • Tim Palmer- mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Maja Ivarsson, Félix Rodríguez, Johan Bengtsson, Jesper Anderberg and Fredrik Nilsson.

  1. No One Sleeps When I’m Awake
  2. 4 Songs & a Fight
  3. My Lover
  4. Dorchester Hotel
  5. Beatbox
  6. Underground
  7. Crossing the Rubicon
  8. Midnight Sun
  9. Lost in Love
  10. The Only Ones
  11. Home Is Where Your Heart Is
  12. Goodnight Freddy (hidden track)

On July 27, 1993.

On July 27, 1993, “Virgin” label released “Siamese Dream”, the second Smashing Pumpkins studio album. It was recorded December 1992 – March 1993, at “Triclops Sound Studios” in Marietta, Georgia, and was produced by Butch Vig and Billy Corgan. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked it number 362 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Canada by “CRIA”, and 4 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Billy Corgan– lead vocals, lead guitar, bass guitar, Mellotron, string arrangements, mixing
  • James Iha– rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • D’arcy Wretzky– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jimmy Chamberlin– drums
  • Mike Mills– piano
  • Eric Remschneider– string arrangements, cello
  • David Ragsdale– string arrangements, violin
  • Butch Vig– engineering, mixing, string arrangements
  • Jeff Tomei – engineering
  • Tim Holbrook – special technical engineering
  • Alan Moulder– mixing
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Len Peltier – sleeve art direction
  • Steve J. Gerdes – sleeve design
  • Melodie McDaniel – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Corgan, except where noted.

  1. Cherub Rock
  2. Quiet
  3. Today
  4. Hummer
  5. Rocket
  6. Disarm
  7. Soma – Billy Corgan, James Iha
  8. Geek U.S.A
  9. Mayonaise – Billy Corgan, James Iha
  10. Spacebot
  11. Silverfuck
  12. Sweet Sweet
  13. Luna

On September 5, 2000.

On September 5, 2000, “Polydor” label released “Machina II/The Friends & Enemies of Modern Music”, the sixth Smashing Pumpkinsn studio album. It was released for free on the Internet, plans for a standard physical release, bundled with the first part “Machina/The Machines of God”, were revealed to happen sometime in 2013, but has since been postponed constantly. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, and was produced by Billy Corgan and Flood.

Personnel:

  • Billy Corgan– vocals, guitars, bass, keyboards, piano
  • James Iha– guitars, vocals
  • D’Arcy Wretzky– bass guitar
  • Melissa Auf der Maur– bass guitar
  • Jimmy Chamberlin– drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Corgan, except where noted.

  1. Glass
  2. Cash Car Star
  3. Dross
  4. Real Love
  5. Go – James Iha
  6. Let Me Give the World to You
  7. Innosense
  8. Home
  9. Blue Skies Bring Tears
  10. White Spyder
  11. In My Body
  12. If There Is a God
  13. Le Deux Machina
  14. Atom Bomb

 

On October 24, 1995.

smashing_pumpkins_-_mellon_collie_and_the_infinite_sadness

On October 24, 1995, “Virgin” label released “Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness”, the third Smashing Pumpkins studio album. It was recorded March – August 1995, at “Pumpkinland”;  “Sadlands & Bugg Studios”; “Chicago Recording Company” and “The Village Recorder”, and was produced by Alan Moulder, Billy Corgan and Flood.”Rolling Stones” magazine ranked the album at number 487 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. “Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness” was certified 4 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”; Diamond in Canada by “CRIA”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”; 2 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; 2 x Platinum in Portugal by “AFP”; Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Diamond in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Chamberlin– drums, vocals
  • Billy Corgan– lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, piano, mellotron, production, mixing, string arrangement, art direction and design
  • James Iha– lead and rhythm guitar; vocals, mixing
  • D’arcy Wretzky– bass guitar, vocals
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra– orchestra
  • Greg Leisz– pedal and lap steel guitar
  • Roger Carpenter – technical assistance
  • John Craig – illustration
  • Flood– mixer
  • Andrea Giacobbe – photograph
  • Barry Goldberg – additional vocal recording, mixing assistance
  • Adam Green – technical assistance
  • Dave Kresl – string recording assistance
  • Tim “Gooch” Lougee – technical assistance
  • Guitar Dave Mannet – technical assistance
  • Jeff Moleski – technical assistance
  • Alan Moulder– mixer
  • Frank Olinsky – art direction and design
  • Claudine Pontier – recording assistance
  • Audrey Riley– string arrangement
  • Chris Shepard– recording
  • Russ Spice – technical assistance
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering

Track listing:

  1. Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
  2. Tonight, Tonight
  3. Jellybelly
  4. Zero
  5. Here Is No Why
  6. Bullet with Butterfly Wings
  7. To Forgive
  8. Fuck You (An Ode to No One)
  9. Love
  10. Cupid de Locke
  11. Galapagos
  12. Muzzle
  13. Porcelina of the Vast Oceans
  14. Take Me Down
  15. Where Boys Fear to Tread
  16. Bodies
  17. Thirty – Three
  18. In the Arms of Sleep
  19. 1979
  20. Tales of a Scorched Earth
  21. Thru the Eyes of Ruby
  22. Stumbleine
  23. Y.U.
  24. We Only Come Out at Night
  25. Beautiful
  26. Lily (My One and Only)
  27. By Starlight
  28. Farewell and Goodnight

 

On June 2, 1998.

Adore

On June 2, 1998, “Virgin” label released “Adore”, the fourth Smashing Pumpkins studio album. It was recorded June 1997 – March 1998, at “Sunset Sound”, “The Village Recorder” and “Chicago Recording Company”, and was produced by Billy Corgan, Flood and Brad Wood.

Personnel:

  • Billy Corgan– vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards, production, mixing, art direction, design
  • James Iha– guitar, vocals
  • D’arcy Wretzky– bass guitar
  • Matt Walker– drums
  • Matt Cameron– drums
  • Joey Waronker– drums
  • Dennis Flemion– vocals
  • Jimmy Flemion– additional vocals
  • Bon Harris– programming, vocals
  • Brad Wood– engineering, vocals, organ
  • Robbie Adams –engineering, mixing
  • Chris Brickley – recording assistant
  • Flood– mixing
  • Eric Greedy – mix assistant
  • Steve Johnson – recording assistant
  • Ron Lowe – recording assistant
  • Jay Nicholas – mix assistant
  • Frank Olinsky – art direction, design
  • Neil Perry – engineer, mixing
  • Matt Prock – recording assistant
  • Chris Shepard – engineer
  • Jamie Siegel – mix assistant
  • Bjorn Thorsrud– digital editing, engineering
  • Ed Tinley – recording assistant
  • Andy Van Dette – digital editing
  • Jeff Vereb – recording assistant
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Howard C. Willing – engineering, mix assistant
  • John Wydrycs – mix assistant
  • Yelena Yemchuk– photography, art direction and design

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Corgan.

  1. To Sheila
  2. Ava Adore
  3. Perfect
  4. Daphne Descends
  5. Once Upon a Time
  6. Tear
  7. Crestfallen
  8. Appels + Oranjes
  9. Pug
  10. The Tale of Dusty and Pistol Pete
  11. Annie – Dog
  12. Shame
  13. Behold! The Night Mare
  14. For Martha
  15. Blank Page

 

On May 28, 1991.

Smashing Pumpkins - Gish

On May 28, 1991, “Caroline Records” label released “Gish”, the debut Smashing Pumpkins album. It was recorded 1990-1991, at “Smart Studios” in Madison, Wisconsin, and was produced by Butch Vig and Billy Corgan. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Chamberlin– drums
  • Billy Corgan– vocals, guitar, bass, production
  • James Iha– guitar, vocals
  • D’arcy Wretzky– bass, vocals, lead vocals, layouts
  • Mary Gaines – cello
  • Chris Wagner – violin, viola
  • Bob Knapp – photography
  • Michael Lavine – photography
  • Butch Vig– production, engineering
  • Doug “Mr. Colson” Olson – engineering
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Corgan, except where noted.

  1. I Am One – Billy Corgan, James Iha
  2. Siva
  3. Rhinoceros
  4. Bury Me
  5. Crush
  6. Suffer
  7. Snail
  8. Tristessa
  9. Window Paine
  10. Daydream / I’m Going Crazy

 

On February 29, 2000.

The Smashing Pumpkins - Machina

On February 29, 2000, “Virgin” label released “Machina/The Machines of God”, the fifth Smashing Pumpkins album. “Machina/The Machines of God” was recorded from November 1998 to October 1999, at “Sadlands”, “Pumpkinland & Chicago Recording Company” in Chicago, and was produced by Billy Corgan and Flood,

Personnel:

  • Billy Corgan– vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, piano, art direction
  • James Iha– guitar, bass guitar
  • D’arcy Wretzky– bass guitar
  • Jimmy Chamberlin– drums
  • Mike Garson– piano
  • Vasily Kafanov– sleeve paintings and etchings
  • Greg Sylvester – art direction
  • Thomas Wolfe – art direction
  • Yelena Yemchuk– art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Corgan.

  1. The Everlasting Gaze
  2. Raindrops + Sunshowers
  3. Stand Inside Your Love
  4. I of the Mourning
  5. The Sacred and Profane
  6. Try, Try, Try
  7. Heavy Metal Machine
  8. This time
  9. The Imploding Voice
  10. Glass and the Ghost Children
  11. Wound
  12. The Crying Tree of Mercury
  13. With Every Light
  14. Blue Skies Bring Tears
  15. Age Of Innocence