On June 21, 2005, “Reprise” label released “The Future Embrace”, the debut Billy Corgan album. It was recorded October 2004 – March 2005, and was produced by Billy Corgan, Bjorn Thorsrud and Bon Harris.
Billy Corgan – vocals, guitar, drum machine, synth, programming, mixing
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”.
Billy Corgan– lead vocals, lead guitar, bass guitar, Mellotron, string arrangements, mixing
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.
Billy Corgan– vocals, guitars, bass, keyboards, piano
On July 10, 2007, “Reprise” label released “Zeitgeist”, the seventh Smashing Pumpkins album. It was recorded August 2006 – February 2007, and was produced by Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin, Terry Date and Roy Thomas Bake. The cover design was by Shepard Fairey (Obey Giant).
Billy Corgan– vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards
Jimmy Chamberlin– drums, percussion, production
Roy Thomas Baker– recording , mixing
Terry Date– recording
Bruce Dickson, Justin Corrigan – photo shoot art supervision
Amber Griffin – photo shoot hair, makeup
Stephen Marcussen– mastering
Cynthia Obsenares – photo shoot costume design
Chris Owens, Kevin Mills, Alex Pavlides, Zephyrus Sowers, Bo Joe, Davey Rieley – assistant engineering
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”.
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
Andrea Giacobbe – photograph
Barry Goldberg – additional vocal recording, mixing assistance
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”.
Jimmy Chamberlin– drums
Billy Corgan– vocals, guitar, bass, production
James Iha– guitar, vocals
D’arcy Wretzky– bass, vocals, lead vocals, layouts