Tag: Smashing Pumpkins

The Smashing Pumpkins and the underrated Adore

The Smashing Pumpkins 1998 (reddit.com)

After reaching world domination The Smashing Pumpkins continued their career with the release of Adore, an album that was nothing like they had done before. A look back.

The Smashing Pumpkins – ATUM

The Smashing Pumpkins - ATUM (stereogum.com)

The Smashing Pumpkins – ATUM, A rock opera in 3 parts. Isn’t that a bit pretentious? Hell yes, but in spite of that, does it fare well? Yes!

Zwan, the story of Mary Star Of The Sea

Zwan - Mary Star Of The Sea (spotify.com)

After disbanding the Smashing Pumpkins, Billy Corgan was unsure of his next step. It was Zwan, who released their first and final album in 2003. The story of Zwan and Mary Star Of The Sea.

News: Smashing Pumpkins – Cyr

Smashing Pumpkins - Cyr announcement (facebook.com/smashingpumpkins)

On November 27th, 2020 the Smashing Pumpkins will release their new (double) album Cyr!

Smashing Pumpkins – Siamese Dream

Smashing Pumpkins delivered on its promise with the release of Siamese Dream. A rich, heavy and at times moving album. The first of three masterpieces in a row.

Paradiso, the most beautiful concert venue turns 50

Paradiso Design Front and Back Wall (beeldbank.amsterdam.nl)

Paradiso, the ultimate concert venue of The Netherlands and surrounding countries of the world, turns 50 years old. A look back on its rich history and a tribute to 50 years of pop music in Amsterdam.

Best albums, 1966 – 2017: A Pop Life, 1 year anniversary

In honor of the 1-year anniversary of my blog A Pop Life (My life with music), the list of best albums per year from 1966.

The ugliest albumcovers

After the greatest, now the ugliest albumcovers, including on not in my possession, expanded with visitors’ covers. Great watching!

Strongest & best-known band & artist logos

Music and branding go together, more and more. Logos are a part of that. An inventory of the strongest & best known band & artist logos.

Concerts, top 50

Coming after the album top 50, I present the 50 best concerts I witnessed before my 50th birthday!

Album top 50, numbers 25 to 11

On March 14th 2016 I turned 50. In honor of that occasion and to the music my top 50 best albums. Today numbers 25 to 11.

Album yearlist 1998

Album yearlist 1998

Album yearlist 1995

Album yearlist 1995

Album yearlist 1993

Album yearlist 1993

Smashing Pumpkins, 07/26/2013

Smashing Pumpkins 07/26/2013 concert ticket (apoplife.nl)

4½/5: Favorite Smashing Pumpkins in a scorching Paradiso: extremely good!