Billy Corgan dusted off some of his pre-Smashing Pumpkin tracks during an intimate acoustic show this month — check out the video below.
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As stereogam Reportedly, the frontman has performed at Madame Zuzu’s tea shop in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, Illinois over the past two weekends (on October 2/3 and October 9/10).
Footage from Corgan’s stripped-back gig on Saturday (October 9) has surfaced on YouTube. The first part of the set included songs from the musician’s early goth-rock band Marked, including the openers “Now That I Feel This Way”, “First Curse” and “The Dream”.
Appearing under the banner of ‘William Patrick Corgan Early Years 1985–1990’, the singer played ‘Pain’, ‘The Vigil’, ‘While It Goes’, ‘With You’ to a string of early pumpkin material for attendees. treated. ‘ even more.
You can watch a selection of fan-shot videos from the show below, with the full set available to watch Here.
William Patrick Corgan played:
‘Now That I Feel This Way’
‘Photos of Philip’
‘The First Curse’
‘Mao Bolo Tongue #1’
‘Mao Bolo Tongue #2’
‘there it goes’
‘The Dolly Life’
Back in July, The Smashing Pumpkins said they were “halfway” working on a new album, the follow-up to last year’s ‘CYR’. The new, as yet untitled record, was announced last October and the band began recording earlier this year.