Friday, April 18, 2008

The Smashing Pumpkins Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness is the third album by American alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins, released on October 24, 1995 on Virgin Records. Produced by Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan, Flood and Alan Moulder, the 28-track album was released as a two-disc CD and triple LP. Led by the single "Bullet with Butterfly Wings", the album debuted at number one on the Billboard charts, a first for the group. The album spawned four more singles over the course of 1996 and has been certified nine times platinum.

Disc one: Dawn to Dusk

1. "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness" – 2:52
2. "Tonight, Tonight" – 4:14
3. "Jellybelly" – 3:01
4. "Zero" – 2:41
5. "Here Is No Why" – 3:45
6. "Bullet with Butterfly Wings" – 4:18
7. "To Forgive" – 4:17
8. "Fuck You (An Ode to No One)" – 4:51
9. "Love" – 4:21
10. "Cupid de Locke" – 2:50
11. "Galapogos" – 4:47
12. "Muzzle" – 3:44
13. "Porcelina of the Vast Oceans" – 9:21
14. "Take Me Down" (Iha) – 2:52

Disc two: Twilight to Starlight

1. "Where Boys Fear to Tread" – 4:22
2. "Bodies" – 4:12
3. "Thirty-Three" – 4:10
4. "In the Arms of Sleep" – 4:12
5. "1979" – 4:25
6. "Tales of a Scorched Earth" – 3:46
7. "Thru the Eyes of Ruby" – 7:38
8. "Stumbleine" – 2:54
9. "X.Y.U." – 7:07
10. "We Only Come Out at Night" – 4:05
11. "Beautiful" – 4:18
12. "Lily (My One and Only)" – 3:31
13. "By Starlight" – 4:48
14. "Farewell and Goodnight" (Corgan/Iha) – 4:22

* Billy Corgan – lead vocal, guitar, piano, producer, mixer, string arrangement on "Tonight, Tonight", art direction and design
* James Iha – guitar, additional credits for "Take Me Down" and "Farewell and Goodnight": vocals, mixing and additional production
* D'Arcy Wretzky – bass, vocals on "Beautiful" and "Farewell and Goodnight"
* Jimmy Chamberlin – drums, vocals on "Farewell and Goodnight"

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