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Album of the week

Zeitgeist is the seventh studio album from The Smashing Pumpkins and the first following the 2005 reunion. With 12-hour shifts nearly all week, Jimmy Chamberlin described the sessions as a "long laborious process to greatness", and also served as a producer for the first time with the band. It was recorded entirely with analog equipment and media, using the same 24-track tape recorder as on Mellon Collie. It stands as the most overtly political work released by the band or Billy Corgan himself, which Chamberlin attributes to their interest in the music and life of Fela Kuti. It is also among their heavier releases. "People wanted to hear some energy, that they didn't want us rolling over and crying in our milk", wrote Corgan, while Chamberlin observed "the world is ready for something with some balls behind it." The releases came in six colors, each with varying material and packaging. The album peaked at #1 in Canada and New Zealand, at #2 on the Billboard 200, and was ranked on Rolling Stone's list of the Top 50 Albums of 2007.

Song of the day

"One and All" is the second single from The Smashing Pumpkins' tenth album Monuments to an Elegy. In an interview with the Huffington Post, Billy Corgan said "I basically sang the whole song the first time I wrote it... It had written itself." The song was favorably received by critics, with Music Times drawing comparisons to Mellon Collie, and Spin saying it "boast[s] a shoegaze-set-on-overdrive sheen". It peaked at #34 on the US Mainstream Rock chart in 2015, and at #47 on the US Rock Airplay chart.

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Releases

  • 2003: Spun by Zwan was released in the US (DVD)

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Charts

  • 2007: Zeitgeist peaked at #5 on the Swiss Albums (Swiss Hitparade) chart

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