The Smashing Pumpkins (promo)

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The Smashing Pumpkins (promo)
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Promotional release by
Released1989
Studio sessionsSummer 1989 – Reel Time Studios
LabelSelf-released
ProducerMark Ignoffo, Billy Corgan

The Smashing Pumpkins (also known as the Gish Basement Tape or 5 Song Sampler) is a self-titled promotional release by The Smashing Pumpkins. Around 400 cassettes with handwritten labels were created for booking purposes and distributed to people close to the band. The recordings are all from the 1989 Reel Time sessions, the same sessions that made up the Moon Demo cassette.

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."I Am One"Billy Corgan, James Iha4:18
2."Bury Me"Billy Corgan4:01
3."Not Worth Asking"Billy Corgan4:13
4."Rhinoceros"Billy Corgan5:20
5."Daydream"Billy Corgan1:54

Release history

Released Label Catalog ID Format Country Discogs MusicBrainz
1989 Self-released Cassette 5779365 [1]

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