Peel Sessions

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Peel Sessions
EP by
ReleasedJune 1992
Studio sessionsSeptember 8, 1991 – Maida Vaile Studios
GenreAlternative rock
ProducerDale Griffin
The Smashing Pumpkins chronology
Peel Sessions
Siamese Dream

Peel Sessions is an EP by The Smashing Pumpkins, released in 1992.[1] The songs were recorded live on September 8, 1991 for John Peel's Radio 1 show, with exception of some minor overdubbing. All recordings later appeared on Rarities and B-Sides,[2] and all but "Smiley" were included in the deluxe reissue of Gish.[3]

Track listing[edit | edit source]

1."Siva"Billy Corgan4:53
2."Girl Named Sandoz"Eric Burdon, Vic Briggs, John Weider, Barry Jenkins, Danny McCulloch3:38
3."Smiley"Billy Corgan3:31
Total length:12:02

Notes[edit | edit source]

"Girl Named Sandoz" is a reference to Sandoz Laboratories, where LSD was invented.[4] It was originally performed by The Animals, and later appeared on Pisces Iscariot.[5]

Release history[edit | edit source]

Released Label Catalog ID Format Country Discogs MusicBrainz
June 22, 1992 Hut Recordings HUTT 17 12" UK 640267 2684c61f-5e4b-421c-9b3a-360789fb9892 [1]
June 22, 1992 Hut Recordings HUTCD 17 CD UK 373076 805a7b2c-3b06-45c3-b613-228e84e96f9e [1]
June, 1992 Hut Recordings HUT 17C Cassette UK 4710263 [1]

More releases: DiscogsMusicBrainz

Personnel[edit | edit source]

The Smashing Pumpkins
  • Dale Griffin – production
  • Mike Engles – engineering
  • Robin Marks – engineering

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Peel Sessions – Smashing Pumpkins | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-10-25.
  2. "BBC – Radio 1 – Keeping It Peel – 08/09/1991 Smashing Pumpkins". Retrieved 2016-01-15.
  3. "Smashing Pumpkins Pack 'Gish,' 'Dream' Reissues With Rarities | SPIN". Spin. Retrieved 2015-10-25.
  4. Goldberg, Raymond (2009-05-18). Drugs Across the Spectrum. Cengage Learning. ISBN 0495557935.
  5. "Girl Named Sandoz - Smashing Pumpkins | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-10-25.

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