Peel Sessions

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Peel Sessions
EP by
ReleasedJune 1992
RecordedSeptember 8, 1991
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

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


"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

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


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


  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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