Vieuphoria

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Vieuphoria
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Video release by
ReleasedOctober 4, 1994
Recorded1993
GenreAlternative rock
Length89:57
LabelVirgin
ProducerModi

Vieuphoria is a long form music video by The Smashing Pumpkins, originally released on VHS on October 4, 1994 and DVD on November 26, 2002.[1] It was certified gold by the RIAA in late 1996.[2]

"The Unbearable Likeness of Manny" interview covering the Siamese Dream recording sessions

The video consists of various Smashing Pumpkins performances, mostly from the Rock Invasion tour, interspersed with comedy bits (including "Meet the Frogs"), interviews, featurettes, and other short videos.[3] The DVD version includes a complete interview with Manny Chevrolet called "The Unbearable Likeness of Manny" that covered the recording of Siamese Dream. It also included the Lost '94 Tapes, which were found by Billy Corgan shortly before the DVD release.

The soundtrack for the film, Earphoria, was released as a promo CD in 1994 and officially in 2002.

Track listing[edit | edit source]

No.TitleLength
1."Quiet" (live in Atlanta, 1993) 
2."Disarm" (live on English TV, 1993) 
3."Cherub Rock" (Acoustic; live on MTV Europe, 1993) 
4."Today" (live in Chicago, 1993) 
5."I Am One" (live in Barcelona, 1993) 
6."Soma" (live in London, 1994) 
7."Slunk" (live on Japanese TV, 1992) 
8."Geek U.S.A." (live on German TV, 1993) 
9."Mayonaise" (acoustic – live everywhere, 1988-1994) 
10."Silverfuck" (live in London, 1994) 

"Silverfuck" is listed as "Silvercrank" on the VHS version, and "Silver****" on the DVD.

Lost '94 Tapes
No.TitleLength
11."Quiet" 
12."Snail" 
13."Siva" 
14."I Am One" 
15."Geek U.S.A." 
16."Soma" 
17."Hummer" 
18."Porcelina" 
19."Silverfuck" 

"Porcelina" should not be confused with the similarly titled "Porcelina of the Vast Oceans" from the album Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness.

Release history[edit | edit source]

Released Label Catalog ID Format Country External sites
October 4, 1994 Virgin V3 7 2434 77788 3 4 VHS US Discogs [1]
November 26, 2002 Virgin 7243 4 90516 9 0 DVD US Discogs MusicBrainz [1]
More releases: DiscogsMusicBrainz

Personnel[edit | edit source]

The Smashing Pumpkins
Additional musicians
Production

Certifications[edit | edit source]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[4] Gold 50,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "discography : Vieuphoria". spfc.org. 2002-11-26. Retrieved 2011-06-03.
  2. [1] Archived April 5, 2007, at the w:Wayback Machine
  3. "The Smashing Pumpkins Chronology: The Siamese Dream Era: 1994". Starla.org. Retrieved 2011-06-03.
  4. "American album certifications – Smashing Pumpkins – Vieuphoria". RIAA. Retrieved October 4, 2020. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 

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