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Smashing Pumpkins Announce "Gish" + "Siamese Dream" Reissues [News]

October 25, 2011
On November 29th, Chicago’s seminal alternative rockers Smashing Pumpkins will bring the deluxe treatment to their first two LPs, 1991′s Gish and 1993′s Siamese Dream. True to the fans, both releases have been remastered for the first time, courtesy of Bob Ludwig, and sport extra discs, chock full of exclusives; from rarities and demos to unreleased tracks and video performances.

As a press release indicates, the deluxe editions each include a unique DVD, both featuring taped performances at Chicago’s Metro, respective to each album. For Gish, fans will be able to check out a 10-song show that dates all the way back to August 25th, 1990, while those who grab Siamese Dream can check out the 17-song set captured on August 14th, 1993. To make it extra special, Joe Shanahan, owner of the Metro, recorded introductions for both DVDs.

Much like the recent Teargarden packaging, the two deluxe sets will be housed in a special lift-top box, which will also include liner notes, track-by-track commentary by Billy Corgan, never-before-seen collages and photos, postcards, and more. Each set is priced at $30. Outside of the deluxe treatment, however, both remastered albums will also be available as a standard release on CD, vinyl, and digital configurations.

Mark those calendars: Gish and Siamese Dream hit stores November 29th (via EMI). Check out the complete tracklisting below.

Gish Deluxe Edition Tracklist
Disc 1:
01. I am one
02. Siva
03. Rhinoceros
04. Bury me
05. Crush
06. Suffer
07. Snail
08. Tristessa
09. Window paine
10. Daydream

Disc 2:
01. Starla (2011 mix)
02. Siva (Peel session) *
03. Honeyspider (Reel Time demos / 2011 mix)
04. Hippy Trippy (Crush Music Box demo)
05. Snail (live radio performance)
06. Plume (2011 mix)
07. Bury Me (Reel Time demos / 2011 mix)
08. Daydream (Old House demo)
09. Tristessa (Sub Pop single / 2011 mix)
10. Girl Named Sandoz (Peel session) *
11. Jesus Is The Sun (Apartment demo)
12. Blue (Gish sessions demo)
13. Smiley (Gish sessions demo)
14. I Am One (Reel Time demos / 2011 mix)
15. Seam (Suffer / Apartment demo)
16. La Dolly Vita (2011 mix)
17. Pulseczar (Gish sessions demo) *
18. Drown (alternate guitar solo)

* = All songs previously unreleased except where indicated

DVD
Live at The Metro, Chicago, IL 8/25/90
Introduction
01. I am one
02. Snail
03. Rhinoceros
04. Bury Me
05. Tristessa
06. Window Paine
07. Razor
08. Sookie Sookie
09. Godzilla
10. Crush – Acoustic


Siamese Dream Deluxe Edition Tracklist

Disc 1:
01. Cherub rock
02. Quiet
03. Today
04. Hummer
05. Rocket
06. Disarm
07. Soma
08. Geek U.S.A
09. Mayonaise
10. Spaceboy
11. Silverfuck
12. Sweet sweet
13. Luna

Disc 2:
01. Pissant (siamese sessions rough mix)
02. Siamese dream (broadway rehearsals demo)
03. STP (rehearsal demo)
04. Frail and bedazzled (soundworks demo)
05. Luna (apartment demo)
06. Quiet (bbc session/bc mix)
07. Moleasskiss (soundworks demo)
08. Hello kitty kat (soundworks demo)
09. Today (broadway rehearsal demo)
10. Never let me down again (bbc session) *
11. Apathy’s last kiss (siamese sessions rough mix)
12. Ache (silverfuck rehearsal demo)
13. U.S.A. (soundworks demo)
14. U.S.S.R. (soundworks demo)
15. Spaceboy (acoustic mix)
16. Rocket (rehearsal demo)
17. Disarm (acoustic mix)
18. Soma (instrumental mix)

* = All songs previously unreleased except where indicated

DVD
Live At The Metro, Chicago, 8/14/93
Introduction
01. Rocket
02. Quiet
03. Today
04. Rhinoceros
05. Geek U.S.A.
06. Soma
07. I am one
08. Disarm
09. Spaceboy
10. Starla
11. Cherub rock
12. Bury me
13. Hummer
14. Siva
15. Mayonaise
16. Drown
17. Silverfuck 

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