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Encyclopedia > Peel Sessions (Smashing Pumpkins EP)
Peel Sessions
Peel Sessions cover
EP by The Smashing Pumpkins
Released June 1992
Recorded September 8, 1991
Genre Alternative rock
Length 12:02
Label Hut
Producer(s) Dale Griffin
Professional reviews
The Smashing Pumpkins chronology
Lull
(1991)
Peel Sessions
(1992)
Siamese Dream
(1993)

Peel Sessions is an EP released in 1992 by The Smashing Pumpkins. It consists of three songs recorded on September 8, 1991 for John Peel's Radio 1 show. These recordings later appeared on Rarities and B-Sides. An extended play (or EP), is typically the name given to vinyl records or CDs which are too long to be called singles but too short to qualify as albums. ... The Smashing Pumpkins is a popular American alternative rock band which formed in Chicago, Illinois in 1988. ... Look up June in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... The terms alternative rock and alternative music[1] were coined in the 1980s to describe punk rock-inspired bands which didnt fit into the mainstream genres of the time. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Hut Records was started in 1990 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Virgin Records. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music, owned by All Media Guide. ... The Smashing Pumpkins is a popular American alternative rock band which formed in Chicago, Illinois in 1988. ... Lull is an EP released in 1991 by The Smashing Pumpkins. ... Siamese Dream was the breakthrough success for and second album by The Smashing Pumpkins, released on July 27, 1993. ... An extended play (or EP), is typically the name given to vinyl records or CDs which are too long to be called singles but too short to qualify as albums. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... The Smashing Pumpkins is a popular American alternative rock band which formed in Chicago, Illinois in 1988. ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Autobiography John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, OBE (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was a British disc jockey, radio presenter, and journalist. ... Rarities and B-Sides is a compilation of b-sides, outtakes, and demos by The Smashing Pumpkins. ...


Track listing

  1. "Siva" - 4:53
  2. "Girl Named Sandoz" - 3:38
  3. "Smiley" - 3:31

"Girl Named Sandoz" is a reference to Sandoz Laboratories, where LSD was invented. It was originally performed by The Animals, and later appeared on Pisces Iscariot. Siva (pronounced Shee-vah) is a song by The Smashing Pumpkins (at the time, known as simply Smashing Pumpkins) that was the third single from their debut album Gish. ... Sandoz is the generics subsidiary of Novartis, one of the Big Pharma pharmaceutical companies. ... For other uses, see LSD (disambiguation). ... The US edition of The Animals self-titled debut album. ... Pisces Iscariot is a compilation album of b-sides, demos, and outtakes released in 1994 by The Smashing Pumpkins through Virgin Records. ...


Personnel

  • Jimmy Chamberlin - Drums
  • Billy Corgan - Vocals, Guitar
  • Mike Engles - Enginner
  • Dale Griffin - Producer
  • James Iha - Guitar
  • Robin Marks - Engineer
  • D'arcy Wretzky - Bass

External links

  • BBC Radio 1 Peel Session
The Smashing Pumpkins
Jimmy Chamberlin | Billy Corgan | James Iha | D'arcy Wretzky
Kenny Aronoff | Melissa Auf der Maur | Dennis Flemion | Mike Garson | Jonathan Melvoin | Matt Walker
Discography
Albums and extended plays: Gish | Lull | Peel Sessions | Siamese Dream | Pisces Iscariot | Earphoria | Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness | Adore | MACHINA/The Machines of God | MACHINA II/The Friends & Enemies of Modern Music | Rotten Apples & Judas 0 | Rarities and B-Sides
Singles: "I Am One" | "Tristessa" | "Siva" | "Rhinoceros" | "Cherub Rock" | "Today" | "Disarm" | "Rocket" | "Bullet with Butterfly Wings" | "1979" | "Zero" | "Tonight, Tonight" | "Muzzle" | "Thirty-Three" | "The End Is the Beginning Is the End" | "Ava Adore" | "Perfect" | "The Everlasting Gaze" | "Stand Inside Your Love" | "Try, Try, Try" | "Untitled"
Box sets: The Aeroplane Flies High
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