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"Today"
"Today" cover
Single by The Smashing Pumpkins
from the album Siamese Dream
Released September 30, 1993
Format Vinyl record (7" & 12"), cassette, and CD
Recorded 1993
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:21
Label Virgin Records
Writer(s) Billy Corgan
Producer(s) Butch Vig & Billy Corgan
Peak chart positions
The Smashing Pumpkins singles chronology
"Cherub Rock"
(1993)
Today
(1993)
"Disarm"
(1994)
Siamese Dream track listing
"Quiet"
(2)
"Today"
(3)
"Hummer"
(4)

"Today" is a song by American alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins, written by lead vocalist and guitarist Billy Corgan. It was released in September 1993 as the second single from the band's second album, Siamese Dream. Although Corgan opted for the first single from the album to be "Cherub Rock", "Today" and its follow-up "Disarm" are credited for breaking the band into the mainstream.[1] It is now regarded as one of the defining songs of its generation.[2] This image is the cover of an album or single. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... The Smashing Pumpkins are an American alternative rock band that formed in Chicago in 1988. ... Siamese Dream is the second album and was the breakthrough success for alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins, released on July 27, 1993. ... A gramophone record, (also phonograph record - often simply record) is an analog sound recording medium: a flat disc rotating at a constant angular velocity, with inscribed spiral grooves in which a stylus or needle rides. ... The Compact Cassette, often referred to as audio cassette, cassette tape, cassette, or simply tape, is a magnetic tape sound recording format. ... CD may stand for: Compact Disc Canadian Forces Decoration Cash Dispenser (at least used in Japan) CD LPMud Driver Centrum-Demokraterne (Centre Democrats of Denmark) Certificate of Deposit České Dráhy (Czech Railways) Chad (NATO country code) Chalmers Datorförening (computer club of the Chalmers University of Technology) a 1960s... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Alternative rock (also called alternative music or simply alternative; known primarily in the UK as indie) is a genre of rock music that emerged in the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Virgin Records is a British recording label founded by British entrepreneur Richard Branson, and Nik Powell in 1972. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... William Patrick Billy Corgan, Jr. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Butch Vig (born Bryan David Vig, August 2, 1957 in Viroqua, Wisconsin) is both a rock drummer and record producer. ... William Patrick Billy Corgan, Jr. ... A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. ... Modern Rock Tracks is a music chart in the United States that has appeared in Billboard magazine since September 10, 1988. ... The Mainstream Rock Tracks chart is a ranking in Billboard magazine of the most-played songs on mainstream rock radio stations, a category that includes stations that play primarily rock music but are not modern rock (that is, alternative) stations, which are counted in the Modern Rock Tracks chart. ... The UK Singles Chart is currently compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the British record industry. ... The Smashing Pumpkins are an American alternative rock band that formed in Chicago in 1988. ... Siamese Dream track listing Cherub Rock Quiet Today Hummer Rocket Disarm Soma Geek U.S.A. Mayonaise Spaceboy Silverfuck Sweet Sweet Luna Cherub Rock is a song by The Smashing Pumpkins. ... This article is about a song. ... Siamese Dream is the second album and was the breakthrough success for alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins, released on July 27, 1993. ... Quiet is the second track from the Smashing Pumpkins critically acclaimed second album Siamese Dream. ... Hummer is a song by The Smashing Pumpkins. ... Alternative rock (also called alternative music or simply alternative; known primarily in the UK as indie) is a genre of rock music that emerged in the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s. ... The Smashing Pumpkins are an American alternative rock band that formed in Chicago in 1988. ... William Patrick Billy Corgan, Jr. ... Siamese Dream is the second album and was the breakthrough success for alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins, released on July 27, 1993. ... Siamese Dream track listing Cherub Rock Quiet Today Hummer Rocket Disarm Soma Geek U.S.A. Mayonaise Spaceboy Silverfuck Sweet Sweet Luna Cherub Rock is a song by The Smashing Pumpkins. ... This article is about a song. ...


The song, while seemingly upbeat, is actually gloomy in attitude. Songwriter Billy Corgan wrote the song about a day in which he was having suicidal thoughts, exemplified by the reference to self-mutilation in the chorus. However, the grim subject matter of the song is partially hidden in the soft instrumental part played in the verses, leaving many listeners unaware of the song's tale of depression and desperation. Rather than surrender to US soldiers, the Mayor (Bürgermeister) of Leipzig Germany, committed suicide along with his wife and daughter on April 20, 1945. ...


"Today" later appeared on the box set Siamese Singles, and again on the greatest-hits compilation Rotten Apples. A live version also appears on Vieuphoria and its companion Earphoria. Siamese Singles was a the 4 vinyl box set by The Smashing Pumpkins and limited to 1500 copies. ... Rotten Apples is a greatest hits compilation album by the rock band the Smashing Pumpkins. ... Vieuphoria was a part of a live CD/VHS (with Earphoria) released in 1994 (and rereleased as a CD/DVD set on November 26, 2002) by The Smashing Pumpkins. ... Earphoria is a live CD soundtrack of the Smashing Pumpkins Vieuphoria. ...

Contents

Song history

After the release and minor success of the band's debut album, Gish, the Smashing Pumpkins were being hyped as "the next Nirvana".[3] However, the band was experiencing several difficulties at the time. Drummer Jimmy Chamberlin was undergoing an increasingly severe addiction to heroin; James Iha and D'arcy Wretzky had recently broken up after dating; and Billy Corgan had become overweight, depressed to the point of contemplating suicide, and suffered from writer's block.[2] Corgan recalled that "after the first album, I became completely suicidal. It was an eight-month depression, give or take a month, and I was pretty suicidal for about two or three months."[4] Under the pressure and other complications, the Pumpkins entered the Triclops Sound Studios in Atlanta to record the follow-up to Gish. Gish is The Smashing Pumpkins debut release. ... Nirvana was an American rock band that formed in Aberdeen, Washington. ... James Joseph Jimmy Chamberlin (born June 10, 1964, Joliet, Illinois) is a musician best known as the drummer for the rock band The Smashing Pumpkins. ... Drug addiction, or dependency is the compulsive use of drugs, to the point where the user has no effective choice but to continue use. ... Heroin (INN: diacetylmorphine, BAN: diamorphine) is an opioid synthesized directly from the extracts of the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum. ... James Yoshinobu Iha (Japanese: 井葉吉伸, Iha Yoshinobu or ジェームス・イハ, Jēmusu Iha) born March 26, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, USA) is an American rock musician. ... Darcy Elizabeth Wretzky (born May 1, 1968 in South Haven, Michigan), also known simply as Darcy, is a rock musician best known for her work as a bass player with the highly successful alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins. ... William Patrick Billy Corgan, Jr. ... Writers block is a phenomenon involving temporary loss of ability to continue writing, usually due to lack of inspiration or creativity. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ...


"Today" was the first song Corgan wrote for Siamese Dream.[2] Corgan said, "The day after I wrote 'Today,' my manager heard it and said, 'It's a hit,' and I guess in a way, it was."[5] Corgan played the self-recorded demo to producer Butch Vig and to the rest of his band, all of whom responded positively.[2] "Today" already had a chord progression and a melody, but Corgan felt there needed to be an opening riff to the song. One day, "out of the blue, I heard the opening lick note for note in my head," Corgan said. "When I added the opening riff, it completely changed the character of the song. Suddenly, I had a song that was starting out quiet and then got very loud."[6] Soon afterwards, Virgin Records executives were sent to check up on the band after hearing about their problems, but were pleased with the demo.[2] The reaction from the executives only served to put more stress on Corgan;[3] as a result, he recorded most of the guitar and bass guitar parts himself, including on the finished version of "Today".[2] A demo version or demo of a song is one recorded for reference rather than for release. ... Butch Vig (born Bryan David Vig, August 2, 1957 in Viroqua, Wisconsin) is both a rock drummer and record producer. ... A chord progression (also chord sequence and harmonic progression or sequence), as its name implies, is a series of chords played in order. ... Riff is also an alternate spelling of Rif, a region of Morocco. ... Virgin Records is a British recording label founded by British entrepreneur Richard Branson, and Nik Powell in 1972. ...


Siamese Dream was completed after running four months after the deadline and considerably exceeded budget.[2] Virgin Records executives saw "Today" as the ideal lead single, but Corgan wanted "Cherub Rock", one of the last songs written for the album,[3] as the lead single.[2] Ultimately, "Cherub Rock" was released first, but despite being hailed as "a brilliant single",[7] the single was a commercial failure.[2] "Today" brought the band popularity through wide radio airplay and a successful music video.[2]


The track was sampled in 1999 by Japanese rock band Dragon Ash for the song "Grateful Days" which features on their third album Viva La Revolution. Dragon Ash (Katakana: ドラゴンアッシュ) is a Japanese rock group led by rap mogul Kenji Furuya. ... Grateful Days is the fourth maxi single by Japanese group Dragon Ash; released in 1999. ... Viva La Revolution is the third full-length album by the Japanese group Dragon Ash; released in 1999. ...


Composition and lyrics

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"Today" is written in the key of E flat major (Eb) and played in standard tuning. While Corgan briefly considered simply tuning the guitar down a half-step and playing the song as if it were in the key of E, he said, "There was something about the Eb voicing that I liked. So it's absolutely, intentionally in Eb, not E."[8] "Today" is one of the Siamese Dream songs where Corgan took over Iha and D'arcy's duties on guitar and bass to maintain quality; D'arcy later stated that Corgan "can do something in three takes where it would maybe take me 20."[2] Image File history File links Today. ... Software development stages In computer programming, development stage terminology expresses how the development of a piece of software has progressed and how much further development it may require. ... In music, dynamics normally refers to the softness or loudness of a sound or note, but also to every aspect of the execution of a given piece, either stylistic (staccato, legato etc. ... In Music theory, the key is the tonal center of a piece. ... E flat major is a major scale consisting of the pitches E flat, F, G, A flat, B flat, C, D, and E flat. ... In music, standard tuning refers to the typical tuning of a string instrument. ... A half step is either: the interval of a minor second in music, or the half step (dance move) in dance. ...

The guitar introduction to "Today," which repeats for four bars.
The guitar introduction to "Today," which repeats for four bars.

The song, spanning three minutes and 21 seconds, begins with a one-measure opening guitar riff that alludes to the Eb major-pentatonic scale.[8] Corgan uses this riff (along with variations on it) to emphasize certain parts and to indicate shifts in the song.[6] After the riff is played four times, the rest of the band enters backed with feedback-driven guitars.[9] The structure of the song alternates between calm verses reminiscent of The Cure and louder choruses with guitar playing similar to My Bloody Valentine.[9] The chorus, consisting of multiple guitar tracks playing barre chords, is an example of the band's tendency to overdub several rhythm guitar tracks.[8] While the song does not include a standard guitar solo, a short melodic guitar part appears during the bridge. Corgan explained: "The little guitar break over the C chord is actually a forwards sample that we laid in backwards. Then there's a weird vocal effect that moves across the speakers, a 'yan-yan-yan-yan' thing, which was generated by using a Roland Space Echo to regenerate on the last word of the vocal line, 'I wanna turn you on.'"[8] Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... In music, a pentatonic scale is a scale with five notes per octave. ... The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, Sussex in 1976, widely seen as one of the leading pioneers of the British alternative rock scene of the 1980s. ... My Bloody Valentine were an Irish-British shoegazing band best known for their creative use of guitar distortion, tremolo, and digital reverb. ... Barre chords are a type of guitar chord where one or more fingers are used to fret (press down) several or all of the strings across the guitar fingerboard in order to play a chord not restricted by the tones of the guitars open strings. ... Roland RE201 SpaceEcho. ...


The dark, ironic lyrics of "Today" contrast with the instrumentation.[9] The song describes a day when Billy Corgan was feeling depressed and suicidal.[9] Michael Snyder of the San Francisco Chronicle said that the song is "downright pretty as rock ballads go" but that "Corgan manages to convey the exhilaration and tragic release he seeks."[10] Corgan told Rolling Stone that "I was really suicidal [. . .] I just thought it was funny to write a song that said today is the greatest day of your life because it can't get any worse."[11] Corgan later described writing the lyrics of "Today" and "Disarm" as the equivalent of "ripping [his] guts out."[4] Irony is a literary or rhetorical device, in which there is a gap or incongruity between what a speaker or a writer says and what is generally understood (either at the time, or in the later context of history). ... Todays San Francisco Chronicle was founded in 1865 as The Daily Dramatic Chronicle by teenage brothers Charles de Young and Michael H. de Young. ...


Music video

Promotional picture of Billy Corgan and James Iha, during the shooting of the music video
Promotional picture of Billy Corgan and James Iha, during the shooting of the music video

The music video, directed by Stéphane Sednaoui, brought even more mainstream success to the band through repeated airplay on MTV.[2] It debuted in September 1993.[12] Corgan said that the plot of the video was inspired by a memory he had of an ice cream truck driver who, upon quitting his job, gave out his remaining stock of ice cream to the neighborhood children.[13] This image was then melded with Sednaoui's own sensibilities inspired by the film Zabriskie Point.[13] Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... William Patrick Billy Corgan, Jr. ... James Yoshinobu Iha (Japanese: 井葉吉伸, Iha Yoshinobu or ジェームス・イハ, JÄ“musu Iha) born March 26, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, USA) is an American rock musician. ... A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ... Stéphane Sednaoui (born in Paris, France) is a photographer and director. ... MTV (Music Television) is an American cable television network headquartered in New York City. ... Zabriskie Point is a 1970 film by Michelangelo Antonioni that depicts the U.S. counterculture movement of that time. ...


The video begins with Billy Corgan reading a comic book dressed in an ice cream man uniform. A clip of the intro to the song is played and stopped repeatedly before the song begins. Groups of people are making out around Corgan as he drives in an ice cream van through a desert. Corgan picks up a cross-dressing James Iha and the two drive for a while before stopping at a gas station. Jimmy Chamberlin and D'arcy Wretzky are the gas attendants. After Iha changes into a yellow and white cowboy outfit, the band paints the van in a multitude of colors. More people are shown making out in the hills as the band drives away from the gas station in the van. However, Corgan is ultimately kicked out of the van, and the video ends with Corgan walking off the road wearing a cowboy hat. A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... Making out is a slang phrase of American origin and usually serves as a colloquial term or euphemism for the fact of two peoples engaging in prolonged kissing (also known as getting off, snogging or pulling in the United Kingdom, or meating or scoring in Ireland). ... Vintage Ice Cream Truck in Harper Woods, Michigan An ice cream van (British) or ice cream truck (American) is a commercial vehicle which serves as a travelling retail outlet for ice cream, usually during the summer. ... This articles is about cross-dressing in general, that is the act of wearing the clothing of another gender for any reason. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Cowboy (disambiguation). ...


This video is available on the Smashing Pumpkins' Greatest Hits DVD. However, it is not available on The Work of Director Stéphane Sednaoui, a DVD that compiles many music videos of Sednaoui. The Directors Label is a series of DVDs devoted to notable music video directors. ...


Reception

"Today" is considered one of the Smashing Pumpkins' most critically acclaimed songs. Ned Ragget of All Music Guide called the song an "at-once storming but catchy smash single."[9] Johnny Black of Blender noted that the song "has achieved a remarkable status as one of the defining songs of its generation."[2] Robert Christgau cited "Today" as one of the highlights of Siamese Dream.[14] However, Stylus Magazine's Brett Hickman said that the song was "a prime example of the power that radio and MTV have in ruining a great song."[15] "Today" topped Eye Weekly magazine's year-end list of best singles,[16] and also appeared on NME's year-end list of best singles.[17] The live version of "Today", appearing on Vieuphoria and its companion Earphoria and played in the band's hometown of Chicago,[18] was praised as "a triumphant recording" by Pitchfork's Chris Dahlen.[19] The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music owned by All Media Guide. ... Blender is an American magazine that bills itself as the ultimate guide to music and more. ... Robert Christgau (2007) Robert Christgau (sometimes abbreviated in print to Xgau), born April 18, 1942, is an American essayist, music journalist, and the self-declared Dean of American Rock Critics[1] His first reviews were published by Esquire in 1967. ... This article is about the online music and film magazine. ... eye weekly is an alternative newsweekly newspaper in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Not to be confused with the Canadian music magazine Music Express The New Musical Express (better known as the NME) is a Popular music magazine in the United Kingdom which has been published weekly since March 1952. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ...


"Today" was one of the most successful early singles by the Smashing Pumpkins, and additionally has been placed as one of the songs that brought the Pumpkins into the mainstream. The song was, at the time of its release, the highest-charting song by the band, peaking at number four on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks.[20] The song also reached a peak position of number 28 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks,[20] and was one of the first Pumpkins songs to chart in the UK, peaking at number 44.[21] "Today" was later called one of the "hits that took the cool alternative band into stadium rock territory" by the BBC's Dan Tallis in a review of the band's greatest hits album, Rotten Apples,[22] and similarly referred to as the "Smashing Pumpkins' red carpet to the glorified frat houses of alternative rock radio" by Nick Sylvester of Pitchfork Media.[23] It has been suggested that Billboard be merged into this article or section. ... Modern Rock Tracks is a music chart in the United States that has appeared in Billboard magazine since September 10, 1988. ... The Mainstream Rock Tracks chart is a ranking in Billboard magazine of the most-played songs on mainstream rock radio stations, a category that includes stations that play primarily rock music but are not modern rock (that is, alternative) stations, which are counted in the Modern Rock Tracks chart. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation, which is usually known as the BBC, is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world in terms of audience numbers, employing 26,000 staff in the United Kingdom alone and with a budget of more than GB£4 billion. ...


Chart positions

Chart (1993) Peak
position
Modern Rock Tracks[20] 4
Mainstream Rock Tracks[20] 28
UK Singles Chart[21] 44

The UK Singles Chart is currently compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the British record industry. ...

Track listings

  • CD single
  1. "Today" - 3:22
  2. "Hello Kitty Kat" - 4:32
  3. "Obscured" - 5:20
  • 7" single track listing
  1. "Today" - 3:22
  2. "Apathy's Last Kiss" - 2:42
  • Japanese single track listing
  1. "Today" - 3:22
  2. "Hello Kitty Kat" - 4:32
  3. "Obscured" - 5:20
  4. "Apathy's Last Kiss" - 2:42
  5. "French Movie Theme" - 3:49

Credits and personnel

All information taken from All Music Guide.[24][25]

William Patrick Billy Corgan, Jr. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... James Yoshinobu Iha (Japanese: 井葉吉伸, Iha Yoshinobu or ジェームス・イハ, Jēmusu Iha) born March 26, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, USA) is an American rock musician. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Darcy Elizabeth Wretzky (born May 1, 1968 in South Haven, Michigan), also known simply as Darcy, is a rock musician best known for her work as a bass player with the highly successful alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins. ... The electric bass guitar (or electric bass) is a string instrument played with the fingers by plucking, slapping, or using a pick. ... James Joseph Jimmy Chamberlin (born June 10, 1964, Joliet, Illinois) is a musician best known as the drummer for the rock band The Smashing Pumpkins. ... For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ... Butch Vig (born Bryan David Vig, August 2, 1957 in Viroqua, Wisconsin) is both a rock drummer and record producer. ...

Footnotes

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas; Prato, Greg. The Smashing Pumpkins Biography. allmusic.com. Retrieved on 2007-04-09.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Black, Johnny (Dec 2001/Jan 2002). The Greatest Songs Ever! Today. Blender.com. Retrieved on 2007-04-09.
  3. ^ a b c Thompson, Dave (January/February 1994). LOCAL GEEK MAKES GOOD. Creem Magazine. Retrieved on 2007-04-09.
  4. ^ a b Shepherd, Julianne (2005-06-13). Billy Corgan: Pitchfork Interview. PitchforkMedia.com. Retrieved on 2007-04-06.
  5. ^ Corgan, Billy. "Guitar Geek USA [column]." Guitar World. February 1996.
  6. ^ a b Corgan, Billy. "Guitar Geek USA [column]." Guitar World. August 1995.
  7. ^ Ragget, Ned. Cherub Rock: Song Review. allmusic.com. Retrieved on 2007-04-09.
  8. ^ a b c d Aledort, Andrew. "Introduction," in Siamese Dream Songbook. Miami: Warner Bros. Publications, 1994.
  9. ^ a b c d e Ragget, Ned. Today: Song Review. allmusic.com. Retrieved on 2007-04-09.
  10. ^ Snyder, Michael (1993-10-20). Pumpkins' Smashing Success. San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved on 2007-05-29.
  11. ^ Azerrad, Michael (October 1993). Smashing Pumpkins' Sudden Impact. Rolling Stone. Retrieved on 2007-05-29.
  12. ^ the Smashing Pumpkins - "Today". mvdbase.com. Retrieved on 2007-04-12.
  13. ^ a b Commentary for "Today" music video. The Smashing Pumpkins 1991–2000: Greatest Hits Video Collection (Virgin Records, 2001).
  14. ^ Christgau, Robert. Robert Christgau: CG: Smashing Pumpkins. RobertChristgau.com. Retrieved on 2007-04-22.
  15. ^ Hickman, Brett (2003-09-01). Smashing Pumpkins - Earphoria. StylusMagazine.com. Retrieved on 2007-05-26.
  16. ^ Music Critics Poll. EyeWeekly.com (2001-01-25). Retrieved on 2007-05-27.
  17. ^ 1993 NME Lists. NME. Retrieved on 2007-05-27.
  18. ^ "[ ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS ]". Chicago Sun-Times, 2006-04-17.
  19. ^ Dahlen. Chris (2002-12-12). Smashing Pumpkins: Earphoria. PitchforkMedia.com. Retrieved on 2007-04-11.
  20. ^ a b c d The Smashing Pumpkins Artist Chart History. Billboard.com. Retrieved on 2007-02-10.
  21. ^ a b polyhex.com UK Singles Chart runs. polyhex.com. Retrieved on 2007-05-22.
  22. ^ Tallis, Dan. The Smashing Pumpkins, Greatest Hits {Rotten Apples}. bbc.co.uk. Retrieved on 2007-04-09.
  23. ^ Sylvester, Nick. Pitchfork Feature: Top 100 Albums of the 1990s. PitchforkMedia.com. Retrieved on 2007-05-24.
  24. ^ Today: Credits. allmusic.com. Retrieved on 2007-04-12.
  25. ^ Siamese Dream: Credits. allmusic.com. Retrieved on 2007-04-12.

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