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Watch William Patrick Corgan (aka Billy Corgan) Perform “Aeronaut” on “Jimmy Fallon”

Ogilala Out Today via BMG

Oct 13, 2017 The Smashing Pumpkins
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Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins released a new solo album under his full name, William Patrick Corgan, Ogilala, today via BMG. Previously he shared its first single, “Aeronaut,” as well as a video for “The Spaniards.” Last night he stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform “Aeronaut.” Corgan was sat at the piano and he was also backed by a string quartet. Watch it below, followed by Corgan’s upcoming tour dates and the trailer for Pillbox.

The album will be accompanied by a silent film, Pillbox, written by Corgan and co-directed by Corgan and Linda Strawberry. Rick Rubin produced the album, which was recorded at Shangri La studios in Malibu, Los Angeles. A press release says the album “presents Corgan’s distinctive vocals and melodies across a sparse, but rich palette of acoustic guitar, piano, and strings.”

Corgan had this to say about the album in a previous press release: “For as long as I can remember the delineation point between songs I wrote for myself and songs I’d pen for whatever band was something I couldn’t explain. And it remains so, for they all feel quite personal to me, no matter their time or era. The lone difference on songs for Ogilala is that they seemed to want little in the way of adornment. Having written the songs for voice and guitar, I put myself in Rick’s hands to take the music wherever he’d like. Normally I would have done more, and tinkered more on production, but rather Rick put the onus on me to deliver at a molecular level via live takes. The rest was simply a reaction.”

William Patrick Corgan North American Tour Dates:

October 14- Brooklyn, NY. Murmrr Theatre
October 15- Brooklyn, NY. Murmrr Theatre
October 18- Wilmington, DE. Grand Opera House
October 20- Toronto, ON. Queen Elizabeth Theatre
October 24- Chicago, IL. Athenaeum Theatre
October 25- Chicago, IL. Athenaeum Theatre
October 27- Nashville, TN. CMA Theater
October 29 - Boulder, CO. Boulder Theater
November 1- San Francisco, CA. Herbst Theatre
November 2- San Francisco, CA. Herbst Theatre
November 9- Los Angeles, CA. Masonic Lodge @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery
November 10- Los Angeles, CA. Masonic Lodge @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery
November 11- Los Angeles, CA. Masonic Lodge @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery
November 12 - Los Angeles, CA. Masonic Lodge @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery

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