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Billy Corgan: Two new Smashing Pumpkins EPs are on the way


Billy Corgan, preparing to take the Smashing Pumpkins back on the road with their forthcoming reunion tour, has revealed plans to release two new EPs.

Having already explained that the band have four new songs in the works, Corgan today clarified plans to release the new music in the shape of two four-song EPs: “The intended plan being to release the songs over two, four song E.P.’s, with a first song most likely due out in May,” he said in an Instagram post.

Discussing the new songs in more detail, Corgan revealed the names of the tracks: “almost all the musical side is done with two days to go, leaving background vocals and last minute touches/flourishes/drang,” he continued. “For those who missed it, the eight songs are as titled: Solara, Marchin’ On, Travels, Seek and You Shall Destroy, With Sympathy, Knights of Malta, Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts), and Alienation.”