Smashing Pumpkins to Drop First Album in 18 Years Plus: ‘Shiny and Oh So Bright’




The Smashing Pumpkins are set to release 'Shiny and Bright' in November - Courtesy of the band

By JOHN DALY

The Smashing Pumpkins have announced a release date for their first album in more than 18 years with Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.

Recorded at Shangri La Studios with producer Rick Rubin, the LP is the band’s first in more than 18 years. It features founding members Billy Corgan, James Iha, Jimmy Chamberlin, with guitarist Jeff Schroeder. The record will be released on Nov. 16, 2018.  

 Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun. will be released on Corgan’s own Martha’s Music under exclusive license to Napalm Records via a strategic worldwide partnership. The LP is available for preorder starting today HERE.

The Smashing Pumpkins today also released the LP’s second single “Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts).”

The track is available to stream and download starting today HERE. Watch a lyric video for the track, featuring Corgan’s handwritten lyrics HERE. The band also just finished shooting a music video for Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts) with Billy Corgan as the director.