SMASHING PUMPKINS Release Music Video For 'Wyttch'
November 13, 2020
SMASHING PUMPKINS have released the official Charlotte Kemp Muhl-directed music video for the song "Wyttch" from their upcoming double album, "Cyr".
"Cyr" will be issued on November 27 via Sumerian Records. The 20-song follow-up to 2018's "Shiny And Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun." was produced by singer-songwriter Billy Corgan.
"'Cyr' is dystopic folly," Corgan said in a statement, "one soul against the world sort of stuff, set against a backdrop of shifting loyalties and sped up time. To me it stands as both hopeful and dismissive of what is and isn't possible with faith."
"Cyr" track listing:
01. The Colour Of Love 02. Confessions Of A Dopamine Addict 03. Cyr 04. Dulcet In E 05. Wrath 06. Ramona 07. Anno Satana 08. Birch Grove 09. Wyttch 10. Starrcraft 11. Purple Blood 12. Save Your Tears 13. Telegenix 14. Black Forest, Black Hills 15. Adrennalynne 16. Haunted 17. The Hidden Sun 18. Schaudenfreud 19. Tyger, Tyger 20. Minerva
Corgan recently told Apple Music about "Cyr": "I think this is the music that's coming out now is the things that have taken root. We've gone back to just being ourselves.
"We're good pop assassins, and I think as long as we're sort of in that space, we're good. Anybody can ascribe anything they want to it as far as stylistically, but it bears repeating that what most of the general public knows of the band is really only one small slice of the band's music. The band's sort of width was a lot wider. So this falls quite comfortably in the music that we've made through the years."
"Shiny And Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun." was SMASHING PUMPKINS' first album in over 18 years to feature founding members Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin and James Iha, along with longtime guitarist Jeff Schroeder.
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