In his latest efforts to sustain the good name of the Smashing Pumpkins, Billy Corgan has been hyping the late 2010 release of Teargarden by Kaleidyscope. Teargarden will consist of 44-songs, all of which will gradually be released for free on the . Ultimately the album will be compiled into 11 four-song EPs, and sold as a box set. The first taste of Teargarden was released online on 7 December. The track is called “A Song for a Son”, which is an opus of dramatic build-ups and a whirlwind of organ and guitar.
, “I think it’s got something to do about not having any kids and thinking about why I don’t have any kids. And then also kind of thinking about my relationship with my father—there’s some kind of connection there, but it’s not overt. I didn’t set out to write that, it just rolled out of me.”
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