Hunny is Candy on Smashing Pumpkins

The Smashing Pumpkins

Siamese Dream (Virgin)

Hunny is Candy on Smashing Pumpkins: Jake Goldstein of L.A. indie-pop band Hunny instructed us about his love for a Smashing Pumpkins gem.


Jake Goldstein: Siamese Dream moves an extraordinary emotional nerve. Heavy however now not fairly indignant, complicated however catchy, there’s a duality and a depression—the irony of the observe up’s identify isn’t misplaced on me— that feels uniquely adolescent.

There’s one thing so specific in regards to the emotional highs and lows that include your teenage years. Whether or not the sensation be that “nowadays is the biggest”, or “lifestyles’s a bummer”, the sensation of isolation and loneliness coupled with the accessibility of stellar hooks makes for in my eyes a flawless report.

The sheer quantity of best possible riffs packed into 13 tracks takes me again to first enjoying alongside to information and finding my id because of this. Throw it on while you’re unhappy, throw it on while you’re feeling victorious.

Regardless of which finish of the spectrum it’ll fit the extraordinary, and regardless of Corgan’s please of “I ain’t unfastened” it’ll make you’re feeling the opposite.

Hunny is Candy on Smashing Pumpkins: Hunny’s Homesick EP is out now by way of Epitaph.

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Updated: August 22, 2022 — 1:10 pm