Smashing Pumpkins-Siamese Dream (1993)

Record Review Requested By: Richard Sandlin

My Rating: 92% (A)

Pitchfork Rating: N/A

Rolling Stone Rating: 70%

Metacritic Rating: 96%

Average Rating: 86%

Tracklist (Standout songs underlined):

  1. Quiet
  2. Today
  3. Hummer
  4. Rocket
  5. Disarm
  6. Soma
  7. Geek U.S.A.
  8. Mayonnaise
  9. Spaceboy
  10. Silverfuck
  11. Sweet Sweet
  12. Luna

Favourite Song on Album:


Listen to This Album When You’re:

Looking for a mellow grunge album.

Thoughts on Album Cover:

It’s pretty meh to me, cool colours but nothing special.

Want to Own on Vinyl?:

Absolutely!

Final Thoughts:

Siamese Dream is one of those albums I’ve had in my library for years but never really gotten around to listening to, thanks to Richard Sandlin I was forced to. I really enjoyed it, I can see bands like Thee Oh Sees and Autolux being heavily influenced by this album. It’s a good mix of hard hitting rock and ballad sounding tracks. Today, Soma, and Space Boy have got to be my favourite tracks. Smashing Pumpkins have flown under the radar for me for too long, I’m excited to dig into their discography.

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