Thursday, 7 June 2012

THURSDAY I'M IN LOVE - Smashing Pumpkins - '1979'

THURSDAY I'M IN LOVE!! A CHANCE FOR ME TO SHARE SOME OF MY AUBERGINE PARMIGIANA!!



Smashing Pumpkins - '1979' (1996)

This track pretty much trumped everything else that was released that summer. I was never really a big fan of the Smashing Pumpkins but for me this ticked all my boxes from it's build up to when the beat kicks in, the bassline and that voice sample. It was also a great video, the skull in the car moving in time to the beat, the care free nature of the song summing up perfectly how I felt that summer.


Smashing Pumpkins....waiting patiently for some Pappardelle Arabiata!

It reminds me of my friends I made when I worked on Eurostar. It was a small group of probably about 10 and we worked with each other pretty much for about a year together so we were close knit. Piling late into a pub near Waterloo after work, we'd hog the pool table and jukebox where this song was played on repeat. After last orders we'd probably go to a friends house, hopefully to my Italian buddy who'd whip up some delicious Sicilian dish out of nowhere, molto bene!! Happy memories, courtesy of the Smashing Pumpkins!

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7 June 2012 at 06:37

I adored Smashing Pumpkins, up until Billy shaved his head and turned into Uncle Fester. This song and the Mellon Collie album are pretty impressive, but for me their best album is Siamese Dream with Disarm being my absolute fave track. Thank you, as now I will dig out and listen to their back catalogue

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7 June 2012 at 08:44

One of my favourite songs of all time...I love it when the drums kick in!

I'm with London Scouser - I'll be dusting off my Pumpkin LP's - time reminisce to the 90s!

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7 June 2012 at 09:08

I never got into the Melon Collie album I was maybe too much into my Trip Hop....I probably should. You can tell you're getting older now as when I look at the video now I can't help but think the bloody kids are making such a mess!

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7 June 2012 at 10:13

I'm a Melon Colie man, but this is fabulous track

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