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Billy Corgan Brought a Hit of Nostalgia to NPR's Tiny Desk

OK yes he played two new songs from 'Ogilala' but he *also* played the Smashing Pumpkins' "Tonight, Tonight."

by Lauren O'Neill
21 November 2017, 9:25am

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Billy Corgan, who is just Billy Corgan again now, for the record, has stopped by everyone's favourite unconventional concert spot – the much hallowed NPR Tiny Desk. The 12-minute concert sees Corgan performing two tracks from his new album Ogilala, "Aeronaut" and "Mandarynne," as well as the Smashing Pumpkins' iconic track "Tonight, Tonight."

He's accompanied by a string quartet, and even though it's kinda weird to see a man in a cap and a puffer jacket, accompanied by a string quartet, it's good fun. Corgan himself switches from guitar to piano, and it's a pretty blend of old and new, though "Tonight, Tonight" is the standout by miles. See it above.

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