‘Oceania’ is right on iTunes (as is HU Podcast #90) 7:54 pm // Monday, June 11, 2012Posted by chris in news, oceania, podcast, releases.
The Smashing Pumpkins’ second post-revival long-playing record is available for the public to hear, or at least those of us with a certain retail application installed: Listen to Oceania now via the iTunes US platform or iTunes UK.
The comments section on this post is open for your reactions.
After you’ve heard and processed Oceania for yourself, if you are interested in some of our early thoughts on the album, you can check out HU Podcast #90:
-Chris, Jason, Susan, and special guest Stacy
-Our panelists and guest give their overall impressions of the album as well as the impact of having the full band in the studio. (11:23)
-An in-depth rundown of the songs of Oceania. Which classic Pumpkins tune does “Quasar” remind Jason of? (12:44)
-No single has been released to radio, at least not yet, but which song would be the most likely candidate? Can we identify a hot summer jam for 2012? (7:22)
-I force everyone to compare Oceania with Billy Corgan’s other recent albums. Plus, how does the album fit in with the rest of Teargarden by Kaleidyscope? (12:25)
-Finally, how will the music press receive the album? (13:18)