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'Gish' and 'Siamese Dream' Deluxe Reissues review - The Smashing Pumpkins

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PLAY IT AGAIN The Pumpkins' reissues are rich with fan candy, including B sides and demos

Gish and Siamese Dream Deluxe Reissues

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
music label:
81138
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B

If your ”grunge at 20” celebrations still feel incomplete after the Pearl Jam Twenty doc and a Nevermind anniversary set, here’s another dose of ’90s nostalgia in The Smashing Pumpkins’ Gish and Siamese Dream Deluxe Reissues. The main discs seem a little less brilliant with time; Billy Corgan’s loud-quiet-loud dynamics play like sludgy metal riffs offset by a few clever hooks. But fans will adore the numerous B sides and demos, and the concert DVDs provide a fun, flannelly time capsule. Both: B

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