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Message from Jimmy [Mar. 24th, 2008|01:12 pm]
Billy Corgan
Hello music lovers.

As the tour winds down I would just like to say what a pleasure and an honor it was to play for so many of you. I try to never forget that my job is a sacred privilege. Music, the thing that binds you to me and all of us to the Universe is my light.

Let me also say that this band, The Smashing Pumpkins, will continue to write, record, release, and perform AS LONG AS WE ARE ABLE!

Some of you may have read bits of an interview that was done in confidence by yours truly in which I say that the Pumpkins probably won't record cd's anymore. What I meant by this is this: Although we may not use the "album" or "full length cd" as a format anymore, WE WILL WRITE AND RECORD MUSIC UNTIL WE ARE DEAD!!!!!!!! WE ARE NOT GOING AWAY!!!!!!!!

I could go on about how I was stolen from, violated, lied to by some ignoble journalist, but what's the point?

I choose light.

Love Jimmy.

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From: ex_ryvok
2008-03-25 09:00 pm (UTC)
always choose light!!!
thanks for the good news.
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[User Picture]From: dima_dig
2008-03-25 09:09 pm (UTC)
I wasnt doubting even for a moment :)
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[User Picture]From: melloncollie_nz
2008-03-25 09:10 pm (UTC)
Your concert in Wellington was amazing! Thank you so much! I was waiting for that for thirteen years! Come back!
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[User Picture]From: monimeows
2008-03-26 02:46 am (UTC)
I went to the Auckland concert -I was just in awe the entire time.
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[User Picture]From: iluvwaffles
2008-03-25 09:24 pm (UTC)
of course SP will always record, thanks for the Boston show!!
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[User Picture]From: hyeahrocker
2008-03-25 09:31 pm (UTC)
thanks for being so freakin' awesome, jimmy!
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[User Picture]From: halifax_samuels
2008-03-25 09:41 pm (UTC)
It's really reassuring to hear that said with such passion. I look forward to everything that is yet to be written!
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[User Picture]From: sleptwithghost
2008-03-25 11:08 pm (UTC)
doesn't really do people who can't get music online any good if you don't make cds anymore.
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[User Picture]From: ritzcrackerman
2008-03-25 11:40 pm (UTC)
You guys are awesome. Godspeed!
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[User Picture]From: lanulove
2008-03-26 12:35 am (UTC)
Aw (:
I'm glad you are having fun on the tour.
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From: gods_lament
2008-03-26 12:53 am (UTC)
Jimmmy.... come to the Dark Side.

We have cake.

And doobies.

And you get to yell at stupid reporters.

In the end we all wind up in the same Heaven, only people from the
Dark Side are less stressed.

Join us.

Release your anger.

I can feel the power within you.

The Doobage is strong with this one.
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[User Picture]From: _grayswandir_
2008-03-26 06:02 am (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: jenerationb
2008-03-26 02:40 am (UTC)
woo! I can't wait to see and hear you guys on Monday night in Brisbane
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[User Picture]From: monimeows
2008-03-26 02:47 am (UTC)
I bought a hoodie from the merchandise stand -that $90 can go towards your new Ferrari lol
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[User Picture]From: ledasdaughter
2008-03-26 11:19 am (UTC)
thanks for letting us know! rock on!
ars longa, vita brevis!
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From: entomocephalous
2008-03-26 11:30 am (UTC)
I was at the Christchurch gig - fuckin' awesome. My Blue Heaven was probably the highlight for me, weirdly - I just didn't expect to hear it live. And to follow that with Everlasting Gaze...tasty.
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[User Picture]From: tellmetenwords3
2008-03-26 12:49 pm (UTC)
The death of the album format, for the Pumpkins, is sad though.

No more openers and closers. No journey through a batch of songs.

Instead it'll be just a handful of tunes every now and then..
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