"The Pram's Album Show" on 2MCE-FM presents... BY SPECIAL REQUEST...
Your Favourite Featured Album for Tuesday 22 June 2010, 1.30 - 3.30 pm (AEST) was :
"Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness", by The Smashing Pumpkins (1995) (Part 1)
* What does this album remind you of?
* Who were you with when you first heard music from this album?
* Why does this albums' music sound special to you?
* What were you doing when you first heard music from this album?
* How does hearing songs from this album make you feel?
- Led by the single "Bullet with Butterfly Wings", Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness debuted at number one on the Billboard charts, the first and only such occurrence for the group.
- The album spawned four more singles—"1979", "Zero", "Tonight, Tonight", and "Thirty-Three"—over the course of 1996.
- It has been certified nine times platinum by the RIAA.
- Praised by critics for its ambition and scope, Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness earned the band seven Grammy Award nominations in 1997. (Source)
- Requested by Sam from Bathurst - thanx!
- NB. Part two of this album will be featured in a few weeks' time - stay tuned!
- 1995 in music ... 15 years ago ...
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