Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

The Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
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Based on 7 reviews
1995 Ratings: #135 / 432
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Based on 336 ratings
1995 Ratings: #11
October 24, 1995 / Release Date
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Virgin / Label
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HereIsNoWhy
100
The absolute definitive rock-album of all time. Packed with 28 heavy-hearted songs filled with angst, emotions of distress, love, sadness, and all other components that make life worth livable, this is the one album that could only be described as the pinnacle of modern rock music.

This album does not shy away from telling you how dark this void of an earth really is, or how frail and thin life really is when you search deep inside yourself. It speaks of how love is suicide, of how everybody ... read more
luna128
86
One rock record to rule them all.
MinatoArisato
95
On the Smashing Pumpkins third album, they manage to catch lightning in a bottle a second time. Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness is very far from your traditional rock album, It is a record which I feel was The Wall or White Album of the '90s. It is an expansive double album that is maximal and feels absolutely grand in scale. Listening to Mellon Collie almost feels like a journey of epic proportions across the cosmos and vast oceans with all the different soundscapes the Pumpkins explore ... read more
lucacdornelles
100
RANKING THE SONGS:
28. X.Y.U.
27. Tales of a Scorched Earth
26. To Forgive
25. In the Arms of Sleep
24. Bodies
23. Where Boys Fear to Tread
22. We Only Come Out at Night
21. Porcelina of the Vast Oceans
20. Love
19. Take Me Down
18. An Ode to No One
17. Stumbleine
16. Beautiful
15. Take Me Down
14. Cupid de Locke
13. Thirty-Three
12. Galapogos
11. Muzzle
10. Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
9. Lily (My One and Only)
8. Farewell and Goodnight
7. Jellybelly
6. Zero
5. Here Is No Why
4. ... read more
cynooo
96
My 96 is for the 17 track version I made for myself. I think the entire 28 track album drags on for too long and would be more like 90. Still a favorite though.
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Track List

Disc 1

  1. Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness 
  2. Tonight, Tonight 
  3. Jellybelly 
  4. Zero 
  5. Here Is No Why 
  6. Bullet With Butterfly Wings 
  7. To Forgive 
  8. An Ode To No One 
  9. Love 
  10. Cupid De Locke 
  11. Galapogos 
  12. Muzzle 
  13. Porcelina Of The Vast Oceans 
  14. Take Me Down 

Disc 2

  1. Where Boys Fear To Tread 
  2. Bodies 
  3. Thirty-Three 
  4. In The Arms Of Sleep 
  5. 1979 
  6. Tales Of A Scorched Earth 
  7. Thru The Eyes Of Ruby 
  8. Stumbleine 
  9. X.Y.U. 
  10. We Only Come Out At Night 
  11. Beautiful 
  12. Lily (My One And Only) 
  13. By Starlight 
  14. Farewell And Goodnight
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