The Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
1993 Ratings: #45 / 373
User Score
Based on 855 ratings
1993 Ratings: #5
Liked by 63 people
July 27, 1993 / Release Date
LP / Format
Virgin / Label
Butch Vig, Billy Corgan / Producer
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Swagamise Dream!
Half of this album has some of my favorite rock songs of all time, the other half is fantastic. It’s a perfect record, that made me realize that Billy Corgan is a rock genius.

Simease Dream> Nevermind
I don't think I have the words in me to describe what makes this album so damn perfect or why it's even my favorite album of all time but I suppose I could start by saying just how much of a masterpiece this thing is. Siamese Dream is a record that is very 90's, it reeks of that 90's alt rock sound and that's kind of it's charm. This record feels like a time capsule the songs all have this very nostalgic feel you can pick up on your first listen. Billy's poetic Dylanesque lyrics evoke something ... read more

"Siamese Dream" by The Smashing Pumpkins (1993) {Alternative Rock}

I adore absolutely everything about "Siamese Dream". There's not a riff, lyric, melody, song or moment I dislike. It's one of those rare albums where absolutely everything comes together perfectly, and I mean everything. It has this big sound, and they're extremely unapologetic about it. The overdubbed layering of the guitars are absolutely brilliant, it's one of my favourite guitar ... read more
Considering how The Smashing Pumpkins are a moody American alternative rock band from the 90s, it's not surprising that they are often tagged with the grunge label. Their debut, Gish, while not entirely different from other bands associated with that genre, it was clear that The Smashing Pumpkins had something special going on. Their sophomore, Siamese Dream is absolutely proof of that in every way, and though it was early in their career, what a magnum opus this is. It still falls into the ... read more
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Added on: September 9, 2012