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-"[[When I Was Young]]" by [[Eric Burdon]] & [[The Animals]].+'''The Smashing Pumpkins''' are an American [[alternative rock]] band that formed in [[Chicago, Illinois|Chicago]], Illinois in 1988.
- +Disavowing the [[punk rock]] roots shared by many of their alt-rock contemporaries, the Pumpkins have a diverse, densely layered, and guitar-heavy sound, containing elements of [[gothic rock]], [[Heavy metal music|heavy metal]], [[psychedelic rock]], [[arena rock]], [[shoegazing|shoegazer]]-style production and, in later recordings, [[electronica]].
-The [[B-Side]] "'''[[A Girl Named Sandoz]]'''" is named after the [[drug company]] that invented [[LSD]]. This song was covered by [[The Smashing Pumpkins]], appearing on 1994's collection of B-Sides, [[Pisces Iscariot]].+
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The Smashing Pumpkins are an American alternative rock band that formed in Chicago, Illinois in 1988. Disavowing the punk rock roots shared by many of their alt-rock contemporaries, the Pumpkins have a diverse, densely layered, and guitar-heavy sound, containing elements of gothic rock, heavy metal, psychedelic rock, arena rock, shoegazer-style production and, in later recordings, electronica.




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