The Smashing Pumpkins share their brand new single ‘Beguiled’, along with details of their highly anticipated twelfth studio album; a three-act rock opera album titled ATUM (pronounced Autumn), set for release on April 21st, 2023 [Pre-order/add/save HERE].
ATUM will feature 33-tracks, with each track to be revealed chronologically each week on Corgan’s podcast, and is the sequel to 1995’s Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness and 2000’s Machina/Machine of God.
ATUM was written and produced by Corgan over the past 4 years. Each act of eleven songs will come out every eleven weeks on digital streaming platforms to coincide with the podcast. Act 1 on November 15th, 2022. Act 2 on January 31st, 2023. Act 3 along with a special edition box set featuring all 33 album tracks plus 10 additional unreleased songs, will be released on April 21st, 2023, also available for pre-order HERE.
Also revealed today, Billy Corgan’s brand-new podcast series Thirty-Three with William Patrick Corgan. The first two episodes are available now via https://smashingpumpkins.com where fans can hear two never-before released tracks, taken from The Smashing Pumpkins’ forthcoming album.
The first episode’s guest is David Bowie’s esteemed long-time pianist Mike Garson. More guests to be revealed soon. Each episode of Thirty-Three with William Patrick Corgan will debut a new, yet to be released song until the official release of ATUM in 2023. This week, tracks Atum and Butterfly Suite were shared alongside a deeper breakdown, from Corgan himself, on their forthcoming 33-track musical concept album. The podcast also dives into Pumpkins history and features a classic song in each episode. To learn more, click HERE.
As prolific as ever, The Smashing Pumpkins will release their next album in 2023. More details to come.