"California, look what you've done to me," Billy Corgan sings on "Owata," a new song from the forthcoming Teargarden by Kaleidyscope. If you're curious about what the title means, get to the first chorus of this upbeat acoustic guitar and synthesizer number.
As for what the Golden State has done to Corgan, look to our sister blog, LA Weekly's West Coast Sound. They have an exclusive lock on this song, one of 44(!) from the Teargarden collection, for the next 24 hours.
Click here to get freshly Corganized with "Owata." In addition to Corgan on guitar and vocals, there's Mike Byrne on drums, Nicole Fiorentino on bass, and Jeff Schroeder on guitar. The track will be available for free download at SmashingPumpkins.com tomorrow
WCS's Keith Plocek also reports that Smashing Pumpkins will hit the studio to record an "album within an album" called Oceana that will eventually be a part of the larger Teargarden project. And, we've already weighed in on the band's full-catalog reissue project that begins this fall.
Read more at:
"Billy Corgan: The Uncut, Expanded LA Weekly Interview."
Our Corgan coverage from last year:
Q&A: Billy Corgan and Jessica Simpson Didn't Collaborate After All
Q&A: Billy Corgan Reveals Biggest Regret, Weighs Indie Versus Corporate Rock Ahead of Tonight's Show at Revolution