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Smashing Pumpkins Studio Update -- "Nothin' Done" On Wednesday, Big Country on Thursday

Image courtesy of Universal Music Group Distribution (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of Universal Music Group Distribution (via ABC News Radio)

Billy Corgan  apologized  on Thursday  for not posting a  Smashing Pumpkins studio update on Wednesday -- he says he got "sh**-all nothin' done."

Why the Pumpkins singer feels compelled to share his lack of news is one mystery.  Another mystery is why he posted a video from '80s group  Big Country , a live version of their most famous song, "In a Big Country."

The last music video Corgan posted was last week, a vintage clip from  Motley Crue  featuring the band in bright-red leather pants.  That, at least, made sense -- Crue drummer  Tommy Lee  has been helping Billy lay down tracks for the new Pumpkins album-in-the-making.  According to multiple other posts, Lee has also been  doing quite a bit of damage  to music equipment with his signature heavy-hitting style. 

In other recent posts, Smashing Pumpkins fans have been kept abreast of the status of vocal tracks, unearthed demos of a teenage Billy, guitar riffs, the value of hot tea and many, many other things. 

The Smashing Pumpkins are hoping to release a single later this year, and a full album called  Monument to an Elegy  in 2015.

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