Album Review : MONUMENT TO AN ELEGY

My first album review for 2015. More to follow.

Alden's Album Review

Artist : Smashing Pumpkins
Genre : Rock
Date of Released : 2014

Initially, there is a feeling that this is a throwback album for Smashing Pumpkins. This group hasn’t had a hit since the nineties. Thus, it is quite expected for this band to release an album that sounds like the ones they released during the grunge and alternative rock era. From “Tiberius” to “One and All” you listened to hooks and musical structure that have shades of Foo Fighters and guitar strumming reminiscent of any alternative rock bands famous during the nineties. Then, suddenly you have “Run2me” which is quite a surprise as this is probably the most POP since 1979 (not the year but one of the most famous hits of this band.)

While some of songs if not all, are quite generic in terms of being alternative rock or shades of grunge, many of the songs in…

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