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Smashing Pumpkins Get in the Spirit of the Times

By Julene McCoy in Arts & Entertainment on Feb 7, 2007 7:31PM

2007_02_billycorgan.bmpThis morning Billy Corgan announced to his myspace friends that the 6th album from the Smashing Pumpkins will be titled “Zeitgeist”. The post lists the strange drop date as July 7, 2007 – a Saturday. Is it a wedding gift for Eva Longoria or an opportune day for reunion fans still swooning about the past after The Police concerts at Wrigley to keep the nostalgia trip going with a purchase?

Whatever the reasoning, we’re excited to hear just what Billy and Jimmy have been up to in the studio. Let’s just hope that the lyrics are more coherent and less New Age-y/self-help psychobabble than the postings on their blog have been.