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Video: Billy Corgan Performs Song From Brand-New Album On 'Jimmy Fallon'

By Stephen Gossett in Arts & Entertainment on Oct 13, 2017 2:32PM

Billy Corgan—or William Patrick Corgan, as he's currently performing under his legal name—released the Rick Rubin-produced Ogilala, his first solo album in 12 years, on Friday. The former Smashing Pumpkins frontman made an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Thursday night ahead of the release. Corgan performed "Aeronaut," a stately piano number with string-quartet backing.

Corgan also co-directed a silent film, Pillbox, that's soundtracked by the new record. He released a trailer last month and recently appeared at the Music Box Theater for a screening.

Corgan's solo tour will bring him to Chicago on October 24 and 25, at Athenaeum Theatre. He's also scheduled to appear at the MCA's big 50th birthday bash, which kicks off Oct. 21.