What is melancholy and the infinite sadness about?

What is melancholy and the infinite sadness about?

Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness is the third outing for the Smashing Pumpkins, a dense double-disc concept album centred on themes of mortal sorrow. Coming from a ’90s alt-rock/grunge band, the album was a more pompous and musically ambitious undertaking than it had any right to be.

How long is Melancholy and the Infinite Sadness?

Released 20 years ago (Oct. 24, 1995), the double LP is damn near infinite, what with its 28-track, 1:21:39 runtime, but the funny thing is, it’s not that melancholy. Here are the 10 most melancholy…

How many songs does Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness have?

28 songs
Reviewer Jim DeRogatis praised the album as “one of the rare epic rock releases whose bulk is justified in the grooves”. DeRogatis noted that “the 28 songs on Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness aren’t linked by a libretto.

What genre is Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness?

Alternative/Indie
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness/Genres

What is Melon Collie mean?

Melancholy is beyond sad: as a noun or an adjective, it’s a word for the gloomiest of spirits. Being melancholy means that you’re overcome in sorrow, wrapped up in sorrowful thoughts. The word started off as a noun for deep sadness, from a rather disgusting source.

Is Mellon Collie a rock opera?

Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘Mellon Collie/Machina’ Sequel Will Be 33-Song Rock Opera. Corgan also revealed that the band is getting a new mix for Machina after years of legal squabbles.

When did Mellon Collie come out?

October 24, 1995
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness/Release date

Who did artwork for Mellon Collie?

And what exactly is she doing with her hands? She’s the work of John Craig, an illustrator and collage artist who spent more than 40 years in commercial illustration and most of those years were spent freelancing in magazine illustration for the likes of Time, Newsweek and Esquire.

Is Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness a good album?

The Music Box gave it all five stars and said, “Indeed, for all its melodramatic self-indulgence, Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness is one of the best double albums of new material to be released by anyone in a long time.” Rolling Stone gave the album three out of five stars.

What’s the name of the Rolling Stone album with Infinite Sadness?

“Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness”. Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on January 3, 2021. Retrieved January 11, 2013. ^ Sanneh, Kelefa (2004). “Smashing Pumpkins”.

What year did Smashing Pumpkins release Infinite Sadness?

Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness is the third studio album by American alternative rock band the Smashing Pumpkins, released on October 24, 1995, in the United Kingdom and a day later in the United States on Virgin Records.

What do you think about vinyls?

The vinyls play very well, were nice and clean, and have plastic lined sleeves so no need to replace with another plastic sleeve bought separate on your dime if that’s your thing. The only negative I have is on Amazon. I’ve gotten many vinyls from Amazon and they are almost always in a cardboard slip sleeve and then a padded box.