Following the release of their latest critically acclaimed singles ‘Cyr’ and ‘The Colour Of Love,’ GRAMMY® Award-winning, alternative rock luminaries, The Smashing Pumpkinshave revealed details on their forthcoming eleventh studio album, titled ‘CYR,’ which is set for release via Sumerian Records on Friday, November 27.
The 20-track full-length double album was produced by front-man Billy Corgan and recorded in Chicago, and features founding members Billy Corgan, James Iha, Jimmy Chamberlin and guitarist Jeff Schroeder. Global praise continues to pour in since the release of their current single and album namesake ‘Cyr,’ – which was #1 most added at US Alternative Radio first week of release – and ‘The Colour of Love,’ both from their now confirmed forthcoming double album. Variety applauded the songs for remaining “rooted in the now,” and for “effortlessly taking their place alongside a catalog of cherished Smashing Pumpkins classics.” While Billboard exclaimed “The Smashing Pumpkins are getting ready to smash it up once more.” The accompanying music video for ‘Cyr’ – co-directed by Linda Strawberry and Billy Corgan – amassed an impressive 1 million views upon release.
Watch the official music video for ‘Cyr’
Today, the band also released the trailer and details for their upcoming five-part animated series, titled ‘In Ashes’, created by Billy Corgan and animation by Deep Sky.
The first two episodes ‘As The Crow Flies’ and ‘Inspirations, Aspirations’ will be revealed on September 25, along with new music from the album.
Watch the trailer for ‘In Ashes’
CYR is out worldwide on Friday, November 27