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Released2002 (2002)
GenreAlternative rock
ProducerButch Vig, Billy Corgan and James Iha
The Smashing Pumpkins chronology
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Classic Rock[2]
Rolling Stone[4]

Earphoria is a live album by American alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins. It is the soundtrack of the band's Vieuphoria video. While the video has been widely available since its initial release, the CD was initially released as a limited number (under 1000) of promo copies in 1994, and was subsequently heavily bootlegged.[5] In 2002, Vieuphoria was reissued on DVD and Earphoria finally earned a commercial release.[5]

The CD contains the audio for all the performances in Vieuphoria, and includes extended versions of the music used in the video interludes. An exception is the performance of "Silverfuck" – Earphoria includes the tease of "Over the Rainbow" while Vieuphoria edits it out, possibly owing to prohibitive licensing costs.[5]

Critical reception[edit]

"While a live document of the Pumpkins' farewell tour would have been very palatable," opined Classic Rock, "this mix-and-match collection of (mainly) live material from the full breadth of their career is far more imaginative. It's also vastly superior to their previous odds-and-sods compilation Pisces Iscariot."[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Billy Corgan, except where noted.

1."Sinfony" (instrumental)Siamese Dream outtake[6]0:55
2."Quiet"recorded live at Center Stage in Atlanta, November 10, 19933:44
3."Disarm"recorded live at Westwood Studios on The Word, an English musical show from the 1990s hosted by Terry Christian and Dani Behr in London, September 19932:56
4."Cherub Rock (Acoustic)"recorded live at MTV studios in London, June 22, 19934:24
5."Today"recorded live at Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, December 9, 19933:38
6."Bugg Superstar" (James Iha) 1:29
7."I Am One" (Corgan, Iha)recorded live at Sala Apolo in Barcelona, September 19937:55
8."Pulseczar"Gish demo [7]2:27
9."Soma" (Corgan, Iha)recorded live at London Astoria in London, February 24, 19946:32
10."Slunk"recorded live at Nippon Television studios in Tokyo, February 19922:37
11."French Movie Theme"from the "Cherub Rock" single1:50
12."Geek U.S.A."recorded live at Alabamahalle in Munich, September 3, 19934:49
13."Mayonaise (Acoustic)" (Corgan, Iha)recorded live outside the BBC studios in London, July 3, 19934:23
14."Silverfuck"/"Over the Rainbow"/"Jackboot" (Corgan, Edgar Harburg, Harold Arlen)recorded live at London Astoria in London, February 24, 199413:30
15."Why Am I So Tired" (Iha)Gish live demo[8]15:15



  1. ^ Earphoria at AllMusic. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  2. ^ a b Ging, Paul: "No appetite for destruction"; Classic Rock #48, Christmas 2002, p98
  3. ^ "Pitchfork Media review". Retrieved November 2, 2019.
  4. ^ "Rolling Stone review". Archived from the original on March 17, 2007. Retrieved November 2, 2019.
  5. ^ a b c Dahlen, Chris. "Smashing Pumpkins: Earphoria: Pitchfork Record Review Archived 2008-01-12 at the Wayback Machine". 2002–12–12. Accessed on 2007–12–30.
  6. ^ "spfc.org : songlist : Sinfony". www.spfc.org. Retrieved November 2, 2019.
  7. ^ "spfc.org : songlist : Pulseczar". www.spfc.org. Retrieved November 2, 2019.
  8. ^ "spfc.org : songlist : Why Am I So Tired?". www.spfc.org. Retrieved November 2, 2019.