Billy Corgan Announces New Solo Album 'Cotillons'

By Katrina Nattress

November 1, 2019

Billy Corgan apparently doesn't like to have downtime. After a year filled with new Smashing Pumpkins music and extensive touring, the singer-songwriter has announced a new solo album, Cotillons. Like his 2017 solo project, Ogilala, this will be released under his full name William Patrick Corgan.

The 52-year-old announced the news via a lengthy Instagram note, revealing it will be coming out later this month and is a double album.

"COTILLIONS: NOV 22, this double album, a true labor of love, is available on all digital platforms. All you have to do is pre-subscribe so you can see the song titles and have it waiting for you the moment it comes out," he captioned a photo of the album art. "Don’t miss the chance to hear it for yourself before others tell you what my songs are or aren’t. There is a reason I trust you, the people who support me day in and day out, to decide whether or not my efforts are worthy. We live in a different world now, where an artist can speak directly to you without the filter of mass media shaping your heart and opinions before you’ve even had a chance to decide whether this music speaks to you. And this is absolutely an album from my heart. And so is the new SP, which will be out soon enough."

"I can’t thank you enough for the support I’ve been given to make moments like this possible," he continued. "Soon, we’ll have details on how you can order a vinyl copy, of which there will be 2 editions; the Zuzu’s version being limited and having more in it. Lastly, please give love to the artist who made the statues on the front cover, @avassfez and shot the cover and all images within, @jennyfaridathastrom. Now, go pre-subscribe for this record. OUT TO YOU Nov 22 -WPC"

Corgan will also be spending this month touring the U.S. Check out a full list of dates here and his album announcement below.

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