From PJ Lifestyle: Judeo-Christian Themes in the Smashing Pumpkins’ Oceania, Part 7: Repentance

610x350-u-turn-change-direction-arrow-sign

Welcome back to my series on Judeo-Christian themes in the Smashing Pumpkins’ 2012 release Oceania. If you’re just joining me, I hope you’ll seek out my other posts in the series.

Last week we looked at Track 6, “One Diamond, One Heart,” and the concept of God’s unfailing love. Now we’ll move on to Track 7 – “Pinwheels.” The song starts out in an unusual way – nearly half the song is an instrumental intro, driven by a synth and guitar riff. Nearly three minutes in, Corgan begins strumming an acoustic guitar and singing a love song.

Continue reading at PJ Lifestyle

Advertisements