From PJ Lifestyle: Judeo-Christian Themes in the Smashing Pumpkins’ Oceania, Part 10: Contentment


Welcome to Week 10 of my series listening through the Smashing Pumpkins’ 2012 release Oceania, delving into the lyrics, and looking for Judeo-Christian themes and values.

This week we’re taking Track 11, “Glissandra,” for a spin. This tune rocks easily and smoothly, with a driving bass groove and guitar and keyboard lines typical of Smashing Pumpkins’ work. As with the rest of the album, Corgan is in fine, confident voice here. His lyrics come from the perspective of someone who has experienced what life has to offer…

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