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Exclusive Listen: Smashing Pumpkins' New Wave 'Lightning Strikes'

Song from work-in-progress 'Teargarden By Kaleidyscope' will be released for free

March 17, 2011 12:00 PM ET
Exclusive Listen: Smashing Pumpkins' New Wave 'Lightning Strikes'

Click to listen to the Smashing Pumpkins' "Lightning Strikes"

"Lightning Strikes," a new wave rocker with sparkling synthesizers, is the latest track from the Smashing Pumpkins' Teargarden By Kaleidyscope, an epic 44-track album that the band have been releasing for free one song at a time. The song, which frontman Billy Corgan dedicates to the memory of his collaborator Mark Tulin and to the Pumpkins' fans in Japan, will be available on the band's site tomorrow – but you can stream it here today.

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