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Win a Smashing Pumpkins 'Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness' Deluxe Box Set

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Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness deluxe box set
EMI Music
December 18, 2012 11:25 AM ET

The Smashing Pumpkins' 1995 double album opus Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness has been fully remastered as part of a series of reissues from the band's catalog. One lucky RollingStone.com reader will win the deluxe box set edition, which includes:

• 5CD +DVD
• Physical tracks: 106, digital tracks: 92
• Original album remastered for the first time
• 64 bonus tracks of previously unreleased material or alternate versions of Mellon Collie era songs
• DVD featuring live show filmed at the Brixton Academy, London (1996) and bonus performances from Rockpalast (1996)
• Housed in a 12 x 12 lift-top box with magnetic closure, reimagined cover art and velvet-lined disc holder
• Two books containing personal notes, lyrics, new collage artwork, plus a decoupage kit for creating your own scenes from the Mellon Collie universe.

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