Watch Billy Corgan Sing Moving 'Aeronaut' on 'Fallon'

Smashing Pumpkins singer releases new solo LP, 'Ogilala'

Watch Billy Corgan perform his moving song "Aeronaut," off his newly released 'Ogilala' album,' on the 'Tonight Show.'

Billy Corgan – who is issuing his new solo LP, Ogilala, under his full name, "William. Patrick. Corgan," as Jimmy Fallon dramatically introduced it on The Tonight Show Thursday night – stopped by the talk show to perform the LP's "Aeronaut."

Dressed in a tuxedo, the singer played a grand piano with accompanying string quartet as he sang the elegiac song whose chorus goes, "Lovers, won't you mourn me?" Despite the song's somber tone, Corgan flased a big smile on his face when it was done.

Ogilala, which features "Aeronaut" and nine other songs, comes out Friday, and Corgan is marking the release with a fall tour of major U.S. cities. It kicks off Saturday in Brooklyn and will wrap in mid-November in the Masonic Lodge inside Los Angeles' Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

In addition to Ogilala, the Smashing Pumpkins frontman also made a silent film, Pillbox, which he screened earlier this month around the U.S. and in London. He has yet to announce a home-video release of the film.