(Radio.com) Billy Corgan's second solo album Ogilala was released on Friday and last Thursday night (Oct. 12) the Smashing Pumpkins frontman appeared on The Tonight Show to give fans a taste.
He performed "Aeronaut" at a piano and host Jimmy Fallon introduced him by his preferred, full name, "William Patrick Corgan." The alt-rock icon was accompanied by a string section and delivered a melancholy live vocal.
Ogilala is a predominantly acoustic record. Corgan performed all the instruments on the album aside from strings, which he commissioned to a quartet. He also called in James Iha, the Smashing Pumpkins' original guitarist (with whom Corgan hasn't recorded in 17 years) to play lead guitar on "The Processional." Watch Corgan's performance here.
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