Billy Corgan is a man of many projects, and concurrent with his latest cross-country road trip, he’s prepping an “acoustic box set” featuring new solo performances of 50 tracks from throughout his career. The #BC50x50 project, which commemorates Corgan’s 50th birthday, will ultimately be determined by Corgan himself, but he’s letting fans have some input, too. First up are snippets of three songs from Smashing Pumpkins’ debut album, Gish. Corgan has posted parts of “Crush,” “Rhinoceros,” and “Snail” to Instagram, and whichever one generates the most enthusiasm will get the full performance treatment.
Here’s Corgan explaining the project: