Passion Pit – “Tonight, Tonight” (Smashing Pumpkins Cover)

Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos tackles Smashing Pumpkins melancholy, melodramatic “Tonight, Tonight” for Levi’s Pioneer series. Previously we heard Dirty Projectors cover Dylan, and The Shins do Squeeze’s “Goodbye Girl.” Listen below, and sign up with Levi’s to download the track and hear Angelakos replace Billy Corgan’s growl with his own falsetto. Or hear Angelakos talk about doing it:

Passion Pit and Tokyo Police Club play Prospect Park on June 29th. Tickets here. Passion Pit also remixed Katy Perry’s “California Girls”: