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Topic: New SPFreaks Contest!: CLOSED, WINNER ANNOUNCED!

This topic contains 60 replies, has 9,310 voices, and was last updated by Profile photo of manillascissor manillascissor 9 years, 8 months ago.

On manillascissor wrote:

Hello everyone!

The SPFreaks Team would like to extend to you our latest contest; select your favorite track from any SMASHING PUMPKINS album or unreleased material. Then make a single for it.

Here are the requirements:

Select favorite non-single track
Select appropriate B-side(s)
Select format (CD/vinyl)
Create Artwork (front cover at minimum, if vinyl, color if other than black)
Share reasons for making this song a single, and explain the B-sides.

Few rules:

Track must be SMASHING PUMPKINS. No Zwan. No solo. No Marked. Etc….
Track must be studio recording (no live submissions)
B-sides cannot be singles, nor can they be B-sides from another single
If vinyl entry, must state amount of pressings and any color variations therein
More than one entry is acceptable (up to 5)
Multiple entries for one song are acceptable as long as from different users (only 1 song per person)
Entries due by 15/01/2008
Judging will be held immediately following the close of the contest. Arthur, the US webmaster, Bram, and our Asian moderator will all submit individual ratings for each submission.

Also, by default, the SPFreaks team is exempt from any winnings, but I would encourage participation!

The current prize available is the French The End is the Beginning is the End CD single, complete with tattoos!! Other singles may be added at a later date. More information on this rare release can be found here:

[url:1f4evt3t]http://www.spfreaks.com/Default.aspx?page=COLLDETAILS&item=232[/url:1f4evt3t]

Please have fun with it and start posting your singles!!

The SPfreaks Team
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On Superlordspamulon wrote:

Single: Cupid De Locke
B-side: By Starlight
Format: CD
Artwork:

So apparently I don't post very often these days
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Keymaster
On manillascissor wrote:

My favorite part of your submission is the spine! Awesome!

*working on mine…..*

;)

in my time of dying
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On Superlordspamulon wrote:

Right, my creativity juices are flowing; here’s another!

Single: Soma
B-sides: Sweet Sweet, Luna
Format: CD
Artwork:

So apparently I don't post very often these days
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On Cool As Ice Cream wrote:

Single: Bleed
B-side: I Am One Part II
(both from the acoustic session at Reel Time Studios)
Format: 7\", dark red vinyl (same colour as cover)
Artwork:

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On Cool As Ice Cream wrote:

Single: Moleasskiss
B-side: She Says
Format: 7\", black vinyl, white label
Pressed: 25
(Christmas present for 25 people)

Artwork: printout, glued on plain black sleeve.

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On Arthur wrote:

As I cannot compete anyway, I’m gonna break every rule :P

Marquis In Spades as a single, because it’s 1 of their most brutal songs. I love it.
B-sides: I Fall & Alabaster (live)

To give it that old Pumpkins look, this is the artwork of my choice. Red vinyl, limited edition of 1,000.

Front
Back
Vinyl

Billy Corgan, December 2, 2008 : "Not everyone understands our death trip. But you do. And that's what matters."
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Keymaster
On manillascissor wrote:

Single: Bodies
B-side: Beautiful
Format: Vinyl (1000 pressings on brown vinyl, 1500 on black)

in my time of dying
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On toad32r wrote:

mine will be done soon!!!

Ribbit...Toad-----------------Toads are really underated!!
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On Arthur wrote:

My next upload is the CD single for Pug, which should have been a single anyway to my humble opinion. It fits the rules of the contest also, correct me if I’m wrong. As b-sides I choose Eye and My Mistake, 2 beautiful songs that fit this single pretty well. Standard release US and EU, no extraordinary things. Just a good single.

Front
Back
CD

Billy Corgan, December 2, 2008 : "Not everyone understands our death trip. But you do. And that's what matters."
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Keymaster
On manillascissor wrote:

Delabel CD huh? Sweet! ;)

I think Pug w/ those B-sides would make a really great single. Nice job.

in my time of dying
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On SPfreaks wrote:

The contest is featured on the Pumpkins homepage! :D

http://www.smashingpumpkins.com/membernews_2825

The SPfreaks Team
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Keymaster
On manillascissor wrote:

That’s awesome! Hope it helps provide more submissions!

in my time of dying
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On toad32r wrote:

Single: Porcelina of the Vast Oceans
B-sides: By Starlight
Interview with Billy Corgan
Format: Compact Disc
These 2 songs have such a \"depth\" to them. Together they compliment each other quite well

FRONT:

Ribbit...Toad-----------------Toads are really underated!!
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On Superlordspamulon wrote:

:shock:

And i thought i stood a good chance :cry:

:lol: excellent toad32r! Amazing!

So apparently I don't post very often these days
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On Anonymous wrote:

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On Chrysantheme wrote:

Hello everybody. This will be kind of a unique post, I registered to this very forum to submit my contribution to this contest. By the way sorry for my terrible English, I’m French.

My choice: Bugg Superstar.

Alone. Because it was the only Smashing Pumpkins song that deserved to be an incredible single and wasn’t released the way it should have been.

This is my artwork:

Buuuuugg... Buuuuuuugg... Suuuuuuuuperstaaaaar.
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Keymaster
On manillascissor wrote:

You were very serious, or are very serious? Important distinction to be made there.

in my time of dying
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On Anonymous wrote:

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On Arthur wrote:

Hello everybody.

<edit>

Thanks for your kind attention.

I was very serious.[/quote:3me0kkbf]
Hi Chrysantheme! Welcome on this cozy board, and I’m sure you are serious. The judges of this contest will choose you as the winner, no doubt. :wink:

We do call for more entries however.

Billy Corgan, December 2, 2008 : "Not everyone understands our death trip. But you do. And that's what matters."
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On toad32r wrote:

Entry #2

Single: Geek USA

B-side: Silverfuck

Format: CD single

Siamese Dream deserved one more single, why not Geek USA?! A classic jam from a classic jammin’ album.

Front:

Ribbit...Toad-----------------Toads are really underated!!
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On Arthur wrote:

toad32r, you seem to bring in quite some quality here! 8)

However, my next contribution is going to blow you all away. Period.

Slunk on 7\" vinyl. Homemade by Billy Corgan, for his friend and music partner Jimmy Chamberlin. Only 1 copy…
Consider this Billy’s invention of the b-side single with a c-side.

Billy Corgan, December 2, 2008 : "Not everyone understands our death trip. But you do. And that's what matters."
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Keymaster
On manillascissor wrote:

I own that! JC and I are TIGHT! He said he didn’t want to be reminded of his singing days anymore and sold it to me some time ago. How’d you get that picture?

in my time of dying
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On Arthur wrote:

I own that! JC and I are TIGHT! He said he didn’t want to be reminded of his singing days anymore and sold it to me some time ago. How’d you get that picture?[/quote:bmr2chhf]
:shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

Do you realize this thingy is worth almost as much as the real Machina II vinyl?

I only know it from this pic, to be honest. I have a friend that is kinda close to Billy, and Billy send him a copy of the artwork long time ago. What Billy told him was that he gave Jimmy this single together with the Mashed Potatoes set, as he wanted to give him a somewhat extra special Xmas feeling…

Billy Corgan, December 2, 2008 : "Not everyone understands our death trip. But you do. And that's what matters."
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On manillascissor wrote:

Ok Ok….

I actually had to sell it back to Jimmy when he learned how rare it was. At first he thought it was cheaply made and mass produced. He said Billy was asking him about it, and didn’t want to piss him off.

:lol:

in my time of dying

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