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Smashing Pumpkins on Conan O'Brien

Conan- It is a real thrill to have our next guest with us. Here with a song from Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, Here is the Smashing Pumpkins!

*band plays Muzzle*

Conan- Everybody we're back. First of all I would like to thank the Smashing Pumpkins, that was amazing. Thanks very much for coming here and doing that. Now lets talk about tomorrow for a second. Your up for seven Grammies. Have you thought about if and when if you win, or you get up there, you gonna write something down, or are you gonna go up there and wing it?

Billy- We always assume we are going to lose, so we're going with the losing attitude. So everything else is positive.

Conan- Thats the theme of this show. You guys just finished an 18 month tour. I don't think people realize how much of a grind touring can be. So what do you have planned now? You just gonna take it easy, eat nachos and watch TV?

D'arcy- Twizzlers? Want one?

Conan- I would love a twizzler. A couple solid months of eatthing twizzlers.

D'arcy- While in the studio.

Billy- The first thing we did was went back to the studio, back to work. Conan- Is that actually therapeutic compared to touring? Or is it

neurotic and insane?

Billy- No, its that whole kinda...pathology.

Conan- Right, right, you sound like alot of fun.

Billy- We're kinda infamous for making rock and roll in an enticing profession.

Conan- Yeah, we can't thank you guys enough. You made this a terrific show.

Billy- Not to cut you off, I met Andy before and he didn't even remember meeting me.

Conan- Really? I think that was Andy last night. He told me today he remembered meeting you.

Billy- Well, I think he was a little tipsy.

Conan- Thats how Andy relaxes before the show.

Billy- He had that look, like when you loosen the tie. He was at one of the Saturday Night Live parties, and he was like 'hey...'

Conan- Andy is this true?

Andy- Those parties are alot of pressure for me...

Conan- Allright, speaking of which I gotta end the show now, or get yelled at by the network, Thanks Smashing Pumpkins.

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