Smashing Pumpkins Actually Covered "Stairway to Heaven"
What's next, "Free Bird"?
Published Jul 13, 2018The Smashing Pumpkins kicked off their "Shiny and Oh So Bright" reunion tour last night (July 12) in Glendale, AZ, after some R&R. Amongst a setlist filled with career-spanning cuts, the band also worked in a few covers, including one of Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven."
Fan-shot footage from the show finds Billy Corgan seated at a piano singing Robert Plant's iconic lyrics, minus the Zeppelin vocalist's iconic golden locks to match.
You can watch the video of the Smashing Pumpkins going full dad rock in the player below.
Last night's setlist also included covers of David Bowie's "Space Oddity" and Fleetwood Mac's "Landslide," the latter of which the Pumpkins found success with in 1994.
The Smashing Pumpkins' tour will make stops in Canada throughout August and September. You can find further details on dates north of the border here.