VIDEO: Smashing Pumpkins Get in the Halloween Spirit with “Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)”

After unveiling the track “Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)” last month, the Smashing Pumpkins released the single’s Halloween-tinged video today.

Embedded below, the clip was directed by Billy Corgan and is centered around the band spending the night inside a haunted house. Also, Mark McGrath makes a cameo, because why not?  (Side note: For all of the Smashing Pumpkins fans that also follow Corgan’s wrestling exploits, he’s coyly sporting an NWA shirt at the beginning of the we wouldn’t notice!)

“Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)” is featured on the band’s upcoming album Shiny And Oh So Bright, Vol. 1/LP:  No Past. No Future. No Sun, which comes out November 16 and is available for pre-order in multiple formats and bundles at

The Smashing Pumpkins - Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)

A Strawberry Blank Assassin Production Directed by: Billy Corgan Written by: Billy Corgan Producer: Linda Strawberry Director of Photography: Alex Pollini Art Director: Linda Strawberry Production Designer: Jill Bencsits & Dominic "Nico" Guidote Edit & Color: Linda Strawberry Costume Designer: Kit Scarbo Makeup Department Head: Laney Chantal Illustrations by: Katelan Foisy

Smashing Pumpkins - Shiny And Oh So Bright, Vol. 1/LP:  No Past. No Future. No Sun - Track Listing

  1. Knights of Malta
  2. Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)
  3. Travels
  4. Solara
  5. Alienation
  6. Marchin' On
  7. With Sympathy
  8. Seek And You Shall Destroy


Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.