Video: Smashing Pumpkins’ SXSW David Bowie cover emerges

A video of the Smashing Pumpkins covering David Bowie‘s ‘Space Oddity‘ live at the South By Southwest Festival earlier this year has emerged online – check it out below.

Billy Corgan and co. recorded the classic track, which has also been the subject of a high profile cover by the International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield – for a special episode of Guitar Center Sessions which will be broadcast this month.

Meanwhile, Smashing Pumpkins are continuing a long world tour which kicked off in March to support their latest studio effort ‘Oceania‘ and will reach the UK in July. The remaining tour dates are as follows:

MAY
Columbus, OH @ Rock on the Range (18)

JUNE
Cologne, DE @ Live Music Hall (20)
Scheessel and Neuhausen, DE @ Hurricane and  Southside Festival (21-23)
Paris, FR @ Zenith Paris (24)
Nantes, FR @ Zenith Nantes (25)
Barcelona, ES @ Razzmatazz (27)
Vitoria-Gasteiz, ES @ Azkena Music Festival (28)

JULY
Manchester, UK @ Academy (1)
Glasgow, UK @ Academy (2)
Lille, FR @ Zenith Lille (4)
Belfort, FR @ Les Eurockennes Festival (5)
Château de Beauregard, FR @ Beauregard Festival (6)
Esch-sur-Alzette, BE @ Rockhal (9)
Vienna, AT @ Open Air Arena (10)
Trencín, SL @ Pohoda Festival (12)
Rome, IT @ Rock in Roma Festival (14)
Vienne, FR @ Theatre Antique (16)
Carcassonne, FR @ Carcasonne Festival (17)
Porto, PT @ Mares Vivas Festival (18)
Berne, CH @ Gurten Festival (20)
Dour, BE @ Dour Music Festival (21)
London, UK @ Wembley Arena (22)

AUGUST
Osaka, JP @ Summer Sonic (10)
Tokyo, JP @ Summer Sonic (11)

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