The Smashing Pumpkins ‎– Adore

Caroline Records ‎– 7243 8 45879 1 8, Virgin ‎– 7243 8 45879 1 8
Vinyl, LP
Vinyl, LP, Single Sided
All Media, Album, Mono


A1 To Sheila 4:40
A2 Ava Adore 4:20
A3 Perfect 3:23
A4 Daphne Descends 4:38
A5 Once Upon A Time 4:06
A6 Tear 5:52
B1 Crestfallen 4:09
B2 Appels + Oranjes 3:34
B3 Pug 4:46
B4 The Tale Of Dusty And Pistol Pete 4:33
B5 Annie Dog 3:36
B6 Shame 6:38
C1 Behold! The Night Mare 5:12
C2 For Martha 8:17
C3 Blank Page 4:51

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Issued in a gatefold sleeve with plain white paper inner sleeves. Almost identical to The Smashing Pumpkins - Adore, but without "Printed in the USA" on back sleeve lower left and with Caroline number in the runouts.

Affixed to the front cover is a black sticker with white lettering which reads "The Smashing Pumpkins 7243 8 45879 1 8".
Some (later) copies have an alternative barcode sticker affixed over the printed barcode.

All songs published by Chrysalis Songs / Cinderful Music (BMI). Mastered at Masterdisk.

(P)&(C) 1998 Virgin Records America, Inc. and The Smashing Pumpkins.

Matt Walker appears courtesy of DreamWorks Records.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed barcode, UPC A): 724384587918
  • Barcode (Sticker affixed over printed barcode): 0 17046 75591 7
  • Barcode (Scanned sticker, UPC A): 017046755917
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (Hand-etched side A): CAR-7559-A V1-7243-8-45879-1-8-A Masterdisk
  • Matrix / Runout (Hand-etched side B): CAR-7559-B V1-7243-8-45879-1-8-B Masterdisk
  • Matrix / Runout (Hand-etched side C): CAR-7559-C V1-7243-8-45879-1-8-C Masterdisk

Other Versions (5 of 53) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
7243 8 45879 2 5 The Smashing Pumpkins Adore(CD, Album) Virgin 7243 8 45879 2 5 US 1998 Sell This Version
7243 8 45879 2 5, CDHUT 51 The Smashing Pumpkins Adore(CD, Album, RP) Virgin, Hut Recordings 7243 8 45879 2 5, CDHUT 51 UK & Europe Unknown Sell This Version
7243 8 45879 2 5 VKPC-0233 The Smashing Pumpkins Adore(Cass, Album) Virgin 7243 8 45879 2 5 VKPC-0233 South Korea 1998 Sell This Version
5099951076429 The Smashing Pumpkins Adore(CD, Album) Gala Records (5), Virgin, Hut Recordings 5099951076429 Russia 1998 Sell This Version
CDHUT 51, 84587925 The Smashing Pumpkins Adore(CD, Album + VCD) Hut Recordings, EMI CDHUT 51, 84587925 Hong Kong 1998 Sell This Version


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November 21, 2014
edited over 3 years ago
came with a front-sticker and in a gatefold-sleeve


June 21, 2014
Has anybody had issues with skipping or even looping at parts? For some reason all my caroline pressings do this]


April 4, 2014
The mono mix is probably slightly mushier and darker than the CD mix, with the vocals slightly more recessed. Not a spectacular pressing (good, but not more than than), but the "mono" IMHO works well for the most intimate tracks... and less for the boombastic ones (=Ava Adore sounds better on the CD).


January 3, 2014
This is one of my favorite Smashing Pumpkins releases. It is also one of the most underrated. This is, in my opinion, when you can really hear Billy Corgan honing in on the songwriting style that he applied to Zwan later in his career. It certainly isn't the best material made by this band, but it is still excellent.


December 12, 2012

This is a beautiful LP that defies genres and labels.
Every song is heart felt and the over sonic offering sings of bold philosophical truth.
The fact that this vinyl is mastered in Mono is interesting and adds to the overall mystique.
Deep music with shades of sky and grey mixed to musical perfection.