*** THE SMASHING PUMPKINS, "The Aeroplane Flies High," Virgin. This limited-edition CD box is for hard-core fans. It supplements five singles from "Mellon Collie . . . " with an assortment of B-sides and previously unreleased versions of songs by Alice Cooper, the Cars and others.
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