For Martha

Album: Adore (1998)
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Songfacts®:

  • This is a tribute to Billy Corgan's mother, Martha Corgan. She died of cancer in 1996 and it was a lot harder on Corgan than he had feared.

Comments: 5

  • Chloe from Brisbane, AustraliaIts just so sad,
    I remeber reading that his mum went to a mental insitution at one point. It must have been hard on him going through that, and her death. he was relied on alot as a young boy.
  • Sam from Austin, Txthe first time i heard this song i was blown away and i listened to it over and over. i determine the song to be about the death of a loved one
  • Matt from Monroe, LaA real beauty..this one....i love so many of Billy's songs...but this one is a tear jerker..
  • John from Raleigh, NcA beautiful song that actually means something. I don't know it didn't get more attention.
  • Nader from Durham, NcWithout a doubt, one of the most beautiful songs of all time. "Shadows kept alive"...no one can write lyrics like Billy.
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