Rock Show session: Zwan (2003)
The BBC's Rock Show, which started around the beginning of the 00s, which mostly a really bad thing. That annoying editor from Kerrang was on it practically ever week, Mary Anne Hobbes never shut up about doing flyers for fucking Guns N Roses, and bands like Defenestration got radio play. However today I can present you with one of the few good things that got played.
I never got the massive hatred for Zwan. Sure they weren't the Pumpkins, but they still produced a damn lovely summer rock album that I still enjoy today, and all I can think is that if more people had got a chance to see them live they would have realised how dumb they were being with the kneejerk hate. Alas they only played about 3 UK shows, one of which being a London show that was absolutely tremendously great, with some stunning guitar duels between Corgan, Matt Sweeney and Dave Pajo. Soon after of course, some sort of crazy inter-band sex and smack malarkey (or a clash of egos if you listen to anyone but Bolly) led to their demise. A shame.
This session was broadcast on the 19th February 2003. I'm Eighteen is of course an Alice Cooper cover. Enjoy.
Zwan - 01 Riverview (Rock Show session)
Zwan - 02 Settle Down (Rock Show session)
Zwan - 03 Honestly (Rock Show session)
Zwan - 04 I'm Eighteen (Rock Show session)
Zwan - 05 Spilled Milk (Rock Show session)