Corgan said that the plot of the video for Today was inspired by a memory he had of an ice cream truck driver who, upon quitting his job, gave out his remaining stock of ice cream to the neighborhood children. (via YouTube)
There’s this line from the song Rocket: Bleed in your own light. I wanna fuckin’ bleed in my own light, not in Kurt Cobain’s, not in Perry Farrell’s. I wanna go down in my own fuckin’ ship. That’s what I’m about.
In 1992, with the weight of a perceived world on our shoulders, we disappeared into a parking garage to write the songs that would change the course of our lives forever. ‘Siamese Dream’ represents all of our dreams coming true, while the dreams of a happy band fell apart.