Smashing Pumpkins - The Celestials Lyrics




On the day that you were born
They built an empire off a scream
I can't explain
Endlessly they'll set you free
Give you reason to believe
This empty place
I may seem unafraid
And I may seem unashamed
But I will be special k
Never let the summer catch you down
Never let your thoughts run free
Even when their numbers draw you out
Everything I want is free
'Til the end
'Til the end
'Til the end
I'm gonna love you 101 percent
I'm gonna love you 'til this ends

Take a chance if you should go
Face upon your happy home
The scanners wait
Selfishly they might concede
You were always on your own
You can't escape
I may seem unafraid
And I may seem unashamed
But I will be special k
Never let the summer catch you down
Never let your thoughts run free
Even when their numbers draw you out
Everything I want is free
You're not me and never ever will you ever be
I'm gonna find you and never run against
I'm gonna find you 'til the end
'Til the end
'Til the end
Never let the summer catch you down
Never let your thoughts run free
Even when their numbers call you out
Everything I want is free
Free you're free with me
You're free with me





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Smashing Pumpkins The Celestials Comments
  1. SEGAHEADDY

    Song needed a music video badly.

  2. Billy Corgann

    A song like this in the 90s and it would be millions of views and sales ... nowadays it goes unnoticed.
    What happened ? What sadness...

  3. MagCynic

    Songs like this make me paranoid at how many absolutely EXCELLENT songs are out there that I just don't know about. The Celestials might be a top five favorite Smashing Pumpkins song for me and it only has slightly over a million views in over 7 years. I think Kanye West vomits up something and a few days later it gets millions and millions of views.

  4. Joshua Melia

    I thought this was a Placebo song when it came on in the background!! What a great tune.

    Henry TheGreatAmerican

    Yea, I'm surprised how many songs from them were never really released or were simply overlooked by the masses. Songs from their past before they hit it big. Songs like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfFbL8WjvRg

  5. Zero11

    I like listening to this when im depressed.

  6. foxlight3

    this empty place.... I can't even believe this fucking album. dragging shit out of me like a surgeon. if people really listened outside this community, we would all change for the better maybe idk probably not but I feel the power nonetheless.

  7. nossosonho caseiros

    Sonzeira

  8. Shadow Monster

    This band and their music is my childhood

  9. Jamie Quirke

    I literally cannot stop listening to this

  10. Megan Robinson

    Amazing!!!

  11. Nebulous

    This is proof that Billy doesn't need anyone but himself to be the pumpkins but.....James and Chamberlain can only help him soar farther thats for sure

  12. Henry TheGreatAmerican

    This turned out being my favorite song from them, but any idea wtf he is singing about? Seems like random nonsense thrown in to sound more sophisticated than it really is.

  13. Nebulous

    Imagine if he made a music video for this it would be so amazing!

  14. Roiy Benkel

    On the day that you were born
    They built an empire off a scream
    I can't explain
    Endlessly they'll set you free
    Give you reason to believe
    This empty place
    I may seem unafraid
    And I may seem unashamed
    But I will be special k
    Never let the summer catch you down
    Never let your thoughts run free
    Even when their numbers draw you out
    Everything I want is free
    'Til the end
    'Til the end
    'Til the end
    I'm gonna love you 101 percent
    I'm gonna love you 'til this ends

    Take a chance if you should go
    Face upon your happy home
    The scanners wait
    Selfishly they might concede
    You were always on your own
    You can't escape
    I may seem unafraid
    And I may seem unashamed
    But I will be special k
    Never let the summer catch you down
    Never let your thoughts run free
    Even when their numbers draw you out
    Everything I want is free
    You're not me and never ever will you ever be
    I'm gonna find you and never run against
    I'm gonna find you 'til the end
    'Til the end
    'Til the end
    Never let the summer catch you down
    Never let your thoughts run free
    Even when their numbers call you out
    Everything I want is free
    Free you're free with me
    You're free with me

  15. Randy Herrera

    101 % great!

  16. Laura Santiago

    Wow. I love you Billy

  17. Calabozo del freak

    This song is great

  18. Enki Chaman

    your 🆓

  19. Evi7Bass

    Can no one else hear Polly???

  20. buddyb 5555

    It's shocking how good this is and how bad Solara is. Weirdly disappointing that song is.

    Henry TheGreatAmerican

    Solara grows on you after a few listens. Having said that, I prefer this song.

  21. James Thomson

    >names album Oceania
    >names songs The Celestials and Panopticon

    we get it you listen to Isis

    Tiago C

    Ah ah so true!

  22. Fábio Pereira

    I love this song! 😍👏👏👏

  23. Rikenen

    It's hard to imagine you can escape through a person

  24. Renzokuken Leneyoyo

    This is what I have always hoped a XXI century TSM will sound like...

  25. Mayank Singh

    Loved SP, loving it and always will !

  26. Mooky Blaylock

    This album was absolutely dreadful

    Grant420

    Mooky Blaylock no

  27. The Campria

    How can someone dislike this??

  28. Frank Stein

    This song is SO DAMN GOOD!!! Billy Corgan is unbelievably talented.

  29. truemansparks

    i think this was a return to form for The pumpkins much more varied and interesting than their offerings after Mellon Collie

    Mooky Blaylock

    More varied and interesting? You truly are a fucking idiot.

  30. •!苦しむ

    0:07 On the day trump won xD

    Grant420

    •!苦しむ lame

  31. kraal 42

    how is this band not insanely famous anymore?

    derp man

    @ÁUß Code he describes himself as goth, he kinda is. goth used to be more subtle

    derp man

    ​@jonathan schulze D'arcy Wretzky became a terrible drug addict and got fired. Jonathan Melvoin died from a heroin overdose, and Jimmy Chamberlin was with him. chamberlin was fired for his involvement.
    so idk what you talking about lol. his band had problems and he was the only one with a clear head. those guys were just musicians, billy was the artist.
    too bad he got full of himself and puts out crap like this now. its like he forgot what makes a good song good, instead of some artsy crap

    Kylo Ren

    Well, it's very paradoxical despite having more information available to the masses it seems the masses have actually become Dumber...😕 so hip hop and pop rule the airwaves now... no, but seriously thanks to social media the younger generation has the attention span of a goldfish.... so they aren't capable of appreciating a band such as this.... it would take too much effort on their heavily corroded social media brainwashed minds... this is why we now have 72 genders😏😂

    Kylo Ren

    @jonathan schulzeNo, It's because Billy Corgan speaks truth! You never have to wonder what's on his mind he'll tell you! I can appreciate people like that they are rare most people are so full of b******* that they can't take a person like Corgan... people such as these are Mavericks and they don't bend over to 72 gender b******* liberal insanity I didn't vote for Trump, but I can respect him because I know what's on his mind...when he speaks it's chaotic and full of conflicted thoughts much like a real mind works in real time, not like some agenda driven scripted regurgitated trash that we are being fed constantly 24/7 like when I listen to democratic leaders that will say whatever it takes to get votes unlike Trump who has been saying the same things since the seventies it's the same with most celebrities they will say whatever it takes to be liked maybe you like people like that... because unfortunately you also have that constant need to be fake just to be liked and accepted by others I don't and I piss on fake attention whore sheeple... when Billy didn't back down and embrace liberal Insanity like most celebrities just to sell records and be liked by the fake Hollywood elitist profane disgusting butt fing disease-ridden culture I respected/loved him even more even though I've been listening to him since I was a boy...Cheers! 🐑<---you!😉

    talking stone

    Because every generation wants to own his band, his version. Even if it means buying a Muse CD....

  32. Hemant Samtani

    Now this is Pumpkins...this is a good song.

    Mooky Blaylock

    This is a disgrace on the sp name

    Monster Mash

    One of their best

  33. Beau Seale

    Love this song sounds to me like Billy's talking about how people in the music industry are controlled read the lyrics they're really good

  34. TheFutureKing

    Best song on this album, as good as any of their best songs.

  35. carbocation

    But I will be Special K!

  36. Geovanni Pérez

    this song remind me polly of nirvana

    seve 93

    Geovanni Pérez I remember that Billy was once asked, which song he would've liked to write and he said: Polly

  37. Fer Nazra

    *"Free, you're free with me..."*  <3

    Bruno Jimmy

    Let's make love

    Felipe Barrios

    Lets marry

  38. The Moment

    My celestial 💖

  39. Evelyn Melgarejo Guevara

    Free Free youre free.. with me 
    You are free.. with me   me encanta esta cancion :') saludos desde Perú

  40. Massimo Bertoni

    S.P. the best!

  41. Pete Panagopoulos

    amazing album after all these years!! 

    Neilos Hodges

    All these years!!??? Like all five of them?

    Theo Ohlgart

    lol right? well now its like 7 or so...

  42. toby hummel

    kadimine meow

  43. underneonloneliness2

    His voice is better now than 20 years ago! His voice was too screechy back in the 90's

  44. Tempest Rider

    Im gonna love you 101%..Im gonna love you till this ends...love you Billy.. 

  45. Stuart Slizewski

    Love this song.

  46. Harriet .Tubman

    Out of all the sea of fake and un challenging music this album really good.

  47. Júlio Brandão

    God job Smashing pumpkins !

  48. Anth bobo

    Good song.

  49. trexx63

    Layered richly. I love it. Good job, Billy!

  50. Wildboy789789

    special k is a good cereal... haven't tried the drug yet

    ColbaltChaos

    The cereal is great. Special K is my nickname and I associate it with the cereal. There is a drug by that name? lol Forgive my niavety but, have not heard of that .

    Wildboy789789

    @ColbaltChaos ya special k is also know as ketamine, its a horse tranquilizer... don't ever try it, its heroine times 10 basically

    ColbaltChaos

    No worries, my love . Not my thing....Now a mojito ? Thank you .. Sir Wildboy. :D

    ColbaltChaos

    Yes, and I am. ;) 

  51. TheCormaQ

    isn't that a drug? mmm special K...thx Billy

  52. Kamila Pereta

    till the end <3

  53. Moris Buriola

    Amazing....

  54. Andrew

    i love this album so much

  55. NosferatuNite

    The Smashing Pumpkins modern day classic!

    Twisted_Arcade

    Yeah man, this song's gonna be a classic!!!

  56. Jacob Scott

    Still got it.

  57. em vb

    Heck yea buddy! Great song!

  58. Martín Cárdenas

    Hermoso

  59. Ida OConnor

    Such beautiful music. I absolutely adore Billy and the Smashing Pumpkins 💘 I seen them on Guitar Center Session and they stole my heart. Brilliant, amazing, and surreal. Billy did an awesome job and I hope that they continue on this wonderful journey and produce more amazing music.

  60. STEADYFIRE

    Anyone who says this isn't as good as old pumpkins, Billy IS THE SMASHING PUMPKINS, he is 100 percent what makes them, and this is a fantastic album!

    andyouf

    @luitenant22 leaving out Chamberlain and saying Billy was 100% shows a deep lack of knowledge on OP part. In fact Billy would most likely call the comment disrespectful and ludicrous, he loves Jimmy and recognizes his insane talent and contribution. Iha he'll give the finger to.

    STEADYFIRE

    @andyouf Jimmy Chamberlain. What a legend. A myth living among mortals. One of the best

    Keenan Smith

    Gave me a good chuckle

    Mooky Blaylock

    Billy makes the SP? You know nothing about this band and neither do plenty of the other posters.

    Robert Fiedler

    It's extremely solid considering the longevity. Very few bands can hang for 20 years and put out an album that's consistent with their peaks.

  61. Psycho Karaoke

    Adding my agreement that this is one of Pumpkins nicest from my personal taste point of view. Haven't had a listen to them since their early 'Cherub' song album so it's good they can still make some melodic guitar style of stuff and didn't go too far in other directions which I wouldn't have liked. 

  62. Phillip Tripolone

    Whoever said MCIS was bloated was 100% dead on.  I cant listen to it at all bc the flow of songs is disjointed plus you have to drudge thru 2-3 bad songs before you hit pay dirt.  So was Machina and Ave Adore....bad albums that served as Corgan's musical agenda.  Not that I want 5 Siamese Dreams but albums that retain some reference to their roots.  Zeitgeist is underrated and I'm not sure why....
    Butch Vig should've been at the helm.   

    andyouf

    @J.B. Burke love my nerd hair. much better than this horrible album

    Jorge Pablo Albert López

    Adore  is  a  very  good  album, very  different  a  siamese  dream  but  with incredible  songs, For  Martha, daphne  descends, apples  and  oranges, perfect ,blank  page, pug, the  pistol  pete.......

    Mooky Blaylock

    Bloated? Yet your album of choice is Zeitgiest? What a complete fucking joke and pathetic excuse of a so called fan.

    Frank Anderson

    Phillip Tripolone .......kill your self

    psy spy

    Well, there ARE a few less than awesome songs on MCIS in between the absolute masterpieces. That's the reason I only listen to my playlist of that album. I don't know why OP's statement is shocking to you guys but I think most would agree if they're being honest and objective. The rest of what was said I don't agree with at all though. Anything between Adore and Oceania is shit IMHO, that's why this album is such a good comeback. Elegy was meh and the latest is fairly cool but it has nothing on this.

  63. JoJo McJoJo

    The irony of a great song like this is the irony of a mountain: The taller it is, the narrower the peak, and the fewer people can reach it.  So few will ever know this song.  :(

    JoJo McJoJo

    @Rémi Gauthier
    Vs. a *billion* for pop bullshit songs.

    Rémi Gauthier

    @JoJo McJoJo and so? there's far better music then this out there with much less recognition, and you don't see me crying about it 

    JoJo McJoJo

    @Rémi Gauthier Maybe you should.

    Avner Rosenstein

    Very extremely true. I was a huge pumpkins fan in the 90's and even saw them live. Didn't even know they were still around and happily by accident found this song and am dumbfounded!

    mike

    Nice analogy

  64. Eyal Mitrani

    Big Like

  65. Amanda Griffith

    Love this Song xo

  66. macho mardo

    @jcc152509 name some  

  67. nickshel

    It's changed that doesn't make it bad. "Ring in the new"

  68. ElliS OWENN

    SHARE THIS VIDEO ON FACEBOOK !!! OK ??? GO NOW !!!

  69. Marcos Alcantara

    Muito bom

  70. Victor Martinez

    Velho e bom Smash voltou! Ótimo album

  71. JoJo McJoJo

    Gangnam Style has 2,652 times more views than this. God is dead.

  72. mark m

    have always loved this side of the pumpkins too bad it never got appreciated but i love it. kinda like having something cool no one knows about

  73. FollyxXxFallen

    This song gets better with multiple listens, much like this album. I didn't really like any of it at first but it's growing on me.

  74. Bob Tackaberry

    yes it has that mellon collie sound...you know, that sound of awesome pumpkins!

    Mooky Blaylock

    Comparing this to mcis.... lmao.

  75. JoJo McJoJo

    This song makes me sad because it's awesome and nobody is hearing it because culture is now completely fucked.

  76. Mau Miguel

    Pumpkins sdds *--*

  77. Bat Says Ha!

    This song makes me sad, because it's no good. :(

  78. TheUnknown285

    I think I had moments when this album reminded me of every other Pumpkins album.

  79. Crimson King

    This sounds just as good as anything off of Mellon Collie, and that is one of the best compliments one can give. This album blew my expectations away..never question Billy Corgan when he's using the name Smashing Pumpkins!!

    Mooky Blaylock

    Just as good? You are fucking deaf.

  80. FAFINHABORBOLETA

    very...very...very good song

  81. William Roberts

    Are you being serious?

  82. ksenobite

    btw, the whole thing "you should do something new" is completely bullshit. The result is usually pointless try. Notes don´t care what year or fashion it is

  83. ksenobite

    Seems that Corgan is little bit lost, seems he is chasing the tune again. Once he got it. Good news is that if he keeps on trying he catches it again

  84. zigfridxxx007

    Mto boa

  85. Mr. Matt fox

    my top 1 favorite song in this band.

  86. MRjones2201

    Can anyone please make an Instrumental version, of this video?

  87. Sky Arrow Bridge

    for the people who says that Billy is the new Axl Rose. then now bow down.

  88. hacccper

    As Billy says himself, it's only about the top 5% percent that sells records at that specific time. It's not about Niech artists that don't care what the 14 year olds listen to or what you listen to for that matter. Those who really express themselves freely... you know... like Billy?

  89. Julio Cesar Diaz Arias

    Today, is therese 29th oficial siamese dream :D

  90. Xeon979

    What a fucking Song !

  91. Bruno Fonseca

    Great music and great album.

  92. mdogg094

    HE LET YOU BURN HIS SP? HE STOLE!!! HE'S OUT OF THE BAND!! FIRED!!!!



    jk

  93. Mr. Matt fox

    this is my favorite song ever. :)

  94. uncletuski1

    100% thank you

  95. uncletuski1

    Im gonna love you

  96. William Tael

    I love this song!
    The Smashing Pumpkins still rocks!

  97. kevin regis

    BILLY CORGAN IS A GENIUS, THE BEST MUSICIAN ALIVE!

  98. Anomie Aith

    God work computer land.