Universal Music Enterprises And Milyoni Announce Free Interactive Concert Of The Smashing Pumpkins' Iconic "The Aeroplane Flies

 Universal Music Enterprises And Milyoni Announce Free Interactive Concert Of
     The Smashing Pumpkins' Iconic "The Aeroplane Flies High" On July 20

Fans Unite on Facebook In Advance of Re-Mastered DVD Release on July 23

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, July 19, 2013

LOS ANGELES, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Universal Music Enterprises (UM^e)
and Milyoni, the leader in #SocialVideo, today announced a virtual
concert-going experience featuring The Smashing Pumpkins. Slated for Saturday,
July 20, the never before released concert from the upcoming The Aeroplane
Flies High re-mastered CD/DVD release will be available for a FREE 24
on-demand rental starting at 6:00PM PDT/9:00PM EDT.

Smashing Pumpkins fans can join the FREE interactive viewing party of the
fully re-mastered July 4, 1997 iconic concert from Belfort, France at
https://www.facebook.com/smashingpumpkins. Powered by Milyoni's #SocialVideo
Platform, fans will connect with other viewers and enjoy a unique and socially
interactive experience featuring live chat and time-released Social Widgets,
delivering exclusive images, trivia, polls and video clips that can be shared
via social networks.

"UM^e has proven to be one of our strongest partners providing unprecedented
content that allows us to deliver the best and most engaging social
experience," said John Corpus, CEO, Milyoni. "Equally as important is
attracting new users, and by applying our cutting-edge analytics engine, we
can illustrate how our audience shares to their social networks and yields an
unprecedented rate of new users."

As part of the continuing series of reissues of The Smashing Pumpkins'
acclaimed catalog via Virgin/UM^e, the iconic alternative band is set to
release four separate versions, all fully remastered, of their
platinum-selling 1996 box set The Aeroplane Flies High: 6-CD +1 DVD; 5-LPs and
Deluxe Digital and Standard Digital editions. The CD/DVD, 5-LP version and
digital configurations will be released July 23.

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS have created one of the most acclaimed bodies of work in
musical history having sold more than 30 million albums, and won multiple
Grammy Awards in the process. Formed in Chicago in 1988, they released Gish,
their influential and platinum debut in 1991, which was followed by albums
including the nine-time platinum Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness and
the four-time platinum Siamese Dream, as well as the platinum certified 1998
album Adore.The pivotal group's many hits defined the alternative music era
and continue to resonate on modern rock radio, influencing a whole new
generation. The PUMPKINS returned in 2007 with their acclaimed sixth album
Zeitgeist. They have since remained on the cutting edge of music and
technology with various online releases. In June 2012, the band released their
acclaimed album Oceania, via Martha's Music/EMI Label Services/Caroline
Distribution. Marking THE SMASHING PUMPKINS' 7^th studio record, it is "an
album within an album," part of their 44-song work-in-progress Teargarden By
Kaleidyscope. Oceania entered the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart at #4 and
earned the #1 spot on the Independent Albums Chart.

About Universal Music Enterprises
Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), a division of Universal Music Group, is the
centralized U.S. catalog and special markets entity for the company. Working
closely with all of UMG's record labels, UMe provides a frontline approach to
catalog management, a concentration of resources, a greater emphasis on
strategic marketing initiatives and opportunities in new technologies. Outside
North America, the Universal Strategic Marketing division of Universal Music
Group International works to maximize the profile and value of UMG's catalogue
in international markets. It acts as a service center adding value through
marketing initiatives and coordination of commercial issues through local and
international markets. Universal Music Group is the global music leader, with
wholly owned operations in 60 territories. Its businesses also include
Universal Music Publishing Group, one of the industry's premier music
publishing operations worldwide.

Universal Music Group's record labels include A&M/Octone, Angel, Astralwerks,
Blue Note, Capitol Records, Decca, Def Jam Recordings, Deutsche Grammophon,
Disa, Emarcy, Fonovisa, Geffen Records, Interscope Records, I.R.S., Island
Records, Lost Highway Records, Machete Music, Manhattan, MCA Nashville,
Mercury Nashville, Mercury Records, Motown Records, Polydor Records, Republic
Records, Universal Music Latino, Verve Music Group and Virgin Records, as well
as a multitude of record labels owned subsidiaries around the world. The
Universal Music Group owns the most extensive catalogue of music in the
industry, which includes the last 100 years of the world's most popular
artists and their recordings. Universal Music Group also includes Global
Digital Business, its new media and technologies division and Bravado, its
merchandising company.

Universal Music Group is a fully owned subsidiary of Vivendi.

Milyoni, Inc. (pronounced "million-eye") is the leader in social video for
entertainment companies, brands, and artists all over the globe. Milyoni's
#SocialVideo platform presents a highly differentiated video experience with
the power to extend audience reach and the analytics to measure success.
Milyoni is currently partners with leading companies, such as Universal Music
Group, MasterCard, Columbia Records, Universal Pictures, Lionsgate, Fender,
Monster Energy, and Paramount Studios. Based in Pleasanton, the company will
also expand its U.S. presence, with offices opening in Los Angeles and New
York City. To find more information about Milyoni, please visit:

Press Contacts:
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Todd Brodginski
818.380.0400 X239

SOURCE Universal Music Enterprises

Website: http://www.universalmusicenterprises.com
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