But God bless whoever thinks I have. Last year, the Smashing Pumpkins sued Virgin Records , twice. First, they sued their old label for using the Pumpkins' music in an unauthorized Pepsi promotion , thus hurting their "artistic integrity" and "considerable amount of goodwill in the eyes of the public. Then, former members James Iha and D'arcy Wretzky-Brown sued Virgin and Corgan, claiming that they were cheated out of digital royalties.
D'arcy Wretzky Explained
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She is the original bass player of the alternative rock band the Smashing Pumpkins and is credited on their first five studio albums. She left the band in Wretzky was born and raised in South Haven , Michigan, where her mother, Vikke Anderson, a musician working as a lounge singer , encouraged D'arcy and her sisters to perform music. Growing up, she played the violin and oboe , and performed in choirs. Mohr High School, where she grew interested in post-punk and played in cover bands.
Ex-Pumpkins Members Sue For Digital Royalties