Why have I recently stopped listening to my favorite Smashing Pumpkins album? enter image description here

JK, I still love it.
  • $\begingroup$ I thought it was "Because Daughter Can't Find CD". $\endgroup$
    – supercat
    Jun 6 at 22:14

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Because you are

Tired of Adore!

Noting that

the notes given in the puzzle are (in the Do Re Mi... scale):
Ti Re Do Fa Do Re... or TiReD oF aDoRe.

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    $\begingroup$ TIL that "si" was renamed "ti". </showing my age> $\endgroup$
    – Jeffrey
    Jun 5 at 20:13
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    $\begingroup$ @Jeffrey It was renamed in the 1800s, but only in the Anglophone world. That's why ti is a drink with jam and bread $\endgroup$
    – No Name
    Jun 5 at 22:40
  • $\begingroup$ @Jeffrey "si" still exists, but it refers to G# rather than B (in C major). $\endgroup$ Jun 6 at 13:36
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    $\begingroup$ In general, sharps are indicated in solfege by changing the vowel to "i", producing "di", "ri", "fi", "si", and "li". This obviously doesn't work for "mi" and "ti", but those notes rarely take sharps anyway, since they'd be enharmonic to "fa" and "do". $\endgroup$
    – dan04
    Jun 6 at 16:42

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