Eddie Vedder moved up to seattle from san diego in 1990 to join pearl
jam, no one could forsee the massive impact of like minded anti
heroes that the scene would soon spawn...
While temple of the dogs were
recording their album, gossard and ament were simultaneously working on
material for pearl jam. eddie was recommended to gossard by the original
red hot chilli peppers' drummer, jack irons.
Vedder was worked for 4 years
from dusk till down in a local gas station. he was saying to his friends
that he is working as a sentry. It wasnt a lie because he was keeping an
eye at the gas pumps....When he finishes his work he goes to the beach
for surfing . then to home and plays guitar and writes a song or story.
In the evening goes to a rock club, for a t-shirt or free, helps to the
men in there and then views the concert and returns to his job. Sleeping
is a thing for him that he does rarely. He was sent three songs by the
band and improvised the vocals onto a track machine. Vedder got the job.
After five days of intensive
recording, pearl jam had written eleven songs. " on the sixth day
we played a show " eddie said, and " on the seventh day we
recorded it all". the name of the album was "ten". it is
the back number of mookie blaylock who plays at new jersey nets. ten
months later after its release the album was a hit.
The bands spoken view on such
issues american unemployment, homelessness and the pro choice
organisation, made them an ideal addition to the cross-cultural lullaplalooza
After the summer months of live
activity, work began on the second album behind closed doors. It has
finished in nowember 1993. Until publishing its name was changed for
several times but at last it became "Vs.". When published it
had sold 980000 in one week. after its release, pearl jam showed the
music factory how good they are.
They only had 2 clips (tried
pro). first one is for the song "jeremy", a track from their multi
platinum debut album "ten".< best video of the year,
best group video and best metal/hard rock video > in addition,
jeremy director "mark pellinton" earned the award for <best
direction in a video> second
is from last album "yield". the song name is "do the
Pearl jam had changed their
style little with the fourth album "no code". from grunge to
rock. it is explained by the death of the kurt
cobain. it has affected
them very much.
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