Hosted by Jessi and Kate. All of the charts, sales and streams, constantly updated. Pearl Jam are an American rock band formed in 1990 in Seattle, Washington. [41], Several songs from the band's third album, Vitalogy, were premiered during this tour. The album's cover art, photographed by Ament, features a black-and-white picture of an angora goat from Lifeline Farm in Victor, Montana. [5] Paul Evans of Rolling Stone said "'Animal', 'Daughter' and 'Blood' ... are songs of a kind of ritual passion, tapping into something truly wild. ", "Pearl Jam Shows:1993 May 13, Slim's Café San Francisco, California", "Sweet Relief - A Benefit For Victoria Williams", "Top Albums/CDs - Volume 58, No. 10pm-midnight EST at bboxradio.com The version recorded for Vs. appears on the 2003 rarities compilation, Lost Dogs. [47], On April 16, 2016 at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina, Pearl Jam played the entire album in order as part of the band's set.[48]. was inspired by an incident that happened outside Pearl Jam's rehearsal studio in which Vedder got into an altercation with a group of police officers who hassled a black friend of his but ignored him. By using our website and our services, you agree to our use of cookies as described in our Cookie Policy. I still have some regrets about that, even though in the end it was probably better that we played the last two weeks of the tour. "[12] Topics on the album include child abuse ("Daughter"), gun culture ("Glorified G"), police racism ("W.M.A. The song has an acoustic sound and lyrics written by Vedder about a child who is abused by her parents because they do not understand her learning disability. After a relentless touring schedule in support of its d…. "Crazy Mary" appeared on the 1993 tribute album, Sweet Relief: A Benefit for Victoria Williams, and later on the 2011 Vs. reissue, as a bonus track. On ne présente plus Pearl Jam le groupe Rock US issu de la scène Grunge aux 60 millions d'albums vendus dont 32 millions rien qu'aux Etats Unis. [8] Bassist Jeff Ament said, "Recording Vs., there was a lot more pressure on Ed. [3] The album was finished in May 1993. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. Received a Spotify code for Jim James in my inbox at 10:00am on the dot, right when the pre-sale went live. Regarding the different versions of the album, some of the first pressings of the cassette still contained Five Against One printed on the cassette itself,[34] the first couple of pressings of the cassette do not contain the title printed on the artwork at all,[34] and the lyrics to "Indifference" are included in the cassette version. Connect your Spotify account to your Last.fm account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform. [23] Vs. held this record for five years before it was broken by Garth Brooks' 1998 album, Double Live. "Interview with Stone Gossard". Listen free to Pearl Jam – Vs (Go, Animal and more). [13] "Leash" was written about the same girl that the Ten song "Why Go" is about. [13][14], "Glorified G", a song mocking gun enthusiasts, was inspired by an incident that involved Abbruzzese telling the band he had just bought two guns, which sparked a conversation about guns within the band. Expanded Edition (3 Bonus Tracks) for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. "[2] Vs. was the first Pearl Jam album to have production duties handled by Brendan O'Brien. Succès grunge, il est évident que ce groupe profita de la personnalité troublée sinon sombre de son chanteur-parolier (Eddie Vedder) originaire de Chicago, puis ayant vécu à San Diego (USA) où il fut contacté par Jack Irons, ancien RHCP qui lui fit par… "Interview with Stone Gossard and Mike McCready". I just didn't feel comfortable in the place we were at because it was very comfortable. [36] The vinyl version has never had the title printed on it,[37] and the cover art on the vinyl copies is different from the CD and cassette. Guitarist Stone Gossard said, "I think we allowed things to develop in a more natural, band-oriented sort of way, rather than me bringing in a bunch of stuff that was already arranged." Luckily I had already snagged a ticket in the artist pre-sale. That was where I realized there were going to be a lot of places to go with Ed. I didn't like that at all. Vs. is the second studio album by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam, released on October 19, 1993 through Epic Records. Album tracks "Glorified G" and "Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town" also charted. You know, don't try to separate the powers that be. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. "[33], The decision to change the album's name at the last minute resulted in a few different versions of the album. "[9], David Browne of Entertainment Weekly gave the album a B–. [8] Another song recorded during the sessions is "Hard to Imagine",[55] which later appeared on the soundtrack for the 1998 film, Chicago Cab; however, that version was recorded during sessions for Vitalogy. While Double Live officially beat Vs. in first week sales, Vs. still holds an unbreakable record in that SoundScan only counted the first five days of an album's release in its first week sales until 1998. Industry insiders compared Pearl Jam's tour to the touring habits of Led Zeppelin, in that the band "ignored the press and took its music directly to the fans". Listen free to Pearl Jam – Vs. (Go, Animal and more). A few songs incorporate elements of funk, including "Animal", "Blood", and "Rats". Don't see the video in HD? Vs. occupied the number one spot on the Billboard 200 chart for five weeks, the longest duration for a Pearl Jam album. The best of Pearl Jam, all in one place. "Pearl Jam Finds Another Alternative on 'Vs. "[11] In a 2002 interview, Gossard said, "We got our heavyosity out on that record. Two songs recorded during the sessions but left off the album later appeared on the band's follow-up Vitalogy: "Whipping" and "Better Man". ‎A podcast dedicated to the Pearl Jam songbook. Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town, Music For The Motion Picture Into The Wild, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. All music is credited to Pearl Jam, actual music composers listed below. Pearl Jam decided to scale back its commercial efforts for Vs., including declining to produce music videos for any of the album's singles. [12] Vedder stated that "Rats" is about the idea that "rats are probably a hell of a lot more admirable" than humans. "[27] AllMusic staff writer Steve Huey gave the album four out of five stars, saying "Vs. may not reach the majestic heights of Ten, but at least half the record stands with Pearl Jam's best work. Expanded Edition (3 Bonus Tracks) de Pearl Jam sur Amazon Music. [57] Pearl Jam's cover of the Victoria Williams song "Crazy Mary" (to which Williams herself contributed background vocals and guitar)[58] was also recorded during these sessions. 12 tracks (51:36). "[30] The band declined to produce music videos after the very successful "Jeremy", and opted to give fewer interviews as well as make fewer television appearances. A website that collects and analyzes music data from around the world. There are also different versions of the album that are unrelated to the title. Je ne pense pas que l'étiquette grunge corresponde vraiment à cet album qui, franchement, sonne très rock classique. The CD omits eight songs from the original performance: "State of Love and Trust", "Hard to Imagine", "Go", "Animal", "Alone", "Better Man", "Yellow Ledbetter", "I've Got a Feeling" (The Beatles cover). During this tour the band set a cap on ticket prices in the attempt to thwart scalpers. While not rare, they went out of print quickly and are now hard to find. At the band's April 8, 1994 concert in Fairfax, Virginia at the Patriot Center, Vedder proclaimed, "I don't think any of us would be in this room tonight if it weren't for Kurt Cobain. I thought it was more direct, more powerful. It was the band's first collaboration with producer Brendan O'Brien and its first album with drummer Dave Abbruzzese. The Expanded Version features three bonus tracks recorded by Brendan O'Brien at The Site studio during the Vs. sessions: a previously unreleased acoustic version of "Hold On", "Cready Stomp" - a previously unreleased studio outtake, and the band's cover of Victoria Williams' "Crazy Mary" featuring Williams on backing vocals and guitar, which had previously been issued on the 1993 tribute album, Sweet Relief: A Benefit for Victoria Williams. Listen to Satan's Bed - Remastered from Pearl Jam's vs. & Vitalogy 3 CD Deluxe Edition (Featuring Live At The Orpheum, Boston MA) for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. [9] Ament said, "When we made Vs., our second record, I remember thinking, 'Man, I wish our first record sounded like this.' "[8] Eventually the band was able to get "back on track" according to Ament as Vedder was allowed "to get in the space of his songs". 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Your own independence—your own soul—versus everybody else's. The resulting album, Vs., featured a rawer and more aggressive sound compared with the band's previous release. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Leave feedback, Vs. is the second studio album by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam, released on October 19, 1993 through Epic Records. He added, "Like Jim Morrison and Pete Townshend, Vedder makes a forte of his psychological-mythic explorations ... As guitarists Stone Gossard and Mike McCready paint dense and slashing backdrops, he invites us into a drama of experiment and strife. "We have always been clear that we will 'Yield' to Pearl Jam… Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.fm. Watch the video for Crazy Mary (Remastered) from Pearl Jam's vs. He said, "Vs. is not a carbon copy of Ten; for that alone, [Pearl Jam] get points." Upon its release, Vs. set the record for most copies of an album sold during its first week, a record it held for five years. We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes. "[3] The album title was changed at the last minute, first to a self-titled album and then to Vs., a nod to the general theme of conflict present in most of the songs on the album. According to Ament, the cover was a representation of how the band felt at the time, with Ament stating "we were slaves". "Go" is a song by American rock band Pearl Jam, which was released in 1993 as the first single from their second studio album, Vs. (1993). See the artwork remains the same bboxradio.com ‎A podcast dedicated to the.! 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