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Pearl Jam

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The Return of Pearl Jam

    I definetly would say that this is the best rock album I've seen in a long time. This year, I was looking forward to Stadium Arcadium and found that it was a decent album but nothing new for RHCP's. So then I checked out the new Pearl Jam Album and was NOT DISSAPOINTED! Prior to this, I had Ten, but no other PJ albums. Now I have gotten almost half their albums and am seeing for the first time how truly great they are. Life Wasted and Worldwide Suicide will definetly make radio immortality, and I like Marker in the Sand, Big Wave, Army Reserve, and Come Back. It has a flow to the album almost as good as Ten and deep lyrics with truth not seen much in music these days. Pearl Jam has returned from their late 90's experimenting to the beginning and the sound that made them one of the best bands of the past 20 years.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    New Spark Kindled by Old Fires

    I embrace any new song/CD/DVD that Pearl Jam releases, but this one was easier than, say, "Riot Act," which took a few listens to get comfortable with. This self-titled album, however, takes me back to the sounds of "Vitalogy." The theme of the ocean is ever present on the CD, and maybe I'm reading too much into the layout of the songs, but they seem to be very powerful towards the beginning of the album, and then gradually descend, like a wave breaking, towards the end. Mike McCready makes himself quite known on this CD, which is an excellent thing. The album showcases his talents, both musically and lyrically. It's become one of my favorite PJ albums--it shows how they've evolved (like the "Monkey-Man" logo implies).

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    GREATEST BAND EVER

    This is by far the greatest band there is, was, and ever will be!!! This album shows that noone can stand up to them!!!! Everyone should own 2 copies of this album, one for the house and one for the car!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Buy this album now

    Buy this album, go home, and turn it up as loud as you can. The newest release from our favorite Seattle band begs to be blasted, from the first note of the album to the last. Wonderful new record that is sure to show everyone not that Pearl Jam is back, but that they never left.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Welcome Back !

    I am so glad that the guys are back and better then ever. If you are a true Pearl Jam fan, you will enjoy this album from beginning to end. It has everything! Energy, Musical Sculpture and Emotion. My favorite song is on track #7 "Unemployable". I just love the way Eddie plays with his voise. PJ is always open-minded to try new things. KEEP ON ROCK'N CREW!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    This is NOT Pearl Jam!

    I have been a Pearl Jam fan since their first album came out in 1991, that was when they made GOOD music, that means music that featured Long, "Whining", "Wailing" guitar solos[something almost unknown to the rock music fans of today], this New album is the' worst they have ever put out. I agree with many of Eddie Vedder's political view's but I'm sick of hearing him screaming about them, why can't he go back to writing songs like "Dissident", "Black" "Small Town" and "Long Road" and of Course "Alive"?. I do hope this Pearl Jam album fails miserably for them so they will learn that they must return to the sound they put on the albums "Ten"[their first album] and "VS."[their second], songs enladen with guitar solo's with influences by Classic Rock bands from the 1970's, not Punk rock junk they have been in these last 2 albums. Eddie Vedder does not have the right type of voice to sing songs like "Come Back" on this new cd, and I could have easily lived without the talentless singing of Matt Cameron the drummer. I only gave this one star because it won't allow me to give it a Zero star rating. If You want to hear Pearl Jam, PLEASE DO NOT buy this New CD, go and by "Ten" and "Vs", that WAS Pearl Jam!!.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    scrumpdillyoshush

    the bad boyees from seattle are back. this goes to show why we get so warm a fuzzy when they play. we ll see them at the garden!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    this album is not just its single. its better.

    at first listen to the single world wide suicide I thought to myslef... this song might be trying to do a little too much-with the incoherant lyrics. nice guitar riff on the chorus. Not as catchy as I expected it to be. so in that way I'm disappointed. I don't know. And now that I've listen to the entire self titled Pearl Jam 8th album (4 days early mind you) thanks to the pj fan club mailing the album early I pretty much feel it on par with the previous album. take that for what it is. the best part is mike is allowed to be him self. you get guitar solos that sound spontanous and almost like something that was made up on the spot live. the previous albumn was a great work. this one is too. and its a natural progression. please note: the visual art work on this albumn! whowa! its dark and clearly aimed to conjure up images of charred, burned out dead bodies in afganistan and iraq and soon to be iran.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 24, 2009

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