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The resulting album, Vs. It was the band's first collaboration with producer Brendan O'Brien and its first album with drummer Dave Abbruzzese. Pearl Jam decided to scale back its promotional efforts for Vs. Upon its release, Vs. For its second album, Pearl Jam felt the pressure of trying to match the success of its debut album, Ten. In a interview, guitarist Mike McCready said, "The Pearl Jam - Bonus 5 Track Cassette was blown up pretty big and everything was pretty crazy.
It was also the band's first album with drummer Dave Abbruzzesewho had Pearl Jam - Bonus 5 Track Cassette the band in August and toured for the album Ten.
Rehearsals for Vs. Abbruzzese called the tranquil recording site "paradise" while lead vocalist Eddie Vedder said, "I fucking hate it here I've had a hard time How do you make a rock record here? The band took the approach Pearl Jam - Bonus 5 Track Cassette recording one song at a time,  and agreed with O'Brien to mix the songs as each one was finished.
O'Brien had the band members set up much as they do live,  and most of the songs were developed out of jam sessions. Guitarist Stone Gossard said, "I think we allowed things Pearl Jam - Bonus 5 Track Cassette develop in a more natural, band-oriented sort of way, rather than me bringing in a bunch of stuff that was already arranged.
I saw how it could change and evolve which gave me a lot of inspiration to go we can do ballads, we can do fast stuff, we can do slow stuff, we can do punk stuff. That was where I realized Locus Lotus - Headhunter - Initiate EP were going to be a lot of places to go with Ed.
The first week of recording produced " Go ", "Blood", "Rats", and "Leash" before the band hit a lull. The whole follow-up. I thought we were playing so well as a band that it would take care of itself He was having a hard time finishing up the songs; the pressure, and not being comfortable being in such a nice place. Vedder later said, "The second record, that was the one I enjoyed making the least I just didn't feel comfortable in the place we were at because it was very comfortable.
I didn't like that at all. The album featured a much looser and Jailbreak - Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak sound compared to the band's debut album, Ten.
A few songs incorporate elements of funkincluding " Animal ", "Blood", and Pearl Jam - Bonus 5 Track Cassette . McCready stated that it wasn't that the band "sat down and decided to be funky," but rather it came from the band "exploring different directions and combining our influences. The songs on the album tackle personal as well as social and political concerns.
Vedder said that "you write what comes to you You try to reflect the mood of the songs. Three Faces of Me. While Double Live officially beat Vs. Rolling Stone staff writer Paul Evans gave Vs. As guitarists Stone Gossard and Mike McCready paint dense and slashing backdrops, he invites us into a drama of experiment and strife.
David Browne of Entertainment Weekly gave the album a B—. He said, " Vs. Pearl Jam made a conscious decision beginning with the release of Vs. InPearl Jam released a remastered Vs. The album's cover art, photographed by Ament, features a black-and-white picture of an angora goat from Lifeline Farm in Victor, Montana. According to Ament, the cover was a representation of how the band felt at the time, with Ament stating "we were slaves. Originally, the album was titled Five Against One The song "Animal" features the lyric "One, two, three, four, five against one Concerning the original Pearl Jam - Bonus 5 Track Cassette title, Gossard said, "For me, that title represented a lot of struggles that you go through trying to make a record Your own independence—your own soul—versus everybody else's.
Regarding the title Vs. Our band against somebody else's band. What the hell are they talking about? You know, don't try to separate the powers that be. We're all in this together. The decision to change the album's name at the last minute resulted in a few different versions of the album. There are also different versions of the album that are unrelated to the title. 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,  the first couple of pressings of the cassette do not contain Pearl Jam - Bonus 5 Track Cassette title printed on the artwork at all,  and the lyrics to "Indifference" are included in the cassette version.
While not Pearl Jam - Bonus 5 Track Cassette , they went out of print quickly and are now hard to find. The song titles are not printed on the back cover of this version, but the artwork remains the same. Allegedly, the original woman never gave permission for her picture to be used, so Pearl Jam changed the picture to another woman. Pearl Jam promoted the album with tours in the United States in the fall of and the spring of Industry insiders compared Pearl Jam's tour to the touring habits of Led Zeppelinin that the band "ignored the press and took its music directly to the fans.
Several songs from the band's third album, Vitalogywere premiered during this tour. At the band's April 8, concert in FairfaxVirginia at the Patriot CenterVedder proclaimed, "I don't think any of us would be in this room tonight if it weren't for Kurt Cobain.
I was just spinning. I was lost and didn't know if we should play, or if we should just go home, or if we should attend the Here I Go - Weston & Digger - Wilkum To Pennsylvania. 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.
I decided I would play those next two weeks and then I'd never have to play again. Pearl Jam was outraged when it discovered after a pair of shows in ChicagoIllinois in March that ticket vendor Ticketmaster had added a service charge to the tickets. The band's intention was to get ticket prices lowered for its fans. All lyrics are written by Eddie Vedder.
All music is credited to Pearl Jamactual music composers listed below. The penultimate show of the Vs. Two songs recorded during the sessions but left off the album later appeared on the band's follow-up Vitalogy : "Whipping" and " Better Man. The version recorded for Vs. The information regarding accolades attributed to Vs. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Pearl Jam. Grunge hard rock. Vinyl edition cover art. A sample of "Go", the first single released from the album. The song's main guitar riff was written by Abbruzzese.
A sample of "Daughter", the second single released from the album. The song has an acoustic sound and lyrics written by Vedder about a child who is abused by her Rogier Van Otterloo - Lets Go To Randstad because they do not understand her learning disability.
The song became a hit and helped solidify the group's success following Ten. Main article: Vs. Retrieved Total Guitar. November Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on Coexistence - Lautrec - Lux Umbrarum Modern Drummer.
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