On September 20, 2009.


On September 20, 2009, “Monkeywrench” label released “Backspacer”, the ninth Pearl Jam studio album. It was recorded February – April 2009, at “Henson Recording Studios” in Hollywood; “Southern Tracks Recording” and “Dopple” in Atlanta,Georgia, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and Platinum in Italy by “FIMI”.


  • Eddie Vedder– vocalas, guitar, layout, design
  • Stone Gossard– guitar
  • Mike McCready– guitar
  • Jeff Ament– bass guitar, layout, design
  • Matt Cameron– drums, percussion
  • Brendan O’Brien – piano, backing vocals, mixing
  • Bruce Andrus – horn
  • Richard Deane – horn
  • Susan Welty – horn
  • Justin Bruns – violin
  • Christopher Pulgram – violin
  • Cathy Lynn – viola
  • Danny Laufer – cello
  • Eddie Horst – strings and horn arrangements
  • Nick DiDia– recording
  • Billy Bowers, John Burton, Tom Tapley – additional engineering
  • Bob Ludwigat Gateway Mastering – mastering
  • Tom Tomorrow– concept, album art, layout design
  • Andy Fischer – layout, design
  • Jackie O’Brien, Mala Sharma – production coordination
  • George Webb – guitar technician
  • Neil Hundt– drum technician

Track listing:

All lyrics by Eddie Vedder, all music by Vedder, except where noted.

  1. Gonna See My Friend
  2. Got Some – Jeff Ament
  3. The Fixer – Matt Cameron, Mike McCready, Stone Gossard
  4. Johnny Guitar – Matt Cameron,Stone Gossard
  5. Just Breathe
  6. Amongst the Waves – Stone Gossard
  7. Unthought Known
  8. Supersonic – Stone Gossard
  9. Speed of Sound
  10. Force of Nature – Mike McCready
  11. The End

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