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On December 5, 1995.

On December 5, 1995, “Epic” label released “Merkin Ball”, a two-song single  by Pearl Jam. The single features Neil Young and is a companion to his 1995 album, “Mirror Ball”. It was recorded February 7 – 10, 1995, at “Bad Animals” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Brett Eliason.

Personnel:

  • Eddie Vedder– vocals, guitar
  • Jeff Ament– bass guitar
  • Jack Irons– percussion, drums
  • Neil Young– vocals, guitar, pump organ
  • Brendan O’Brien– bass guitar
  • Joel Bernstein– portraits
  • Brett Eliason – engineering, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Eddie Vedder.

  1. I Got Id
  2. Long Road

On October 11, 2013.

On October 11, 2013, “Monkeywrench” label released “Lightning Bolt”, the tenth Pearl Jam studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2013, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien.

Personnel:

  • Eddie Vedder– lead vocals, guitar, ukulele
  • Jeff Ament– bass, keyboard
  • Matt Cameron– drums, background vocals
  • Stone Gossard– guitar, bongo drums
  • Mike McCready– guitar, bowed guitar, six string bass
  • Ann Marie Calhoun– strings
  • Boom Gaspar– piano, keyboards
  • Brendan O’Brien– piano, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Eddie Vedder, except where noted.

  1. Getaway
  2. Mind Your Manners – Mike McCready
  3. My Father’s Son’s – Jeff Ament
  4. Sirens – Mike McCready
  5. Lightning Bolt
  6. Infallible – Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard
  7. Pendulum – Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard
  8. Swallowed Whole
  9. Let the Records Play – Stone Gossard
  10. Sleeping by Myself
  11. Yellow Moon – Jeff Ament
  12. Future Days

On July 19, 1990.

On July 19, 1990, “Stardog” label released “Apple”, the only Mother Love Bone album. It was recorded September – November 1989, at “The Plant” in Sausalito, in California, “London Bridge Studios” in Seattle, and was produced by Bruce Calder, Terry Date, Mark Dearnley, Andrew Wood, Bruce Fairweather, Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament and Greg Gilmore.

Personnel:

  • Andrew Wood– lead vocals, piano
  • Bruce Fairweather– lead guitar
  • Stone Gossard– rhythm guitar
  • Jeff Ament– bass
  • Greg Gilmore– drums
  • Scott Blockland – assistant engineering
  • Kaylin Frank – production coordination
  • Dennis Herring, Davitt Sigerson– pre-production
  • Klotz – design
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Lance Mercer – photo
  • Tim Palmer– mixing
  • Denny Swofford – assistance

Track listing:

All lyrics written Andrew Wood. All music by Jeff Ament, Bruce Fairweather, Greg Gilmore, Stone Gossard and Andrew Wood.

  1. This Is Shangrila
  2. Stardog Champion
  3. Holy Roller
  4. Bone China
  5. Come Bite the Apple
  6. Stargazer
  7. Heartshine
  8. Captain Hi-Top
  9. Man of Golden Words
  10. Capricorn Sister
  11. Gentle Groove
  12. Danny Boy
  13. Crown of Thorns

 

On November 12, 2002.

pearl-jam-riot-act

On November 12, 2002, “Epic” label released “Riot Act”, the seventh Pearl Jam studio album. It was recorded February – May 2002, at “Studio X” and “Space Studio” in Seattle, and was produced by Adam Kasper and Pearl Jam. The album cover art was photographed by Jeff Ament, and the forged metal figurines were created by blacksmith Kelly Gilliam.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Ament– bass guitar, cover and inside photos
  • Matt Cameron– drums, percussion, rhythm guitar
  • Stone Gossard– guitar
  • Mike McCready– guitar
  • Eddie Vedder– guitar, vocals
  • John Burton – additional engineering
  • Danny Clinch– inside photography
  • Boom Gaspar– Hammond B3, Fender Rhodes
  • Sam Hofstedt – engineering
  • Adam Kasper– recording, piano
  • Gregg Keplinger– drum technician
  • Brad Klausen – LBC illustration, layoutand design
  • Brendan O’Brien– mixing
  • George Webb – guitar technician

Track listing:

  1. Can’t Keep – Eddie Vedder
  2. Save You – Jeff Ament, Matt Cameron, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready
  3. Love Boat Captain – Boom Gaspar, Eddie Vedder
  4. Cropduster – Matt Cameron
  5. Ghost – Jeff Ament, Eddie Vedder
  6. I Am Mine – Eddie Vedder
  7. Thumbing My Way – Eddie Vedder
  8. You Are – Matt Cameron, Eddie Vedder
  9. Get Right – Matt Cameron
  10. Green Disease – Eddie Vedder
  11. Help, Help – Jeff Ament
  12. Bu$hleaguer – Stone Gossard, Eddie Vedder
  13. ½ Full – Jeff Ament
  14. Arc – Eddie Vedder
  15. All or none – Stone Gossard, Effie Vedder

 

On September 20, 2009.

back-spacer

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”.

Personnel:

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

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

On August 27, 1996.

Pearl Jam- No Code

On August 27, 1996, “Epic” label released “No Code”, the fourth Pearl Jam studio album. It was recorded July 1995 – May 1996, at “Chicago Recording Company” in Chicago, Illinois; ”Kingsway Studio” in New Orleans,Louisiana, “Studio Litho” in Seattle,Washington, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien and Pearl Jam. The album became the first Pearl Jam album to not reach multi-platinum status, receiving a single platinum certification by the “RIAA” in the US.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Ament– bass guitar, guitar, Chapman, vocals, Polaroids, black-and-whitephotography
  • Stone Gossard– guitar, vocals, piano, lead vocals
  • Jack Irons– drums
  • Mike McCready– guitar, Polaroids
  • Eddie Vedder– lead vocals, guitar, harmonica, Polaroids; credited as “Jerome Turner” for layout, concept of No Code
  • Barry Ament, Chris McGann – Polaroids, layout
  • Matt Bayles, Caram Costanzo, Jeff Lane – assistant engineering
  • Paul J. Bubak, A. Fields – Polaroids
  • Nick DiDia– mixing, recording
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Lancer Mercer – Polaroids, black-and-white photography
  • Brendan O’Brien– mixing, piano

Track listing:

All lyrics by Eddie Vedder, except where noted.

  1. Sometimes – Eddie Vedder
  2. Hail, Hail – Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament, Mike McCready
  3. Who You Are – Stone Gossard, Jack Irons, Eddie Vedder
  4. In My Tree – Stone Gossard, Jack Irons, Eddie Vedder
  5. Smile – Jeff Ament
  6. Off He Goes – Eddie Vedder
  7. Habit – Eddie Vedder
  8. Red Mosquito – Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, Jack Irons, Mike McCready, Eddie Vedder
  9. Lukin – Eddie Vedder
  10. Present Tense – Mike McCready
  11. Mankind – Stone Gossard
  12. I’m Open – Jack Irons, Eddie Vedder
  13. Around the Bend – Eddie Vedder

On August 27, 1991.

PearJ am-Ten

On August 27 1991, “Epic” label released “Ten”, the debut Pearl Jam studio album. It was recorded March – April 1991 at “London Bridge Studios” in Seattle,Washington, and was produced by Rick Parashar and  Pearl Jam. The album was certified 13 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Stone Gossard– rhythm guitar
  • Jeff Ament– bass guitar, art direction/concept
  • Mike McCready– lead guitar
  • Eddie Vedder– vocals, additional art
  • Dave Krusen– drums, timpani
  • Dave Hillis – Engineer
  • Don Gilmore, Adrian Moore – additional engineering
  • Walter Gray – cello
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Lance Mercer – photos
  • Tim Palmer– fire extinguisher & pepper shaker, mixing
  • Rick Parashar– piano, organ, percussion
  • Steve Pitstick – additional art
  • Lisa Sparagano, Risa Zaitschek – design
  • Kelly Curtis – management

Track listing:

All lyrics by Eddie Vedder.

  1. Once – Stone Gossard
  2. Even Flow – Stone Gossard
  3. Alive – Stone Gossard
  4. Why Go – Jeff Ament
  5. Black – Stone Gossard
  6. Jeremy – Jeff Ament
  7. Oceans – Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament, Eddie Vedder
  8. Porch – Eddie Vedder
  9. Garden – Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament
  10. Deep – Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament
  11. Release – Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament, Dave Krusen, Mike McCready, Eddie Vedder

On June 27, 1995.

Neil Young Mirror Ball

On June 27, 1995, “Reprise” label released “Mirror Ball”, the twenty-second Neil Young studio album. It features the members of Pearl Jam and was recorded January  – February 1995,  at “Bad Animals Studio” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien.

Personnel:

  • Neil Young – vocals, guitars, pump organ
  • Jeff Ament– bass guitar
  • Stone Gossard– electric guitar
  • Jack Irons– drums
  • Mike McCready– electric guitar
  • Eddie Vedder– vocals
  • Brendan O’Brien – electric guitar, piano, background vocals, mixing
  • Brett Eliason – engineering
  • John Aguto, Sam Hofstedt, Chad Munsey – assistant engineering
  • Nicky Alexander, Girsh – drum technicians
  • Nick DiDia– additional engineering
  • Joe Gastwirt – Analog to HDCD transfers, digital editing, digital mastering
  • Tim Mulligan – digital editing, digital mastering
  • John Nowland – analog to HDCD transfers
  • John Hausman – production assistance
  • Jeff Ousley, Tim “Scully” Quinlan – guitar technicians
  • “Pflash” Pflaumer – assistance
  • Sal Trentino – amplifier technician
  • Ian Geiger – guitar technician
  • George Webb – bass technician
  • Keith Wissmar – ambiance
  • Joel Bernstein – production assistance, typography, a mosaic portrait of Neil Young
  • Gary Burden – art direction, design
  • Rhonda Burns – CD label computer graphics
  • Henry Diltz– back cover, inside photo
  • Emek– logo lettering
  • KPOB – art direction, design assistance

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young, except where noted.

  1. Peace and Love
  2. Act of Love
  3. I’m the Ocean
  4. Big Green Country
  5. Truth Be Known
  6. Downtown
  7. What Happened Yesterday
  8. Peace and Love – Neil Young, Eddie Vedder
  9. Throw Your Hatred Down
  10. Scenery
  11. Fallen Angel

On May 16, 2000.

PearlJam-Binaural

On May 16, 2000, “Epic” label released “Binaural”, the sixth Pearl Jam studio album. It was recorded September 1999 – January 2000, at “Studio Litho” in Seattle,Washington, and was produced by Tchad Blake, Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament, Matt Cameron, Stone Gossarrd and Mike McCready.

Personnel:

  • Eddie Vedder– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, ukulele, album concept
  • Jeff Ament– bass guitar, upright bass, inside photography
  • Matt Cameron– drums
  • Stone Gossard– rhythm guitar
  • Mike McCready– lead guitar
  • April Cameron – viola
  • Dakota – canine vocal
  • Justine Foy – cello
  • Mitchell Froom– keyboard, harmonium
  • Wendy Melvoin– percussion
  • Pete Thomas – percussion
  • Matt Bayles– engineering
  • Tchad Blake–  mixing, portraits
  • Liz Burns – assistance with NASA photos
  • Adam Samuels, Ashley Stubbert – second engineers
  • Brendan O’Brien– mixing
  • P. Handron, R. O’Dell, NASA – inside cover
  • Hester, P. Scowen, NASA – booklet cover
  • Sahai, J. Trauger, WFPC2 science team, NASA – front cover

Track listing:

  1. Breakerfall – Eddie Vedder
  2. God’s Dice – Jeff Ament
  3. Evacuation – Eddie Vedder, Matt Cameron
  4. Light Years – Stone Gossard, Mike McCready, Eddie Vedder
  5. Nothing as It Seems – Jeff Ament
  6. Thin Air – Stone Gossard
  7. Insignificance – Eddie Vedder
  8. Of the Girl – Stone Gossard
  9. Grievance – Eddie Vedder
  10. Rival – Stone Gossard
  11. Sleight of Hand – Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament
  12. Soon Forget – Eddie Vedder
  13. Parting Ways – Eddie Vedder

 

On May 2, 2006.

Pearl Jam-Pear lJam

On May 2, 2006, “J Records” label released the eight self-titled Pearl Jam album. It was recorded November 2004 – February 2006 at “Studio X” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Adam Kasper and Pearl Jam.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Ament– bass guitar
  • Matt Cameron– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Stone Gossard– guitar
  • Mike McCready– guitar
  • Eddie Vedder– Lead vocals, guitar, layout and design; credited as “Jerome Turner” for album concept
  • Fernando Apodaca – artand sculpture, disc design
  • John Burton, Sam Hofstedt – engineering
  • Boom Gaspar– Hammond B3, piano, pump organ
  • Adam Kasper– recording, mixing
  • Gregg Keplinger, Aaron Mlasko, Steve Rinkov – drum technicians
  • Brad Klausen – cover photographs, layout and design
  • Jason Mueller – artistic facilitater, disc design
  • Pearl Jam – production
  • George Webb – guitar technician
  • Gary Westlake – optigan

Track listing:

All lyrics by Eddie Vedder, except where noted.

  1. Life Wasted – Stone Gossard
  2. World Wide Suicide – Eddie Vedder
  3. Comatose – Mike McCready, Stone Gossard
  4. Severed Hand – Eddie Vedder
  5. Marker in the Sand – Mike McCready
  6. Parachutes – Stone Gossard
  7. Unemployable – Matt Cameron, Mike McCready
  8. Big Wave – Jeff Ament
  9. Gone – Eddie Vedder
  10. Wasted Reprise – Stone Gossard
  11. Army Reserve – Eddie Vedder, Damien Echols, Jeff Ament
  12. Come Back – Mike McCready, Eddie Vedder
  13. Inside Job – Mike McCready, Eddie Vedder