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Pearl Jam — I Am Mine
Album: Riot Act
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Released: 2002
Length: 3:31
Plays (last 30 days): 1
The selfish, they're all standing in line
Faithing and hoping to buy themselves time
Me, I figure as each breath goes by
I only own my mind

The north is to south what the clock is to time
There's east and there's west and there's everywhere life
I know I was born and I know that I'll die
The in-between is mine
I am mine

And the feeling, it gets left behind
All the innocence lost at one time
Significant behind the eyes
There's no need to hide
We're safe tonight

The ocean is full 'cause everyone's crying
The full moon is looking for friends at high tide
The sorrow grows bigger when the sorrow's denied
I only know my mind
I am mine

And the meaning, it gets left behind
All the innocence lost at one time
Significant behind the eyes
There's no need to hide
We're safe tonight, whoa

And the feelings that get left behind
All the innocence broken with lies
Significance between the lines
We may need to hide

And the meanings that get left behind
All the innocence lost at one time
We're all different behind the eyes
There's no need to hide
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The greatest band that I absolutely can't listen to. Vibrato is a terrible thing in the throats of the wrong people. 
great, that's what I have guessed yesterday, when you have played another beautiful song from N.D.
One of the only "recent" PJ songs that resonates with me as much as Ten or Vs. did. <3
 clintongrim wrote:
Last time I checked the Democrats voted to invade
Side by side w the repubs,
Libertarian for those who don't wish to continue the military industrial complex



 


 LizK wrote:
:Hannio wrote:
 

I guess you weren't around when Carter was prez.  But guess what!  He's back!

In the future, we will simply not allow people to vote Republican.  Our dear Democratic party leaders will choose a candidate, and we will all be given the opportunity to vote for him, arms linked in solidarity as we march into the glorious future. 
  
Or invading a Mideast country. No boots on the ground!

 


 Johnny_Wave wrote:
14 years on, it still sucks!

 
So true....I rated this a 3 about 10 years ago....and it stays.

I grew up in Seattle, before and during the grunge scene, and NEVER was a fan overall.  Yes, some tunes are OK, but boy I'm glad grunge is over (it is, right?)


 LowPhreak wrote:

What's a sea chantey? A cross between a sea shanty and a chant?

 
Tilt...tilt...tilt...

gif of one eye rolling repeatedly back behind upper eyelid and reappearing below bottom eyelid

Sorry. Too much seasick-singing PJ. 


From the dictionary that came with OS X (I think it's the New Oxford American):


chantey

chantey |ˈSHantē| (also chanty, shanty, or sea chantey)

noun

a song with alternating solo and chorus, of a kind originally sung by sailors while performing physical labor together.

ORIGIN mid 19th. cent.: probably from French chantez! ‘sing!,’ imperative plural of chanter .


shanty |ˈSHantē|

noun (pl. shanties)

variant spelling of chantey.


14 years on, it still sucks!
:Hannio wrote:
 

I guess you weren't around when Carter was prez.  But guess what!  He's back!

In the future, we will simply not allow people to vote Republican.  Our dear Democratic party leaders will choose a candidate, and we will all be given the opportunity to vote for him, arms linked in solidarity as we march into the glorious future. 
   ick wrote:

...and never ever have to worry about a dangling chad again!

 
Or invading a Mideast country. No boots on the ground!
 kcar wrote:

The rest of the time he sounds like he should stick to sea chanteys.  


 
What's a sea chantey? A cross between a sea shanty and a chant?
 Mike_Sneade wrote:
Just a great song.{#Smile}
 
Yes, this song is still good for the ears...
Love everything by this band!
 Hannio wrote:
 

I guess you weren't around when Carter was prez.  But guess what!  He's back!

In the future, we will simply not allow people to vote Republican.  Our dear Democratic party leaders will choose a candidate, and we will all be given the opportunity to vote for him, arms linked in solidarity as we march into the glorious future. 


 
...and never ever have to worry about a dangling chad again!
More garbage from a weak band.  Next!
 Shesdifferent wrote:
I've noticed a lot of Pearl Jam on the playlist lately....that's OK...it beats all that folksy stuff

 
OK, now try replacing the backing with unplugged guitars and you'd be back where you started.
I've noticed a lot of Pearl Jam on the playlist lately....that's OK...it beats all that folksy stuff
growl, growl, grumble and whine...
 Stingray wrote:
PEARL JAM ARE NOT GREAT...

BUT CAN BE!!!
 
I agree with the first thought. You lost me on the second. 

I like Eddie Vedder's voice on a few songs. The rest of the time he sounds like he should stick to sea chanteys.  

picture of old bearded sea captain with pipe

Cap'n Widdershims also has a passion for Eddie's ukulele work.   {#Eyes}
I LOVE Eddie's voice!
Love this ....
 1wolfy wrote:
{#Nyah}politics, schmalitics...you haven't a clue what you speak of...stick to musical opinions please

 

OK Einstein ... some specifics please.

Let's avoid the emoticon this time ... makes you look like a lightweight.
{#Nyah}politics, schmalitics...you haven't a clue what you speak of...stick to musical opinions please

 lemmoth wrote:


Bravo — Well said.  When it comes to politics, my man Keller is decidedly Klued-in.
 

There are two moons in the sky tonight —- Lemmoth agrees with something I said.
 keller1 wrote:


You obviously haven't been reading the papers.  Bush's deficit for this year alone is already well north of a trillion.

Most of the $6 trillion in debt that Dubya ran up was in a good economy.  If you studied Economics 20 you would have learned, as Dubya now is, that that is just plain stupid.

So bring on yer comments —- at least the Obama presidency looks like it will be defensible.

And as for all of the obfuscation about blue dogs and neocons, who cares?  They're going to spend a long time in the wilderness now thanks to eight years of Dubya, and it just couldn't happen to a nicer bunch of guys.

Hardly lattes for them, then ... more like hemlock.

Addendum: If you've decided I'm a latte drinking pinko you'd be wrong, but that's the way it sometimes plays out with ideological hardheads.   Try The Economist, which since 1843 has been regarded as one of the best sources of free market oriented, objective journalism on earth.  The word "disaster' is quite prominent when it comes to describing your boy:

https://www.economist.com/world/unitedstates/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12931660

 

Bravo — Well said.  When it comes to politics, my man Keller is decidedly Klued-in.
Must....reach.....mute....button!!!!!{#Puke}
{#Yell} Bosami wrote:


Now isn't that the pot calling the keller black...

 


 keller1 wrote:


Feel free to skip posts that get your panties in a bunch.
 

Now isn't that the pot calling the keller black...

decent song, but not the best from the album. I'm a fan of Love Boat Captain, and if you wish to extend the political commentary, Bushleaguer would add fuel to the fire with the quote..."Drilling for fear, makes the job simple...Born on third, thinks he got a triple".
a great song from an underrated album. 

When the album came out, I read a review that suggested that Eddie's lyric in this song

"I know I was born and I know that I'll die
The in between is mine
I am mine"

was evidence of how self-centered he was.  I wondered, what album are you listening to?

PEARL JAM ARE NOT GREAT...

BUT CAN BE!!!
 lattalo wrote:

North Am-Home of the Last of the Rugged Individualists, you are so full of it.  The worst Presidents of the last 30 years in order
are:

#1 Reagan
#2 Bush Jr.
#3 Nixon

Bush Jr. had a surplus when he got in, and left us with a $%^& mess, 4.1 trillion dollars his presidency cost us.  Reagan left us with
8 years of recession, remember supply side ecomonics, that worked really well.  Nixon had to resign from office because he broke the
law.  I just don't get it how working people vote for Republican's, I understand why rich people do, but working people?  Reagan revolution what a joke, just like his acting career.

  

I guess you weren't around when Carter was prez.  But guess what!  He's back!

In the future, we will simply not allow people to vote Republican.  Our dear Democratic party leaders will choose a candidate, and we will all be given the opportunity to vote for him, arms linked in solidarity as we march into the glorious future. 

 Mike_Sneade wrote:
Just a great song.{#Smile}
 

Yes, this song is good for the ears...


Just a great song.{#Smile}
Favorite Pearl Jam tune!
 bronorb wrote:

People, you're missing the point. It doesn't matter who is in the oval office ...
  
It sure does.  The GOP wants to spend and spend but not pay for anything.  They howl about cutting taxes to zero in the same speeches in which they pound their fists and demand for spending an additional trillion dollars on the military.  Ask for an explanation for this from a Republican and you'll get boilerplate on affirmative action and terrorism.  A coherent explanation from a Republic is about as rare as the unicorn. 

 lattalo wrote:

North Am-Home of the Last of the Rugged Individualists, you are so full of it.  The worst Presidents of the last 30 years in order
are:

#1 Reagan
#2 Bush Jr.
#3 Nixon

Bush Jr. had a surplus when he got in, and left us with a $%^& mess, 4.1 trillion dollars his presidency cost us.  Reagan left us with
8 years of recession, remember supply side ecomonics, that worked really well.  Nixon had to resign from office because he broke the
law.  I just don't get it how working people vote for Republican's, I understand why rich people do, but working people?  Reagan revolution what a joke, just like his acting career.

 
People, you're missing the point. It doesn't matter who is in the oval office because Americans (and I AM one) are too short-sighted to plan for the future. We are strictly reactionary in this country. Always have been, always will be. The biggest crisis to hit our civilization is the energy crisis and it just snuck up on us without a word from anyone in power and now the proverbial shit is hitting the virtual fan.

Americans are going to have to get used to the idea that we are not nearly as rich and powerful as we think we are.

We are about to be humbled in a big way.

BTW, great song by Pearl Jam. 8


 HarrO wrote:
Guys, this isn't the National Republic. Take it someplace else.

Sick-to-hell-of-politics.


Let's see, there's The Nation, The National Review, or The New Republic.  But National Republic is a humorous tuatology though. Very funny.

 lwilkinson wrote:

Obama:  $1.2 Trillion deficit (makes bush look small), thank you  to "the government can spend money like no body's business guys"

Future Deficits:  Obama himself are saying it will be over $1 Trillion per year for possibly years to come, thank you to the "big government guys"

Credit for Recession:  most pundits blame Bush but also say that come summer of 2009 it will belong to Obama

Credit for Cause of Recession:  Loosey-Goosey lending policy started under Carter and continued under Clinton, Dodd and Barney Frank.  Even Bill got on TV and said that the democrats deserved more blame than anyone since they had pushed the growth of Fannie and Freddie and had gotten a little to ambitious with the liberalized lending standards.

I could go on forever but suffice it to say once again,  the job is difficult, Bush wasn't the best nor the worst, he's just the target until the 20th of this month, then Obama and Biden will be the targets and I for one will enjoy making comments to guys like you who like to foam like a rabid doggy.

PS:  The term NeoCon is one I really like to see thrown around since most pundits hold the opinion that the NeoCons were/are actually rehabilitated Blue Dog Democrats who crossed the fence during the Reagan revolution and who are now expected for the most part to cross back over and become ..... once again ..... conservative Blue Dogs Democrats.

God I love the irony.

Now lets all sit back and sip our latte's.

 
North Am-Home of the Last of the Rugged Individualists, you are so full of it.  The worst Presidents of the last 30 years in order
are:

#1 Reagan
#2 Bush Jr.
#3 Nixon

Bush Jr. had a surplus when he got in, and left us with a $%^& mess, 4.1 trillion dollars his presidency cost us.  Reagan left us with
8 years of recession, remember supply side ecomonics, that worked really well.  Nixon had to resign from office because he broke the
law.  I just don't get it how working people vote for Republican's, I understand why rich people do, but working people?  Reagan revolution what a joke, just like his acting career.

 fantomas wrote:
EDDIE VEDDER SINGS LIKE MICHAEL STIPE
 

he also sings like a Goat.
 HarrO wrote:
Guys, this isn't the National Republic. Take it someplace else.

Sick-to-hell-of-politics.
 

Feel free to skip posts that get your panties in a bunch.
Guys, this isn't the National Republic. Take it someplace else.

Sick-to-hell-of-politics.
 lwilkinson wrote:

Obama:  $1.2 Trillion deficit (makes bush look small), thank you  to "the government can spend money like no body's business guys"

Future Deficits:  Obama himself are saying it will be over $1 Trillion per year for possibly years to come, thank you to the "big government guys"

Credit for Recession:  most pundits blame Bush but also say that come summer of 2009 it will belong to Obama

Credit for Cause of Recession:  Loosey-Goosey lending policy started under Carter and continued under Clinton, Dodd and Barney Frank.  Even Bill got on TV and said that the democrats deserved more blame than anyone since they had pushed the growth of Fannie and Freddie and had gotten a little to ambitious with the liberalized lending standards.

I could go on forever but suffice it to say once again,  the job is difficult, Bush wasn't the best nor the worst, he's just the target until the 20th of this month, then Obama and Biden will be the targets and I for one will enjoy making comments to guys like you who like to foam like a rabid doggy.

PS:  The term NeoCon is one I really like to see thrown around since most pundits hold the opinion that the NeoCons were/are actually rehabilitated Blue Dog Democrats who crossed the fence during the Reagan revolution and who are now expected for the most part to cross back over and become ..... once again ..... conservative Blue Dogs Democrats.

God I love the irony.

Now lets all sit back and sip our latte's.

 

You obviously haven't been reading the papers.  Bush's deficit for this year alone is already well north of a trillion.

Most of the $6 trillion in debt that Dubya ran up was in a good economy.  If you studied Economics 20 you would have learned, as Dubya now is, that that is just plain stupid.

So bring on yer comments —- at least the Obama presidency looks like it will be defensible.

And as for all of the obfuscation about blue dogs and neocons, who cares?  They're going to spend a long time in the wilderness now thanks to eight years of Dubya, and it just couldn't happen to a nicer bunch of guys.

Hardly lattes for them, then ... more like hemlock.

Addendum: If you've decided I'm a latte drinking pinko you'd be wrong, but that's the way it sometimes plays out with ideological hardheads.   Try The Economist, which since 1843 has been regarded as one of the best sources of free market oriented, objective journalism on earth.  The word "disaster' is quite prominent when it comes to describing your boy:

https://www.economist.com/world/unitedstates/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12931660



 keller1 wrote:

Yeah, that is well put.

 
Obama:  $1.2 Trillion deficit (makes bush look small), thank you  to "the government can spend money like no body's business guys"

Future Deficits:  Obama himself are saying it will be over $1 Trillion per year for possibly years to come, thank you to the "big government guys"

Credit for Recession:  most pundits blame Bush but also say that come summer of 2009 it will belong to Obama

Credit for Cause of Recession:  Loosey-Goosey lending policy started under Carter and continued under Clinton, Dodd and Barney Frank.  Even Bill got on TV and said that the democrats deserved more blame than anyone since they had pushed the growth of Fannie and Freddie and had gotten a little to ambitious with the liberalized lending standards.

I could go on forever but suffice it to say once again,  the job is difficult, Bush wasn't the best nor the worst, he's just the target until the 20th of this month, then Obama and Biden will be the targets and I for one will enjoy making comments to guys like you who like to foam like a rabid doggy.

PS:  The term NeoCon is one I really like to see thrown around since most pundits hold the opinion that the NeoCons were/are actually rehabilitated Blue Dog Democrats who crossed the fence during the Reagan revolution and who are now expected for the most part to cross back over and become ..... once again ..... conservative Blue Dogs Democrats.

God I love the irony.

Now lets all sit back and sip our latte's.



 junebaby65 wrote:

Maybe annoying, but I'm curious how people would feel if Eddie was a Republican/right wing guy and expressed it as such in his lyrics and music. Would all the Eddie fans still feel the same towards him?
 
Well, no but the Ted Nugent fans would love him.

 PabloVTA wrote:

 
Yeah, that is well put.

 lwilkinson wrote:

Go read your history books.

Average Prime Lending Rate:  Carter 21.5%   Bush  3.0 to %

Unemployment Rate:  Carter 12.5%   Bush  4.5 to 5%

Gasoline Rationing:  Carter Yes    Bush No

Average APR on credit cards  Carter  65.0%   Bush 16.5%  (I worked in banking during Carter and the APR on credit cards at the height of the  recession really was 65% in some cases)

Carter on foreign affairs:  "The fruits of Carter's history with Iran are even more rotten.  Carter's abandonment of the shah in 1977-78 helped lead to the Islamic revolution (and the murder or imprisonment of many of the Iranian leftists who had supported overthrowing the shah), the emboldening of the Soviet Union to invade Afghanistan and the rise of radical Islam worldwide. His botched approach to the Iranian hostage crisis of 1979 inspired Islamic terrorists all over the world, culminating in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001."  —— Cinnamon Stillwell SF Gate.

Direct Carter Quote regarding Jewish vote:  """....discussing his fading reelection prospects and his sinking approval rating in the Jewish community, snapped, 'If I get back in, I'm going to (blank) the Jews.".........."

It has simply become too easy to lay it all at Bush's feet and then walk away.  Bush isn't the worst nor the best so quit foaming at the mouth everytime someone mentions his name and just there like a nice boy and sip your latte.
 
US national debt when Dubya took office: $6 trillion.

When he leaves: something like $11 trillion, although it could be more.

Progress on the environment:  "Huh?"

Number of wars fought that missed the point: 1.

Number of Americans dead in said wars: 5,000 or so.

Number of Osama Bin Ladens caught: none (and ask yourself what the neocons would have been saying if this had been a Democrat president).

Progress on Social Security: it's now a faith based program.

Dubya has been a catastrophe.

BTW, the "latte" comment is part of this whole condescending neocon thing that got pretty roundly rejected on November 4.  With any luck, Limbaugh and Coulter will soon be looking for jobs in the food service industry and guys like you will learn how to debate without being a**holes.


 Imkirok wrote:
Worst President ever. The damage he has done to our economy, environment, national psyche, and credibility world-wide will take years to repair.

 
Go read your history books.

Average Prime Lending Rate:  Carter 21.5%   Bush  3.0 to %

Unemployment Rate:  Carter 12.5%   Bush  4.5 to 5%

Gasoline Rationing:  Carter Yes    Bush No

Average APR on credit cards  Carter  65.0%   Bush 16.5%  (I worked in banking during Carter and the APR on credit cards at the height of the  recession really was 65% in some cases)

Carter on foreign affairs:  "The fruits of Carter's history with Iran are even more rotten.  Carter's abandonment of the shah in 1977-78 helped lead to the Islamic revolution (and the murder or imprisonment of many of the Iranian leftists who had supported overthrowing the shah), the emboldening of the Soviet Union to invade Afghanistan and the rise of radical Islam worldwide. His botched approach to the Iranian hostage crisis of 1979 inspired Islamic terrorists all over the world, culminating in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001."  —— Cinnamon Stillwell SF Gate.

Direct Carter Quote regarding Jewish vote:  """....discussing his fading reelection prospects and his sinking approval rating in the Jewish community, snapped, 'If I get back in, I'm going to (blank) the Jews.".........."

It has simply become too easy to lay it all at Bush's feet and then walk away.  Bush isn't the worst nor the best so quit foaming at the mouth everytime someone mentions his name and just there like a nice boy and sip your latte.


 PabloVTA wrote:

 
I agree with that

alux wrote:
Worst president since Warren G.
Worst President ever. The damage he has done to our economy, environment, national psyche, and credibility world-wide will take years to repair.
love, love, love this song...!
Gosh, I just think this a good song by a great band. Not sure where all this other stuff is coming from.
Lived through both. Not even close. Carter Administration did many things well (like public lands conservation) that never got noticed amid a bad economy and Iran. W has put the nation in hock for his Iraq misadventure and has eviscerated the capable parts of the fed. govt (exhibit A, talk to a Park Ranger this summer about the current state of Natl Park Service morale). We will paying for his bad judgement for years. Name me one good thing that he deserves credit for. Worst president since Warren G. lwilkinson wrote:
You obviously aren't old enough to have lived thru' one of the worst recessions in modern history, combined with a gas shortage and gas rationing (buying gasoline on odd or even days based upon the number on your license plate) resulting in a landslide that took Jimmy out of office as a one-termer. Not to mention the Iran hostage crisis and the disaster in the desert either. Bush is bad but on a relative basis, not AS bad. :headache:
lwilkinson wrote:
You obviously aren't old enough to have lived thru' one of the worst recessions in modern history, combined with a gas shortage and gas rationing (buying gasoline on odd or even days based upon the number on your license plate) resulting in a landslide that took Jimmy out of office as a one-termer. Not to mention the Iran hostage crisis and the disaster in the desert either. Bush is bad but on a relative basis, not AS bad. :headache:
Bullshit, I am old enoung and remember who was in the white house the previous 8 years when the recession started, Nixon and Ford, both real gems. Jimmy Carter was not a bad president, and as a person he is outstanding, he won a noble peace prize and continues to do major charity work. Neither Bush is ever going to do that. If our current President was not born a rich boy, he wouldn't be in the white house. He has never achieved anything great in his whole life, and he is going to go down in history in the catagory of stupid presidents. In my lifetime there isn't a republican president that I can honestly say I am proud of, yet these idiots keep getting elected. ??????
a_genuine_find wrote:
Anything specific? Seems that Bush II takes the prize for worst admin to date.
You obviously aren't old enough to have lived thru' one of the worst recessions in modern history, combined with a gas shortage and gas rationing (buying gasoline on odd or even days based upon the number on your license plate) resulting in a landslide that took Jimmy out of office as a one-termer. Not to mention the Iran hostage crisis and the disaster in the desert either. Bush is bad but on a relative basis, not AS bad. :headache:
junebaby65 wrote:
Maybe annoying, but I'm curious how people would feel if Eddie was a Republican/right wing guy and expressed it as such in his lyrics and music. Would all the Eddie fans still feel the same towards him?
Naw man, that'd be stupid, what would he sing about? Really, I think a lot of people love Eddie becuase of what he has to say AND the way he says it. I think it is okay for someone to actually say something with their music.
naqutn1 wrote:
You should read up about Jimmy Carter. His administration was just as bad or worse than the current one. :hand:
Anything specific? Seems that Bush II takes the prize for worst admin to date.
EDDIE VEDDER SINGS LIKE MICHAEL STIPE
junebaby65 wrote:
Maybe annoying, but I'm curious how people would feel if Eddie was a Republican/right wing guy and expressed it as such in his lyrics and music. Would all the Eddie fans still feel the same towards him?
I'd feel the same. I'm a "righty" and I personally resent singers who spend half their show hammering politics in a stoned-stupor instead of entertaining, just like I resent Hollywood people who can't remember their real name from character portrayal to character portrayal giving their uneducated opinion either. Either educate yourself on the issues or keep quiet. :fight: :frown:
RobK wrote:
Yet another "people who have any sort of creative ability or artistic talent should not express their views on politics and such" comment. How fucking annoying.
Maybe annoying, but I'm curious how people would feel if Eddie was a Republican/right wing guy and expressed it as such in his lyrics and music. Would all the Eddie fans still feel the same towards him?
This is a joke right? naqutn1 wrote:
You should read up about Jimmy Carter. His administration was just as bad or worse than the current one. :hand:
naqutn1 wrote:
You should read up about Jimmy Carter. His administration was just as bad or worse than the current one. :hand:
Those of us who were actually aware when Carter was in office can attest that he holds no candle to Bush when it comes to being a lousy President. The current Chief Executive has no peers in that regard...being lousy is the one thing he excels at. Eddie, on the other hand, just excels.
Pearl Jam - I Am Mine Toad The Wet Sprocket - Walk on the Ocean REM - Everybody Hurts it's a trio of 6/8!
You should read up about Jimmy Carter. His administration was just as bad or worse than the current one. :hand:
nobody can argue that Bush is not the worst president EVER.
rascal420 wrote:
I like to make Eddie Vedder faces and look in the mirror when I lip-sync to this song.
jone_ston wrote:
I like it, but I can't help thinking it would sound better sung by someone else. I think I'm gonna find the chords for this and learn it on my guitar....
:iamwithstupid: Vedder's going to be so jealous ... :rolleyes:
crowhog2000 wrote:
I'm getting a bit tired of Eddie (especially his political whine bullshit) but I do like their early 90's stuff before he started the whine crap....just my HO....
Yet another "people who have any sort of creative ability or artistic talent should not express their views on politics and such" comment. How fucking annoying.
WHAT?? rascal420 wrote:
I like to make Eddie Vedder faces and look in the mirror when I lip-sync to this song.
luminousjune wrote:
Right. It was hallucinagenic jelly, made by his native american grandmother for his native american grandfather who liked it. What seventh grade perverted adolescent convinced the person who commented about the origin of the band's name that it was a reference to sperm? I'm not a rabid pearl jam fan, I used to listen to them a lot in the early 90's however and read a great many interviews and articles that actually researched their sources.
Yeah, right. Of course, Jim Morrison said that Crystal Ship referred to a glass of bourbon, too.
dowdog999 wrote:
I'm not a Pearl Jam fan. They write a lot of music that goes nowhere. But this one is absolutely fantastic. The tone of his voice is pleasant to me and his phrasing is amazing. The guitar work is stellar. It's a 10 in my book. Pearl Jam has earned my respect.
someone has seen the light! this is rock and roll ... who cares how you sing, as long as you have something to say ... i thought dylan proved that years ago when he revolutionized rock ... and believe me, eddie has a lot of good things to say.
crowhog2000 wrote:
Quite likable although I despise Eddie Vedder's political bullshit whining. Shut the fuck up and continue to produce good music because you are a talented artist. Thank You.
right, ed, please stop speaking your mind about the current fucked up state this country's "foreign policy" and its so-called "leader" and placate and pacify this asshole, pleeeze?? :naughty: :eh: :foot-in-mouth: :ask: :ass: :ass: :beat: :iamwithstupid: :fire: :skull: :stop:
Quite likable although I despise Eddie Vedder's political bullshit whining.
I like it, but I can't help thinking it would sound better sung by someone else. I think I'm gonna find the chords for this and learn it on my guitar....
detroit03 wrote:
again i must say, this sounds like a new version of gordon lightfoots, wreck of the edmund fitzgerald
... or the wreck of the ella fitzgerald.
detroit03 wrote:
again i must say, this sounds like a new version of gordon lightfoots, wreck of the edmund fitzgerald
can't say there's anything about Eddie that reminds me of Gordan Lightfoot??? :music:
"I Know My Mind, I Only Know I'm Mine" I like that line a lot, the rest is fantabulous too, of course, from the Pearls, whatdyaexpect? :bananajumprope: Riot Act?
I'm not a Pearl Jam fan. They write a lot of music that goes nowhere. But this one is absolutely fantastic. The tone of his voice is pleasant to me and his phrasing is amazing. The guitar work is stellar. It's a 10 in my book. Pearl Jam has earned my respect.
detroit03 wrote:
again i must say, this sounds like a new version of gordon lightfoots, wreck of the edmund fitzgerald
You are right. Maybe that is why I like this so much.
dragonfish wrote:
i'm curious where you base your "cliche alt vocal" comment, since they've been around for fifteen years now seems to me that you're drawing the comparison in the wrong direction, there are alot of bands (creed, nickelback) who to me, are alot more 'cliche alt rock' and in my opinion, are major pearl jam/eddie rip off
couldn't agree more. . .
Bill_Kunsler wrote:
nope. Ol' Grandma Pearl made some damn fine homemade jelly, and you can't have any you nasty bastard.
Right. It was hallucinagenic jelly, made by his native american grandmother for his native american grandfather who liked it. What seventh grade perverted adolescent convinced the person who commented about the origin of the band's name that it was a reference to sperm? I'm not a rabid pearl jam fan, I used to listen to them a lot in the early 90's however and read a great many interviews and articles that actually researched their sources. pearl jam.....jeez. guess they got it from the ole pearl necklace reference. /blather
Wisercrowe wrote:
your head- she's full of meat
:lol:
I'm getting a bit tired of Eddie (especially his political whine bullshit) but I do like their early 90's stuff before he started the whine crap....just my HO....
your head- she's full of meat BuddhaPhilhole wrote:
Dear Pearl Jam, Go away already. PLEASE!!!. Thank YOu, People With Taste :cry: :frustrated: :cry: :frustrated:
mfassett wrote:
I almost hate to comment because I know lots of you guys love this band, but this band has never done it for me. Eddie's billy goat vibrato and the effected cliche "alt" vocal style just turn me off. There are a couple of songs that I find appealing though, maybe if someone else sang them.
I disagree with 99% of what you said, but he does sound like goat boy on this song.
dragonfish wrote:
i'm curious where you base your "cliche alt vocal" comment, since they've been around for fifteen years now seems to me that you're drawing the comparison in the wrong direction, there are alot of bands (creed, nickelback) who to me, are alot more 'cliche alt rock' and in my opinion, are major pearl jam/eddie rip off
Well put
mfassett wrote:
Eddie's billy goat vibrato and the effected cliche "alt" vocal style just turn me off.
i'm curious where you base your "cliche alt vocal" comment, since they've been around for fifteen years now seems to me that you're drawing the comparison in the wrong direction, there are alot of bands (creed, nickelback) who to me, are alot more 'cliche alt rock' and in my opinion, are major pearl jam/eddie rip off
again i must say, this sounds like a new version of gordon lightfoots, wreck of the edmund fitzgerald
mperry wrote:
It seems many people have misread that zealous pursuit of "integrity" and just want to bash them for those very efforts. one gets the sense that there is almost an anger directed at Pearl Jam related to things non-musical. A shame. Pearl Jam fought, unsuccessfully, to keep the Ticketmaster gang from gouging concert goers. They stepped away from the commercial hype machines such as MTV. They do everything in their power to keep the best seats in the house for the fans and not the record company/advertising muckety mucks. Their ticket prices are kept much lower than the market would bear while other bands try to grab as much lucre from their "fans" as they can. Plus, "Riot Act" is a very good album.
couldn't have said it better my own self! :bananapiano: :bananasplit: :dancingbanana: :dancingbanana_2: :yes: :cheers: :sunny:
mfassett wrote:
I almost hate to comment because I know lots of you guys love this band, but this band has never done it for me. Eddie's billy goat vibrato and the effected cliche "alt" vocal style just turn me off. There are a couple of songs that I find appealing though, maybe if someone else sang them.
I couldn't agree with you more. I find this song listenable, at best.
can anyone say...the wreck of the edmund fitzgerald??
I almost hate to comment because I know lots of you guys love this band, but this band has never done it for me. Eddie's billy goat vibrato and the effected cliche "alt" vocal style just turn me off. There are a couple of songs that I find appealing though, maybe if someone else sang them.
SiniLMan wrote:
If you speed up any Pearl Jam song it sounds like the Go-Go's / Belinda Carlisle. :bounce: Kinda like Elvis sped up sounds like Cher.
That Belinda Carlisle observation is hilarious. I can really hear it. Another singing sheep. But somehow I find it easier to tolerate a male singing sheep than a female singing sheep. Go figure.
flandersdog wrote:
even though I totally disagree with your comment and your not-so-subtle dig at Pearl Jam
or was it a subtle dig at STP?! :ask:
Great song, disappointing album ....
cbonai wrote:
Yeah! Stone Temple Pilots rock!
even though I totally disagree with your comment and your not-so-subtle dig at Pearl Jam, I have to admit you made me laugh (but at you, not really with you). so excited to see PJ in Vancouver in September...it's so thoughtful of them to play a concert on my birthday! I'm sure they had that in mind when they scheduled this tour...
Yeah! Stone Temple Pilots rock!
orpheus wrote:
luv em, luv em, luv em, when will they freakin' give all us ovarians a glimpse of mike and eddie and tour our shores?!? :music: :music: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :cheers: :heartkiss: :heartkiss: :heartkiss: :jump: :kiss: :kiss: :kiss: :kiss: :daisy: :notworthy: :heartkiss: :heartkiss:
They just announced two shows in atlantic city in september https://www.tenclub.net go to the news section.....
I like to make Eddie Vedder faces and look in the mirror when I lip-sync to this song.
yeah!!!!!
luv em, luv em, luv em, when will they freakin' give all us ovarians a glimpse of mike and eddie and tour our shores?!? :music: :music: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :cheers: :heartkiss: :heartkiss: :heartkiss: :jump: :kiss: :kiss: :kiss: :kiss: :daisy.gif: :notworthy: :heartkiss: :heartkiss:
i really needed some pj today thanks
I still heart eddie....
NewFee wrote:
...and of course, their name is a reference to sperm... 8O
nope. Ol' Grandma Pearl made some damn fine homemade jelly, and you can't have any you nasty bastard.
...and of course, their name is a reference to sperm... 8O
As soon as I heard it I thought "Who are they trying to be, Pearl Jam?" Now that it actually Pearl Jam I think even less of it for some reason. I guess because the pretension is sincere instead of ironic.
sempergep wrote:
man, i love pearl jam
Vs and Ten are among my very fave disks. Amazing stuff.
If you speed up any Pearl Jam song it sounds like the Go-Go's / Belinda Carlisle. :bounce: Kinda like Elvis sped up sounds like Cher.
"Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.......Jam!................Aurghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!" =P~
:cheers: :guitarist: :guitarist: :guitarist: :guitarist: :guitarist: :cheers: I still can't figure out why I like Pearl Jam so much but I do... and love me this song!!
Don't really like pearl jam but i love this song
iggy33 wrote:
Way too much whining about Supper's Ready...Not being able to see the genius in Genesis is like saying G.W. Bush is a smart guy.
Much more effective had you said...not being able to see the genius of Genesis is like not being able to recognize the righteousness of G. W. Bush.
Way too much whining about Supper's Ready...Not being able to see the genius in Genesis is like saying G.W. Bush is a smart guy.
Wonderful transition from Supper's Ready...coming down back to earth
sempergep wrote:
man, i love pearl jam
Yes me too !
man, i love pearl jam
Pearl Jam started out amongst the grunge explosion a decade+ ago with great hype. Now, they've fallen into perspective, and are actually underrated.
cool stuff
HAPPY BIRTHDAY ED VEDDER!!!!!!! :wave: :D :hug: :hearteyes: :goodvibes:
you're on a roll bill! thanks