Vs. sold 950,378 copies in its first five days of release, which set a record for the most copies of an album sold in its first week of release and outperformed all other entries in the Billboard top ten that week combined. Regarding the title Vs., Vedder said, "They were writing all these articles ... Our band against somebody else's band. The CD omits eight songs from the original performance: "State of Love and Trust", "Hard to Imagine", "Go", "Animal", "Alone", "Better Man", "Yellow Ledbetter", "I've Got a Feeling" (The Beatles cover). The band then moved to The Site in Nicasio, California in March 1993 to begin recording. [56] According to Gossard, "Hard to Imagine" was cut from Vs. because the band already had enough mellow songs for the album. Vs. occupied the number one spot on the Billboard 200 chart for five weeks, the longest duration for a Pearl Jam album. Leave feedback, Vs. is the second studio album by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam, released on October 19, 1993 through Epic Records. The information regarding accolades attributed to Vs. is adapted in part from Acclaimed Music. Succès grunge, il est évident que ce groupe profita de la personnalité troublée sinon sombre de son chanteur-parolier (Eddie Vedder) originaire de Chicago, puis ayant vécu à San Diego (USA) où il fut contacté par Jack Irons, ancien RHCP qui lui fit par… Pearl Jam decided to scale back its commercial efforts for Vs., including declining to produce music videos for any of the album’s singles. "Interview with Stone Gossard". On ne présente plus Pearl Jam le groupe Rock US issu de la scène Grunge aux 60 millions d'albums vendus dont 32 millions rien qu'aux Etats Unis. [41], Several songs from the band's third album, Vitalogy, were premiered during this tour. Vs. is the second studio album by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam, released on October 19, 1993 through Epic Records. Received a Spotify code for Jim James in my inbox at 10:00am on the dot, right when the pre-sale went live. [57] Pearl Jam's cover of the Victoria Williams song "Crazy Mary" (to which Williams herself contributed background vocals and guitar)[58] was also recorded during these sessions. "[12] Topics on the album include child abuse ("Daughter"), gun culture ("Glorified G"), police racism ("W.M.A. "[7], The first week of recording produced "Go", "Blood", "Rats", and "Leash" before the band hit a lull. All music is credited to Pearl Jam, actual music composers listed below. The resulting album, Vs., featured a rawer and more aggressive sound compared with the band's previous release. Timely Accounting Change Helped Brooks', "R.E.M., PEARL JAM and NIRVANA.....USA album sales", "Pearl Jam Stays the Course With Its Own Rock Hero", "Vs. And Vitalogy 20th Anniversary Editions", "Musical artists offer commentary on the late Kurt Cobain", "PJ's testimony before Congress regarding Ticketmaster", "Pearl Jam perform Vs. in full at Greenville, SC concert", "Pearl Jam Chronology Mookie Blaylock - 1990", "Prime Cuts: Mike McCready - The Best of Pearl Jam! Your own independence—your own soul—versus everybody else's. O'Brien had the band members set up much as they do live,[5] and most of the songs were developed out of jam sessions. "[27] AllMusic staff writer Steve Huey gave the album four out of five stars, saying "Vs. may not reach the majestic heights of Ten, but at least half the record stands with Pearl Jam's best work. Hi all, First time post here, but just looking to see if anyone can shed any light on this. A sample of "Go", the first single released from the album. 50 songs. [47], On April 16, 2016 at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina, Pearl Jam played the entire album in order as part of the band's set.[48]. 18, November 13, 1993", "Dutch Single/Album Chart / Pearl Jam / Longplay", "Norwegian Single/Album Chart / Pearl Jam / Longplay", "Swedish Single/Album Chart / Pearl Jam / Longplay", "Austrian Single/Album Chart / Pearl Jam / Longplay", "Top Singles - Volume 59, No. Hosted by Jessi and Kate. Watch the video for Glorified G (Remastered) from Pearl Jam's vs. According to Ament, the cover was a representation of how the band felt at the time, with Ament stating "we were slaves". U…, Vs. is the second studio album by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam, released on October 19, 1993 through Epic Records. Je ne pense pas que l'étiquette grunge corresponde vraiment à cet album qui, franchement, sonne très rock classique. Pearl Jam vs. Pearl Jamm. Playing via Spotify … [24] Vs. has been certified seven times platinum by the RIAA,[25] and, as of July 2013, has sold 7,400,000 copies in the United States according to Nielsen SoundScan. [3] The album was finished in May 1993. Pearl Jam decided to scale back its promotional efforts for Vs., including declining to produce music videos for any of the album's singles. "[2], The songs on the album tackle personal as well as social and political concerns. Log In "Daughter" tells the story of a child who is abused by her parents because they do not understand her learning disability; "Dissident" tells the story of a woman who takes in a political fugitive; and "Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town" tells the story of an old lady who has been stuck in a small town her whole life. I was just spinning. "[8] Eventually the band was able to get "back on track" according to Ament as Vedder was allowed "to get in the space of his songs". "[27] The lyric page for "W.M.A." 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,[34] the first couple of pressings of the cassette do not contain the title printed on the artwork at all,[34] and the lyrics to "Indifference" are included in the cassette version. Go directly to shout page. "[30] The band declined to produce music videos after the very successful "Jeremy", and opted to give fewer interviews as well as make fewer television appearances. Vs. (Expanded Edition)~ Release by Pearl Jam (see all versions of this release, 19 available) A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site. He added, "Like Jim Morrison and Pete Townshend, Vedder makes a forte of his psychological-mythic explorations ... As guitarists Stone Gossard and Mike McCready paint dense and slashing backdrops, he invites us into a drama of experiment and strife. × This Is Pearl Jam By Spotify. Pearl Jam reste aux antipodes du rock'n'roll léger et joyeux, mais on note un changement de ton depuis la colère crispée qui a marqué leur musique au début des années 2000, une transition d'un style global vers un style personnel. [29] "We pulled back after the second record pretty hard," Ament stated. [34] The first couple of pressings of the CD do not contain the title printed on the artwork at all,[35] and the initial versions of the CD came in an Ecopak, which was a variation on the traditional CD-sized Digipak. "Your Cheatin' Charts! It was the band's first collaboration with producer Brendan O'Brien and its first album with drummer Dave Abbruzzese. "Interview with Stone Gossard and Mike McCready". "[6] In a 2009 interview, Gossard stated, "[Vs.] was probably where it felt better recording wise. "), and the media ("Blood"). Official video for ‘Jeremy’ by Pearl Jam REMASTERED IN HD! What the hell are they talking about? The song's main guitar riff was written by Abbruzzese. Listen free to Pearl Jam – Vs (Go, Animal and more). Vedder said that "you write what comes to you ... You try to reflect the mood of the songs. [40] The fall 1993 tour focused on the Western United States, while the spring 1994 tour focused on the Eastern United States. Écoutez de la musique en streaming sans publicité ou achetez des CDs et MP3 maintenant sur Amazon.fr. 10pm-midnight EST at bboxradio.com [13][14], "Glorified G", a song mocking gun enthusiasts, was inspired by an incident that involved Abbruzzese telling the band he had just bought two guns, which sparked a conversation about guns within the band. [8] Another song recorded during the sessions is "Hard to Imagine",[55] which later appeared on the soundtrack for the 1998 film, Chicago Cab; however, that version was recorded during sessions for Vitalogy. The band's April 3, 1994 concert in Atlanta, Georgia at the Fox Theatre was broadcast live on the radio in the United States. [31], In 2011, Pearl Jam released a remastered Vs., along with Vitalogy, in three formats: an Expanded Version, a three-CD Deluxe Edition and a Limited Edition Collector's Boxed Set. "[3] The album title was changed at the last minute, first to a self-titled album and then to Vs., a nod to the general theme of conflict present in most of the songs on the album. Both songs made their live debuts at the band's May 13, 1993 concert in San Francisco at Slim's Café, where the band premiered most of the newly recorded songs for Vs.[54] "Better Man" was said to have been rejected because Vedder was not comfortable with the song's accessibility. The version recorded for Vs. appears on the 2003 rarities compilation, Lost Dogs. [13] "W.M.A." [28], Pearl Jam made a conscious decision beginning with the release of Vs. to scale back its commercial efforts. The best of Pearl Jam, all in one place. You know, don't try to separate the powers that be. "[11] In a 2002 interview, Gossard said, "We got our heavyosity out on that record. Luckily I had already snagged a ticket in the artist pre-sale. [45] Following the tour, the band brought a lawsuit against Ticketmaster that accused them of being a monopoly whose anticompetitive practices allowed markup prices of more than 30%. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.fm. [32] The Pearl Jam/Cypress Hill collaboration "Real Thing" was also recorded around this time. [13] Vedder said that "Rearviewmirror" is about being "in a car, leaving ... a bad situation". "[11] Jon Pareles of The New York Times stated that "Pearl Jam uses its new album ... to broaden its music," and added that "most of the album ... projects individual misery as public catharsis. After a relentless touring schedule in support of its d…. 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. Vs. occupied the number one spot on the Billboard 200 chart for five weeks, the longest duration for a Pearl Jam album. Legacy Recordings vous propose « Vs » (1993) et « Vitalogy » (1994) en vinyles 180 grammes remasterisés en édition limitée. The resulting album, Vs., featured a rawer and more aggressive sound compared with the band's previous release. [86], *sales figures based on certification alone^shipments figures based on certification alone. The song titles are not printed on the back cover of this version, but the artwork remains the same. "Crazy Mary" appeared on the 1993 tribute album, Sweet Relief: A Benefit for Victoria Williams, and later on the 2011 Vs. reissue, as a bonus track. "A lot of it had to do with being in the eye of the storm and not being able to think straight. The song became a hit and helped solidify the group's success following. A few songs incorporate elements of funk, including "Animal", "Blood", and "Rats". At the 1995 Grammy Awards, "Daughter" received a nomination for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and "Go" received a nomination for Best Hard Rock Performance. We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes. The three-CD Deluxe Edition features both the Legacy Versions of Vs. and Vitalogy with their bonus tracks and a copy of Live at the Orpheum Theater, Boston, April 12, 1994.[32]. L'occasion de se replonger dans les compositions fiévreuses d'Eddie Vedder et son gang. Industry insiders compared Pearl Jam's tour to the touring habits of Led Zeppelin, in that the band "ignored the press and took its music directly to the fans". Expanded Edition (3 Bonus Tracks) for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Originally, the album was titled Five Against One (The song "Animal" features the lyric "One, two, three, four, five against one ..."). "Daughter", "Dissident", and "Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town" are three storytelling songs. Connect your Spotify account to your Last.fm account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform. The best of Pearl Jam, all in one place. "[9], David Browne of Entertainment Weekly gave the album a B–. [8] The album booklet contains additional drawings and writings by Vedder, including one page apparently doodled at a business meeting that says "I will never trust anybody again. Although credited to all members of Pearl Jam, it features lyrics written by vocalist Eddie Vedder and music primarily written by drummer Dave Abbruzzese.The song peaked at number three on the U.S. However, he countered by saying that "Vs. confirms once and for all that there's nothing underground or alternative about [Pearl Jam]. "We have always been clear that we will 'Yield' to Pearl Jam… features a portion of a news story concerning Malice Green, a victim of police brutality. The album's cover art, photographed by Ament, features a black-and-white picture of an angora goat from Lifeline Farm in Victor, Montana. A website that collects and analyzes music data from around the world. Javascript is required to view shouts on this page. Pearl Jam are an American rock band formed in 1990 in Seattle, Washington. [38] The difference is easy to spot, as "the new and improved woman behind the counter" is printed below the picture. [12] Vedder stated that "Rats" is about the idea that "rats are probably a hell of a lot more admirable" than humans. Vs. (pronounced versus) is the second studio album by American rock band Pearl Jam, released October 19, 1993 through Epic Records. Pearl Jam decided to scale back its commercial efforts for Vs., including declining to produce music videos for any of the album's singles. He was having a hard time finishing up the songs; the pressure, and not being comfortable being in such a nice place." I was lost and didn't know if we should play, or if we should just go home, or if we should attend the services. [3] In order to keep up his intensity, Vedder traveled into San Francisco and began sleeping in his truck,[3] as well as the sauna at the recording studio. L'un dans l'autre, que ce soit grunge ou rock, Vs est selon moi l'album à posséder de Pearl Jam, leur sommet. After a relentless…, Vs. is the second studio album by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam, released on October 19, 1993 through Epic Records. "[3], Vs. included the hit singles "Go", "Daughter", "Animal", and "Dissident", all of which placed on the Mainstream Rock and Modern Rock charts. Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town, Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, Sweet Relief: A Benefit for Victoria Williams. Pearl Jam used to have all their albums available on Spotify UK. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. [1] After a relentless touring schedule in support of their 1991 debut album Ten, Pearl Jam headed into the studio in early 1993 facing the challenge of following up the commercial success of its debut. "[8], The album featured a much looser and rawer sound compared to the band's debut album, Ten. Listen to Satan's Bed - Remastered from Pearl Jam's vs. & Vitalogy 3 CD Deluxe Edition (Featuring Live At The Orpheum, Boston MA) for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. I didn't like that at all. Two songs recorded during the sessions but left off the album later appeared on the band's follow-up Vitalogy: "Whipping" and "Better Man". Follow us on SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube now! While Double Live officially beat Vs. in first week sales, Vs. still holds an unbreakable record in that SoundScan only counted the first five days of an album's release in its first week sales until 1998. "[16] Village Voice critic Robert Christgau gave the album a "dud" rating. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. "[3], The band took the approach of recording one song at a time,[4] and agreed with O'Brien to mix the songs as each one was finished. 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