Cameron Crowe’s Tribute To Pearl Jam

Using rarely-seen and never before-seen footage of Pearl Jam from their career, filmmaker Cameron Crowe (Say Anything, Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous) has written, directed and produced Pearl Jam Twenty, part concert film, part intimate portrait to mark the 20th Anniversary of the band’s album, Ten.

pj20 movieposter Cameron Crowes Tribute To Pearl JamFeaturing Eddie Vedder, Chris Cornell, Layne Staley, Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament, Mike McCready, Jack Irons, Matt Cameron, Dave Abbruzzese, PJ20 will be shown in theaters just one night, September 20, 2011.

In a scene from the movie, the band discusses how they came up with the name Pearl Jam, and what it was before they changed it:

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Watch a trailer for Pearl Jam Twenty:


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The soundtrack for PJ20 will be released on September 20, 2011 as well.

More info on the next page:

Track List for Soundtrack PJ20

From theuncool.com: “The soundtrack features 29 songs spread over two CD’s when it’s released on September 20, 2011.  A vinyl version is also forthcoming. Disc one is dedicated to songs featured in the film, while disc 2 focuses on demos and rarities. The soundtrack was curated by Cameron and will feature his liner notes and track by track thoughts.”

Disc 1 – From the Film PJ20

  • Release – Verona, Italy (9/16/06)
  • Alive – Seattle, WA (12/22/90)
  • Garden – Zurich, Switzerland (2/19/92)
  • Why Go – Hamburg, Germany (3/10/92)
  • Black – MTV Unplugged, NYC (3/16/92)
  • Blood – Auckland, New Zealand (3/25/95)
  • Last Exit – Taipei, Taiwan (2/24/95)
  • Not For You – Manila, Philippines (2/26/95)
  • Do The Evolution – Monkeywrench Radio, Seattle, WA (1/31/98)
  • Thumbing My Way – Chop Suey, Seattle, WA (9/6/02)
  • Crown of Thorns – Las Vegas, NV (10/22/00)
  • Let Me Sleep – Verona, Italy (9/16/06)
  • Walk With Me (with Neil Young) – Bridge School Benefit (10/23/10)
  • Just Breathe – SNL, New York (3/13/10)

Disc 2 – Rarities and Inspiration . . . 

  • Say Hello 2 Heaven – Temple of the Dog Demo, 1990
  • Times of Trouble – Demo, 1990
  • Acoustic #1 – Demo 1991
  • It Ain’t Like That – Demo 1990
  • Need to Know – Demo, 2007
  • Be Like Wind – McCready Score 2010
  • Given To Fly – McCready Instrumental 2010
  • Nothing As It Seems – Demo 1999
  • Nothing As It Seems – Seattle, WA (10/22/01)
  • Indifference – Bologna, Italy (9/14/06)
  • Of The Girl – Instrumental 2000
  • Faithfull – Pistoia, Italy (9/20/06) (Soundcheck)
  • Bu$hleaguer – Nassau, NY (4/30/03)
  • Betterman – New York City (5/21/10)
  • Rearview Mirror – Universal City, CA (10/1/09)

This isn’t the first Cameron Crowe movie to feature Pearl Jam. In 1992, Eddie Vedder, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament played members of the band “Citizen Dick,” lead by Matt Dillon’s character.

Preview for “Singles”



Scene from Singles with Eddie Vedder, Stone Gossar, Jeff Ament and Matt Dillon


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