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Ukulele Songs

Ukulele SongsTwenty years after Ten made them instant grunge gods, Pearl Jam show no signs of slowing down — which is probably why frontman Eddie Vedder...Ukulele SongsFolkTwenty years after Ten made them instant grunge gods, Pearl Jam show no signs of slowing down — which is probably why frontman Eddie Vedder...2011-05-25
Pearl Jam, Eddie Vedder | SIR UKE Eddie Vedder dials things down on Ukulele Songs

SIR UKE Eddie Vedder dials things down on Ukulele Songs

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Ukulele Songs

Genre: Folk; Lead Performer: Eddie Vedder; Music Label: Monkeywrench

Twenty years after Ten made them instant grunge gods, Pearl Jam show no signs of slowing down — which is probably why frontman Eddie Vedder relished the opportunity for a breather. On the aptly titled Ukulele Songs, he dials down PJ’s arena-rock bombast to a tender voice-and-strings murmur, pairing originals such as the plaintive ”Goodbye” with moon-eyed standards like ”Dream a Little Dream.” It’s a feather-light lark from a dude known for depth. B

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