As anyone who has ever seen Pearl Jam in concert knows: this is a band that thrives on the stage. Their studio albums are fantastic, but the songs are never fully realized until they’re performed in a live setting. This is a band whose greatness cannot be properly understood without the context of the concert.
And so, I took upon myself to find the best live versions of Pearl Jam’s debut album – “Ten.” Not because this is their best album; but because these are the songs that they started out with. These are the first songs that belonged to Pearl Jam, and the first songs that they performed together, live. Continue reading