Eddie Vedder has released a brand-new solo single entitled “Long Way” via Seattle Surf/Republic Records. The song is the first song off Vedder’s forthcoming solo album Earthling. You can check out the song’s official lyric video below.
In creating the song, Vedder worked with producer Andrew Watt in their first collaboration together. The Pearl Jam frontman’s iconic vocals shine through as Watt’s production drives home the emotions of the track.
Today Vedder also announces the pre-order of a special limited-edition 7-inch vinyl featuring “Long Way” and soon to be released song “The Haves.” Pre-Order the special 7-inch vinyl version of “Long Way & “The Haves” via Pearl Jam’s Ten Club.
EddieVedder has been busy – recently collaborating with Glen Hansard on eight new compositions for the Flag Day Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. The Soundtrack features noted singer-songwriter Cat Power who contributes three new original songs, along with one cove, and the debut of Olivia Vedder on two tracks. The thirteen-track soundtrack serves as the musical companion to the Cannes Film Festival selected film Flag Day starring and directed by Academy Award winner Sean Penn and starring his daughter Dylan Penn.
Up next Vedder will be performing a string of festival dates with Pearl Jam including Sea.Hear.Now. Festival on September 18, Ohana Festival on September 26th and again during Ohana Festival’s Encore Weekend on October 1 and 2. In addition, Vedder will also be performing a special solo set at Ohana Festival on September 25.
Following the Ohana shows, Pearl Jam will embark on a delayed European tour in June and July 2022 including two dates at BST Hyde Park in London.
In May this year, the band launched a massive new bootleg series featuring over 5,000 tracks from nearly 200 live performances.
The series, which is available on all streaming services and the band’s new members-only website Deep, encompasses shows from across the 2000s and early 2010s.
The band describe Deep as “an interactive experience featuring official bootleg recordings from nearly 200 live Pearl Jam shows”, where fans can personalize their own Pearl Jam setlist based on the city they live in and more.