Rearviewmirror: Greatest Hits 1991-2003

Rearviewmirror: Greatest Hits 1991-2003

by Pearl JamPearl Jam

CD

$9.99

Overview

There are a number of ways for a band to look back on a chunk of their career, and for this two-disc retrospective, Pearl Jam have chosen to take the thematic, rather than the chronological, route. Rearviewmirror is divided into an "Up" disc and a "Down" disc, a sensible approach given the often wild mood swings that mark the band's output. The former portion, naturally enough, concentrates on the quintet's charging rockers, from the ecstatic, vinyl-worshipping "Spin the Black Circle" to the rending tones of "Jeremy" to the careening punk assault of "I Got S**t." The "Down" volume delves into the more introspective side of Eddie Vedder and company, running together such alternately doleful and pensive songs as "Nothingman" and "Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town." That disc also serves up the band's sole Top 40 hit, a cover of J. Frank Wilson's early-'60s death ballad, "Last Kiss." While there's no new material to be found here, longtime collaborator Brendan O'Brien does remix three tracks from the band's earliest days -- and those new versions of "Once," "Alive," and "Black" do differ significantly from the originals, particularly in the crisp separation in Mike McCready's and Stone Gossard's guitars. Objects in this Mirror are certainly worth a second look.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/16/2004
Label: Sony
UPC: 0827969353523
catalogNumber: 93535

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Once
  2. Alive
  3. Even Flow
  4. Jeremy
  5. State Of Love And Trust
  6. Animal
  7. Go
  8. Dissident
  9. Rearviewmirror
  10. Spin The Black Circle
  11. Corduroy
  12. Not For You
  13. I Got Id
  14. Hail, Hail
  15. Do The Evolution
  16. Save You

Disc 2

  1. Black
  2. Breath
  3. Daughter
  4. Elderly Woman Behind The Counter In A Small Town
  5. Immortality
  6. Better Man
  7. Nothingman
  8. Who You Are
  9. Off He Goes
  10. Given To Fly
  11. Wishlist
  12. Last Kiss
  13. Nothing As It Seems
  14. Light Years
  15. I Am Mine
  16. Man Of The Hour
  17. Yellow Ledbetter

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Pearl Jam   Primary Artist
Jeff Ament   Group Member
Matt Cameron   Group Member
Stone Gossard   Group Member
Mike McCready   Group Member
Eddie Vedder   Vocals,Group Member

Technical Credits

Pearl Jam   Composer,Producer,Audio Production
Wayne Cochran   Composer
John Burton   Engineer
Dave Abbruzzese   Composer
Carrie Akre   Composer
Jeff Ament   Composer,Concept
Tchad Blake   Producer,Audio Production
Matt Cameron   Composer
Nick DiDia   Engineer
Brett Eliason   Producer,Engineer,Audio Production
Don Gilmore   Engineer
Stone Gossard   Composer
Jack Irons   Composer
Adam Kasper   Producer,Engineer,Audio Production
Mike McCready   Composer
Brendan O'Brien   Producer,Engineer,Remixing,Audio Production
Rick Parashar   Producer,Engineer
Eddie Vedder   Composer
George Webb   Equipment Manager
Dave Hillis   Engineer
Trina Shoemaker   Engineer
Sam Hofstedt   Engineer
Caram Costanzo   Engineer
Matt Bayles   Engineer
Adrian Moore   Engineer
Ashley Stubbert   Engineer
Kevin Scott   Engineer
Andrew Samuels   Engineer

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