On May 6, UMe/Republic Records is set to reissue both deluxe edition and standard edition LP versions of Eddie Vedder‘s second solo album, Ukulele Songs.
Eddie Vedder’s second studio album, including 16 original songs & new arrangements of classic standards, is set to reissue on vinyl for the first time since the orginal release on May 2011.
Featuring a number of songs that Vedder penned and first played live, Ukulele Songs also includes a ukulele version of Pearl Jam’s 2002 track Can’t Keep and guest vocalists on two tracks: Glen Hansard on Sleepless Nights and Cat Power on Tonight You Belong To Me.
The deluxe edition LP features the original 16-track Ukulele Songs album on high-grade 180-gram black vinyl in expanded packaging that includes a 16-page booklet and a special lithograph. The standard edition LP has also been pressed on 180-gram black vinyl.
Born in Reggio Emilia in 1980. He created pearljamonline.it in 2001 and wrote the first edition of “Pearl Jam Evolution” in 2009 along with his wife Daria. Since 2022, he is behind 2 podcasts: “Pearl Jam dalla A alla Z” and “Fuori Orario Not Another Podcast”. He has collaborated with Barracuda Style, HvsR, Rolling Stone, Rockol and Il Fatto Quotidiano.
He continues relentlessly to try to find “beautiful melodies that say terrible things”.
Favorite song: Present Tense
Favorite album: No Code
Favorite bands/artists other than PJ: Tom Waits, Soundgarden, Ramones, Springsteen, IDLES, Fontaines D.C., The Murder Capital, Mark Lanegan, Cat Power, R.E.M.