In 1993, producer Steve Albini played a prank on the Pearl Jam singer with Nirvana.
In a recent interview, historic producer Steve Albini revealed that he made a phone prank on Eddie Vedder at the time of the recording sessions of In Utero by Nirvana.
Steve Albini and Nirvana called Eddie Vedder pretending to be Tony Visconti, the producer of David Bowie’s most important records, proposing to the voice of Pearl Jam to “record something with really good musicians, for your potential solo record“.
Eddie Vedder replied that he wasn’t interested, although he admired Visconti’s work.
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. He is collaborating with barracudastyle.com, hvsr.net and rockol.it, he has collaborated with Rolling Stone 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, Ramones, Bruce Springsteen, Mark Lanegan, Cat Power