Pearl Jam & Eddie Vedder: None Too Fragile

by Martin Clarke
Pearl Jam & Eddie Vedder: None Too Fragile
  • ISBN-13: 9780859655590
  • Author(s): Martin Clarke
  • Subject: Music
  • Publisher: Plexus
  • Imprint: Plexus
  • Publication Date: 28-10-2021
  • Format: p/b

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£14.99
In this major biography Martin Clarke investigates one of the most popular and influential bands of our time and paints a detailed portrait of their enigmatic leader, Eddie Vedder. Pearl Jam exploded onto the world stage in 1991, captivating a generation with their inspirational live shows and being hailed as the 'kings of grunge'. Their first album, Ten, went multiplatinum and won four MTV awards. Yet this massive popularity brought problems. In a rivalry fanned by the media, Kurt Cobain condemned Pearl Jam's popularisation of grunge, calling them a 'corporate' group. Pearl Jam responded with multi-million sales and critical acclaim. Vs. became the fastest-selling American album of all time and its follow-up, Vitalogy, was equally successful. By this stage, however, the pressures of fame had begun to take their toll. Band tensions, personnel changes and substance abuse reared their ugly heads before Pearl Jam returned with the lauded album, No Code. It proved to be a turning point, w
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In this major biography Martin Clarke investigates one of the most popular and influential bands of our time and paints a detailed portrait of their enigmatic leader, Eddie Vedder. Pearl Jam exploded onto the world stage in 1991, captivating a generation with their inspirational live shows and being hailed as the 'kings of grunge'. Their first album, Ten, went multiplatinum and won four MTV awards. Yet this massive popularity brought problems. In a rivalry fanned by the media, Kurt Cobain condemned Pearl Jam's popularisation of grunge, calling them a 'corporate' group. Pearl Jam responded with multi-million sales and critical acclaim. Vs. became the fastest-selling American album of all time and its follow-up, Vitalogy, was equally successful. By this stage, however, the pressures of fame had begun to take their toll. Band tensions, personnel changes and substance abuse reared their ugly heads before Pearl Jam returned with the lauded album, No Code. It proved to be a turning point, w

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