Listen to Pearl Jam’s ‘PJ20’ Soundtrack (Rarities, Demos, etc)

A world of sonic delights awaits the diehard Pearl Jam fan on the PJ20 soundtrack!

Johnny Firecloudby Johnny Firecloud

Today, Pearl Jam made their PJ20 soundtrack compilation available for streaming over at Rolling Stone, and the results are tremendous – particularly if you've been a mouth-foaming, wide-eyed superfan for twenty years like your friendly journalist here. A bounty of demos, rarities, live tracks and special performances pack the two-disc compilation, something that will undoubtedly be a must-have in fan circles.

Cameron Crowe, who directed the PJ20 documentary that explores the narrative behind the band's perseverence throughout their two-decade career, also acted as a curator to this remarkable set of recordings. It's the perfect soundtrack to a film twenty years in the making.

Listen to the entire PJ20 soundtrack over at Rolling Stone!

Disc 1 – From the Film PJ20

  1. Release – Verona, Italy (9/16/06)
  2. Alive – Seattle, WA (12/22/90)
  3. Garden – Zurich, Switzerland (2/19/92)
  4. Why Go – Hamburg, Germany (3/10/92)
  5. Black – MTV Unplugged, NYC (3/16/92)
  6. Blood – Auckland, New Zealand (3/25/95)
  7. Last Exit – Taipei, Taiwan (2/24/95)
  8. Not For You – Manila, Philippines (2/26/95)
  9. Do The Evolution – Monkeywrench Radio, Seattle, WA (1/31/98)
  10. Thumbing My Way – Chop Suey, Seattle, WA (9/6/02)
  11. Crown of Thorns – Las Vegas, NV (10/22/00)
  12. Let Me Sleep – Verona, Italy (9/16/06)
  13. Walk With Me (with Neil Young) – Bridge School Benefit (10/23/10)
  14. Just Breathe – SNL, New York (3/13/10)

Disc 2 – Rarities and Inspiration:

  1. Say Hello 2 Heaven – Temple of the Dog Demo, 1990
  2. Times of Trouble – Demo, 1990
  3. Acoustic #1 – Demo 1991
  4. It Ain’t Like That – Demo 1990
  5. Need to Know – Demo, 2007
  6. Be Like Wind – McCready Score 2010
  7. Given To Fly – McCready Instrumental 2010
  8. Nothing As It Seems – Demo 1999
  9. Nothing As It Seems – Seattle, WA (10/22/01)
  10. Indifference – Bologna, Italy (9/14/06)
  11. Of The Girl – Instrumental 2000
  12. Faithfull – Pistoia, Italy (9/20/06) (Soundcheck)
  13. Bu$hleaguer – Nassau, NY (4/30/03)
  14. Betterman – New York City (5/21/10)
  15. Rearview Mirror – Universal City, CA (10/1/09)

Also be sure to check out our review of both Night One and Night Two of the legendary PJ20 concerts. PJ20 will be in stores on September 20th.

Photo: Johnny Firecloud