Pearl Jam – Jeremy – Compact Disc
Jeremy is a song by the American rock band Pearl Jam. It was released in 1992 as the third single from their debut album, “Ten,” which was also released in the same year. Jeremy is one of Pearl Jam’s most well-known and iconic songs.
The song is notable for its powerful and emotionally charged lyrics, which tell the story of a troubled young boy named Jeremy. The music video for Jeremy also gained significant attention and controversy for its depiction of the song’s themes, particularly the issues of youth alienation and gun violence.
Jeremy is a song by the American rock band Pearl Jam. Featuring lyrics written by vocalist Eddie Vedder and music written by bassist Jeff Ament, Jeremy was inspired by a newspaper article Vedder read about a high school student who killed himself in front of his classmates. Jeremy was released in 1992 as the third single from Pearl Jams debut album, Ten. The song reached the number five spot on both the Mainstream and Modern Rock Billboard charts. Jeremy was included on Pearl Jams 2004 greatest hits album, rearviewmirror: Greatest Hits 1991-2003.
Jeremy was a critical and commercial success, receiving widespread acclaim and helping to establish Pearl Jam as one of the leading bands of the 1990s alternative rock and grunge movement. The song’s dark and haunting sound, coupled with Eddie Vedder’s distinctive vocals, contributed to its lasting impact and popularity.
The song especially gained notoriety by way of its music video (directed by Mark Pellington and released in 1992), which was put into heavy rotation by MTV and became a hit. In 1993, the Jeremy video was awarded four MTV Video Music Awards, including Best Video of the Year.
For fans of alternative rock and grunge music, Jeremy by Pearl Jam is considered a classic and a significant representation of the era’s music. It remains a powerful and thought-provoking song that continues to resonate with listeners.
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