Eddie Vedder Top 10 Collaborations


Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder has led the grunge powerhouse that has been rocking stages since the early 90s. Over the years, he has gone far beyond the realms of Pearl Jam, the band which recently released Pride shirts. He has made some unforgettable guest appearances on various tracks, adding his distinctive voice to songs across genres.

Here are some collaborations of Eddie Vedder:

“I Believe in Miracles” with Zeke

Vedder had collaborated with the punk band Zeke on “I Believe in Miracles” and it showcases his ability to adapt his vocals to different styles. Originally a Ramones song, Vedder’s rendition with Zeke adds a raw energy that stays true to the Punk roots while infusing his passionate delivery. This track also exemplifies Vedder’s versatility and respect for punk music’s legacy.

“Mercy Mercy Me” with The Strokes and Josh Homme

Teaming up with The Strokes and Josh Homme, Vedder had lent his voice to Marvin Gaye’s “Mercy Mercy Me.” This collab brought together an eclectic mix of artists, each adding their unique flair. Vedder’s soulful interpretation brought a heartfelt dimension to the song, making it a standout cover that bridges rock and soul seamlessly.

“Shine on You Crazy Diamond” with Jack Irons

Vedder’s performance on Pink Floyd’s “Shine on You Crazy Diamond” alongside Jack Irons is nothing short of mesmerizing. This track, tribute to the late Syd Barrett, allows Vedder to delve into the psychedelic rock territory. His emotive vocals paired with Irons’ masterful drumming create a beautiful rendition that pays homage to the original while standing on its own.

“Daytime Dilemma (Dangers of Love)” with Zeke

Vedder once against collaborated with Zeke and took on “Daytime Dilemma (Dangers of Love)”. His dynamic range is on full display in this, blending easily with Zeke’s high-energy performance. This track has been a testament to Vedder’s ability to step into any musical landscape and make it his own.

“Passin’ Thru” with Gary Heffern and Victoria Williams

In “Passin’ Thru,” Eddie Vedder joined Garry Heffern and Victoria Williams to create a song that feels like a journey through America’s heartland. Vedder’s voice adds a layer of authenticity and warmth to the track, blending perfectly with Heffern’s storytelling an Williams’ ethereal presence. This collaboration highlights his ability to contribute mentingfully to Americana and folk genres.

“Good Woman” and “Evolution” with Cat Power

Collaborating with Cat Power on “Good Woman” and “Evolution,” Vedder explores themes of love, loss and change. His harmonies on “Good Woman” add depth to the melancholy tone of the song, while on “Evolution,” his vocals provide a powerful contrast to Cat Power’s haunting voice. These tracks showcase Vedder’s sensitivity and skill in enhancing the emotional weight of a song.

“Felicity’s Surprise” with Wellwater Conspiracy

Eddie Vedder also made an appearance on “Felicity’s Surprise” by Wellwater Conspiracy and it’s a dive into experimental rock. His contribution adds an unpredictable edge to the track, blending traditional rock elements with avant grade influences. This collab is also a perfect example of his willingness to push boundaries and explore new musical zones.

“Innocent Bystander”

For fans who are in search of Eddie’s diverse collabs, the unofficial anthology “Innocent Bystander” is a treasure. The compilation captures the breadth of his work outside Pearl Jam, highlighting his ability to adapt and thrive in various musical environments.

“American Jesus” by Bad Religion

Eddie Vedder also added another to his extensive list of collaborations and he was credited on “American Jesus” by Bad Religion. His contribution to this punk anthem underscores his deep roots in the genre and his ability to lend his voice to songs with strong social and political messages.

Well, Vedder’s journey through these guest appearances reveals a musician who is constantly evolving, always willing to explore new sounds and ideas. While Pearl Jam remains his primary canvas, these collabs paint a broader picture of his artistry, showcasing a voice that transcends genres and generations.