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Ten
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Pearl Jam
Released 1991
Recorded March 27 – April 26, 1991
Length 53:20
Label Epic
Producer Rick Parashar

Ten is Pearl Jam's debut studio album, released on August 27, 1991 through Epic Records. Dealing with violent, aggressive, depressive romantic, socially critic themes, Ten addresses songs about what the underground society that lived everyday, being widely known for its guitar jams and Eddie's youth. The record's name was a tribute to Mookie Blaylock's jersey number.

Ten's success would lead into a wave of popularity that would reach its prime on 1992, leading the band onto numerous live shows, festivals, clubs and into television.

Track listing[]

  1. "Once"
  2. "Even Flow"
  3. "Alive"
  4. "Why Go"
  5. "Black"
  6. "Jeremy"
  7. "Oceans"
  8. "Porch"
  9. "Garden"
  10. "Deep"
  11. "Release"

Bonus Tracks (2009)[]

12. "Brother"

13. "Just a Girl"

14. "Breath and a Scream

15. "State of Love and Trust"

16. "2,000 Mile Blues"

17. "Evil Little Goat"  

Credits[]

Pearl Jam
Additional musicians and production
  • Don Gilmore, Adrian Moore –additional engineering
  • Walter Gray – cello
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Lance Mercer – photos
  • Tim Palmer – fire extinguisher, pepper shaker, mixing
  • Rick Parashar – production, piano, organ, percussion percussion
  • Pearl Jam – production
  • Steve Pitstick – additional art
  • Lisa Sparagano, Risa Zaitschek – design
  • Kelly Curtis – management
Pearl Jam studio albums
Ten, Vs., Vitalogy, No Code, Yield, Binaural, Pearl Jam, Backspacer, Lightning Bolt
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