Pearl Jam put an Australian flavour into their Sydney setlist on Australia Day with a cover of Hunters & Collectors classic ‘Throw Your Arms Around Me’.
This wasn’t the first time Eddie Vedder has performed the Australian classic. He first played it in 2006 with the songwriter Mark Seymour.
Vedder last performed the song at one of his solo shows in London on July 31, 2012.
Pearl Jam have performed ‘Throw Your Arms Around Me’ as a band 21 times. Eddie Vedder has played it in concert as a solo artist 33 times.
Mark Seymour performs Throw Your Arms Around Me with Eddie Vedder in 2006
The Pearl Jam Sydney setlist also included covers of Neil Young’s ‘Rockin’ In The Free World’, MC5’s ‘Kick Out The Jams’ (also performed in Melbourne on Friday), and Mother Love Bone’s ‘Chloe Dancer’ and ‘Crown Of Thorns’. Mother Love Bone was Jeff Ament and Stone Gossard’s band perform Pearl Jam. Mother Love Bone was together for the short period 1988-1990.
Mother Love Bone – Chloe Dancer/Crown Of Thorns
Pearl Jam setlist for Big Day Out Sydney January 26, 2014
Do The Evolution (from Yield, 1998)
Mind Your Manners (from Lightning Bolt, 2013)
Animal (from Vs, 1993)
Hail Hail (from No Code, 1996)
Getaway (from Lightning Bolt, 2013)
Corduroy (from Vitology, 1994)
Lightning Bolt (from Lightning Bolt, 2013)
In Hiding (from Yield, 1998)
Even Flow (from Ten, 1991)
Severed Hand (from Pearl Jam, 2006)
Sirens (from Lightning Bolt, 2013)
State Of Love And Trust (from Singles soundtrack)
Unthought Known (from Backspacer, 2009)
Insignificance (from Binaural, 2000)
Let The Records Play (from Lightning Bolt, 2013)
Spin The Black Circle (from Vitology, 1994)
Rearviewmirror (from Vs, 1993)
Footsteps (from Lost Dogs, 2003)
Elderly Woman Behind The Counter In A Small Town (from Vs, 1993)
Chloe Dancer/Crown Of Thorns (Mother Love Bone cover)
Throw Your Arms Around Me (Hunters & Collectors cover)
Better Man (from Vitology, 1994)
Porch (from Ten, 1991)
Jeremy (from Ten, 1991)
Black (from Ten, 1991)
Alive (from Ten, 1991)
Kick Out The Jams (MC5 cover)
Rockin’ In The Free World (Neil Young cover)
Big Day Out remaining schedules
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