Eddie Vedder and crew rolled out their new campaign on Conan O'Brien's debut Tonight Show with a blazing grunge rambler that promises "got some if you need it" and rips its streamlined even flow from consumerism-satirizing punks Devo. Vedder's self-loathing is nothing if not grandiose. And "Got Some" is nothing if not a reminder that Pearl Jam remain the gran old men of big-box ambivalence (whether or not they made a deal with Target, as has been reported). Vedder's bellow is pithy and pissy, and Stone Gossard and Mike McCready knock out splayed-crotch guitar fire to scorch the mall parking lot.
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