Call it holistic or holographic thinking, it's been quite effective imagining the world's problems are all right in front of you on a smaller scale with your band. You deal with those relationships, and that's where real major change begins.
We may take breaks and do other things, but we feel we'll ultimately have Pearl Jam as a family.
Eddie is a natural leader. Jeff and I have been very much in control of previous bands we've worked in. But the way Eddie grew into being the leader of this band was the most gradual, slow and respectful process that I've ever been involved in.
I've always related music to those moments when someone turns you loose on something and they haven't told you how to do it.
Peter De Vries
Elizabeth Joan Smith
James De La Vega