32 Incredible Eddie Vedder Quotes

32 Incredible Eddie Vedder Quotes

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Eddie Vedder is a singer and musician, best known as being the frontman for the popular band Pearl Jam. Rolling Stone Magazine has named him the seventh best singer on their list of “Best Lead Singers of All Time.” In recent years he has began releasing solo albums, his latest being Water on the Road in 2011.

“Caffeine. The gateway drug.”

“I don’t need drugs to make my life tragic.”

“I don’t know what this means. i dont think it means anything.”

“I feel like we have to keep our eyes on the road. Being nostalgic is like taking an offramp and getting a sandwich – and then you get back on the highway. I don’t want to be spending the
rest of my life at the gas station.”

“I got a great grandma. Her name is Pearl, and she was at one time married to an Indian chief, who, in a wonderful crossing of cultures, she integrated some of his, and some of hers, and um,
it was a combination of peyote and preserves, and it was this hallucinogenic jam.”

“I hate to start off with a bang, I’m going to say something typically me on behalf of all of us. I don’t know what this means. I don’t think it means anything. That’s just how I feel.”

“I just think that all of us in this room should have a voice in how the USA is represented. And he don’t allow us our voice, that’s all I’m saying.”

“I know someday you’ll have a beautiful life. I know you’ll be a sun in somebody else’s sky. But why can’t it be mine?”

“I think celebrities suck.”

“I’m Eddie Vedder and I sing. I do.”

“I’m making music for music’s sake, and I have an audience I’m proud of.”

“If it’s a good cause, I’ll play just about anything.”

“Isn’t Timbaland a make of shoe? It’s a producer? I don’t know who that is. Oh well.”

“It seems like we got the message across.”

“It’s an art to live with pain… mix the light into gray.”

“It’s been a difficult record and it’s like sometimes the harder something is, then the more valuable it becomes. ”

“It’s not quite done. I’m hoping to finish the last of the songs while I’m down (in South America). I’m bringing my tape machines and all that down. If I can come back and finish the last
few songs in January, then it will be out in April or something.”

“Last time I listened to the radio it was more like, ‘Who the f–k is this guy and maybe I should call an attorney! It’s kinda funny that you can copyright a note progression… but you can’t
copyright your voice and the way you sing.”

“Let me be as weird as I fuckin’ like. It’s my f–kin’ life.”

“Life moves fast. As much as you can learn from your history, you have to move forward.”

“Oh, I can hear some people here… they recognize the ukulele. Except it’s a mandolin, you uncultured bastards!”

“Oh, I didn’t give a shit at all. Punk rock is saying what you want and not giving a f–k.”

“Over the years, we’ve always been impressed by the Brazilian flags at our shows…it’s fantastic to finally play for all Brazilians.”

“She tells herself, and everyone else, father is risking his life for our freedoms.”

“There is a thing that happens when you are not as privileged and you start hanging out with a seedier crowd because you can afford to do the same things, [...] And all of a sudden the big
night out is sitting in somebody’s trailer, smoking something or getting hold of something to put up to your nose.”

“This is the greatest thing in the world to do except for surfing.”

“We want them to be heard for the first time when the record comes out.”

“We’ll never forget, uh, this night in Toronto. This is just… No! Are we in Tampa? I knew that!”

“We’re just gonna keep playin’, cause we really don’t, uh, care about the people that are comin’ to tomorrow night’s show. It really doesn’t matter.”

“We’ve got clouds and rain, just like in Seattle…but Sao Paulo is better.”

“You have to know if you’re hanging in a room with a guy who writes lyrics for part of his living, shit’s going to come out.”

“You kill yourself and you make a big old sacrifice and try to get your revenge. That all you’re gonna end up with is a paragraph in a newspaper. In the end, it does nothing. Nothing
changes. The world goes on and you’re gone. The best revenge is to live on and prove yourself.”