Live on Ten Legs

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For the 1998 live album, see Live on Two Legs.
Live on Ten Legs
Live album by Pearl Jam
Released 17 January 2011
Recorded 2003–2010
Genre Alternative rock, grunge rock, hard rock
Language English
Label Monkeywrench Records
Pearl Jam live albums chronology
Live at Lollapalooza 2007
(2007)
Live on Ten Legs
(2011)
Pearl Jam Twenty
(2011)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 72/100 [1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
Consequence of Sound 3.5/5 stars[3]
Drowned in Sound (8/10)[4]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[5]
Classic Rock 8/10 stars[6]

Live on Ten Legs is a live album by American alternative rock band Pearl Jam released on 17 January 2011.[7] The album is composed of songs recorded during the band's 2003–2010 world tours,[8] and is a companion piece to their 1998 live album, Live on Two Legs. All songs on the album have been remixed by long time Pearl Jam engineer, Brett Eliason.[9]

The album packaging is similar to the previous official live compilation. Photos of the band in concert are featured on the inside of the cover. A gatefold opens to reveal photos of the road crew and full colour reproductions of various concert posters from the band's tours of this era.

Critical reception[edit]

Live on Ten Legs has received mixed reviews from critics. The album has been described as "well-produced", but at the same time lacking in a having a real "live feel": the album has been described as having a very studio like sound.[9]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Eddie Vedder, except where noted. 

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Arms Aloft" (Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros cover) Joe Strummer Strummer, Scott Shields, Martin Slattery, Simon Stafford, Luke Bullen 3:27
2. "World Wide Suicide"     Vedder 3:16
3. "Animal"     Dave Abbruzzese, Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready, Vedder 2:41
4. "Got Some"     Ament 2:57
5. "State of Love and Trust"     Vedder, McCready, Ament 3:18
6. "I Am Mine"     Vedder 3:23
7. "Unthought Known"     Vedder 3:55
8. "Rearviewmirror"     Abbruzzese, Ament, Gossard, McCready, Vedder 7:00
9. "The Fixer"     Matt Cameron, McCready, Gossard 3:27
10. "Nothing as It Seems"   Jeff Ament Ament 5:13
11. "In Hiding"     Gossard 4:52
12. "Just Breathe"     Vedder 3:53
13. "Jeremy"     Ament 5:19
14. "Public Image" (Public Image Ltd cover) John Lydon Lydon, Keith Levene, Jah Wobble, Jim Walker 2:52
15. "Spin the Black Circle"     Abbruzzese, Ament, Gossard, McCready, Vedder 3:05
16. "Porch"     Vedder 7:00
17. "Alive"     Gossard 6:21
18. "Yellow Ledbetter"     Ament, McCready, Vedder 5:20

Charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[10] 21
Canadian Albums Chart[11] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Live on Ten Legs Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More at Metacritic". Metacritic. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Pearl Jam Live on Ten Legs review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  3. ^ Choudhery, Möhammad (12 January 2011). "Album Review: Pearl Jam - Live on Ten Legs". Consequence of Sound. Archived from the original on 15 January 2011. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  4. ^ Davey, Paul (12 January 2011). "Pearl Jam - Live on Ten Legs". Drownedinsound.com. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  5. ^ Greene, Andy (25 January 2011). "Pearl Jam - Live on Ten Legs". Rollingstone.com. Rolling Stone. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  6. ^ Elliott, Paul (March 2011). "Pearl Jam - Live on Ten Legs". Classic Rock 155. London, UK: Future plc. p. 93. 
  7. ^ "Allmusic: Live on Ten Legs". allmusic.com. Retrieved 8 November 2010. 
  8. ^ "Pearl Jam to release live compilation album in January". nme.com. Retrieved 9 November 2010. 
  9. ^ a b "Pearl Jam's "Live on Ten Legs" – Album Review". UpVenue. 16 January 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2011. 
  10. ^ Pearl Jam Album & Song Chart History. Retrieved 2011-02-03.
  11. ^ "Canadian Albums – Week of 5 February 2011". Billboard. Retrieved 6 February 2011. 

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