Just Breathe (song)
|Single by Pearl Jam|
|from the album Backspacer|
|Released||October 31, 2009|
|Format||CD single, vinyl, digital download|
|Pearl Jam singles chronology|
|Backspacer track listing|
"Just Breathe" is a song by the American rock band Pearl Jam. "Just Breathe" was released on October 31, 2009 as the second single from the band's ninth studio album, Backspacer (2009). The single was released as a double A-side along with the song "Got Some". The song was triggered by a chord from "Tuolumne", an instrumental from Eddie Vedder's soundtrack for the 2007 film Into the Wild. It peaked at number five on the Billboard Rock chart and number six on the Billboard Alternative chart, which makes it the band's highest-charting follow-up single since "Wishlist" in 1998.
The song has been featured in several TV shows and movies, including Kodachrome, Castle, One Tree Hill, Brothers & Sisters, Life as We Know It, The Blacklist, Grey's Anatomy, The Night Shift and iZombie in addition to the documentaries Buck and Gleason.
All lyrics written by Eddie Vedder
- CD (UK), 7" vinyl single, and digital download (UK)
- "Got Some" (music: Jeff Ament) – 3:01
- "Just Breathe" (music: Vedder) – 3:34
- Digital download (Australia)
- "Got Some" – 3:03
- "Just Breathe" – 3:36
- "Just Breathe" (Live at Austin City Limits video) – 3:52
|Canadian Hot 100||30|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||78|
|U.S. Billboard Rock Songs||5|
|U.S. Billboard Alternative Songs||6|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks||36|
|U.S. Billboard Adult Pop Songs||20|
|U.S. Billboard Adult Alternative Songs||1|
|Dutch Top 40||14|
|Croatia (ARC Top 100)||80|
|Polish Singles Chart||1|
|Portugal Top 50 Singles||9|
|Canadian Hot 100||95|
|United States (RIAA)||Platinum||1,000,000^|
*sales figures based on certification alone
Willie Nelson released his version of the song on the 2012 album Heroes, as well as a promotional single. Jennifer Warnes released her version of the song on the 2018 album Another Time, Another Place.
- Got Some / Just Breathe – Pearl Jam – Listen and discover music at Last.fm
- Just Breathe Songfacts
- RIAA Gold and Platinum Database Search Archived September 24, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.
- "Pearl Jam "Just Breathe" Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-12-07.
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- "Dutch Top 40 Singles".
- "Croatian Airplay Radio Chart Top 100". Retrieved 2010-01-18.
- "Polish Singles Chart |".
- "Portugal Top 50 Singles".
- "Charts Year End: Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-05-02.
- "Italian single certifications – Pearl Jam – Just Breathe" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved January 10, 2015.
- "American single certifications – Pearl Jam – Just Breathe". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH