Pearl Jam's 'Mind Your Manners' is a hard-hitting new single
It's a weird twist in Pearl Jam's career that Eddie Vedder and friends seem to be getting more ornery as they age. The band's hard-hitting new single "Mind Your Manners" (Monkeywrench/Universal) sounds more like the Dead Kennedys than "Jeremy" or "Daughter." "Now the truth is coming out," Vedder rages over traditional hard-core punk riffs ground out by Stone Gossard and Mike McCready. "They've taken your innocence and then they throw them on a burning fire." It makes you wonder what other surprises Pearl Jam has planned for the upcoming "Lightning Bolt" album.