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Eddie Vedder chats with Bruce Springsteen for Amazon Music Special

Sneak peek of Eddie and Bruce’s chat for the Amazon Music Special that kicks off today.

By Nate Todd February 11, 2022 9:51 a.m. PST

Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder previewed his upcoming Amazon Music Special with a trailer of his conversation with Bruce Springsteen. The first specials complete today at 2 p.m. ET and will be available exclusively through Amazon for 48 hours, after which Vedder will post the discussion to his YouTube account.

The special, directed by longtime Springsteen collaborator Thom Zimny ​​and filmed at Bruce’s farm in New Jersey, sees Bruce and Eddie discuss Vedder’s new solo album, earthling, which arrived today. The trailer clip begins with The Boss asking Vedder about his influences.

“As much melody as you have,” Bruce said, “I still hear punk and even some kind of metal influence on some of the songs. Who influenced you in that part of your music? Vedder lists the Beatles, The Who, The Band as well as Bruce himself, but also mentions Split Enz, Talking Heads, Fugazi, Sonic Youth and more.In addition, the full special sees the musicians talking about the illustrious guests Vedder has on earthling including Stevie Wonder, Ringo Starr, Elton John and producer Andrew Watt.

Preview Eddie Vedder’s Amazon Music special with Bruce Springsteen below: