On September 1st, Pearl Jam and Columbia Records launched the “20 Days of Pearl Jam Countdown”, leading up to the theatrical release of Pearl Jam Twenty, debuting today.
Directed by Cameron Crowe, the film features Jeff Ament, Matt Cameron, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready and Eddie Vedder, and chronicles the band’s remarkable 20 year run.
Over 1,200 hours of rare and never-before-seen footage was reviewed for the film, woven together with 24 hours of new footage including concerts, insider looks and interviews.
Also released today is the companion motion picture soundtrack. The soundtrack includes 29 rare and unreleased tracks in a 2-disc set, along with a 36-page booklet of rare photos, packaged in a hard-bound book.
PBS will air the film on their American Masters Series on October 21st, and the DVD will be released October 24th.
Preview and download the Pearl Jam Twenty Soundtrack: