Image for Listen: Eddie Vedder’s ‘Ukulele Songs’ Stream

Listen: Eddie Vedder’s ‘Ukulele Songs’ Stream

Written by Barnaby Smith on May 27, 2011

When Eddie Vedder picked up the ukulele for songs for the Into The Wild soundtrack, he balanced it very nicely with some more straightforward rock/singer-songwriter offerings. His insistence on the uke has continued, however, with his new album Ukulele Songs, which can now be heard via internet stream via NPR.

Ukulele Songs features a number of interesting covers, including the Everly BrothersSleepless Nights (a duet with Glen Hansard of The Swell Season) and Dream A Little Dream. The album opens with a ukulele-based song from Pearl Jam‘s Riot Act album, Can’t Keep. The LP also features the song Tonight You Belong To Me, a duet with Cat Power, another cover, this time of a popular standard made famous back in the twenties.

Join Music Feeds on Facebook

monitoring_string = "5ddc797c5ea15f4a20f5b456893873a5"