Pearl Jam Vocalist Eddie Vedder Performs ‘Future Days’ at Game Awards

2020-12-15

Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam performed the classic

Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam – Story by Charles Ken, photo by Anne Erickson

Watch footage of Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder performing “Future Days” at the annual Game Awards

Eddie Vedder appeared at this week’s Game Awards and performed the Pearl Jam classic “Future Days.” The Game Awards take place annually and honor the best in video games for the year.

“Future Days” can be heard throughout the game “The Last of Us Part II,” which is set in a universe taken over by a mutant fungus that transforms people into strange creatures, much like zombies. In the video game, the character Ellie learns how to play “Future Days” on guitar by her father figure, Joel. The game makes use of guitar throughout, as players can rock the six-string utilizing their game controller.

“I really appreciate the way [‘Future Days’] was used, especially bringing Joel and Ellie together, connecting through music,” Vedder said after his “Future Days” performance. “I thought maybe it was cool too that it made you wanna perhaps pick up a guitar yourself and play a song for your loved one.”

Watch footage of Vedder’s Game Awards appearance via YouTube below. In other news, Pearl Jam released their most recent studio album, “Gigaton,” in spring 2020. The band had planned to tour to support album, but their 2020 dates were postponed or canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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