Listen to the new Pearl Jam single Mind Your Manners

Pearl Jam has released the first single from the forth-coming Lightning Bolt Photo: Pearl Jam promo photo

LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2013 — Pearl Jam released the first single, Mind Your Manners, from their tenth studio album. The title of the album, Lightning Bolt, was also announced on Thursday via Pearl Jam’s website.

The new album will be available on October 15. Lightning Bolt will be the first full length album the band has released since Back Spacer, which was released in 2009. The album was produced by Brendan O’Brien, who is no stranger to working with Pearl Jam.


Throughout the week the band has band releasing bits of information regarding the new album. The artwork for Mind Your Manners as well as North American tour dates were released earlier in this week. Tickets for the North American tour, which starts in Pittsburgh on October 11, will go on sale July 26.

While it is not their only original punk song, Mind Your Manners is definitely one of the more punk rock songs Pearl Jam has written. It is a mover.

Mind Your Manners is available as a free download when you pre-order the new Pearl Jam album here. The song can be heard for free on the Official Pearl Jam youtube channel.

Kevin J. Wells writes about Major League Baseball and punk rock music for The Washington Times Communities. Follow him on Twitter @WellsOnBaseball


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Kevin J Wells

Kevin J. Wells was born and raised in the Los Angeles area in a town called Montrose.  He currently plays guitar for and is a founding member of the Los Angeles punk rock band Emmer Effer.  He has worked in a number of different career fields including Behavioral Therapy, Commodities, Insurance, and most recently a food cart in Portland, OR. Kevin has been both a sports and entertainment columnist and editor for The Washington Times Communities since January 2013.

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