|Amazon.com Premiers Exclusive Pearl Jam Video Footage; Never-Before-Seen In-Studio Video Performance of ''Life Wasted,'' the First Track on the Band's New Self-Titled Album, Available Exclusively on Amazon.com|
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 24, 2006--Amazon.com (Nasdaq:AMZN) premiered exclusive video footage today of Pearl Jam's in-studio performance of "Life Wasted," the first track off of their latest, self-titled album, to be released May 2.
For three weeks starting today, this footage is available exclusively on Amazon.com at www.amazon.com/pearljam. "Life Wasted" is the first of 13 tracks on the new album, which is the band's eighth studio release and their first in nearly four years.
"We know that Pearl Jam fans are anxious to hear the new album, so we're very excited to be able to share this exclusive video with them," said Jeff Belle, Amazon.com's vice president of worldwide media buying.
In addition to the exclusive video footage of "Life Wasted," Amazon.com customers can also listen to an audio interview with guitarist Stone Gossard as well as view newly released band photographs. And by pre-ordering the album, customers will have access to additional in-studio performances, new documentary interview footage and an audio stream of the single "World Wide Suicide."
"Amazon.com's user-friendly environment allows Pearl Jam once again to put their fans first, offering them the opportunity of this unique and up-front experience," said Tom Corson, executive vice president and general manager of J/Arista Records.
Pearl Jam's self-titled album will be released on May 2. The album is currently available for pre-order on Amazon.com (www.amazon.com) for $10.98 -- a savings of 42 percent.
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