pearl jam: do the evolution

What a great video that poses interesting questions that are relevant to our times and the cyclical nature of civilization. History doesn’t repeat, but it does rhyme.

When speaking about the song, Eddie Vedder stated, “That song is all about someone who’s drunk with technology, who thinks they’re the controlling living being on this planet. It’s another one I’m not singing as myself.

Pearl Jam has stated that the novel Ishmael influenced the writing of Yield (the album), and according to the novel’s writer, Daniel Quinn, this song comes the closest to expressing the ideas of the book