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Riff: Pearl Jam – “Getaway”

Oct 14, 2013

Sometimes you find yourself being told to change your ways/For God’s sake, mine is mine and yours won’t take its place/Now, make your getaway

from Getaway lyrics by Pearl Jam

The melody packed a mightier half-bottle wino Vedder wallop behind “World Wide Suicide” back in 2006, but nevertheless shows some gumption here now in support of another electric stab at organized religion or whatever socio-political ketchup popsicle is trying to be sold to team PJ in white gloves.

Riff by Gavin Paul

Gavin Paul is SONGLYRICS' resident Content Guru. Chicago-bred, New York-sculpted, his words and ideas have appeared in publications ranging from Spin and Rolling Stone to The Chicago Sun-Times and Arborist News.

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