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Riff: Pearl Jam – “Mind Your Manners”

Jul 12, 2013

I caught myself believing/That I needed God/And if he’s out there somewhere we sure could use him now

from Mind Your Manners lyrics by Pearl Jam

Paired w/ a blood-splattered image of a Glock and rosary beads on a dinner plate, PJ’s LP10 summon-the-powers-of-punk single assault is all oi-it wry smiles for those that dig some politics in their Vedder howls. Organized religion, it seems. Either way, the steam is brilliantly hot at band age 23.

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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