Friday, December 20, 2013

VIDEO: Eddie Vedder covers Rolling Stones classic at charity event

Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder teamed up with Criminal Minds star Jeanne Tripplehorn to perform the Rolling Stones’ 1978 classic, “Shattered”, at a fundraiser for Heal EB in Malibu in September, and video from the event is now available.

Vedder played acoustic guitar and handled back-up vocals while Tripplehorn sang the song in the style of Julie Andrews.

Heal EB is a nonprofit organization dedicated to funding a cure while raising awareness for Epidermolysis Bullosa.

Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) is a rare total body disease that causes blisters after the mildest trauma. Depending on the type of EB, the effects can be mild, disabling, or life threatening. It is not contagious because it is a genetic disease. There is currently no cure, but efforts are being made to identify new strategies for the treatment of EB.

You can help by donating to Heal EB here.

Having recently wrapped up a fall North American tour, Pearl Jam head to Australia next month for a series of dates on the country’s annual Big Day Out festival; the travelling 6-show event runs January 17 to February 2.

Eddie Vedder has also just announced a solo tour of the country – for details and dates, click here.

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