As per various reports across the internet, Pearl Jam have started work on a new album. This is great news for Pearl fans, yet there is an unexplained factor to this new and exciting news. Pearl Jam had previously stated in various interviews that they are making a new album with former Miley Cyrus producer Andrew Watt. As per a post today made via Twitter, we are to believe that it has been confirmed.
See Twitter post below.
Pearl Jam have confirmed that producer, guitarist and songwriter Andrew Watt, who has a history with Justin Bieber and recently worked on frontman Eddie Vedder‘s album ‘Earthling’, is on board is onboard.
“We’re psyched,” said Stone Gossard in a recent interview with NME. “Andrew is a total character. Really, like immediately, we were writing quickly. Spontaneously. Bring in a riff. Let’s knock it out. [Drummer] Matt Cameron is playing his ass off. We didn’t bring any gear down. We were just doing some recording in Andrew’s basement in Beverly Hills, basically. So far, so good.”
Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam frontman previously stated that the band were looking forward to working with Watt.
“I want to keep staying in that state of mind where we make looser records, and are quicker in terms of being able to generate that feeling or art… Pearl Jam, we constantly are asking: What is another process? How is it that we can do something new? What’s the next step?” Gossard continued.
“Just speaking with [bassist] Jeff [Ament] the other day, we’re talking about trying different formations of how to generate song ideas, particularly ones that move us, that move us in a cool direction, or in a direction that makes people go, ‘Ah!’”
It appears that all t’s have been crossed, and all i’s dotted. Andrew Watt will be working with Pearl Jam on their new and long awaited album.