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The Best Pearl Jam Albums of All Time 

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List Rules Pearl Jam studio albums only.

Pearl Jam is not only one of the best alternative rock bands, but also considered one of the best rock bands of all time. Fronted by the incredible singer Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam released some great music throughout their career. This is a list of the best Pearl Jam albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Pearl Jam studio discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Pearl Jam albums can be found at the top of the list.

To make it easy for you, we haven't included Pearl Jam singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Pearl Jam album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Pearl Jam album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Pearl Jam album of all time?" or "What are the top Pearl Jam albums?" then this list will answer your questions. A factual list, featuring albums like Ten and Vitalogy.

This list of popular Pearl Jam CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion.

Ten is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pearl Jam Albums of All Time
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1. Once
2. Even Flow
3. Alive
4. Why Go
5. Black
6. Jeremy
7. Oceans
8. Porch
9. Garden
10. Deep
11. Release

Release Date: 1991

Artist: Pearl Jam

Producer: Pearl Jam, Rick Parashar

Tracks: Black, Porch, Why Go, + more

Length (mins): 00:53:27

Label: Epic Records

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Hard rock, Grunge

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Vs. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pearl Jam Albums of All Time
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1. Go
2. Animal
3. Daughter
4. Glorified G
5. Dissident
6. W.M.A.
7. Blood
8. Rearviewmirror
9. Rats
10. Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town
11. Leash
12. Indifference

Release Date: 1993

Artist: Pearl Jam

Tracks: Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town, Daughter, Animal, + more

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Rock music, Funk rock, Grunge

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Vitalogy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pearl Jam Albums of All Time
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1. Last Exit
2. Spin the Black Circle
3. Not for You
4. Tremor Christ
5. Nothingman
6. Whipping
7. Pry, To
8. Corduroy
9. Bugs
10. Satan's Bed
11. Better Man
12. Aye Davanita
13. Immortality
14. Hey Foxymophandlemama, That's Me

Release Date: 1994

Artist: Pearl Jam

Tracks: Spin the Black Circle, Tremor Christ, Corduroy, + more

Label: Epic Records

Genres (Music): Noise rock, Alternative rock, Experimental rock, Art rock, Grunge

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Yield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pearl Jam Albums of All Time
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1. Brain of J.
2. Faithfull
3. No Way
4. Given to Fly
5. Wishlist
6. Pilate
7. Do the Evolution
8. ●
9. MFC
10. Low Light
11. In Hiding
12. Push Me, Pull Me[I]
13. All Those Yesterdays

Release Date: 1998

Artist: Pearl Jam

Tracks: Do the Evolution, Brain of J., Wishlist, + more

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Post-grunge, Garage rock, Grunge

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