Can't Keep

GmoneyGmoney Posts: 1,618
edited November 2009 in The Porch
Congratulations to Can't Keep! After much thought, debate and a random i-pod shuffle show up, Can't Keep has surpassed Faithful and has become my all time favorite Pearl Jam song!! The top five now looks like this
5. Oceans
4. Grievance
3. Light Years
2. Faithful
1. CAN'T KEEP

Kudos Can't Keep.
Further back and forth a wave will break on me, today...
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  • I agree 100%
    go to youtube and check out

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Po6U4EeQ820

    awesome stripped down ed solo version
    My Pearl Jam Fan Videos
    Best on the web - check them out
    http://www.youtube.com/user/cantkeepmehere
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  • oh and for fun check out my video at

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mg80lGhlMOw

    from one Can't Keep fan to another
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    Best on the web - check them out
    http://www.youtube.com/user/cantkeepmehere
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  • GmoneyGmoney Posts: 1,618
    I agree 100%
    go to youtube and check out

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Po6U4EeQ820

    awesome stripped down ed solo version
    Awesome! Love that video. One of the main reasons it became #1- this song motivates me to take serious action in my life!
    Further back and forth a wave will break on me, today...
  • VEDHEAD27VEDHEAD27 Posts: 3,091
    My what excellent taste you have Gmoney!!! :D Can't Keep and Faithfull are my most listened on Itunes. :D

    YES!!! That Burn to Shine version is one of the greatest things I've ever seen! LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!! I cannot get enough of that thing! It's just so pure, intimate and stripped down. Totally highlights the amazingness of it all!

    I have always, always felt Can't Keep to be one of the most underrated gems in the entire PJ catalogue! The progression of this song is sooooo beautiful. It's very uplifting and inspirational. Totally takes me places!
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    "Lo√e, you know the word
    ...YOU invented it!" ~ E√

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    ...::STONE--YOU--OWN!::...
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  • megatronmegatron Posts: 3,420
    i wasn't big on can't keep until i was lucky enough to see it open columbia last year. it kicked my ass...kinda of like every song on riot act. better live. amazing song
  • jck33jck33 Posts: 39
    I love everything about "Can't Keep." Oh wait, don't love the ukelele version! Saw them open with it a couple times, too bad it's mostly gone from setlists. Definitely in my PJ top 10.
  • VEDHEAD27VEDHEAD27 Posts: 3,091
    I must agree jck33, I do love the uke version but I am definitely ALL ABOUT the full on band version! Those shuffling drums just do it for me!!!! :D Also agree that this song live = new levels!!! After yeeeears of hoping and praying I finally got to experience it last year at the Hartford show! BRILLIANT OPENER!!!!!!!! The way it builds and builds!! Ahhhhh!
    ¤º°`°º¤ø,¸¸,ø¤º°`°º¤ø,¸¸,ø¤

    "Lo√e, you know the word
    ...YOU invented it!" ~ E√

    ¤º°`°º¤ø,¸¸,ø¤º°`°º¤ø,¸¸,ø¤
    ...::STONE--YOU--OWN!::...
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  • I honestly have always thought the best Pearl Jam 1-2-3 album punch is
    Can't Keep - Save You - Love Boat Captain

    good i really love that jam
    My Pearl Jam Fan Videos
    Best on the web - check them out
    http://www.youtube.com/user/cantkeepmehere
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  • GmoneyGmoney Posts: 1,618
    In reality this might be some of Stone's best work. Eddie brought them that Uke version and Stone turned into the album version. As good as Ed's original is, the tension and release in the album version is as good as it gets!!
    You... Cant'... Keep...Me........ HERE!!!!!!! But Ed, im not taking anything away from ya- these are some of your best lyrics ever.
    Further back and forth a wave will break on me, today...
  • GmoneyGmoney Posts: 1,618
    oh and for fun check out my video at

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mg80lGhlMOw

    from one Can't Keep fan to another
    This is amazing!! Love it!! Your task for the weekend- can't keep video ;)
    Further back and forth a wave will break on me, today...
  • YOUR MISSION SHOULD YOU CHOOSE TO ACCEPT IT...
    My Pearl Jam Fan Videos
    Best on the web - check them out
    http://www.youtube.com/user/cantkeepmehere
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  • pandorapandora Posts: 21,855
    When that song came out I couldn't believe the lyrics- it was exactly what I had been thinking the months leading up to that point- just challenging my maker- telling Him you can't keep me here- really so very ready, in a good way,to see what was next after Here. I just loved that song, was amazed by it, still am. Funny though that now I just want to grow old- like Ed I think. This is what I get from the new songs- a great appreciation for life and love. PJ's music is just it for me always. Speaks my thoughts and the feelings in my heart.

    "Judge yourself if you feel the need
    Just let me known to be
    In search of the truth myself
    There is a drop of blood on the ground
    And it seems to me that it's not my kind
    And I can't be sure if its yours or mine."
  • UNDERRATED SONG....AMAZING OPENER
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