Who Sang Black? Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam Ten cover art

Some other versions of "Black"
Credits
publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Eddie Vedder, Stone Gossard
release date: 1991-8-27
genres: Rock Stage & Screen
styles: Alternative Rock/Hard Rock/Grunge
length: 5:44
producer: Rick Parashar and Pearl Jam
mixer: Tim Palmer
additional engineer: Dave Hillis, Adrian Moore and Don Gilmore
lead vocals: Eddie Vedder
bass guitar: Jeff Ament
drums (drum set): Dave Krusen
guitar family: Stone Gossard and Mike McCready
Hey, oh
Sheets of empty canvas
Untouched sheets of clay
Were laid spread out before me
As her body once did
All five horizons
Revolved around her soul
As the earth to the sun
Now the air I tasted and breathed
Has taken a turn

Oh and all I taught her was everything
Oh I know she gave me all that she wore
And now my bitter hands
Chafe beneath the clouds
Of what was everything
Oh the pictures have
All been washed in black
Tattooed everything
I take a walk outside
I'm surrounded by
Some kids at play
I can feel their laughter
So why do I sear
Oh, and twisted thoughts that spin
Round my head
I'm spinning
Oh, I'm spinning
How quick the sun can, drop away

And now my bitter hands
Cradle broken glass
Of what was everything
All the pictures had
All been washed in black
Tattooed everything
All the love gone bad
Turned my world to black
Tattooed all I see
All that I am
All I'll be

Yeah
I know someday you'll have a beautiful life
I know you'll be a star
In somebody else's sky
But why
Why
Why can't it be
Why can't it be mine



Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Once
  • 2 Even Flow
  • 3 Alive
  • 4 Why Go
  • 5 Black
  • 6 Jeremy
  • 7 Oceans
  • 8 Porch
  • 9 Garden
  • 10 Deep
  • 11 Release / Master/Slave

  • Album Information
    label: Epic
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 074644785722
    script: Latin