Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder & Jeff Ament Give ‘Huge Props’ to ‘Incredibly Prolific’ Taylor Swift

Even rockers are Swifties!

Pearl Jam’s frontman Eddie Vedder and bassist Jeff Ament joined Bill Simmons on his self-titled podcast this week, where they praised Taylor Swift — especially since Vedder attended Swift’s Eras tour with his wife and two daughters. “She’s an artist who’s respectful of her audience and I know from my daughter that she’s really kind of incredible at planting these little … hidden codes that they can pick up,” he shared. “And then all of a sudden, it activates all those people that are listening, and has them involved in it.”

He continued, “I think it’s done in a very creative way — she changes it up and there’s talk about what she played that night,” before adding that Swift is “incredibly prolific,” so “she’s able to just keep putting out music and putting out music.”

Ament then chimed in, “A couple records ago, choosing to work with the Aaron Dessner guy from The National and Bon Iver — like those songs to me are the most interesting songs, because I think that palette I like.”

He continued, “She’s not afraid to change and change in a way that maybe is kind of anti-pop in some ways, you know, which is … I have huge props for that.”

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