Pearl Jam (sometimes referred to as The Avocado Album or simply Avocado) is the eighth studio album by Pearl Jam, released on May 2, 2006. It was the band's first full-length studio release in almost four years, since Riot Act (2002). Following their performances at the Vote For Change tour in 2004, the band commenced work on Pearl Jam in November 2004 at Studio X in Seattle, Washington and finished in February 2006. The music on the record was proclaimed as a return to the band's roots, with an emphasis on up-tempo songs with an aggressive sound. The song lyrics are mostly told from the point of view of characters and deal with the socio-political issues in the United States at the period, such as the War on Terror. This version features the new mix by Brendan O'Brien.
2LP - Double Vinyl Housed in Gatefold Sleeve with Big Lyric Booklet.