Pearl Jam – Just Breathe


Just Breathe” is a song by the American rock band Pearl Jam. “Just Breathe” was released on October 31, 2009 as the second single from the band’s ninth studio album, Backspacer (2009). The song was triggered by a chord from “Tuolumne”, an instrumental from Eddie Vedder‘s soundtrack for the 2007 film Into the Wild.

It peaked at number six on the Billboard Alternative chart, which makes it the band’s highest-charting follow-up single since “Wishlist” in 1998. While it only reached No. 78 on the Billboard Hot 100, it was a number-one hit in Poland, a top ten hit in Portugal and a top 20 hit in the Netherlands.

On January 22, 2014, “Just Breathe” was certified platinum in digital sales by the RIAA. It is the band’s first platinum-certified song.

The song has been featured in several TV shows and movies, including KodachromeCastleOne Tree HillBrothers & SistersLife as We Know ItThe BlacklistThe Night Shift and iZombie in addition to the documentaries Buck and Gleason.