Hole Covers Pearl Jam’s “Jeremy”

“This is going to be ridiculous,” Courtney Love says at the beginning of the video. So you’ve been warned. Another warning: “Jeremy,” to me, was all about Eddie Vedder’s phrasing, and Love really rushes through the lyrics, firing them off almost at random. It makes it difficult to get through the video. See what I mean:

Hole’s been covering this on tour in recent weeks. Love points out that her guitarist, who plays along on an acoustic for this cover, probably wouldn’t remember the song — he was five years old when it came out in 1992.