Fans get chance to hear 'Nothing As It Seems' before it hits the shops...

Pearl Jam are offering fans an exclusive chance to hear new single ‘Nothing As It Seems’ ahead of its May release.

From today until April 24 the track will be available to anyone visiting the Pearl Jam Synergy website at [a][/a]

However, fans will not be able to download the song.

The single, written by bassist Jeff Ament is backed by the Eddie Vedder penned ‘Insignificance’ which is not available online. ‘Nothing As It Seems’ will be released in the UK on May 1 and a few days earlier on April 25 in the US.

It is the first track to be taken from the band’s forthcoming album ‘Binaural’, their seventh studio record.

‘Binaural’ is released in Britain on May 15 and on the following day in the United States.

The band kick off a whistle stop tour of Britain, their first headlining dates in the country since 1993, on May 29 at London’s Wembley Arena.

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