Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder will release a new album consisting entirely of tunes played on the ukelele later this year, music blogs report, and the first song is out now.  Hear it here.  

It's a fresh recording of Vedder's "Longing To Belong," which the singer has played at solo shows throughout the last couple of years. Listen to the new recording

Music blog Antiquiet reports the new album will be called “Uke Songs.” The new recordings follow the spare folk songs of Vedder’s Into the Wild soundtrack into a new direction for the hard-rocking Pearl Jam frontman.