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Watch Eddie Vedder Join Roger Waters for “Comfortably Numb”

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 12: Roger Waters and Eddie Vedder perform at "12-12-12" a concert benefiting The Robin Hood Relief Fund to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy presented by Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company and The Weinstein Company at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Clear Channel)

Roger Waters’ current summer run has thus far been trailed by political news: Officials in Long Island concerned about his criticism of Israel, fans in New Orleans upset over his mockery of Donald Trump. Last night, at Chicago’s United Center arena, the Is This the Life We Really Want tour clocked a more predictable milestone: An Eddie Vedder appearance. The Pearl Jam frontman stepped out of the shadows unannounced to sing the chorus on the Pink Floyd classic “Comfortably Numb,” and stuck around to contribute acoustic guitar.

As Rolling Stone points out, Waters and Vedder last performed “Comfortably Numb” together at a 2012 Hurricane Sandy relief concert at Madison Square Garden. In recent years, the song has been a semi-regular part of Pearl Jam’s set list. Watch last night’s version below.