Tom Petty’s second solo album stretches and breathes over fifteen well-crafted simply put tracks of contemplation; a rustic, homespun, mature collection of songs that seem to fall off the bone as if Petty never broke a sweat in writing them.
The debut solo album from Tom Petty is a pure, chilled-out rock record that’s soaked in summer rays, tapping into the power of rhythm guitar and journeying through Petty’s influences from the 50’s and 60’s.
Soon after touring as the backing band for Bob Dylan in 1986, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers released their seventh LP, an album designed to sound ‘live’, which they delivered to some degree, with lighter musical tones and heavier subject matter.
The first album from Tom Petty and the Hearthbreakers is a fresh rock record that introduces Petty’s idiosyncratic singing and a unique sound for the group along the way.
With Beatles for Sale, the band venture into Country Western more than ever before and get a bit moody along the way.