Petty, Tom & Heartbreakers - Damn The Torpedoes (CD)
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- Rock & Pop
- Hard Rock
- Number of Items
- Damn the Torpedoes
- Country of Origin
- Geffen Records
- Universal Music Distribut
- Mono / Stereo
Rolling Stone (4/11/02, p.134) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...Ineluctable roots rock that's built for the modern world..."
Rolling Stone (p.83) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[I]t starts with the Heartbreakers' defining track, 'Refugee' - the closest thing to an anthem they'd yet recorded - and doesn't lose its stride after that."
Q (8/01, p.154) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...A mus-have...This is Petty at the height of his powers and slowly on the turn..."
CMJ (1/5/04, p.6) - Ranked #4 in CMJ's "Top 20 Most-Played Albums of 1980".
Uncut (magazine) (p.108) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he playing is raw, the emotion likewise, Petty's first person songs starting to take on a classic universality....While Springsteen conjures the details of heartland America via an extensive libretto, Petty unshowily puts you right there."
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Refugee
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Here Comes My Girl
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Even the Losers
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Shadow of a Doubt (a Complex Kid)
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Century City
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Don't Do Me Like That
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] You Tell Me
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] What Are You Doin' In My Life
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Louisiana Rain
- Pop / Rock
- Release Date
- 11 September 2020
- South Africa
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Tom Petty (vocals, guitar, harmonica); Mike Campbell (guitar); Benmont Tench (keyboards, vocals); Ron Blair (bass); Stan Lynch (drums, vocals).
Additional personnel: Donald "Duck" Dunn (bass).
Recorded at Sound City in Van Nuys, California and at Cherokee Studios, Hollywood, California.
All songs written by Tom Petty except "Here Comes My Girl" and "Refugee" (Tom Petty/Mike Campbell).
Personnel: Tom Petty (vocals, 6-string guitar, 12-string guitar, harmonica); Benmont Tench (vocals, piano, harmonium, organ); Stan Lynch (vocals, drums); Mike Campbell (6-string guitar, 12-string guitar, slide guitar); Ron Blair (bass guitar).
Audio Remasterer: Chris Bellman.
Recording information: Cherokee Studios, Hollywood, CA; Sound City, Van Nuys, CA.
Photographers: Lynn Goldsmith; Aaron Rapoport.
It is encouraging to note that in compiling the superlative GREATEST HITS, four tracks from this blinder of an album were included, more than from any of his others. This is the ideal starting point for Petty students, (and then you can acquire all his other albums). For those unfamiliar, he is a rock 'n' roll Roger McGuinn. Those who are already aware of him will know that he has the knack of writing some of the best middle eight hooks ever heard, plays a Rickenbacker, and that he has an addictive voice and a knock-out supporting band. Is that enough?
- Date Released
- Audio Format
- PCM Audio
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
- Tom Petty/Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
- Jimmy Iovine; Tom Petty
- 36m 28s
- Shelly Yakus
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