There are few places in North America that Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers haven't played in their career, but Friday's show marked a first for the band as they made their debut in Saskatoon.
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The new record has a darker hue in places than some chapters in the Petty catalogue, with a thick, present sound and lyrics so sharp they draw blood. A bit of Mudcrutch's psychedelic bent also finds its way into the proceedings, particularly on standout "First Flash of Freedom."
"The takes were usually very early takes, and I wanted to leave room for improvisation. We didn't really demo this up. I just came in with my guitar, played them a song on it and took it from there," says Petty. "So, everyone had a lot to contribute.Filed under:
Frontman and songwriter for The Heartbreakers rock band, Tom Petty has also enjoyed success as a solo artist. He hosts his own XM Radio show, on which he shares tracks from his personal record collection, and has made appearances in movies and on TV shows, including The Simpsons. Born and raised in Florida, Petty began playing music in high school and later moved to Los Angeles in search of a recording contract. He's a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and recipient of the Billboard Century Award for his lifetime achievements.Filed under:
Mojo hit record stores worldwide on Tuesday, and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers celebrated with an incendiary show of hits and new songs at Calgary's Saddledome.
The Highway Companions Club presale takes place this week for the Sept. 23 show in Tulsa.
The presale for 'Group A' begins Wed. June 16 at 10AM local time.
The presales for our 'Group B' members begins Thurs. June 17 at 10AM local time .
The presale ends on Friday June 18 at 5PM local time. Tickets go on sale to the general public Saturday June 19 at 10AM local time.
You must be logged in with a paid Highway Companions Club account to participate in the presale. Once you log in, go to the Tours page and your presale access code will be displayed there.
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The waiting is over. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' new album Mojo is now available in stores on CD and digital formats!
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If you've already bought tickets to the 2010 tour online, make sure to REDEEM YOUR CODE sent to you by the ticketing service (ie. Ticketmaster) to receive your download copy of Mojo you areFiled under:
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Will call opens at 5PM. Doors open at 6:30PM. Show starts at 7:30PM.Filed under: