From Sound + Vision Magazine -
That was the record where the dam burst. And thats Tom Petty, succinctly assessing the impact of his breakthrough monster of a third album with the Heartbreakers 1979 Damn the Torpedoes.
The assessment springs from the records entry in Eagle Visions series of Classic Albums - and my advice is to view all 98 minutes of that documentary first when enjoying these two Torpedoes titles on Blu-ray.
In keeping with the Classic Albums procedure, Petty, the Heartbreakers, co-producer Jimmy Iovine, and engineer Shelly Yakus all get behind the board to deconstruct