MALIBU, Calif. - Tom Petty's plunge into the blues left him ecstatic.
"We finally made a record worthy of the band, one that makes use of the musicianship," he says. "Every rehearsal for years started with blues. It's how we sound after hours. I thought, 'we should stay where we naturally play.' I'm more excited than I've been in a long time."
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Mojo, out Tuesday (June 29 on audio Blu-ray and vinyl), is Petty's first album since 2006 solo disc 'Highway Companion' and first with The Heartbreakers since 2002's 'The Last DJ.' Recorded live with minimal overdubs,