The Classic Albums film on Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Damn The Torpedoes will air on BBC Four:
Fri, January 7th at 9PM
Sat, January 8th at 2:45PM
Sun, January 9th at 11:40PM
Classic Albums is Eagle Rock Entertainment's critically acclaimed series which recounts the back stories of music's most enduring and beloved albums. The series peels away the layers, via comprehensive interviews, studio recreations, and vintage footage, to reveal the stories behind the music.
The Damn The Torpedoes edition of Classic Albums features comprehensive interviews with Tom Petty, Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench, Ron Blair, producer Jimmy Iovine, engineer Shelley Yakus, and others close to the band about the process of writing and recording the classic songs which comprise Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers- smash 1979 album.
Among the songs examined closely in the 56-minute documentary are "Don't Do Me Like That," "Refugee," "Here Comes My Girl," and "Even The Losers." The DVD and Blu-ray also features an additional 42 minutes of bonus features including in-depth multi-track tape analysis, and new and archival performances.