Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Announce Posthumous Album With Unreleased Song ‘For Real’: Listen


Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers shared the beforehand unreleased tune “For Real” to announce a brand new expansive hits assortment on Friday (Feb. 15).

Unearthed from the late rocker’s vault of never-before-heard materials, the brand new observe can be featured on Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers: The Best Of Everything, a posthumous compilation of 4 a long time of hits by Petty, who handed away in 2017 only one week after ending the band's 40th anniversary tour.

The new assortment will function a becoming complement to final 12 months’s career-spanning field set, An American Treasure, and was compiled by Petty’s household and bandmates to satisfy the "American Girl" singer’s long-standing want to sometime launch what he believed to be the most effective hits and strongest deep cuts of his catalog in a single package deal.

Among its 38 songs, The Best Of Everything can even characteristic one other beforehand unreleased, alternate model of the title observe — initially recorded for the band’s 1985 album Southern Accents —  in addition to a private essay written by Petty’s longtime shut pal, Academy Award-winning screenwriter Cameron Crowe.

Most lately, Petty’s 1989 debut solo album Full Moon Fever was honored as a 2019 Grammy Hall of Fame inductee. The rock icon's seminal album went 5x platinum within the U.S., 6x platinum in Canada and featured now-classic hits like “Free Fallin’” and “I Won’t Back Down.”

Stream “For Real” under. The Best Of Everything can be launched March 1 on Geffen Records/UMe.