On November 23, Reprise Recordswill release An American Treasure—a career-spanning Tom Petty 6-LP box set. The 60-track set unveils dozens of previously unreleased recordings, alternate versions of classic songs, rarities, historic live performances and deep tracks that spotlight Tom’s remarkable depth and evolution as a revered and tremendously influential songwriter, recording artist and performer. An American Treasuremarks the first release of Tom Petty music since the artist’s tragic passing in October 2017.
In addition fans are invited to share their favorite memories of Tom and The Heartbreakers by submitting photos or videos from their personal archives. These will be used to created a new official music video for one of the next songs to be released from An American Treasure. Click HERE to submit your photo or video!
Tom’s daughter, Adria Petty, and his wife, Dana Petty serve as the project’s Executive Producers, and, together with Tom’s bandmates of 45 years, Heartbreakers Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench, and his studio collaborator, Ryan Ulyate, curated the box set’s track list from Petty’s rich song catalog. Campbell, Tench and Ulyate also produced An American Treasure.
Adria Petty and Dana Petty explain, “Everyone involved in this project chose each track with tremendous care and deep respect for the body of work Tom Petty created over the course of 40 years. He also accumulated a wealth of unreleased music in his vaults, and we have collectively uncovered one gem after another that will keep us all listening and discovering new facets of Tom’s talent for many years to come. We can’t wait to share with Tom’s fans this musical portrait of an artist who deeply affected our culture and indelibly touched the lives of fans the world over.”
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