Tom Petty Readies New Album

European tour on the horizon

American rockers Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers are to release their new album ‘Mojo’ in mid-June.

Tom Petty is a man out of time. A hugely respected songwriter, he was the youngest member of the Travelling Wilburys – a group whose alumni includes Roy Orbison, George Harrison and Bob Dylan.

An impressive cast, yet still Petty stood out. There is simply something about his easy going Americana which engages, with his albums selling countless millions across the globe over the past three decades.

Together with his long term backing group The Heartbreakers, Tom Petty has recently been working on his first album in some eight years. Titled ‘Mojo’ the new release is expected to emerge this summer.

Whetting fans appetites, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers have announced plans for an ambitious new tour across the United States and beyond. Taking in a mixture of arenas and amphitheatres, the shows will feature a raft of special guests.

Making a guest appearance will be My Morning Jacket and evergreen songwriters Crosby, Stills And Nash. Iron lunged singer Joe Cocker will star, while Texan rockers ZZ Top will preview their new Rick Rubin produced album.

All tickets purchased online will entitled fans to a download copy of ‘Mojo’. When fans buy a ticket they will receive a code for two tracks, and when the release date arrives the entire album will be sent.

Also included with the bundle is a selection of tracks recorded on the 2010 tour. As a special preview Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers have begun streaming a track from ‘Mojo’ on their official website.

‘Good Enough’ is a revamped rocker from the American stars, and is available to stream HERE.

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers are set to release ‘Mojo’ this summer.

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