Into the Great Wide Open

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Into the Great Wide Open
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Based on 3 reviews
1991 Ratings: #190 / 415
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Based on 14 ratings
Liked by 2 people
July 2, 1991 / Release Date
LP / Format
MCA, Universal / Label
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Following the massive success of Tom Petty's debut record, the Heartbreakers were able to translate that successful sound into their own success. Into the Great Wide Open is arguably the best record that the Heartbreakers ever put out given the consistency of strong tracks, the continued focus on hooky and bright songs, and the reliance on the rootsy side of things as a strong scaffolding for their sound.

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One of their best. Such a great album.
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Track List

  1. Learning to Fly
  2. Kings Highway
  3. Into the Great Wide Open
  4. Two Gunslingers
  5. The Dark of the Sun
  6. All or Nothin'
  7. All the Wrong Reasons
  8. Too Good to Be True
  9. Out In the Cold
  10. You and I Will Meet Again
  11. Makin' Some Noise
  12. Built to Last
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Added on: July 7, 2013