Tom Petty releases ‘Full Moon Fever,’ his first solo album featuring ‘I Won’t Back Down’ with George Harrison (1989)

Tom Petty‘s ‘Full Moon Fever’ is his first solo album featuring contributions from Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison and George Harrison and released on April 24, 1989 by Mca Universal.


Tom Petty releases ‘Full Moon Fever,’ his first solo album featuring ‘I Won’t Back Down’ with George Harrison (1989)

Track Listing : 1.Free Fallin’ (Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne) – 04:14 . 2.I Won’T Back Down (Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne) – 02:56 . 3.Love Is A Long Road (Mike Campbell, Tom Petty) – 04:06 . 4.A Face In The Crowd (Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne) – 03:58 . 5.Runnin’ Down A Dream (Campbell, Lynne, Tom Petty) – 04:23 . 6.I’Ll Feel A Whole Lot Better (Gene Clark) – 2:47 . 7.Yer So Bad (Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne) – 03:05 . 8.Depending On You (Tom Petty) – 02:47 . 9.The Apartment Song (Tom Petty) – 02:31 . 10.Alright For Now (Tom Petty) – 02:00 . 11.A Mind With A Heart Of Its Own (Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne) – 03:29 . 12.Zombie Zoo (Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne) – 02:56

David Leland

Jesse Dylan

Musicians : Tom Petty – Lead And Backing Vocals, 6 And 12 String Acoustic And Electric Guitars, Keyboards, Tambourine, Hand Claps On (6) . Mike Campbell – Lead Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, Slide Guitar, Dobro, Keyboards . Jeff Lynne – Bass, Guitar, Guitar Synthesizer, Piano, Keyboards, Backing Vocals, Hand Claps On (6) . Phil Jones – Drums, Percussion . George Harrison – Acoustic Guitar And Backing Vocals On (2) . Jim Keltner – Drums, Maracas And Tambourine On (3) . Benmont Tench – Piano On (9) . Howie Epstein – Backing Vocals On (2) And (3) . Roy Orbison – Backing Vocals On (12) . Kelsey Campbell – Scream On (12) . Alan Weidel – Hand Claps On (6)

Julien Temple

Production : Produced By Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty, Mike Campbell Mike Campbell – Engineer . Don Smith – Engineer . Bill Bottrell – Engineer . Dennis Kirk – Engineer . Alan Bugs Weidel – Assistant Engineer . Steve Hall – Mastering

Package : Awest – Art Direction . Tiny Bouchet – Art Direction . Aaron Rapoport – Photography . Robert Sebree – Photography

Recorded 1988–89 At M.C. Studios, Rumbo Studios, Sunset Sound, Devonshire Studios, Conway Studios And Sound City Studios.

Released On April 24, 1989 By Mca Universal.

Video Director(s) : David Leland asterisques RVM for “Full Moon Fever” . Jim Lenahan for “Runnin’ Down a Dream” . Julien Temple asterisques RVM for “Free Fallin'” . Jesse Dylan asterisques RVM for “A Face in the Crowd” .

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Twenty-five years ago, the Southern wonder left his Heartbreakers to much acclaim.One takeaway from “Zombie Zoo” is how casual Petty sprints from absolute perfection to downright absurdity. But maybe that’s a part of his charm. From the get-go, he’s always been the boy next door, a Florida son who had some relatable stories to jive to, and that’s likely why Americans of all ages can sing most of his hits. […]
This album is very similar to the Greatest Hits album, because of the number of successful singles Full Moon Fever spawned. You will be able to play straight through this album instead of just coming for 1 song. […]

It also marked the point where Petty knew he was a big enough name to step out sans a band moniker, even though both Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench appear on the album. From this point Petty was a ‘classic’ artist’. […]


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