LISTEN: Tom Petty unreleased song ‘For Real’ part of upcoming retrospective
Never before released, “For Real” by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, is part of a forthcoming compilation of Tom Petty’s work.
It was recorded in August 2000, when Petty and the Heartbreakers were recording a new version of their song ‘Surrender” ,in Mendocino, California.
The 38-track compilation, titled “The Best of Everything” is the second posthumous Tom Petty release after the 2018 box set “An American Treasure” and was described as a “supplement” to the 2018 compilation.
It will feature songs from Petty’s solo projects as well as with the Heartbreakers and Mudcrutch, including “Here Comes My Girl”, “I Won’t Back Down” and “Mary Jane’s Last Dance”.
It also includes a previously-unreleased version of the song “The Best of Everything” from 1985 album “Southern Accent” featuring a new verse.
Petty passed away in 2017 at the age of 66.
“Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: The Best of Everything” is out March 1. JB
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