Tom Petty song 'For Real' part of retrospective | Inquirer Entertainment

LISTEN: Tom Petty unreleased song ‘For Real’ part of upcoming retrospective

/ 10:14 PM February 18, 2019

Tom Petty died in October 2017. Image: AFP/Timothy A. Clary

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



WATCH: Calpurnia stars in Weezer’s video for ‘Take On Me’

Avril Lavigne shuts down rumor that she’s replaced by a clone: ‘It’s so dumb’

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

TAGS: previously unreleased songs, Tom Petty, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

© Copyright 1997-2024 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.