Title: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Hypnotic Eye
Artist: Tom Petty (vocals, rhythm guitar, production), Mike Campbell (lead guitar, production), Scott Thurston (rhythm guitar, harmonica), Benmont Tench (acoustic and electric piano, organ), Ron Blair (bass guitar), Steve Ferrone (drums, percussion)
Hypnotic Eye - the twelfth studio album by rock band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, published in 2014, the label Reprise Records. The album debuted at line 1 in the American charts of the Billboard 200 with a circulation of 131 000 copies in its first week, making it the first in the band's career drive, topped the Billboard 200 since their debut in this chart in 1977. Previously, the best achievement of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers was second place in the disk Mojo in 2010.
Work on the Hypnotic Eye group conducted from 2011 to 2014 in the rehearsal room The Clubhouse (Los Angeles) and the personal studio of Tom Petty (Malibu). "To create a 10-bit or 11-really good songs takes time" - explained as a considerable length of time the leader of The Heartbreakers. Team pulled away from the sound of its predecessor Hypnotic Eye, Mojo (2010), returning to the aesthetics of their records 70: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (1976) and You're Gonna Get It! (1978). As a result - untroubled rock 'n' roll Hypnotic Eye impression jam played by the band in real time.
Music critics have met the new disc The Heartbreakers with reverence. Neil McCormick of The Telegraph wrote: "Each track is served with a lean drive, smart lyrics mixed with deft rhythm section, imbued with serpentine figures lead guitar, bright splashes of Hammond organ and shimmering atmosphere six-string Sweet 60s." Eric Riesch of PopMatters concluded: "While their peers flaunt anniversary tour without releasing new albums for years, if not decades, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers are full of life, continuing to surprise high-value music existing in a timely and timeless."
01. American Dream Plan B
02. Fault Lines
03. Red River
04. Full Grown Boy
05. All You Carry
06. Power Drunk
07. Forgotten Man
08. Sins Of My Youth
09. U Get Me High
10. Burnt Out Town
11. Shadow People
12. Playing Dumb (Bonus Track)
Issued: United States | Reprise