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Tom Petty


Highway Companion



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Tom Petty - Highway Companion album download

Highway Companion is the third and final solo studio album by American singer-songwriter Tom Petty. It was released on July 25, 2006, and charted at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 album chart. The album was produced by former Traveling Wilburys bandmate Jeff Lynne, who also produced Petty’s highly acclaimed first solo album, Full Moon Fever, as well as the Heartbreakers' next album Into the Great Wide Open. Petty released the album through Rick Rubin's American Recordings label and Warner Bros.

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Album Name Highway Companion. Erscheinungsdatum 25 Juli 2006. Labels American Recordings. Mitglieder die dieses Album besitzen1. 2. Square One. 3. Flirting with Time.

Highway Companion is the third solo album, and 14th overall, by American musician Tom Petty. It charted at on the Billboard 200 album chart. Tom Petty's concept for his third solo album is laid bare in its very title: it's called Highway Companion, which is a tip-off that this record was made with the road in mind.

If you don’t run, you rust, Tom Petty sings on his new album, Highway Companion. If this echo of Neil Young (and his motto, It’s better to burn out than it is to rust ) weren’t enough, the lazy country-rock-stomp intro of Turn This Car Around and This Old Town make Petty’s new songs sound like outtakes from Young’s Harvest album

Info for Highway Companion. Tom Petty's third album without the Heartbreakers, 2006's „Highway Companion, finds the revered singer-songwriter reuniting with fellow Traveling Wilbury Jeff Lynne (formerly of Electric Light Orchestra) for the first time since their fruitful s collaborations, which yielded „Full Moon Fever (Petty's initial solo outing) and „Into The Great Wide Open

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Saving Grace 3:47
Square One 3:25
Flirting With Time 3:15
Down South 3:27
Jack 2:28
Turn This Car Around 3:58
Big Weekend 3:15
Night Driver 4:27
Damaged By Love 3:22
This Old Town 4:16
Ankle Deep 3:23
The Golden Rose 4:42


Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
44285-2 Tom Petty Highway Companion ‎(CD, Album, Dig) American Recordings 44285-2 US 2006
44285-1 Tom Petty Highway Companion ‎(2xLP, Album, 180) American Recordings 44285-1 US 2006
44285-1 Tom Petty Highway Companion ‎(2xLP, Album, TP) American Recordings 44285-1 US 2006
7225639 Tom Petty Highway Companion ‎(CD, Album) Warner Bros. Entertainment 7225639 US 2006
WPCR-12368 Tom Petty Highway Companion ‎(CD, Album, Dig) Warner Bros. Records, American Recordings WPCR-12368 Japan 2006
9362-44285-2 Tom Petty Highway Companion ‎(CD, Album, Dig) American Recordings 9362-44285-2 Europe 2006
9362442852 Tom Petty Highway Companion ‎(CD, Album, Dig) American Recordings 9362442852 Australia 2006
CDW 44285 Tom Petty Highway Companion ‎(CD, Album, Dig) American Recordings CDW 44285 Canada 2006
44285-2 Tom Petty Highway Companion ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, Num, Promo, S/Edition) American Recordings 44285-2 US 2006
44285-2 Tom Petty Highway Companion ‎(CD, Album, Spe) American Recordings 44285-2 US 2006
44285-2 Tom Petty Highway Companion ‎(CD, Album, Unofficial) American Recordings 44285-2 Russia 2006
2107835 Tom Petty Highway Companion ‎(CD, Album, Unofficial) American Records 2107835 Russia 2006
100372-2 Tom Petty Highway Companion ‎(CD, Album, Spe) American Recordings 100372-2 US 2007
44285-2 Tom Petty Highway Companion ‎(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial) American Recordings 44285-2 Russia 2011
557827-1 Tom Petty Highway Companion ‎(2xLP, Album, RE, RM) Warner Bros. Records 557827-1 US 2017
9362-44285-2 Tom Petty Highway Companion ‎(CD, Album, Unofficial) American Recordings 9362-44285-2 Unknown

Excellent reissue. The record sounds great and the jacket is very nice. While I was listening, I couldn't help but be touched by the rather poignant photograph of Tom on the back of the lyric sheet.
To call that a limited numbered special edition is technically accurate. But it’s still just a generic advance promo sent out to a specific media person. There were hundreds of these distributed by the label. So the only thing limited is the name of the media person who received the watermarked CD.
WHERE'S THE 2017 RELEASE OF WILDFLOWERS on 180 Gram Vinyl??? Anyone?
Tuesday 3rd October 2017:Just catching up - Can anyone chime in on how this Kevin Gray / Steve Hoffman mastering compares to the 2017 Chris Bellman vinyl remaster? As of today, a copy of this 2006 version goes for nearly thrice as much as a cp. of the current reissue. Do the sonic differences, if any, justify this huge price gap?
I have both. The Kevin Gray / Steve Hoffman version is considerably better. The Chris Bellman is also very good but sounds thin in comparison. Is the KG SH version worth the price difference? For me, yes.
Top notch sound quality. Very well done. Nice packaging as well.
Record sounds fantastic, extremely sharp. Very sturdy packaging as well.
Talking about Tom Petty’s latest release Highway Companion, a terrific album, requires a little back tracking and some thoughts on the idea of ‘the maturing of music.’First I would like to say that I have no idea what Tom was trying to do with The Last DJ album, other then his assault on the record industry, which was well done and way over due. There were some fine tunes on that release to be sure, but on some level (and it’s not just me), the outing came across sounding scattered and lost, as if it had no direction at all. I totally admired the concept, yet when I watched the DVD that came with the package, and heard Tom say, “This is one, you’re really gonna’ want in your collection ... ,” I knew that he was just trying to ‘sell’ that piece of dribble. Wait, wait, I’m not trying to come across as being unkind. The man has been putting out quality music for thirty years, he’s entitled to one bummer. What got me was that I think he knew just how bad the release was and was simply trying to push it. I resented that, especially with a song that cut to the quick of the music industry like “The Last DJ”. It was almost as if Tom had become the record executive ... but hey, maybe that was the joke and I missed it. Silly me!Maturing of music is an easy phrase to throw around and few people understand what it actually means. I’m going to try to give you my best thoughts on the topic. Tom, as I’ve said, has spent thirty years giving us great rock and roll, played with the best of the best, including Bob Dylan, George Harrison and The Heartbreakers, who backed his vision with splendid ferocity. To use the word mature, in regards to music, is to say that the artist is no longer concerned with the formula and has freed themselves to sing their songs, usually in a simpler manner, with less effort. This by no means indicates that the artist is going to lose his audience, it’s just that at some point in a career the artist finally decides that they are going to show the world who they actually are, at last able to stand with their back to the wind. This sense of freedom must feel totally liberating and this is what Tom has brought us with the release of Highway Companion.The songs are simple and elegant. He’s dipped heavily into some simple studio effects that spice up and brighten spaces on a couple of songs. The musical work is focused, flawless, quiet and to the point. Each song is a story unto itself, as if they’re being told from the back seat on a road trip across the landscape of America. “Ankle Deep” is splendid Americana, where each word has a double meaning (more on that in the Fun Facts section) and each meaning is a entendre for something else; a fine example of what the Traveling Wilburys were all about.This album feels to have been effortless to make, therefore feels effortless with the listen, and therein lies the joy of this music. You’re going to hear some old strokes from brush of Tom Petty, but that only goes to connect this work to his past, tying it all together in a nice package. There’s a strong tight back beat here, the trademark, along with Petty’s well defined bass meanderings that match Tom’s signature chord changes. The guitar solos, short as they are, seem lighter, more silver, airy and magical."Night Driver" will bring you chills on the open road, windows rolled down, wind in your hair. If you pass a red Jeep heading into the desert’s setting sun, a skull and bones decal on the back window, that’s me ... "a night driver drifting home again.”*** The Fun Facts: In his song “Ankle Deep” Tom is having a bit of fun with double meanings, where he musically and lyrically creates a homage to artist Robert Deyber, a visual raconteur supreme, who created the album’s artwork. Deyber is best know for his surrealistic impressions, where each painting is a visual interpretative clever turn on a common phrase, such as Any Port In A Storm. Petty and his wife had been collecting Deyber’s work for many years, enjoying his wry visual sense of humor.Review by Jenell KeslerPaintings by Deyber: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/93871973452536979/

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