4 charting album That same year, Petty returned to his roots by reforming Mudcrutch to record their self-titled debut album, more than 30 years after its original inception.Petty, a Southern hillbilly from Gainesville, knew then what he wanted to do in his life after he escaped his dysfunctional home life with a father who was a drunk and 'beat the living s**t' out of him.However, three songs from 1989's Full Moon Fever were included; despite the album's technical status as a Tom Petty solo album, it contained contributions from several members from the Heartbreakers, thus legitimizing its inclusion on this compilation. The 2008 reissue has the same track listing as the American release.A remastered version was released on May 20, 2008, replacing "Something in the Air" with "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around," Petty's duet with Stevie Nicks from her 1981 album Bella Donna.Kicking off the new millennium, Petty got his personal life in order, kicking his heroin addiction and marrying Dana York, whom he had met a decade earlier.In 2002, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers released their 11th album, , on which Petty aired his ongoing grievances about the record industry.It is Petty's best-selling album to date and was certified 12× platinum by the RIAA on April 28, 2015.
The only thing that stopped the pain was drugs', Petty confesses to the author Warren Zanes in Petty, The Biography, published by Henry Holt and Co.
He died of an overdose the following year, at which point original bassist Ron Blair rejoined the Heartbreakers.
In 2006, Petty went solo once more, working with Jeff Lynne to produce the No.
The other new song on the album is a cover of the Thunderclap Newman hit "Something in the Air".
The album contains no songs from 1987's Let Me Up (I've Had Enough). release also includes the track "Anything That's Rock 'n' Roll," originally from the album Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, as track 3, with all subsequent tracks in the same order.
A man with tremendous wreckage in his personal life, a man divorcing his longtime wife, a woman who was struggling with delusional thoughts and a mind that was turning on her.