Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' upcoming new Reprise Records album, "Hypnotic Eye", is now available for pre-order at itTunes and www.TomPetty.com.
All those who pre-order the album in any format from either of these outlets or are a member of the band's Highway Companions Club, will receive downloads of five tracks from the album in advance of the July 29 release date. Three of those tracks will be delivered immediately beginning today with one more to follow on both June 24 and July 15. The initial advance tracks include "American Dream Plan B," which is currently streaming on Soundcloud and at RollingStone.com, and "U Get Me High," which was sent to radio stations this morning. It's the band's first album since 2010's Mojo, which was their first in eight years.
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Announce North American Tour
Many shows on Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers' 2014 North American Tour, featuring very special guest Steve Winwood, are now onsale, with shows at Clarkston, MI's DTE Energy Music Theatre and Morrison, CO's Red Rocks Amphitheatre going on sale soon.
The tour gets underway August 3 at Viejas Arena in San Diego, and includes stops at the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival in San Francisco (August 9) as well as dates at Boston's Fenway Park (August 20), New York's Madison Square Garden (September 10), Anaheim's Honda Center (October 7) and L.A.'s The Forum (October 10).
Every ticket on the tour includes a free download of the new album, "Hypnotic Eye".
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Rolling Stone recently described the album as "maximum rock & roll" and "a decisive return to the concise '60s-rock classicism of his first great New Wave era albums."
"Hypnotic Eye" will be available in the following formats:
- 180 gram 2-LP Vinyl (includes an extra track from the album sessions)
- 140 gram 1-LP Vinyl
- High-definition Blu-ray Audio Disc (includes an extra track from the album sessions)
- Digital Download in MP3 or FLAC Formats
- Standard CDThist story first appeared on THR.com
For more online go to Billboard.com