Modern country, which Petty hates, is flamingly, shamelessly Pettyesque.
You're going to pop a string.
Tom Petty meets Biggie meets your ears.
Sounds like all those tracks on the end of 'Wildflowers' that we usually skip through.
Thornton was interviewed on a Canadian radio show yesterday, and he might've offhandedly compared his own musical career to that of Tom Petty's a dozen or so times.
Plus: Andrew W.K. and Vampire Weekend cover Tom Petty!
Cameron Crowe, are you listening?
Plus: The Rutles reunite!
Plus: More Stallone movies!
Plus: David Bowie, John Guare, and Captain America.
Plus music from Zach Condon, Ying Yang Twins, and Beyonce as performed by the triplets of Belleville.
Plus: Dan Castellaneta!
Plus industry news on Tom Petty, Kanye West, and poor, wretched Cary Elwes.
The Beatles were not considered, since they always win everything.