About the film
Classic Albums : Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Damn the Torpedoes
Release Date: August 03, 2010
|Production Companies||:||BBC, Eagle Vision|
|Producers||:||Geoff Kempin, Terry Shand, Bous De Jong, Nick De Grunwald, Martin R. Smith|
The latest addition to Eagle's critically acclaimed and highly successful Classic Albums series is Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers 1979 breakthrough album Damn The Torpedoes . The band s third album defined their musical style and took them into the mainstream hitting No.2 on the US charts and spawning the top 10 single Don t Do Me Like That . The DVD features newly filmed contributions from the band members Tom Petty, Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench, Ron Blair and Stan Lynch along with co-producer Jimmy Iovine and engineer Shelly Yakus as they analyse the tracks from the original multi-track tapes and through new and archive performances. Damn The Torpedoes has stood the test of time as one of the great American rock albums of its era and is a worthy addition to the Classic Albums series.