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Listen: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ new songs “U Get Me High” and “Red River”

on June 10, 2014, 12:20pm

On July 29th, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will release Hypnotic Eye, their 13th studio album and first since 2010’s Mojo. The storied rockers have already shared the hard-hitting teaser track “American Dream Plan B”, and today they’ve shared two tastes of the LP in “U Get Me High” and “Red River”.

“U Get Me High” is different than the Playback single “You Get Me High”, an outtake from from the sessions for 1991’s Into the Great Wide Open. It’s still unmistakable Petty, with Americana-tinged guitars and a memorable chorus. Meanwhile, “Red River” is more brooding, with a prominent bass line and Petty evoking images of rural mysticism with lines like “She shakes her snake above her hair and talks in tongues when there’s no one there.”

Listen to both tracks below:

Petty and Co. have also updated their upcoming U.S. tour. They’ve added a date at the DTE Energy Center in Clarkston, MI on August 24th and cancelled the Omaha and Kanas City dates, instead playing a two-night stand at the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Denver, CO. Their full schedule is below.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 2014 Tour Dates:
08/03 – San Diego, CA @ Viejas Arena
08/05 – Boise, ID @ Taco Bell Arena
08/07 – Eugene, OR @ Matthew Knight Center
08/09 – San Francisco, CA @ Outside Lands Music Festival
08/12 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center
08/14 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
08/15 – George, WA @ The Gorge
08/17 – Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place
08/19 – Calgary, AB @ Scotiabank Saddledome
08/21 – Winnipeg, MB @ MTS Centre
08/23 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
08/24 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Center
08/26 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
08/28 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
08/30 – Boston, MA @ Fenway Park
09/06 – Arrington, VA @ Lockn’ Festival
09/07 – Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake PAC
09/10 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
09/13 – Hartford, CT @ XL Center
09/15 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
09/18 – Raleigh, NC @ PNC Arena
09/20 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Cruzan Ampitheater
09/21 – Tampa, FL @ Tampa Bay Times Forum
09/23 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
09/25 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
09/26 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
09/28 – Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
09/30 – Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
10/01 – Lincoln, NE @ Pinnacle Bank Arena
09/30 – Denver, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
10/01 – Denver, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
10/07 – Anaheim, CA @ Honda Center
10/10 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum

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