Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers will soon drop their latest studio effort Hypnotic Eye, but fans foaming at the mouth can now preview the album online for free. The veteran Florida rockers have made all 11 tracks of their upcoming 13th studio collaboration available for streaming.
According to an article posted July 22 at JamCanoe.ca, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and longtime backing band are streaming the album for a limited time only in Canada at their site via Soundcloud.com. Fans in the U.S. can get their first listen at NPR.org.
The "Free Falling" hitmaker released the album's lead single, the 60's garage rock inspired "American Dream Plan B," last month and announced a summer tour of North America to support the release. Along with the single, five songs in total have been previously been released, including "Red River," "U Get Me High," "Forgotten Man" and "Fault Lines"
Hypnotic Eye hits shelves on July 29 and will be released via Reprise in digital, vinyl and Blu-ray audio editions, as well as on CD. Vinyl lovers can purchase the album either as a single disc or as double album that includes an additional track. Fans who pre-order the release on iTunes and Amazon beginning will receive an instant download of the first of several tracks from the album.
The Hypnotic Eye Tour will feature special guest Steve Winwood and kicks off Aug. 3 in San Diego, California, at Viejas Arena and wraps up Oct. 10 in Inglewood, California, at The Forum. The coast - to - coast Canadian leg begins Aug. 14 in Vancouver, B.C. at Rogers Arena and finishes Aug. 28 at Montreal's Bell Centre. Fans purchasing a concert ticket will receive a copy of the new record.
Petty and band will also make a couple of festival headline appearances, which include Aug. 9 in San Francisco at Outside Land Music and Arts Festival, as well as Sept. 6 in Arlington, Virginia, at Interlocking Music Festival. For more details, check out TomPetty.com.
Did you know? Tom Petty is on the cover of July's Billboard magazine.