Archive | Oct 12, 2017

Certain Songs #1012: Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers – “You Can Still Change Your Mind”

Album: Hard Promises
Year: 1981


That’s $27.92 in 2017 dollars. And more importantly, it’s what MCA — at that point the worst record company in the world (IMHO for how they treated their reissues of the early Who albums) — wanted to charge for the follow-up to the massively successful Damn The Torpedoes. They’d already done it with the most recent Steely Dan album as well as the Xanadu soundtrack, so why not with one of the most anticipated albums of the year?