is the fifth studio album by American rock band Long After Dark Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, released November 2, 1982 on Backstreet Records. Notable for the MTV hit " You Got Lucky", the album was also the band's first to feature Howie Epstein on bass and harmony vocals. Epstein's vocals are prevalent throughout the album and from that point on, became an integral part of the Heartbreakers' sound.
Two other singles from the album were released, "
Change of Heart" and "Straight into Darkness". The first of these joined "You Got Lucky" in the Billboard top 40. In July 2018, "Keep a Little Soul", an outtake from Long After Dark, was released as the first single to promote Petty's box set . "Keeping Me Alive", another outtake from the sessions for the album, An American Treasure was a Petty favorite, and was eventually released on his and the Heartbreakers' 1995 box set  , as well as on Playback An American Treasure.
Track listing [ edit ]
All tracks are written by
Tom Petty, except where noted.
6. "We Stand a Chance" 3:38 7. "Straight into Darkness" 3:49 8. "The Same Old You" Petty, Campbell 3:31 9. "Between Two Worlds" Petty, Campbell 5:12 10. "A Wasted Life" 4:35 Total length: 37:44
Personnel [ edit ]
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
Tom Petty – lead vocals, guitars (acoustic, electric, 12-string, lead on "We Stand a Chance"), Prophet 5 synthesizer
Mike Campbell – guitars (lead, 12-string), organ on "We Stand a Chance"
Howie Epstein – bass guitar, backing vocals
Benmont Tench – acoustic and electric pianos, Hammond and Vox organs, synthesizer, backing vocals Stan Lynch – drums, backing vocals
Ron Blair – bass guitar on "Between Two Worlds" Phil Jones – percussion
Jimmy Iovine – production Stephen Marcussen – mastering
Tom Petty – production
Don Smith – engineer
Tommy Steele – design
Shelly Yakus – engineer 
Weekly charts [ edit ]
Year-end charts [ edit ]
Certifications [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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