A brand new video that includes scenes from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ iconic residency on the Fillmore was launched underneath the title The Fillmore Home Band – 1997 (Brief Movie 2).
The 12-minute mini-feature consists of scenes from the 20-night stand together with band members wanting again on the expertise of being there. It follows the discharge of an earlier video and a box set of efficiency audio. You may watch the brand new video under.
“You’re feeling the historical past; you’re feeling the ghosts,” guitarist Mike Campbell says within the clip. “And you’re feeling the magic that’s occurred – it’s type of dripping on the partitions.” Keyboardist Benmont Tench provides, “Being that near the followers was higher. I feel the stage was just a little decrease; I feel the followers had been just a little nearer. … If you’re in a smaller area that’s enclosed like that, then the focus of the vitality, the focus of the band, the main focus, is completely different. That’s obtained a extremely critical sort of magic.”
Talking quickly after the run ended, Petty informed BAM, “I find it irresistible. I’ve had a ball. This can be the very best time we’ve ever had: musically, we’re all getting alongside actual effectively. … It is perhaps the very best time of our lives actually.
“The concept was simply to be a band once more and to play the identical place for some time,” he continued. “Currently, for us to play is such an ordeal: to get everybody collectively, to get the rehearsal booked, after which it’s at all times a touring factor – it’s a giant dedication.”
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