Hypnotic Eye is the latest release from Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, and the first album from the band in four years. This marks their 13th studio album, and punches out some great rock & roll by this veteran artist. Petty says "We hadn't made a straight hard-rockin' record, from beginning to end, in a long time." I say, about time!
For surround sound and hi-res fans, this album is very much like their 2010 Mojo Blu-ray release, to be clear, I am not referring to the style of music but the audio quality and mixes. A high resolution 24bit / 48kHz PCM stereo mix is available, along with a DTS HD Master Audio 5.1 mix. Simply put, this is an extremely well recorded album with generous headroom, plenty of air and room ambiance. While the predominant energy emanates from the front two channels, there is an extremely live feel...Read more