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Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers: Mojo

Andrew Mueller, Uncut, July 2010

NINE TRACKS INTO MOJO, Tom Petty's first album with The Heartbreakers for eight years, the band fire up a plodding blues groove, and Petty makes a confession: "I'm slowin' down a little bit.'' It's an assertion which will, by this point, elicit little dispute from anybody who has been listening to Mojo from the top. Can this really be the same performer who fired up his career with the excellent Damn The Torpedoes, and that enduringly awesome eponymous 1976 debut?

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