Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making Of Wildflowers, the new Tom Petty documentary focusing on the sessions for his 1994 Wildflowers album, will hit theaters on his birthday, October 20th. The one-night global celebration via Trafalgar Releasing, also includes encore screenings in select cinemas on October 21st.

The doc draws from a newly discovered archive of 16mm film showing Petty at work on the celebrated album. Fans can experience the film on the big screen with immersive surround-sound before YouTube Originals will make it available worldwide for free in full 4K resolution on Tom Petty’s YouTube Channel later this year. 

SOURCE: Press release


  • Tom Petty‘s solo album, Wildflowers, was released on November 1st, 1994 and peaked at Number Eight on the Billboard 200, and featured such instant classics as the title track, “You Don’t Know How It Feels,” “It’s Good To Be King,” “You Wreck Me.”
  • Although officially billed as his second solo album, all the Heartbreakers, except for drummer Stan Lynch, appear on the set, with guitarist Mike Campbell co-producing with Petty and Rick Rubin.

CHECK IT OUT: The teaser to Tom Petty’s Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making Of Wildflowers: