Out in the Cold

In Conversations With Tom Petty, Tom says “I struggled with the lyrics quite a bit. It was one of those things where you struggle and you always wonder if you got everything out of it that you could.” He does go on to say that during a rehearsal for the song he found that he enjoyed the lyrics, but I think the way they’re crafted belies any notion of uncertainty on his part. I love that alternating point of view in the two halves of each verse and then the two halves of this relationship, in someone’s arms and then their hands.

Today’s episode covers the third song on side two of "Into The Great Wide Open", "Out in the Cold'".

You can listen to the song here: https://youtu.be/19Z06genVX8

If you want to hear the live version from the Take the Highway release, you can find that one here: https://youtu.be/JwOluzWdoYQ

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