Mike Campell aka one of Tom Petty’s Heartbreakers has released a new song online ‘Lockdown’ – odd title, we’re not sure what it’s about? He’s releasing it to raise money for the charity Feeding America which runs much needed at the moment food banks across the US.
Campbell posted on social media: “Hi everyone, Since we’re all keeping away from each other, I have been doing what I always do when I am home; writing and recording. I came up with “Lockdown” for fun. Everyone around me (including my wife Marcie, who helped with the recording and shot the video footage) loved the song, so I’m putting it out for people to enjoy and to raise some money for Feeding America. It feels good to do something positive to help in this time of crisis. So we hope this gives you a smile and takes your mind off the dark times for a few minutes. If you download the song for $1 or more you’ll be contributing to Feeding America and if you donate $20 or more we will send you a LIMITED edition Lockdown bandana which you can use to cover your face and as a fun memento of these times. Either way, enjoy the music. It’s a proper rocker! Thanks to Martin Pradler, Ryan Browne, Laurence Freedman and everyone who helped. Including the Dirty Knobs who are here in spirit!! With love and hope, Mike Campbell For more info and to donate, click here“.
The link contains UK prices to save you getting your calculator out. We think it’s currently about 10 cents to the pound. In the meantime, if you want to “try before you buy” here’s the track.
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