Into the Great Wide Open


Year: 1991

Music by: Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers

Johnny Depp playing: Eddie

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The music video is about Eddie (played by Johnny), a young man coming to Hollywood and becoming a star, but short time later becoming unimportant again, loosing his friends and ending in a tattoo studio. A story of a rising and falling star.

About Tom Petty

Tom Petty (born October 20, 1950 in Gainesville, Florida) is an American musician. He is a graduate of Gainesville High School. After Working with his early bands The Sundowner, The Epics, and Mudcrutch with ace drummer Randall Marsh, he began his recording career with Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers when the band broke onto the national music scene with their 1976 self-titled debut album.

Tom Petty rejoined with the Heartbreakers for the album “Into the Great Wide Open” in 1991. It was again produced by Jeff Lynne and includes the hit singles “Learning to Fly” and “Into the Great Wide Open”, the latter featuring Johnny Depp, Gabrielle Anwar and Faye Dunaway in the video.

Tom Petty
Himself (Vocals/Guitars)

Gabrielle Anwar
Eddie´s Girlfriend

Kim Basinger
The Corpse

Johnny Depp

Faye Dunaway

Original music by
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers

Cinematography by
Darren Rydstrom

Produced by
Jeff Lynne

MCA Music Video

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