2 (Mudcrutch album)

Mudcrutch 2 (or simply 2) is the second and final studio album by American rock band Mudcrutch, released on May 20, 2016[1][2] and was the last recorded studio material by Tom Petty before his death in 2017.

Mudcrutch 2
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 20, 2016 (2016-05-20)
Mudcrutch chronology
Extended Play Live
Mudcrutch 2
Tom Petty chronology
Hypnotic Eye
Mudcrutch 2
An American Treasure


A limited edition 7" vinyl single of "Trailer" backed with "Beautiful World" was released for Record Store Day 2016.[1][2] The band embarked on their first American tour following the release of the album in May and June 2016.


Publication Accolade Year Rank
Rolling Stone 50 Best Albums of 2016 2016 29[3]

Track listing

All tracks are written by Tom Petty, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Lead vocalsLength
1."Trailer" Petty3:17
2."Dreams of Flying" Petty3:59
3."Beautiful Blue" Petty6:37
4."Beautiful World"Randall MarshMarsh3:08
5."I Forgive It All" Petty4:14
6."The Other Side of the Mountain"Tom LeadonLeadon (with Petty)3:17
7."Hope" Petty3:11
8."Welcome to Hell"Benmont TenchTench3:31
9."Save Your Water" Petty3:12
10."Victim of Circumstance"Mike CampbellCampbell2:37
11."Hungry No More" Petty6:14

The song "Trailer"

"Trailer" was originally recorded by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and released in 1985 as the B-side of the single "Don't Come Around Here No More", but never was released on an album. It was re-recorded with an added third verse for this album, and was released as the lead single.



  • Mike Campbell – guitar, lead vocal on "Victim of Circumstance"
  • Tom Leadon – guitar, lead guitar on "Victim of Circumstance", lead vocal on "The Other Side of the Mountain", backing vocals on "Dreams of Flying", "Beautiful Blue", "Save Your Water", "Victim of Circumstance"
  • Randall Marsh – drums, lead vocal on "Beautiful World"
  • Tom Petty – bass guitar, harmonica on "Trailer", lead vocals, co-lead vocal on "The Other Side of the Mountain", backing vocals on "Beautiful World", "Welcome to Hell", "Victim of Circumstance"
  • Benmont Tench – organ, piano, Mellotron, lead vocal on "Welcome to Hell", backing vocals on "Save Your Water", "Victim of Circumstance"

Additional musicians

  • Sebastian Harris – shaker on "Victim of Circumstance"
  • Josh Jove – pedal steel guitar on "Beautiful Blue"
  • Herb Pederson – banjo on "The Other Side of the Mountain", harmony vocal on "The Other Side of the Mountain", "Hungry No More"


  • Mike Campbell – producer
  • Greg Looper – engineer
  • Tom Petty – producer
  • Ryan Ulyate – producer, recording, mixing


Chart (2016) Peak
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[4] 155
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[5] 40
Irish Albums (IRMA)[6] 91
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[7] 39
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[8] 70
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[9] 62
UK Albums (OCC)[10] 62
US Billboard 200[11] 10


  1. Reed, Ryan (March 25, 2016). "Tom Petty's Mudcrutch Reunite for Second LP, First Major Tour". Rolling Stone. Retrieved March 27, 2016.
  2. Brown, Eric Renner (March 25, 2016). "Tom Petty returns with Mudcrutch". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved March 27, 2016.
  3. "50 Best Albums of 2016". Rolling Stone. November 29, 2016. Retrieved November 29, 2016.
  4. "Ultratop.be – Mudcrutch – 2" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved May 27, 2016.
  5. "Offiziellecharts.de – Mudcrutch – 2" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved May 27, 2016.
  6. "GFK Chart-Track Albums: Week 21, 2016". Chart-Track. IRMA. Retrieved May 27, 2016.
  7. "Charts.nz – Mudcrutch – 2". Hung Medien. Retrieved May 27, 2016.
  8. "Spanishcharts.com – Mudcrutch – 2". Hung Medien. Retrieved July 2, 2018.
  9. "Swisscharts.com – Mudcrutch – 2". Hung Medien. Retrieved June 1, 2016.
  10. "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 28, 2016.
  11. "Mudcrutch Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
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