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TOM PETTY - A FACE IN THE CROWD (SONG)
Year:1989
Music/Lyrics:Jeff Lynne
Tom Petty
Producer:Jeff Lynne
Tom Petty
Mike Campbell
World wide:
nl  Peak: 25 / weeks: 10

CD-Maxi
MCA 9031-71924-2



7" Single
MCA 2292-57287-7


TRACKS
1990
CD-Maxi MCA 9031-71924-2 / EAN 0090317192420
1. A Face In The Crowd
3:59
2. A Mind With A Heart Of Its Own
3:27
3. Feel A Whole Lot Better
2:48
   
1990
7" Single MCA 2292-57287-7 / EAN 0022925728777
1. A Face In The Crowd
3:58
2. A Mind With A Heart Of Its Own
3:29
   

AVAILABLE ON FOLLOWING MEDIA
VersionLengthTitleLabel
Number
Format
Medium
Date
3:58Full Moon FeverMCA
255 929-2
Album
CD
24/04/1989
3:59A Face In The CrowdMCA
9031-71924-2
Single
CD-Maxi
1990
3:58A Face In The CrowdMCA
2292-57287-7
Single
7" Single
1990
MUSIC DIRECTORY
Tom PettyTom Petty: Discography / Become a fan
TOM PETTY IN NEW ZEALAND CHARTS
Singles

TitleEntryPeakweeks
Don't Do Me Like That (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)10/02/19801715
Refugee (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)23/03/1980317
Here Comes My Girl (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)22/06/1980412
The Waiting (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)28/06/1981276
Stop Draggin' My Heart Around (Stevie Nicks with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)06/09/19811111
Don't Come Around Here No More (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)28/04/1985423
Jammin' Me (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)26/07/1987384
I Won't Back Down11/06/1989491
Free Fallin'28/01/1990413
Learning To Fly (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)28/07/1991286
 
Albums

TitleEntryPeakweeks
You're Gonna Get It (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)13/08/1978334
Damn The Torpedoes (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)23/12/1979140
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)25/05/1980185
Hard Promises (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)21/06/1981117
Long After Dark (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)12/12/1982254
Southern Accents (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)07/04/19852511
Pack Up The Plantation - Live (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)26/01/1986117
Let Me Up (I've Had Enough) (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)26/07/1987239
Full Moon Fever11/06/1989529
Into The Great Wide Open (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)18/08/19911220
Greatest Hits (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)28/11/1993223
Wildflowers04/12/19942912
Echo (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)30/05/1999432
Anthology - Through The Years (Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers)07/04/2002198
Highway Companion21/08/2006137
Mojo (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)21/06/2010118
Hypnotic Eye (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)04/08/2014104
SONGS BY TOM PETTY
A Face In The Crowd
A Higher Place
A Mind With A Heart Of Its Own
A One Story Town (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
A Self-Made Man (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
A Thing About You (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
A Wasted Life (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
A Woman In Love (It's Not Me) (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
About To Give Out (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Accused Of Love (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Ain't Love Strange (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Airport (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
All Mixed Up (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
All Or Nothin' (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
All The Wrong Reasons (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
All You Can Carry (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Alright For Now
American Dream Plan B (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
American Girl (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Angel Dream (No. 2) (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Angel Dream (No. 4) (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Ankle Deep
Anything That's Rock & Roll (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Asshole (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Baby's A Rock 'N' Roller (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Between Two Worlds (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Big Boss Man (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Big Weekend
Billy The Kid (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Blue Moon Of Kentucky (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Blue Sunday (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Breakdown (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Built To Last (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Burnt Out Town (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Cabin Down Below
California (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Candy (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
Can't Stop The Sun (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Casa Dega (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Century City (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Change Of Heart (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Change The Locks (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Christmas All Over Again (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Climb That Hill (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Counting On You (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Cracking Up (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Crawling Back To You
Damaged By Love
Deliver Me (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Depending On You
Dogs On The Run (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Don't Bring Me Down (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Don't Come Around Here No More (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Don't Do Me Like That (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Don't Fade On Me
Don't Pull Me Over (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
Don't Treat Me Like A Stranger
Down South
Down The Line (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Dreamville (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Echo (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Even The Losers (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Fault Lines (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Feel A Whole Lot Better
Finding Out (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
First Flash Of Freedom (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
Flirting With Time
Fooled Again (I Don't Like It) (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Forgotten Man (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Free Fallin'
Free Girl Now (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Full Grown Boy (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Gator On The Lawn (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Good Enough (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
Grew Up Fast (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Hard On Me
Have Love Will Travel (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Heartbreaker's Beach Party (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Here Comes My Girl (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
High In The Morning (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
Hometown Blues (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Honey Bee
Hope On Board (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Hope You Never (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
House In The Woods
How Many More Days (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Hung Up And Overdue (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Hurt (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
I Don't Know What To Say To You (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
I Don't Wanna Fight (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
I Got The Same Old Blues (Eric Clapton & Tom Petty)
I Need To Know (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
I Should Have Known It (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
I Will Run To You (Stevie Nicks with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
I Won't Back Down
I'm In Love (Live) (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
I'm Walkin' (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Insider (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Into The Great Wide Open (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
It Ain't Nothin' To Me (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
It'll All Work Out (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
It's Good To Be King
It's Rainin' Again (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Jack
Jammin' Me (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Jefferson Jericho Blues (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
Joe (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Keeping Me Alive (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Kings Highway (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Kings Road (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Learning To Fly (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Let Me Up (I've Had Enough) (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Let Yourself Go (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
Letting You Go (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Like A Diamond (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Listen To Her Heart (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Lonesome Sundown (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Lost Children (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Louisiana Rain (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Love Is A Long Road
Lover's Touch (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
Luna (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Magnolia (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Make It Better (Forget About Me) (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Make That Connection (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Makin' Some Noise (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Mary Jane's Last Dance (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Mary's New Car (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Mind Your Own Business (Hank Williams Jr., Reba McEntire, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty & Reverend Ike)
Money Becomes King (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Moon Pie (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
My Back Pages (Live) (Bob Dylan, Roger McGuinn, Tom Petty, Neil Young, Eric Clapton, George Harrison)
My Life / Your World (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Mystery Man (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Needles And Pins (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers with Stevie Nicks)
Night Driver
Nightwatchman (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
No More (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
No Reason To Cry (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
No Second Thoughts (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Nowhere (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
One More Day, One More Night (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Only A Broken Heart
Out In The Cold (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Outside The Rain (Stevie Nicks + Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Peace In L.A. (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Power Drunk (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Rebels (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Red River (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Refugee (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Restless (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Rhino Skin (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Rock And Roll Records (Eric Clapton & Tom Petty)
Rockin' Around (With You) (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Room At The Top (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Runaway Trains (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Runnin' Down A Dream
Running Man's Bible (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
Saving Grace
Shadow Of A Doubt (A Complex Kid) (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Shadow People (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Shout (live) (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Since You Said You Loved Me
Sins Of My Youth (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
So You Want To Be A Rock And Roll Star (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Somethin' Else (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Something Big (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Something Good Coming (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
Something In The Air (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Southern Accents (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Spike (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Square One
Stop Draggin' My Heart Around (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Stop Draggin' My Heart Around (Stevie Nicks with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Straight Into Darkness (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Strangered In The Night (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Supernatural Radio (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Surrender (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Swingin' (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Takin' My Time (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
The Apartment Song
The Best Of Everything (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
The Criminal Kind (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
The Damage You've Done (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
The Dark Of The Sun (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
The Golden Rose
The Image Of Me (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
The Last DJ (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
The Man Who Loves Women (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
The Old Man And Me
The Running Kind (Johnny Cash With Tom Petty)
The Same Old You (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
The Stories We Can Tell (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
The Trip To Pirate's Cove (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
The Waiting (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
The Wild One Forever (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Think About Me (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
This Old Town
This One's For Me (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Time To Move On
To Find A Friend
Too Good To Be True (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Too Much Ain't Enough (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Trailer (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Turn This Car Around
Turning Point (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Two Gunslingers (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
U Get Me High (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
U.S. 41 (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
Waiting For Tonight (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Wake Up Time
Walls (Circus) (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
We Stand A Chance (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
What Are You Doin' In My Life (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
When A Kid Goes Bad (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
When The Time Comes (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Wildflowers
Won't Last Long (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Yer So Bad
You And I Will Meet Again (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
You And Me (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
You Can Still Change Your Mind (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
You Don't Know How It Feels
You Got Lucky (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
You Tell Me (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
You Wreck Me
You're Gonna Change (Or I'm Gonna Leave)
You're Gonna Get It (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Zero From Outer Space (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Zombie Zoo
ALBUMS BY TOM PETTY
American Man (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
Anthology - Through The Years (Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers)
Breakdown - Jacksonville, June 24, 1987 (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Damn The Torpedoes (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Echo (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Free Fallin' - Live (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Full Moon Fever
Greatest Hits (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Greatest Hits [2008] (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Hard Promises (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Highway Companion
Hypnotic Eye (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Into The Great Wide Open (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
KSAN FM Archives
Let Me Up (I've Had Enough) (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Live In Chicago
Live On Air (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Live On Air (Tom Petty & Bob Dylan)
Live On Air - Radio Broadcast 1986 (Tom Petty & Bob Dylan)
Long After Dark (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Mojo (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
Pack Up The Plantation - Live (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Playback (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Runnin' Down A Dream (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
She's The One (Soundtrack / Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
Southern Accents (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
The Last DJ (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
The Live Anthology (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
The Studio Album Vinyl Collection 1976-1991 (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Torpedoes In Texas - The Houston Broadcast 1979 (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Wildflowers
You're Gonna Get It (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
DVDS BY TOM PETTY
Damn The Torpedoes (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Live In Concert (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Mojo (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers)
Runnin' Down A Dream (Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers)
 
REVIEWS
Average points: 4.71 (Reviews: 42)
******
Einfach........ "Gänsehaut", ist dieser song aus Sommer 1990.....
*****
...sehr gut...
******
Sechs und keinen weniger. Punkt.
******
Schliesse mich gerne mit sechs Punkten an. Einer meiner Favoriten von Tom Petty.
*****
'Out of a dream, out of the sky
Into my heart, into my life
And you were just a face in the crowd
Out in the street, thinking out loud'

Stimmungsvolle gute Musik und ein romantisch-treffender Text.
****
Standard-Qualität von Tom Petty. Tut mir leid, aber mehr als eine 4 ist dieser "Laid-Back-Song" nicht wert. Nett zum Anhören, aber mehr nicht.
****
▓ Een mooie plaat van "Tom Petty" uit juli 1990 !!! Ik kom net niet tot 5 sterren !!! Was in Nederland ook een bescheiden "Hitje" in de Nederlandse Top 40 van juli / augustus 1990 (# 23) !!!
******
pick up musik
*****
....dieser Song ist so eine Mischung aus Roy Orbison und George Harrison....gefällt mir sehr gut...auch der Text ist gut...was ihn vor einer 6 bewahrt ist das Fehlen von Abwechslung...er neigt zum Langweiler, der Song.....
***
Tut mir leid aber bei dem Song schlaf ich einfach ein. Unglaublich langweilig
*****
...sehr gut...
*****
Ein ruhigerer Song aus "Full Moon Fever", aber auch sehr gut. Genau 5*.
*****
Mitunter einer der besten Songs des Album. Schöne, nachdenkliche Ballade. Später hat er ein paar ähnliche Songs gemacht, z.B. "Crawling Back To You".
******
Tolle Ballade und ein weiterer Beweis, dass Tom Petty und Jeff Lynne 2 tolle Songwriter sind
*****
Jeff Lynne und Tom Petty, Garanten für gute Musik.
****
nett..
******
Genial
****
Aardig mooie plaat van Tom Petty en "Face in the crowd".
****
mooie, sfeervolle plaat van Tom Petty
***
OK.
****
1990 # 46 in USA.
Beginnt vielversprechend, aber leider passiert nicht viel. Man wartet auf ein Break oder einen Rhythmuswechsel, aber alles geht stromlinienförmig weiter. Angenehm, aber kein Highlight.
*****
In mijn ogen de beste single van Tom & Zijn band. Jeff Lynn productie.
******
Klar, hier hört man Jeff Lynne an allen Ecken ... besonders diese kleinen Synthie-Einwürfe überall sind richtig geile Hooks, woran ich gerne hängen bleibe ... (besonders diese betonten Akkorde, nach jeder Songzeile im zweiten Vers ab "Out Of The Dream" sind einfach saugeil ...)

Der Song bedeutet mir viel ... die Lyrics waren ein Volltreffer auf eine ehemalige Situation in meinem Leben ...

And so this fine tune will go on and on forever ... like never ending memories of this special time ...

So Long
Silvaheart
*****
... sowas ist bärenstark ...
*****
Schön melancholische Grundstimmung hier....

Ganz knappe 5.

(4.75)
****
ja, angenehme Atmosphäre bei diesem Gitarrenstück, aufgerundete 3.5…
****
mooie song, 4 sterren
*****
...gut...

CDN: #20, 1990
USA: #46, 1990
****
Hübscher Song - Begeisterung bleibt aber bisher aus.
Last edited: 10.11.2014 21:15
****
kann mich auch nicht begeistern, aber angenehm allemal
**
Zwakjes.
****
Sehr angenehmer Song.
Seine vierte Single aus Full Moon Fever war immerhin #46 in den USA.
*****
Gibt's auch eine 5,5?
******
Great
****
Schöner Titel, der ein wenig Melancholie versprüht.
****

Eine knappe 4 von mir.
****
Gut
****
ordentlich, aber kein Kracher
******
Kracher vielleicht nicht, aber dafür bietet er eine andere Art der Magie. Es ist ein brillianter Zeitlupentrack, der sofort Bilder heraufbeschwört und von irgendwo anders herzukommen scheint. Neben Free Fallin das faszinierendste Stück auf dem Album. Und wenn jemand behauptet, hier passiert nicht viel: Achtet mal auf die vielen Feinheiten des Arrangements.
Last edited: 21.07.2017 00:07
****
Nettes Intermezzo auf dem Album.
******
Eine Wahnsinnsballade - zumindest in der Live-Version, und nur die kenne ich.
******
Bästa låten från fantomalbumet Full Moon Fever. EN superlåt. R.I.P. Tom.
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