I Need to Know (Tom Petty song)


I Need to Know (Tom Petty song)

:"I Need to Know" redirects here. For the Marc Anthony song, see I Need to Know (Marc Anthony song)."

Infobox Single
Name = I Need to Know


Cover size =
Border =
Caption =
Artist = Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
Album = You're Gonna Get It!
B-side = "No Second Thoughts"
Released = 1978
Format = 7"
Recorded = Shelter Studios, Hollywood
Genre = Rock
Length = 2:23
Label = Shelter
Writer = Tom Petty
Producer = Denny Cordell, Noah Shark, Tom Petty
Audio sample? =
Certification =
Last single = Breakdown
(1977)
This single = I Need to Know
(1978)
Next single = Listen To Her Heart
(1978)
Misc =

"I Need to Know" is the first single from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' second album You're Gonna Get It!. It peaked at #41 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in 1978.

Cover Versions

Stevie Nicks (of Fleetwood Mac) has been covering "I Need to Know" live in concert since 1981.

In 1981 the Swedish band Gyllene Tider recorded a version of the song with Swedish lyics, written by singer Per Gessle (the male half of Roxette), named "Vill ha ett svar!"

Poison recorded a cover of the song for their 2007 album "Poison'd!".

All Appearances

*You're Gonna Get It!
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*Greatest Hits
*Playback
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See also

*1978 in music
*Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers


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