Saving Grace (song)

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This article is about the song by Tom Petty. For the song by The Cranberries, see Bury the Hatchet (album).
"Saving Grace"
Single by Tom Petty
from the album Highway Companion
B-side "Big Weekend"
Released July 4, 2006 (U.S.)
August 7, 2006 (UK)
Format Download, CD
Recorded Bungalow Palace and Shoreline Recorders, Los Angeles 2005-2006
Genre Rock, Blues rock
Length 3:46
Label Warner Bros., American
Producer(s) Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty, Mike Campbell
Tom Petty singles chronology
"The Last DJ"
(2002)
"Saving Grace"
(2006)
"Flirting with Time"
(2006)

"Saving Grace" is a song by American musician Tom Petty and is the lead track on his 2006 album, Highway Companion. In July 2006, "Saving Grace" was released as the first radio single from the album. The song, as well as its B-side "Big Weekend," were released 2006-07-04 by the iTunes Store. The song featured a physical release in the United Kingdom in early August 2006.

Track listings[edit]

iTunes tracks[edit]

  1. "Saving Grace" - 3:46
  2. "Big Weekend" - 3:15

UK single[edit]

  • CD W727CD
  1. "Saving Grace" - 3:54
  2. "Square One" (Live) - 3:46

Personnel[edit]

  • Tom Petty - lead vocals, background vocals, 12-string rhythm guitar, drums, piano, handclaps
  • Mike Campbell - slide guitar, rhythm guitar, handclaps
  • Jeff Lynne - bass guitar, rhythm guitar, background vocals, organ, handclaps

Chart performance[edit]

"Saving Grace" debuted the week ending 2006-07-22 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart at #100, the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart at #34, and the Pop 100 chart at #85. The song improved in the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart to #26 over the course of four weeks.

Chart (2006) Peak
positions[1]
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 100
U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks 26
U.S. Billboard Pop 100 85
U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks trajectory[1]
Week 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Chart position 34 31 - 26

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b References for chart positions:

External links[edit]