Album: Hypnotic Eye (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • This song finds Petty questioning blind faith as he sings of a woman who is into speaking in tongues and also possesses both a rosary and a rabbit's foot. "I'm a big fan of the things Jesus had to say," he told USA Today. "I'm not religious at all and I never heard him say I had to be. But I do hear him saying God is within you."

    "('Red River') is not quite that deep," Petty added. "I was having fun with the idea of this girl trying to find whatever it is she's looking for, and she's not sure what that is."

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