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Much to the chagrin of friends and family, my heroes have always been Wilburys. But with Dylan and Harrison on indefinite recording sabbaticals, Lynne never really counting, and Orbison, well, dead, Petty remains the lone family member left to satisfy with fresh goods. Thankfully, Songs and Music From the Motion Picture She’s the One is as rough and rowdy as 1995’s Wildflowers, both having been produced by the enigmatic Rick Rubin. With the Heartbreakers back by his side for the first time since 1993, Petty has recorded 15 tracks—each sounding as swampy and raw as the Everglades of his native Florida—about the perils of too much California dreamin’. Curiously, these tunes were intended for a movie about the romantic travails of two Irish-American brothers on Long Island. So did Petty even see the damn movie? Doesn’t matter. At 44, he’s back to playing music with an edgy, first-take energy that Rubin, unlike previous Petty producers Lynne and ex-Eurythmic David Stewart, demands with every cut. Lead guitarist Mike Campbell finally emerges from the shadow of his warbling frontman and takes a star turn, most notably on the grinding “Climb That Hill” (the closest the Heartbreakers will ever get to sounding like AC/DC) and the free-wheeling “Zero From Outer Space.” Guest spots by the Golden State’s own Lindsey Buckingham (on the sing-along first single, “Walls” ) and Beach Boy Carl Wilson (on the surfer’s lament “Hung Up and Overdue”) add to the good-time feel. Hell, who needs the other Wilbury boys now that brother Tom has rediscovered his gone-gator groove?—Sean Daly