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IRVINE, CA - AUGUST 14: Tom Petty and his band the Heartbreakers perform at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre on August 14, 2005 in Irvine, California. (Photo by Karl Walter/Getty Images)

It’s hard to believe it’s already been four years since we lost Tom Petty. The legendary musician hasn’t been forgotten, partly because his existing music is timeless. And partly because of the release of so much of Petty’s new and rereleased music posthumously. The women who manage his estate are his late wife, Dana York, and two daughters, Annakim and Adria. And these women that were closest to him want to make sure the world remembers this man and his legacy.

The latest project released by the estate is a documentary, titled Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making of Wildflowers. The film was released this month on YouTube, and follows the era of Tom Petty’s second solo studio album. Petty’s daughter, Adria, is an artist, director and the executive producer for the documentary. Adria is very protective of her father’s image and is dedicated to showing the world, both old fans and new ones, how great the man was. The film is described, by Vulture, as both poignant and cheerful. And it beautifully ties the Wildflowers album, the one Petty says was his best one, to the period of his life when the album was created.

Not only does the documentary bring that nostaliga of Petty’s great music, and the man himself, it also reveals things even his biggest fans might not have known. Like how Petty referred to himself as a “soul-singer”, or that he saw himself in grunge artists like Kurt Cobain and Eddie Vedder. In an interview with Vulture, Adria says that this documentary truly shows who her dad was, which is sure to delight any fan who wants to know more than what they saw on stage.

The interview with Adria is full of fun facts and reminiscing, and exciting details about what the estate has in mind for the future. You can read the whole interview here.

Tom Petty's Daughter on the Ambitious Future of His Legacy

It's weird - or tragic, rather - to realize four years have passed since the death of Americana hero Tom Petty, a passage of time that perhaps doesn't seem as long due to the thoughtful projects that have emerged in the aftermath.

And check out the trailer for the documentary.