Tom Petty is now speaking out about the recent settlement with Sam Smith that scored him credits on the breakout Brit's 2014 hit "Stay with Me."
"About the Sam Smith thing. Let me say I have never had any hard feelings toward Sam. All my years of songwriting have shown me these things can happen," Petty wrote in a statement to Billboard. "Most of the times you catch it before it gets out of the studio door, but in this case it got by.