The Pretenders

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I'll Stand by You [2009 Remaster]
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Brass in Pocket
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Back on the Chain Gang
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Middle of the Road
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Don't Get Me Wrong

Albums

  • Precious

    Oct 2021 • 1 song

  • Stop Your Sobbing

    Oct 2021 • 1 song

  • 2000 Miles

    Nov 2020 • 4 songs

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Over the years, the Pretenders became a vehicle for guitarist/vocalist Chrissie Hynde's songwriting, yet it was a full-fledged band when it was formed in the late '70s. With their initial records, the group crossed the bridge between punk/new wave and Top 40 pop more than any other band, recording a series of hard, spiky singles that were also melodic and immediately accessible. Hynde was an invigorating, sexy singer who bent the traditional male roles of rock & roll to her own liking, while guitarist James Honeyman-Scott created a sonic palette filled with suspended chords, e...
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