Articles tagged the pretenders

Hey Gibson, Let’s Talk Guitar Albums: An Alternative Top 10

When it comes to matters of taste and ranking (a particularly combustible combination), there is no pleasing everyone. In fact, there is no pleasing anyone, since the list makers themselves are invariably disappointed or frustrated. And yet...

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The Pretenders + Cat Power + Juliette Lewis: 11 August 2009 - New York

A powerful trio of female singers created three distinct atmospheres on a hot, humid evening in Central Park.

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18 Aug 2009 // 1:14 AM

MINNEAPOLIS — Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde is one of the most outspoken singers in rock ‘n’ roll. Let her rip. On insisting that her concert be

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26 Feb 2009 // 8:00 PM

The Pretenders

Even after nearly three decades of success and universally regarded status as a rock icon, Chrissie Hynde is still the same authentic rock chick, guitar slung near her waist, peering out behind thick bangs and thicker eyeliner.

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8 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM

The Pretenders: Break Up the Concrete

An album that paradoxically feels like a return to roots and yet is like nothing else in the band's catalog.

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16 Nov 2006 // 3:00 PM

The Pretenders: Pretenders

One of the best one-two punches in rock and roll gets the well-earned deluxe treatment.

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26 Jul 2006 // 3:00 PM

The Pretenders

The phrases 'punk' and 'oldies' mix about as well as chocolate cake and mayonnaise. Maybe that's why Chrissie Hynde won't stand still.

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	The Pretenders: The Pretenders Greatest Hits [DVD]

While the Pretenders admittedly aren't saving the world, in High Fidelity Nick Hornby suggested that some people might be able to extract the meaning of life from one of their chord changes.

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	The Pretenders: Loose Screw

After releasing a relatively return-to-form album with 1999’s Viva El Amor, the Pretenders and lead singer Chrissie Hynde spent some time doing headlining tours but

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	The Pretenders: Learning to Crawl

This review of one of the best albums of the ‘80s was originally written 22 March 1984. Those stars of stage, records, and rock videos, the Pretenders

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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