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From Nancy Wilson to Brian Wilson, and Beyond with the Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde

On her second solo album, Valve Bone Woe, Chrissie Hynde guides listeners through a journey of eclectic song selection, big orchestral arrangements, and odd sonic architecture.

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Chrissie Hynde: Kansas City - 16 November 2014

Chrissie Hynde’s stout-hearted, superb Kansas City show made a Sunday feel like a wild Saturday night. It’s no mystery as to why Chrissie Hynde still has skin in this rock and roll game.

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Chrissie Hynde: Stockholm

The Pretenders vocalist delivers first solo album with a little help from her friends. Results may vary.

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'Pretenders: Loose in L.A.': Simple and Stark

In songs like ""My City Was Gone" or "Back on the Chain Gang", where we want more passion, we get merely passable.

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UB40: Greatest Hits

Quite possibly the finest summation of the band's career as you're likely to find, improving on 2000's Very Best of... in every conceivable away.

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Pretenders: Learning to Crawl

Their cathartic third proper album was really the last one under the Pretenders banner that could be considered something more than just a vehicle for frontwoman Hynde -- which is remarkable considering the ashes from which the album rose.

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New York Doll (2006)

What started out as a small documentary on the uncomfortable but engaging New York Dolls bassist turned into a full-scale revelation, tracking his improbable journey of rock 'n' roll redemption.

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