Showing All "The Pretenders" Posts

The deathlessly cool Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde has somehow never released a solo album, but she'll change that this summer when she releases Stockholm -- her debut album, I guess, even…   Read Story »
Emily Reo, who creates uniquely homespun electronic pop, has put out an interesting cover of the Pretenders. Her version of "Birds Of Paradise" is hypnotic and just a little bit creepy. The…   Read Story »
If there had never been such a thing as Chrissie Hynde someone would certainly have needed to invent her: The Ohio born singer-songwriter and frontwoman of the Pretenders emerged from the teeming…   Read Story »
Here's the promised "alternative" to the various Haiti relief charity singles released since that country was torn asunder. Even though the front page news has shifted on to how the womens' skiing…   Read Story »
Like I said the other day, in times like these we judge not the artists who are joining to make whatever difference they can in reconstructing Haiti via their art, we just celebrate that it's…   Read Story »
Diehard fans will claim he never went away, but to those of us who didn't weep or throw flowers when we saw him live, it seems like Mr. Morrissey is in the midst of a renaissance. "Shame Is The Name"…   Read Story »
Chrissie and the Pretenders got a warm intro from Mr. Letterman last night, moments before the band performed the rockabilly and ramshackle "Boots Of Chinese Plastic" from their just released…   Read Story »
No, not "The Pretender" -- the Pretenders, that band fronted by Chrissie Hynde and her Fiery Furnace bangs: Our favorite chicken-soup spoonin' MySpacer takes a leisurely, sunny stab at "Don't Get Me…   Read Story »