Lily Allen Covers The Pretenders

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 Wrong,” taken from Radio 1 Established 1967, a compilation celebrating the 40th anniversary of Radio 1. (Speaking of “The Pretender,” the Foo Fighters are on there, tackling Wings.) Dig Lil’s ’80s moment along with some interview clips after the j.

The Radio 1… tracklist…

Disc 1
01 Kaiser Chiefs – “Flowers In The Rain” (The Move)
02 The Fratellis – “All Along The Watchtower” (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
03 Amy Winehouse – “Cupid” (Johnny Nash)
04 Robbie Williams – “Lola” (The Kinks)
05 The Streets – “Your Song” (Elton John)
06 Sugababes – “Betcha By Golly, Wow” (The Stylistics)
07 The Feeling – “You’re So Vain” (Carly Simon)
08 Foo Fighters – “Band On The Run” (Paul McCartney & Wings)
09 Kylie – “Love Is The Drug” (Roxy Music)
10 K T Tunstall – “Let’s Stick Together” (Bryan Ferry)
11 Franz Ferdinand – “Sound And Vision” (David Bowie)
12 The Raconteurs – “Teenage Kicks” (The Undertones)
13 Mika vs Armand Van Helden – “Can’t Stand Losing You” (The Police)
14 Kasabian – “Too Much Too Young” (The Specials)
15 Keane – “Under Pressure” (Queen & David Bowie)
16 McFly – “Town Called Malice” (The Jam)
17 James Morrison – “Come Back And Stay” (Paul Young)
18 Gossip – “Careless Whisper” (George Michael)
19 The Pigeon Detectives – “The Power Of Love” (Huey Lewis & The News)
20 Lily Allen – “Don’t Get Me Wrong” (The Pretenders)

Disc 2
01 Stereophonics – “You Sexy Thing” (Hot Chocolate)
02 Mutya Buena – “Fast Car” (Tracey Chapman)
03 Editors – “Lullaby” (The Cure)
04 Razorlight – “Englishman In New York” (Sting)
05 Groove Armada – “Crazy For You” (Madonna)
06 Paolo Nutini – “It Must Be Love” (Madness)
07 The Kooks – “All That She Wants” (Ace of Base)
08 Mark Ronson – “You’re All I Need To Get By” (Mary J Blige)
09 Calvin Harris – “Stillness In Time” (Jamiroquai)
10 Klaxons – “No Diggity” (Blackstreet)
11 Just Jack – “Lovefool” (The Cardigans)
12 Natasha Bedingfield – “Ray of Light” (Madonna)
13 The Twang – “Drinking In LA” (Bran Van 3000)
14 The Fray – “The Great Beyond” (REM)
15 Girls Aloud – “Teenage Dirtbag” (Wheatus)
16 Maxïmo Park – “Like I Love You” (Justin Timberlake)
17 The View – “Don’t Look Back Into The Sun” (The Libertines)
18 Hard-Fi – “Toxic” (Britney Spears)
19 The Enemy – “Father And Son” (Yusuf and Ronan Keating)
20 Corinne Bailey Rae – “Steady As She Goes” (The Raconteurs)

Okay, so possible some clunkers.

You can also watch some video interviews with a few of artists: Maxïmo Park on Justin Timberlake’s “Like I Love You,” Editors on the Cure, etc. Can’t wait to hear this thing — Hard-Fi doing Britney?

Radio 1 Establish 1967 is out 10/2 overseas, 10/8 stateside on Universal.