Tag: Chrissie Hynde

Chrissie Hynde releases album of Bob Dylan covers recorded while on lockdown

Chrissie Hynde releases album of Bob Dylan covers recorded while on lockdown

Chrissie Hynde on Friday digitally released Standing in the Doorway, a new album of nine Bob Dylan covers that she recorded while on COVID-19 lockdown last year, exchanging musical files with Pretenders bandmate James Walbourne via text message. Stream the full album right here.

The Pretenders debut 2nd track off ‘Hate For Sale,’ delay album’s release until summer

The Pretenders debut 2nd track off ‘Hate For Sale,’ delay album’s release until summer

The Pretenders recently debuted the second track of the band’s first new album in four years, the raucous title track to Hate For Sale, while also announcing a delay in the release of the record, presumably — like so much else right now — because of the coronavirus. You can hear “Hate For Sale,” the song, right here.

The Pretenders announce new album ‘Hate For Sale’ — listen to 1st single ‘The Buzz’

The Pretenders announce new album ‘Hate For Sale’ — listen to 1st single ‘The Buzz’

The legendary Chrissie Hynde is reactivating The Pretenders for the band’s first album in four years and 11th overall, a collection of new music called Hate for Sale that she’s previewing with the new single “The Buzz” — which you can stream right here right now. Full details and tracklist on the new album.

Pretenders’ ‘Live! At the Paradise Theater’ promo live LP to get Record Store Day release

Pretenders’ ‘Live! At the Paradise Theater’ promo live LP to get Record Store Day release

Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders will celebrate Record Store Day this year by reissuing a 1980 live set recorded at Boston’s Paradise Theater on colored vinyl — a performance that originally only was available as a promo-only Warner Bros. Music Show platter. Full details and tracklist right here.

Vintage Video: The Pretenders’ ‘Learning to Crawl’ tour is MTV’s ‘Saturday Night Concert’

Vintage Video: The Pretenders’ ‘Learning to Crawl’ tour is MTV’s ‘Saturday Night Concert’

For this week’s installment of Vintage Video, we turn the clock back to 1984 to find Chrissie Hynde and The Pretenders on the comeback trail, touring in support of their third album Learning to Crawl, recorded and released in the wake of the deaths of founding members James Honeyman-Scott and Pete Farndon.

Simple Minds and The Pretenders team up for joint 13-date U.K. tour next summer

Simple Minds and The Pretenders team up for joint 13-date U.K. tour next summer

Simple Minds and The Pretenders — long-running ’80s hitmakers fronted by former husband-and-wife Jim Kerr and Chrissie Hynde, respectively — will pair up next summer for a joint 13-date U.K. tour spotlighting each group’s new work and classic catalog. Check out the full dates here. Tickets on sale Wednesday.

Chrissie Hynde sets 25-date North American tour in support of solo debut ‘Stockholm’

Chrissie Hynde sets 25-date North American tour in support of solo debut ‘Stockholm’

Iconic Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde will embark on a 25-date North American tour this fall in support of her solo debut Stockholm, hitting U.S. cities from coast to coast after departing from Toronto in late October. And yes, she’s going back to Ohio.

New releases: ‘C86’ 3CD reissue, Chrissie Hynde, The Mission, Depeche Mode tribute

New releases: ‘C86’ 3CD reissue, Chrissie Hynde, The Mission, Depeche Mode tribute

This week’s new releases include the 3CD reissue of the NME’s legendary ‘C86′ compilation cassette, plus the debut solo effort from The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde, a new EP from The Mission, 8-Bit Operators’ “chiptune” Depeche Mode tribute and the UK release of Bob Mould’s ‘Beauty & Ruin.’

Chrissie Hynde goes solo with ‘Stockholm’ — stream 1st single ‘Dark Sunglasses’

Chrissie Hynde goes solo with ‘Stockholm’ — stream 1st single ‘Dark Sunglasses’

After 37 years at the helm of The Pretenders, iconic frontwoman Chrissie Hynde is going solo, announcing plans to release her first-ever album under her own name, an 11-song collection called Stockholm that’s due out on June 9 and is preceded by the single “Dark Sunglasses.”

Linkage: The Smiths visual discography; plus The Fall, Peter Buck, Chrissie Hynde

Linkage: The Smiths visual discography; plus The Fall, Peter Buck, Chrissie Hynde

Today’s assortment of online odds and ends includes a great new Smiths/Morrissey visual discography, a podcast of The Fall’s best Peel sessions, the first taste of Peter Buck’s and Steve Wynn’s second Baseball Project album, and an interview with Chrissie Hynde.

New releases: Pixies live Blu-ray, a-ha ’25: The Very Best Of,’ new Chrissie Hynde

New releases: Pixies live Blu-ray, a-ha ’25: The Very Best Of,’ new Chrissie Hynde

This week’s new releases include ‘Acoustic & Electric Live,’ a new concert Blu-ray from the Pixies; ’25: The Very Best Of,’ a new 2CD compilation from a-ha; and ‘Fidelity!,’ the debut from Chrissie Hynde’s new project JP, Chrissie & The Fairground Boys.

New releases: Buzzcocks reissues, Pretenders ‘Live in London,’ UB40’s ‘Labour of Love IV’

New releases: Buzzcocks reissues, Pretenders ‘Live in London,’ UB40’s ‘Labour of Love IV’

This week’s new releases include a trio of expanded 2CD reissues from the Buzzcocks — ‘Another Music in a Different Kitchen,’ ‘Love Bites,’ ‘A Different Kind of Tension’ — plus ‘Live in London’ from The Pretenders and UB40’s latest covers album, ‘Labour of Love IV.’

Video: Shane MacGowan enlists Nick Cave, Mick Jones, Chrissie Hynde for Haiti single

Video: Shane MacGowan enlists Nick Cave, Mick Jones, Chrissie Hynde for Haiti single

In some ways it’s the antidote to the schmaltzy, celeb-soaked remakes of “We Are the World” and R.E.M.’s “Everybody Hurts”: a new Haiti benefit single recorded by iconic punk and post-figures such as The Pogues’ Shane MacGowan, Nick Cave, Mick Jones of The Clash, the Sex Pistols’ Glen Matlock, Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders and Primal Scream’s Bobby Gillespie.