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Watch Elton John, Weyes Blood, CHVRCHES, Billy Nomates, and Other Highlights from Glastonbury 2023

Plus Caroline Polachek, Manic Street Preachers, Carly Rae Jepsen, Young Fathers, Hot Chip, Arctic Monkeys, Lana Del Rey, and More

Jun 26, 2023

If you missed the Glastonbury Music Festival this last weekend, never fear. This is your one-stop shop for many of the performances, including highlights from Elton John, Weyes Blood, CHVRCHES, Billy Nomates, Caroline Polachek, Manic Street Preachers, Carly Rae Jepsen, Young Fathers, and many others. More

Watch The Pretenders Rock Out At Glastonbury with Johnny Marr and Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl

Grohl and Marr Joined Them On Stage for a Rendition of “Tattooed Love Boys”; Plus Grohl Also Performed “Paradise City” with Guns N’ Roses

Jun 26, 2023

The Pretenders invited Foo FightersDave Grohl and The SmithsJohnny Marr on stage during their set at Glastonbury Music Festival this weekend to perform “Tattooed Love Boys.” Grohl also performed guitar with Guns N’ Roses on “Paradise City.” More

Jun 16, 2023

Rock band, The Pretenders,have shared a new song “I Think About You Daily,” featuring Jonny Greenwood which is the latest single off of their upcoming album, Relentless. More

New Albums by HAIM, Kelly Lee Owens, JARV IS…, Hinds, and More Postponed Due to COVID-19

Plus Willie Nelson, The Pretenders, DMA’s, and Lady Gaga

Mar 25, 2020

With everything going on with the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and most spring and summer tours and festivals either postponed or cancelled, it makes sense that musicians are now starting to postpone their albums. This week HAIM, Jarvis Cocker’s new band JARV IS…, Hinds, Kelly Lee Owens, The Pretenders, Willie Nelson, Lady Gaga, and DMA’s have all pushed back the release dates of their upcoming albums. More

Mar 17, 2020

The Pretenders have announced a new album, Hate For Sale, and shared its first single, “The Buzz.” More

Watch Morrissey Cover The Pretenders’ “Back on the Chain Gang” on “James Corden”

Low In High School Deluxe Edition Due Out December 7 via BMG

Nov 08, 2018

Morrissey stopped by The Late Late Show with James Corden last night to perform his cover of The Pretenders’ “Back on the Chain Gang.” He released a video for the cover last week and the track will be featured on the deluxe edition of his 2017 album, Low in High School, which is due out December 7 via BMG and his own new label, Etienne. More

Morrissey Shares Video for Cover of The Pretenders’ “Back on the Chain Gang”

Low In High School Deluxe Edition Due Out December 7 via BMG

Nov 01, 2018

Morrissey released his last album, Low in High School, in November 2017 via BMG and his own new label, Etienne. On December 7 he is releasing a deluxe edition of the album. It includes four previously unreleased tracks and five covers of songs by his favorite artists. More

Apr 12, 2018

Arcade Fire performed in London last night and did a cover of The Pretenders’ “Don’t Get Me Wrong.” Bands performing covers live is no big deal, except when they have up on stage with them the iconic original singer of the song, in this case The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde. More

Nov 22, 2016

In October The Pretenders released, Alone, a new album that was produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys and The Arcs. Last night frontwoman Chrissie Hynde and her backing band (which included Auerbach) stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to perform the album’s first single, “Holy Commotion!”. More

Sep 27, 2016

The Pretenders are releasing a new album that’s produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys and The Arcs. Alone is due out October 21 via BMG. Now the album’s previously shared first single, “Holy Commotion!,” has a video. More

Sep 08, 2016

The Pretenders have announced a new album that’s produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys and The Arcs. Alone is due out October 21 via BMG. Below is the album’s first single, “Holy Commotion!” More




Reviews

Dec 13, 2023

The Pretenders’ twelfth album, Relentless, opens with “Losing My Sense of Taste”—a brisk, aggressive rocker which combines late ’70s sass with a slightly world-weary view. More

Oct 24, 2016

Judging by the title of this album and the great lyrics of the title song (which celebrate a life of solitude), one might think that Chrissie Hynde recorded Alone all on her own. More

Nov 02, 2008

This is The Pretenders’ first release since 2002’s Loose Screw, and the band’s second for an indie. Chrissie Hynde recruited a new band here, including famous session drummer Jim Keltner. More