Posts tagged "The Pretenders"

Empathy for Chrissie Hynde: How Rape Culture Poisons Even Our Heroines

“You know, if you don’t want to entice a rapist, don’t wear high heels so you can’t run from him. If you’re wearing something that…
Laura Bogart / September 1, 2015

Watch Brandon Flowers Perform the Pretenders’ ‘Don’t Get Me Wrong’ With Chrissie Hynde

Killers leader Brandon Flowers performed with legendary frontwoman Chrissie Hynde last night in London, where they did the Pretenders’ 1986 single “Don’t Get Me Wrong”…
Rachel Brodsky / May 22, 2015

In Their Right Place: Ranking 10 Radiohead ‘Creep’ Covers (Plus One Bonus Clip!)

Twenty years ago today (February 22), Radiohead released Pablo Honey, their mostly unremarkable debut album that nonetheless features the song that put the band on the…
Chris Martins / February 22, 2013

Kirsten Dunst Reveals Her Favorite Music

The star of this month's All Good Things on the soundtrack to her life.
Phoebe Reilly / November 28, 2010

JP, Chrissie and the Fairground Boys, ‘Fidelity’ (La Mina/Rocket Science)

Kudos to main Pretender Chrissie Hynde for changing the script: Her collaboration with young Welsh singer JP Jones feels fresher than anything she's done i…
Jon Young / August 17, 2010

Words of Wisdom: Chrissie Hynde and JP Jones

On an oppressively humid evening in May, Pretenders frontwoman/vegan restaurant proprietor Chrissie Hynde takes the stage at a cozy SoHo bookstore with 31-year-old singer-songwriter JP…
Phoebe Reilly / July 14, 2010

The Pretenders Outdo Cat Power in Central Park

Even at 57, Chrissie Hynde has still got it. After three decades, one of the Pretenders' two remaining original members (drummer Martin Chambers is the…
Diana Pastrana / August 11, 2009

Pretenders, Cat Power, and Juliette Lewis Tour Together

Blondie and Pat Benatar will have a little competition on the touring circuit this summer. The Pretenders have tapped Cat Power and Juliette Lewis for…
Larry Fitzmaurice / June 4, 2009

New Tours: Tokyo Police Club, the Pretenders

Fresh off of a jaunt opening for power-pop titans Weezer, Canadian post-punk quartet Tokyo Police Club are gearing up a North American tour kicking off…
Larry Fitzmaurice / December 2, 2008
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