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Chrissie Hynde – “No Return” (Kinks Cover)

Chrissie Hynde has released a cover of the Kinks song "No Return" on Billboard. The new single is off Hynde's forthcoming solo jazz covers album…
Maggie Serota / August 28, 2019

Stream Robert Plant’s New Album Carry Fire

Robert Plant, scraggly-hair icon and eardrum-busting Led Zeppelin frontman, is back with his latest solo effort Carry Fire. Earlier this fall, he debuted the singles "The May…
Liz Cantrell / October 5, 2017

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

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The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde Covers Bob Dylan’s ‘Standing in the Doorway’

While they've been in quarantine, Chrissie Hynde and James Walbourne of The Pretenders have been putting together a series of songs titled the "Dylan Lockdown…
Emily Tan / May 19, 2020

The Pretenders Share Smooth Ballad ‘You Can’t Hurt a Fool’

The Pretenders have just released another new track off their upcoming album, Hate for Sale. "You Can't Hurt a Fool" is has gone…
Emily Tan / April 14, 2020

The Pretenders Share ‘Hate for Sale,’ Push Album Release Date to Summer

The Pretenders have released the title track from their upcoming album, Hate For Sale. Dueling guitars and high energy beat, the song will…
SPIN Staff / March 24, 2020

The Pretenders Share New Single ‘The Buzz’

The Pretenders are back with "The Buzz." The new single is off the band's upcoming 11th album, Hate for Sale. This is the…
Emily Tan / March 17, 2020

Arcade Fire and Chrissie Hynde Teamed Up to Cover the Pretenders

Last night, Arcade Fire kicked off the first of three nights at London's Wembley Arena, where they were joined by the Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde, a longtime…
Anna Gaca / April 12, 2018

Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde Curses Out Camera-Happy Fans, Walks Offstage In Dubai

When new wave legends the Pretenders play live, they post signs asking people in the audience not to use cell phones while they’re onstage. Of…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / October 30, 2017

Robert Plant Announces North American Tour, Releases “Bluebirds Over the Mountain” With Chrissie Hynde

Robert Plant is gearing up to release a new solo album, Carry Fire, on October 13. Today, the former Led Zeppelin singer has announced a North American tour…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 26, 2017

Chrissie Hynde Gets Defensive on NPR: ‘Don’t Buy the F**king Book If I’ve Offended Someone’

The promotional tour for Chrissie Hynde's new memoir, Reckless: My Life as a Pretender, has been bumpy for a while, beginning with the singer's controversial sexual assault comment in…
Rachel Brodsky / October 6, 2015

Chrissie Hynde Talks New Memoir, MTV’s Early Days, and More on ‘Conan’

Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders, who is currently promoting her new memoir, Reckless: My Life as a Pretender, stopped by Conan last night to chat with…
Rachel Brodsky / September 22, 2015

Chrissie Hynde to Makers of ‘Pornographic’ Pop Videos: ‘Don’t Say You’re a Feminist’

In the midst of promoting her upcoming memoir Reckless, Chrissie Hynde has made a string of controversial comments regarding her sexual assault described in the…
Colin Joyce / September 15, 2015

Chrissie Hynde Clarifies Her Controversial Comments About Rape

Chrissie Hynde has expounded upon her controversial comments about rape ("If you play with fire, you're going to get burned") in a new interview with The Washington…
Harley Brown / September 4, 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
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