THE PRETENDERS Dropped Another Track From Their Upcoming Album – Here’s ‘YOU CAN’T HURT A FOOL’

New sonic impulses

15 April 2020

After the thrilling 2017 comeback album Alone veteran popster CHRISSIE HYNDE
and THE PRETENDERS will launch a new album HATE FOR SALE in July.

After sharing moody lead-single ‘It’s A Buzz’ and title track ‘Hate For Sale’ the band dropped another cut called ‘YOU CAN’T HURT A FOOL’. A gripping soul ballad with
Chrissie Hynde‘s as the heroine upfront, heartrending and fervid.

Tune in here…

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THE PRETENDERS Return With New Album And Share Lead-Single ‘THE BUZZ’…

New sonic impulses

23 March 2020

After top comeback album Alone the wonderful CHRISSIE HYNDE and
THE PRETENDERS return with new LP HATE FOR SALE, out 1st of May.
Pre-order facilities here.

And here’s lead-single ‘THE BUZZ’. A mid-tempo vintage The Pretenders
love song with Chrissie Hynde‘s glowing vox sounding as sensual as ever.
Definitely growing older in style and with catching, crystal clear tunes.

Press play here…

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THE KINKS Released ‘STOB YOUR SOBBING’ As A Single 55 Years Ago…

Knockouts from the past

2 October 2019

Band: The Kinks
Song: Stob Your Sobbing / B-side: ‘Beautiful Delilah’
Album: Self-Titled Debut LP
Note 1: Legend goes Ray Davies wrote the tune about
a crying girlfriend he broke up with
Note 2: In 1979 amidst the post punk explosion in the
UK Chrissie Hynde and The Pretenders covered the song,
turning it into a successful catchy pop hit
Note 3: Ray Davies & Chrissie Hynde had a relationship
and a child after The Pretenders recorded The Kinks‘ song
Note 4 : The Kinks released the song as a single on
2 October 1964, 55 years ago, only in… South-Africa

Here’s The Kinks original…

And here comes The Pretenders cover…

The Pretenders single sleeve, 1979…

London’s NIGHT FLOWERS Cover THE PRETENDERS For Their Late Fan & Friend…

London’s indie band NIGHT FLOWERS recorded an intimate version of THE PRETENDERS‘ 1983 Christmas pearl ‘2000 MILES‘ written by frontwoman Chrissie Hynde in memory of the band’s guitarist James Honeyman-Scott, who died of cocaine-induced heart failure the year before. Night Flowers, at their turn, dedicate the song to a personal friend and vivid fan of theirs who passed away recently. All benefits will go to CALM = Campaign Against Living Miserably. An award-winning charity offering support to prevent male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 years in the UK. In 2015, 75% of all UK suicides were male.

Here’s the sad beauty…


You can buy the track and donate to CALM via Bandcamp