The Pretenders


The Pretenders are an English-American rock band formed in Hereford, England in 1978. The original members consisted of Chrissie Hynde, James Honeyman-Scott, Pete Farndon, and Martin Chambers, with a number of personnel changes over the years.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Brass In Pocket (1980)
  • Stop Your Sobbing (1980)
  • Back On The Chain Gang (1982)
  • Middle Of The Road (1983)
  • Show Me (1984)
  • Thin Line Between Love And Hate (1984)
  • Don't Get Me Wrong (1986)
  • My Baby (1987)
  • I'll Stand By You (1994)
  • Night In My Veins (1994)

Pop charts debut year: 1980

Years active: 1978-1987, 1990-2012, 2016-present

Genres: Rock, punk rock, new wave

Labels: Sire, Warner Bros.



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