Pretenders, The

The Pretenders

Also known as Притендерз, Pretenders, Pretenders For 007, The, Pretenders, The For 007
Members of Pretenders, The: Adam Seymour, Billy Bremner, Blair Cunningham, Chrissie Hynde, Dominic Miller, James Honeyman-Scott, Johnny Marr, Malcolm Foster, Martin Chambers, Nick Wilkinson, Pete Farndon, Robbie McIntosh, T.M. Stevens
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Discography of Pretenders, The:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
151 Extended Play 5 Audio 1981 Sire
152 Get Close 11 Audio 1986-10-00 Sire
153 977 4 Audio 1994
154 Loose In L.A. 42 Audio Eagle Vision
155 Love's A Mystery 3 Audio 2009 Rhino Records (2)
156 You Know Who Your Friends Are 2 Audio 2003
157 Thin Line Between Love And Hate 2 Audio 1984-04-00 Real Records (2)
158 Original Album Series 63 Audio 2009 Rhino Records (2)
159 2000 Miles 3 Audio 1983 Real Records (2)
160 Saving Grace 2 Audio 2003 Eagle Records
161 Kid 2 Audio 1979 Real Records (2)
162 The Wait 7 Audio 1979 Centrifugal Records
163 Packed! 11 Audio 1990-05-00
164 Greatest Hits 23 Audio 2005
165 The Singles 16 Audio 1987
166 Packed! 11 Audio 1990-05-00
167 Live In London 25 Audio 2010-05-10
168 2000 Miles 2 Audio 1983
169 Pretenders II 12 Audio 1981
170 Get Close 11 Audio 1986 WEA
171 Learning To Crawl 10 Audio 1984
172 Break Up The Concrete 23 Audio 2008-10-00 Shangri-La Music
173 Middle Of The Road 2 Audio 1984 WEA
174 Thin Line Between Love And Hate 2 Audio 1984 Sire
175 Packed! 11 Audio 1990
176 I Go To Sleep 2 Audio 1981 WEA Records
177 Brass In Pocket 3 Audio 1979 WEA Records
178 Talk Of The Town 2 Audio 1980 WEA
179 Back On The Chain Gang 2 Audio 1982 WEA Records
180 2000 Miles 2 Audio 1983 WEA
181 Stop Your Sobbing 2 Audio 1979 Real Records (2)
182 Middle Of The Road 2 Audio 1983 Sire
183 Never Do That 4 Audio 1990
184 Back On The Chain Gang / My City Was Gone 2 Audio Sire
185 Pretenders 12 Audio
186 The Best Of / Break Up The Concrete 35 Audio 2009 Rhino Records (2)
187 Brass In Pocket 3 Audio 1980 Warner Bros. Records
188 Pretenders 12 Audio Sire
189 Last Of The Independents 13 Audio 1994-05-09 Warner Music Canada
190 Get Close 11 Audio 1986 Sire
191 Kid 3 Audio 1995 WEA
192 The Singles 17 Audio 1987
193 Get Close 11 Audio 1986 Sire
194 The Singles 16 Audio 1987 WEA
195 Night In My Veins 4 Audio 1994 Warner Music
196 Get Close 11 Audio 1986 WEA
197 Pretenders II 12 Audio 1981
198 Pretenders 12 Audio 1980
199 The Singles 16 Audio 1987
200 Pretenders 12 Audio 1980


Born out of the British post-punk era of the late 1970's, Pretenders have evolved mainly as a four-piece outfit with various members around core vocalist and songwriter Chrissie Hynde, playing a distinctive style of reggae-tinged rock and pop.

The latest (2002) line-up as featured on the 'Loose Screw' album is:

Chrissie Hynde (Lead vocals, guitar), Adam Seymour (Lead guitar, backing vocals), Martin Chambers (Drums) & Andy Hobson (Bass).

Other notable ex-members include:

Pete Farndon (Bass), James Honeyman-Scott (Guitar), T.E. Stevens (Guitar), Robbie McIntosh (Guitar) & Malcolm Foster (Bass).

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2005 (Performer).


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