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Break up the concrete

Author: Pretenders (Musical group)
Publisher: [Santa Monica, CA] : Shangri-La Music, ℗2008.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After six years, the Pretenders are back with a new studio album filled with rock attitude, blistering punk-inspired riffs, delicate storytelling, and melodic mastery.

" ... Three decades into her career, she still has a lot to say and ... a determinedly distinctive way to say it."--Pitchfork.

" ... Smart set of scrappy rockabilly and rootsy american rock 'n' roll."--USA Today.

" ... An engaging departure frmo the group's earlier hits ..."--Billboard.

" ... Hynde is more than enough to build an album around."--Entertainment Weekly.

"Hynde has had an uncanny ability to make one great album after another in the face of lineup and stylistic changes while battling the enemy of age."--Crawdaddy.

" ... A statement that's stripped bare and dangerous ..."--Spin.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Compact discs
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Pretenders (Musical group)
OCLC Number: 237005966
Notes: Lyrics on container insert.
Credits: Produced by The Pretenders and Steve Bing ; mixed by Don Smith for Moondog Productions and by Alex Pavides for Sage and Sound Studios, Hollywood, California, April 13-25, 2008 ; mastered by Stephen Marcussen at Marcussen Mastering in Los Angeles, CA.
Performer(s): The Pretenders are: Chrissie Hynde, vocals, rhythm guitar ; James Walbourne, lead guitar, bckgr. vocals, piano, accordion ; Jim Keltner, drums, bckgr. vocals ; Eric Heywood, pedal steel guitar, bckgr. vocals ; Nick Wilkinson, bass, bckgr. vocals.
Event notes: Recorded at Moondog Productions and Sage and Sound Studios, Hollywood, CA.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Compact disc.
Contents: Boots of Chinese plastic (2:31) --
The nothing maker (3:58) --
Don't lose faith in me (2:45) --
Don't cut your hair (2:14) --
Love's a mystery (3:01) --
The last ride (3:40) --
Almost perfect (4:48) --
You didn't have to (3:09) --
Rosalee (4:14) --
Break up the concrete (2:41) --
One thing never changed (3:44).
Responsibility: the Pretenders.

Abstract:

After six years, the Pretenders are back with a new studio album filled with rock attitude, blistering punk-inspired riffs, delicate storytelling, and melodic mastery.

" ... Three decades into her career, she still has a lot to say and ... a determinedly distinctive way to say it."--Pitchfork.

" ... Smart set of scrappy rockabilly and rootsy american rock 'n' roll."--USA Today.

" ... An engaging departure frmo the group's earlier hits ..."--Billboard.

" ... Hynde is more than enough to build an album around."--Entertainment Weekly.

"Hynde has had an uncanny ability to make one great album after another in the face of lineup and stylistic changes while battling the enemy of age."--Crawdaddy.

" ... A statement that's stripped bare and dangerous ..."--Spin.

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