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    Thu, 18 Dec 2008 10:37:52

    The Pretenders Unleash Holiday EP - And an iTunes exclusive

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    • Pretenders - Drummer Martin Chambers (L) and singer Chrissie Hynde (R) of the Pretenders perform with the band at the Hong Kong International Trade and Exhibition Centre (KITEC) on September 20, 2012. The band stopped for one show in the southern Chinese city before heading to Singapore to join a line up of other bands performing during the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix weekend.
    • Pretenders - LONDON - NOVEMBER 16:  (UK TABLOID  Ozzy Osbourne receives the induction award for Black Sabbath on stage at the live final of the UK Music Hall Of Fame 2005, the culmination of the two-week Channel 4 series looking at 1950's-1990's popular music, at Alexandra Palace on November 16, 2005 in London, England. Acts are selected by a panel of over 60 artists, journalists, broadcasters and executives, with artists including Alanis Morissette, The Pretenders and Slash paying tribute to their fellow musical artists at the event.
    • Pretenders - LONDON - NOVEMBER 16:  (UK TABLOID   Eurythmics members Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart receive their 'Induction Award' on stage at the live final of the UK Music Hall Of Fame 2005, the culmination of the two-week Channel 4 series looking at 1950's-1990's popular music, at Alexandra Palace on November 16, 2005 in London, England. Acts are selected by a panel of over 60 artists, journalists, broadcasters and executives, with artists including Alanis Morissette, The Pretenders and Slash paying tribute to their fellow musical artists at the event.

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    • The Pretenders - Love's A Mystery by The Pretenders
    • The Pretenders - Talk Of The Town by The Pretenders

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    The Pretenders have released a digital EP featuring a new version of "2000 Miles" and three Christmas cuts, including "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus," "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" and "Blue Christmas." In related news, the band has also readied an iTunes Originals record for release on December 23. The digital LP features fresh recordings of Pretenders classics such as "My City Was Gone" and "Almost Perfect." Frontwoman Chrissie Hynde also provided commentary tracks that explain the back story behind the following selections:

    1. Almost Perfect
    2. Don't Cut Your Hair
    3. Love's A Mystery (LP Version)
    4. My City Was Gone
    5. One Thing Never Changed
    6. Rosalee
    7. Talk Of The Town
    8. Tequila
    9. Thumbelina

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff
    12.17.08



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