The Pretenders Announce Brand New Album 'Hate For Sale' Out May 1
BAND ALSO SHARE NEW SINGLE THE BUZZ
“Wow, I just listened to your record – old school, I loved it! Songs short and sweet and some rock n roll at its finest” - John McEnroe to Chrissie Hynde
“If it aint broke, don’t fix it” - Chrissie Hynde
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The Pretenders are delighted to announce their brand-new album Hate For Sale, set for release on 1st May via BMG. The album is the first to be recorded with the now long-standing touring line-up of the group. The band have also shared the first new music from the album The Buzz, following a radio premiere on Zoe Ball’s BBC Radio 2 show this morning.
Speaking about The Buzz, Chrissie Hynde said:
“I think we all know that love affairs can take on the characteristics of drug addiction. It’s about that. Not mine of course - I’m never obsessive never obsessive never obsessive”
Produced by the revered Stephen Street (The Smiths, Blur) Hate For Sale is The Pretenders’ eleventh studio album and the first to be written collaboratively by Chrissie Hynde and electrifyingly dynamic guitarist James Walbourne. Speaking about writing with James for the first time, Chrissie added:
“I wanted to write with him since day one. James is especially sought after and has recorded with Jerry Lee Lewis, Dave Gahan, and The Rails, to name but a few. We always planned on writing while on the road, but as anyone in a band will tell you, being on tour is a procrastinator's dream come true”.
The Pretenders most recent album, 2016’s Alone was a critical success and a welcome return for the line-up, coming eight years after 2008’s Break Up The Concrete. The band supported Fleetwood Mac on their UK stadium tour in June 2019, which included two shows at Wembley Stadium.
The Pretenders new album Hate For Sale is released on 1st May via BMG and is available on CD and heavyweight 12 inch vinyl formats. Pre-order the album here
Hate For Sale
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March 17, 2020 7:30am ET by Murray Chalmers PR