Pretenders* ‎– Pretenders

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Sire ‎– 8122-74178-2, Real Records (2) ‎– 8122-74178-2, Rhino Records (2) ‎– 8122-74178-2, Warner Strategic Marketing ‎– 8122-74178-2
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1-1 Precious 3:35
1-2 The Phone Call 2:28
1-3 Up The Neck 4:26
1-4 Tattooed Love Boys 2:59
1-5 Space Invader
Written-By – James Honeyman Scott*, Pete Farndon
3:26
1-6 The Wait
Written-By – Chrissie Hynde, Pete Farndon
3:35
1-7 Stop Your Sobbing
Producer – Nick LoweWritten-By – Ray Davies
2:39
1-8 Kid 3:06
1-9 Private Life 6:24
1-10 Brass In Pocket
Mixed By [Air Studios] – Mike StavrouWritten-By – Chrissie Hynde, James Honeyman Scott*
3:05
1-11 Lovers Of Today 5:50
1-12 Mystery Achievement 5:22
2-1 Cuban Slide
Written-By – Chrissie Hynde, James Honeyman Scott*
4:33
2-2 Porcelain 3:54
2-3 The Phone Call (Demo)
Bass [Uncredited] – Colin Mills (2)Drums [Uncredited] – Nigel Pegrum
2:22
2-4 The Wait (Demo)
Written-By – Chrissie Hynde, Pete Farndon
3:08
2-5 I Can't Control Myself (Demo)
Written-By – Reg Presley
4:24
2-6 Swinging London
Written-By – Chrissie Hynde, James Honeyman Scott*, Martin Chambers, Pete Farndon
1:55
2-7 Brass In Pocket (Demo)
Written-By – Chrissie Hynde, James Honeyman Scott*
3:48
2-8 Kid (Demo) 4:04
2-9 Stop Your Sobbing (Demo)
Written-By – Ray Davies
2:22
2-10 Tequila (Demo) 5:22
2-11 Nervous But Shy
Written-By – Chrissie Hynde, James Honeyman Scott*, Martin Chambers, Pete Farndon
1:45
2-12 I Need Somebody (Live)
Written-By – Rudy Martinez
4:04
2-13 Mystery Achievement (Live) 4:54
2-14 Precious (Live) 3:26
2-15 Tattooed Love Boys (Live) 3:06
2-16 Sabre Dance (Live)
Written-By – Aram Khachaturian*
3:50

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Three panel gatefold cardboard sleeve.

Album recorded at Wessex Studios, additional recording at Air Studios.
Mixed at Wessex except "Brass In Pocket" mixed at Air.

Pretenders was originally issued as Sire #6083 (12/27/79)

Bonus disc 2 :
Track 1: B-side of "Talk Of The Town" [UK] Real/WEA single #ARE-12 (4/80) from Extended Play (1981).
Track 2: B-side of "Message Of Love" [UK] Real/WEA single #ARE-15 (2/81) from Extended Play (1981).
Track 3: Recorded in London - Late 1977 (previously unissued).
Track 4, 5, 10: Recorded at Regents Park - August 12, 1978 (previously unissued).
Track 6 & 11: B-side of "Brass In Pocket" [UK] Real/WEA maxi-single #ARE-11 (11/79).
Track 7: Recorded at Air Studios - Februari 6, 1978 (previously unissued)
Track 8: Recorded at Olympic Studios - December 7, 1978 (previously unissued).
Track 9: Recorded at Regents Park - August 12, 1978 - Flexi-single included with May 1981 issue of Flexipop magazine.
Track 12 & 13: Recorded for BBC Radio 1's Kid Jensen Show, First transmission date: July 17, 1979 (previously unissued).
Track 14 & 15: Recorded at the Paradise Theatre, Boston, MA - March 23, 1980 (previously unissued).
Track 16: Recorded at the Marquee Club, London - April 2, 1979 (previously unissued).

All selections ℗ 1979, 1980, 2006 Real Records, except "I Need Somebody (live)" & "Mystery Achievement (live)" ℗ 2006 BBC. Released by arrangement with BBC Music.
This reissue ℗ & © 2006 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 081227417826
  • Label Code: LC 02982
  • Rights Society: GEMA/BIEM
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 1): CD 812274178-2/1 V01
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 2): CD 812274178-2/2 V01
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 1 and CD 2): IFPI 05R1
  • Mould SID Code (CD 1): IFPI L016

Other Versions (5 of 81) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
RAL 3 Pretenders* Pretenders(LP, Album) Real Records (2) RAL 3 UK 1980 Sell This Version
SRK 6083 Pretenders* Pretenders(LP, Album) WEA Records, Sire, Warner Bros. Records SRK 6083 Philippines 1980 Sell This Version
RAL 3 Pretenders* Pretenders(LP, Album) Real Records (2) RAL 3 UK 1980 Sell This Version
WBN 56.774 Pretenders* Pretenders(LP, Album) Real Records (2) WBN 56.774 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
NR 38 Pretenders* Pretenders(LP, Album, RM, Hal) Nautilus Recordings, Sire NR 38 US 1982 Sell This Version

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