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Pretenders - Pretenders II album mp3
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Pretenders II
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Alternative Rock, New Wave
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1634 mb
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Pretenders is the debut studio album by British-American band The Pretenders, released on 7 January 1980 under Real Records in the UK, and Sire Records in the United States. A combination of rock, punk and pop music, this album made the band famous. The album features the singles "Stop Your Sobbing", "Kid" and "Brass in Pocket". Nick Lowe produced the Pretenders' first single, "Stop Your Sobbing", but decided not to work with them again as he thought the band was "not going anywhere".

Listen free to The Pretenders – Pretenders II (The Adultress, Bad Boys Get Spanked and more). The Pretenders' debut album was such a powerful, monumental record that its sequel was bound to be a bit of a disappointment, and Pretenders II is. Essentially, this album is an unabashed sequel, offering more of the same sound, attitude, and swagger, including titles that seem like rips on their predecessors and another Ray Davies cover

For their second album, The Pretenders pretty much redoubled the songcraft and the sentiments of their pop-crunching debut but added some musical restraint and life experience. This 1981 album’s two massive hits, Talk of the Town and Message of Love, bottleneck everything tight and tender about the band, which would soon be struck with tragedy when both guitarist James Honeyman-Scott and bassist Pete Farndon died of drug overdoses. Pretenders II Pretenders.

Their second album, Pretenders II, was released a scant two months later, to mixed critical reception, partly because two of the better songs on the album had been previously released, and partly because many of the songs were viewed as overly-similar (though not quite as groundbreaking) to the band's debut. Nevertheless, several of the album's songs became hits and the album has increased in critical stature with time

The Pretenders issued 'Pretenders II' on Aug. 15, 1981, just before the original lineup disintegrated. The same sense of apprehension governed Pretenders II, a rushed and somewhat too-similar album that arrived on Aug. 15, 1981, with all of the built-in disadvantages of a sequel. Hynde wrote 11 familiar-sounding songs, pairing them, once again, with a cover from boyfriend Ray Davies' catalog. In the end, the whole enterprise seemed reheated, like something that held too much reverence for what came before. But this timeHynde's lyrics weren't as cutting, and Honeyman-Scott's playing felt more careful

Style: pop. Album year: 1981. The Pretenders - Waste Not Want Not 03:45. The Pretenders - Bad Boys Get Spanked 04:07. The Pretenders - Private Life 07:04. The Pretenders - Stop Your Sobbing 03:27. The Pretenders - The Wait 03:23. The Pretenders - The Adultress 03:58. The Pretenders - Talk Of The Town 03:18. The Pretenders - Louie Louie 03:43. The Pretenders - Talk Of The Town 02:46. The Pretenders - Brass In Pocket 03:17. The Pretenders - Message Of Love 03:26. The Pretenders - Talk Of The Town 02:43. The Pretenders - Jealous Dogs 05:37. The Pretenders - Birds Of Paradise 04:15.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 The Adultress 3:58
A2 Bad Boys Get Spanked 4:07
A3 Message Of Love 3:28
A4 I Go To Sleep
Written-By – Ray Davies
2:57
A5 Birds Of Paradise 4:16
A6 Talk Of The Town 2:45
B1 Pack It Up
Written-By – James Honeyman Scott*
3:52
B2 Waste Not Want Not 3:46
B3 Day After Day
Written-By – James Honeyman Scott*
3:47
B4 Jealous Dogs 5:38
B5 The English Roses 4:31
B6 Louie Louie 3:29

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Record Service GmbH
  • Copyright (c) – Real Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Real Records
  • Made By – WEA Musik GmbH
  • Pressed By – Record Service Alsdorf

Credits

  • Bass, Vocals – Pete Farndon
  • Drums, Vocals – Martin Chambers
  • French Horn – Geoff Bryant*
  • Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals – James Honeyman Scott*
  • Guitar, Vocals – Chrissie Hynde
  • Producer – Chris Thomas
  • Tenor Saxophone – Chris Mercer
  • Trumpet – Henry Lowther, Jim Wilson
  • Written-By – Chrissie Hynde (tracks: A1 to A3, A5, A6, B1 to B6)

Notes

Budget reissue without rights society that was obviously primary produced for the UK & Ireland market.
'Extra Price' circular yellow sticker on the cover.

Category SIRE K 56 924, (SRK 3572) on Back Cover and Spine, 56 924, SRK 3572 on Labels.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: none
  • Rights Society: none
  • Label Code: LC 6088
  • Price Code: Germany: Ⓖ
  • Price Code: France: WE 321
  • Other (Embossed On Back Cover): W
  • Other (International Category in minor size): SRK 3572
  • Other (Category on the labels): 56 924
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): R/S Aldsorf 56924 A-2 D1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): 56924 B-1/81 S III Ⅱ

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SRK 3572 Pretenders* Pretenders II ‎(LP, Album) Real Records SRK 3572 UK 1981
K 56.924, SIRE K 56924 Pretenders* Pretenders II ‎(LP, Album) Real Records , Real Records K 56.924, SIRE K 56924 UK & Europe 1981
M5S-3572 Pretenders* Pretenders II ‎(Cass, Album, Club) Sire M5S-3572 US 1981
203 890, 203 890-320 Pretenders* Pretenders II ‎(LP, Album) Ariola, Ariola 203 890, 203 890-320 Germany 1981
K 56924, (SRK 3572) Pretenders* Pretenders II ‎(LP, Album) Real Records , Real Records K 56924, (SRK 3572) Netherlands 1981

Tracklist

A1 The Adultress
A2 Bad Boys Get Spanked
A3 Message Of Love
A4 I Go To Sleep
A5 Birds Of Paradise
A6 Talk Of The Town
B1 Pack It Up
B2 Waste Not Want Not
B3 Day After Day
B4 Jealous Dogs
B5 The English Roses
B6 Louie Louie

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Real Records
  • Copyright (c) – Real Records
  • Manufactured By – Record Service GmbH
  • Distributed By – WEA Records SA / NV
  • Distributed By – WEA Records Ltd.
  • Distributed By – WEA Records B.V.
  • Printed By – Druckhaus Maack KG

Credits

  • Bass, Vocals – Pete Farndon
  • Drums, Vocals – Martin Chambers
  • Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals – James Honeyman-Scott
  • Guitar, Vocals – Chrissie Hynde
  • Producer – Chris Thomas

Notes

Almost identical to that edition: Pretenders* - Pretenders II - except for the details as label print and matrix-runouts.

Issued in a glossy picture sleeve with embossed W logo on rear next to Real Records logo in blue; printed poly-lined inner sleeve with text in blue. Cat. No. SIRE K 56924 on rear sleeve, spine and inner sleeve.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out side A, stamped/etched): 56924-A1 / 81 S III II Made in Germany
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out side B, stamped/etched): 56924 B -1 / 81 S III Ⅱ Made in Germany D
  • Rights Society: GEMA/Biem
  • Other (Embossed on rear cover): Ⓦ
  • Other (On back cover and spine): (SRK 3572)

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SRK 3572 Pretenders* Pretenders II ‎(LP, Album) Real Records SRK 3572 UK 1981
K 56.924, SIRE K 56924 Pretenders* Pretenders II ‎(LP, Album) Real Records , Real Records K 56.924, SIRE K 56924 UK & Europe 1981
M5S-3572 Pretenders* Pretenders II ‎(Cass, Album, Club) Sire M5S-3572 US 1981
203 890, 203 890-320 Pretenders* Pretenders II ‎(LP, Album) Ariola, Ariola 203 890, 203 890-320 Germany 1981
K 56924, (SRK 3572) Pretenders* Pretenders II ‎(LP, Album) Real Records , Real Records K 56924, (SRK 3572) Netherlands 1981