Pretenders w/New iTunes “Originals”

Don’t forget that
holiday EP too…

 

By
Blurt Staff

 

 

The
Pretenders announced today they will be the latest artist to be part of the
iTunes “Originals” series. The Pretenders edition will be available
exclusively at the iTunes Store starting December 23.  On top of this
release the band has released a digital holiday EP which features a new
recording of the band’s classic “2000 Miles” as well as holiday
classics “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus,” “Have Yourself A
Merry Little Christmas” and “Blue Christmas.” The version
of  “Blue Christmas” will also be featured in the video game
Rock Band.  

The Pretenders’ “Originals” release contains new recordings of songs
that trace the band’s entire career and were recorded with the band’s lineup of
Chrissie Hynde, Martin Chambers, James Walbourne, Mark Spencer, and Nick
Wilkinson. As previously announced in this space, the band will tour the US for
six weeks starting January 29 in Albany (Eric Heywood, the pedal steel player
from the last album will be rejoining the band for the tour replacing Mark
Spencer). The Pretenders Original also includes interviews with Chrissie Hynde
exploring the origins of songs, and the LP Version of “Love’s A
Mystery” from the band’s critically lauded Break Up The Concrete.

Song list for iTunes Originals:

Almost Perfect
Don’t Cut Your Hair
Love’s A Mystery (LP Version)
My City Was Gone
One Thing Never Changed
Rosalee
Talk Of The Town
Tequila
Thumbelina

 

 

 

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