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Chrissie Hynde: Stockholm

Holly Gleason, Paste, 14 June 2014

FOR A WOMAN with a voice like an open (if rough-edged) straight razor, Chrissie Hynde chose a smooth retro-pop vein to slash into for her solo debut. Stockholm, produced by Peter Bjorn and John's Bjorn Yttling, has the cutting lyrical tilt and raw agony that defined the Pretender, but its sheen beckons listeners.

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