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Chrissie Hynde Plumbs the Difference Between Alone and Lonely

Geoffrey Himes, Paste, 11 August 2020

CHRISSIE HYNDE doesn't want to talk about songwriting. The Pretenders' lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the for 42 years has written some remarkable songs: the #1 U.K. single 'Brass in Pocket', the profane feminist anthem 'Precious', the #5 U.S. single 'Back on the Chain Gang', the Akron elegy 'My City Was Gone', the enduring Christmas classic '2000 Miles' and even the haunting ballad 'You Can't Hurt a Fool' from the band's new album, Hate for Sale. But she doesn't want to talk about how the songs were made.

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