Chrissie Hynde

The Pretenders At The Regent Theater, Monday October 2nd 2023

By Alyson Camus | October 4, 2023

There’s no doubt about it, Chrissie Hynde is a rockstar

Bob Dylan Has Sold His Entire Song Catalog To UMPG. Why?

By Alyson Camus | December 8, 2020

This made me think about the value of art

Chrissie Hynde Writes Open Letter To Trump Mentioning Rush Limbaugh And Julian Assange, Gets Heavily Criticized

By Alyson Camus | February 19, 2020

Chrissie Hynde is still not afraid to express her views

L. A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, JULY 1ST TO 7TH

By Alyson Camus | July 1, 2019

Chrissie Hynde is at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday

Shooting Concerts In 2018: Some Of My Best Photos

By Alyson Camus | December 24, 2018

Shooting concerts has become a passion

Chrissie, Morrissey And Costello: A Barrage Of Biographies

By Helen Bach | February 26, 2017

Biographies are crazy things.

Chrissie Hynde’s Disastrous Interview On NPR

By Alyson Camus | October 7, 2015

‘I don’t understand why there’s — You know what, I don’t care what a lot of people want. You know? I’d rather say, just don’t buy the f****** book, then, if I’ve offended someone. Don’t listen to my records. Cause I’m only telling you my story, I’m not here trying to advise anyone or tell anyone what to do or tell anyone what to think, and I’m not here as a spokesperson for anyone. I’m just telling my story. So the fact that I’ve been — you know, it’s almost like a lynch mob.’

Chrissie Hynde Vs Pornographic Pop Stars

By Iman Lababedi | September 10, 2015

For one thing, if Miley Cyrus is pornographic, what on earth was Prince in 1979? And for another to claim the tragedy in Syria has ANYTHING AT ALL TO DO WITH, with discussing Chrissie’s statements regarding rape is pure asinine. If that is the case, why discussing anything? Why talk about music when a five year old child just died?

Jackie Fox Responds To Chrissie Hynde’s Ignorant Rape comments

By Alyson Camus | September 4, 2015

‘I found myself being surprisingly angry,’ she told Yahoo Music. ‘don’t put your heroes on pedestals’…. ‘But I don’t want to cast a stone at Chrissie Hynde — just at that one particular statement. Because it’s a really dangerous message.’

Chrissie Hynde Memoir Dropping September 8th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | August 8, 2015

Following in the footsteps of contemporaries and friends Morrissey and Elvis Costello, this should be a very big deal in the world of rock and, how you say?, roll. If it is half as good as Moz’s memoir (I consider it genius but I realize I am in a minority) it will be great but it won’t be anything like it: I am assuming a lot of acerbic putdowns and exceedingly little we don’t know about Ray Davies

Chrissie Hynde At Beacon Theatre, Wednesday, November 5th, 2014, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | November 6, 2014

Don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining about her singing, the woman has terrific pipes, I’m complaining about the stodgy playing, about the slow pacing, about the bereft of Pretender friendly material. I’m complaining about the lack of razzamatazz and the lack of badass.

Chrissie Hynde Boston Orpheum Theater, Saturday November 1st, 2014

By Helen Bach | November 2, 2014

Luckily for her and those 50 somethings in the crowd there was plenty of Pretenders and they were done properly From the amazing “Kid”, to “Precious” the hits were there and its hard to hate on classics.

Be Here Now: Snapshot Reviews Of New Album Releases 6-10-14

By Iman Lababedi | June 10, 2014

Gypsy Heart Side A EP – Colbie Caillat – A long time fan of the pop singer, this five song 18 minute EP has nary a clunker in the lot: a sweet sound giving Taylor Swift a run for her money. “Blaze” is fabulous – ALBUM OF THE WEEK – A-

Sneak Peaks: New Album Releases For Week Of June 9th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | June 7, 2014

Sure, you thought it was gonna be Jack White (who I am seeing at Govs Ball today) but no, I’ve heard the new one many times and I think it is solid but not Blunderbuss, it lacks focus and it doesn’t have enough great songs. But Chrissie? Three songs in and I love em all and did you see her with the Roots the other day? Pretty excellent, right? Otherwise, I really wanna hear the Hot Chip cat and I am wondering about Ice T. First Aid Kit? O.A.R.?

Television Lite: June 2nd – June 6th, 2014

By Helen Bach | June 1, 2014

The best act of the week is once again on Jimmy Fallon although I’ve just about had enough of him (our local morning news feels obligated to blast his ‘funniest bit’ over and over on the hour)he scored the coolest chick in music, Chrissie Hynde.

Chrissie Hynde, " 'You Or No One', Reviewed

By Helen Bach | May 11, 2014

She stomps up with this new ditty “You or No One” and although it starts off in that nasal pitch I tend to dislike it evolves into a perfectly perfect toe tapping pop tune. Wow, it sounds like 1986 but in a good way.

The Chrissie Hynde Interview…But Not With Us

By Helen Bach | April 21, 2014

Chrissie has been an icon and one of the handful of women with earned respect in the entire rock world. She has held it together with bad ass appeal and beauty of conviction. Every girl should aspire to be her, no one holds a candle to her.

Some Quotes From Chrissie Hynde's Mail On Sunday Interview

By Iman Lababedi | April 15, 2014

Me? I love the 62 year old superstar Chrissie. Did I ever tell you about the time I nearly met her at a party in 1979? Remind me to get round to it -though come to think of it there isn’t that much to the story

10 Songs, Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | April 15, 2014

Main Theme From Trouble Man – Marvin Gaye – Blaxploitation, smaxploitation, the horn that haunts this theme to the movie of the same man, is a meeting of r&b and jazz of the first order and a game changer – A

Chrissie Hynde Goes Solo With "Stockholm"

By Helen Bach | March 27, 2014

The Pretenders lost 50% of their band to drugs. That’s a heavy cut and while Hynde and drummer Martin Chambers attempted to carry on the dynamic was gone. Void of any sex appeal whatsoever it just didn’t have that thigh tremble anymore and the case was closed.

Chrissie Hynde's "Dark Sunglasses" Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | March 25, 2014

Does anybody in rock and roll have a better voice for a greater length of time than Chrissie Hynde? On her latest song, off the June 9 Stockholm, “Dark Sunglasses” even a drum machine can’t harm her.

Cheri Dahl's "Hollywood Meltdown" Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | March 12, 2014

In these songs, Dahl exemplifies a musical intensity, a meeting of soulfulness and electricity, “Green Tourmaline” is built around a crystalline guitar break that brings life to her metaphor for love, it is so strong it draws you up and gives you pause, it makes you think