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Kate Moss Missed Out On House Hit

Kate Moss missed out on having a house music hit to Chrissie Hynde.The supermodel was wanted by record label Sony UK to sing vocals on 2003 track 'Straight Ahead', by German Electronica duo Tube &...

Lemmy, Nick Mason & Hynde Pay Tribute To The Damned In New Documentary

Don't You Wish That We Were Dead also features Duff MCKagan, Mick Jones and The Offspring's Dexter Holland, alongside The Damned stars Dave Vanian, Rat Scabies, Captain Sensible and Brian James. The...

Chrissie Hynde Releases New Version Of The Pretenders Christmas Hit

Chrissie Hynde has released a new version of The Pretenders classic festive tune 2000 Miles.The singer re-recorded the song, which was a Christmas hit in 1983, for her new solo album and she's so happy...

Bbc Unveil Star-studded Track

One Direction, Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder, Sir Elton John and Chris Martin are among the stars to have joined forces to cover 'God Only Knows'.The 27-member supergroup - which also includes Kylie Minogue, Dave Grohl,...

Chrissie Hynde: 'Today's Young Singers Are Porn Stars Trying To Make Records'

The Pretenders star Chrissie Hynde has blasted young singers for selling sex ahead of music, calling them "porn stars trying to make records".The outspoken Brass in Pocket hitmaker fears there are too many scantily-clad pop...

Blondie Headline Itunes Festival

Blondie treated their fans to covers of Beastie Boys and Dee-Lite hits at their iTunes Festival show last night (16.09.14).The American rockers - who are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year - interspersed 'Rapture' and...

Bob Dylan And The Cure Cover Paul Mccartney Tracks For New Album

An 42-track album celebrating the music of Sir Paul McCartney will be released in November.'The Art of McCartney' will pay homage to the 72-year-old singer's extensive career by featuring new studio covers of his...

Chrissie Hynde And James Blunt To Perform At Elton John's Fundraiser

Chrissie Hynde, James Blunt and Fatboy Slim have signed up to perform at a fundraiser for Sir Elton John's Aids charity next month (Sep14).The star-studded line-up will also feature "pop-up" performances from Take That's Gary...

Chrissie Hynde Hails 'God-like' Neil Young

Chrissie Hynde has compared rock legend Neil Young to God.Neil appears on the track 'Down The Wrong Way' on Chrissie's new album, 'Stockholm' and the former Pretenders singer was honoured to work with the Canadian...

Neil Young Covers Bob Dylan At London Concert

Neil Young covered Bob Dylan's 'Blowin' In The Wind' at his concert in London's Hyde Park on Saturday night (12.07.14).The 68-year-old musician performed a version of the 1962 song during the acoustic section of his...

Playing Old Pretenders Songs Doesn't Turn On Chrissie Hynde At All

Chrissie Hynde might be best known for her work with The Pretenders. And that’s hardly surprising considering she released nine albums with the band. But that doesn’t mean the singer wants to stand on stage...

Chrissie Hynde Is A Real Pretender With Fans

Rocker Chrissie Hynde shuns her own fans when they approach her in public by making out she merely looks like The Pretenders star.The Brass in Pocket hitmaker admits she can't stand interacting with followers of...

Chrissie Hynde Proud Of Activist Daughter

Rocker Chrissie Hynde is delighted her daughter is using her parents' fame to publicise her anti-fracking campaign.Natalie Hynde, daughter of The Pretenders frontwoman and The Kinks star Ray Davies, was given a 12-month conditional discharge...

Kate Moss Keeps Rock 'N' Roll Alive, Says Chrissie Hynde

Kate Moss is flying the flag for rock 'n' roll, according to Chrissie Hynde.The Pretenders frontwoman has praised the supermodel for keeping the spirit of the rock music scene ''alive'', but still criticised her for...

Chrissie Hynde's Daughter Found Guilty In Anti-fracking Protest Case

The daughter of Chrissie Hynde and Ray Davies has been found guilty of a charge relating to an anti-fracking protest.Natalie Hynde was arrested last summer (13) during a protest at a proposed gas drilling site...

Chrissie Hynde's Daughter To Stand Trial Next Year

Chrissie Hynde and Ray Davies' daughter is set to stand trial next year (14) on a charge relating to an anti-fracking protest.Natalie Hynde, 30, was arrested over the summer (13) as she protested against a...

Chrissie Hynde Auctions Q Award For Orangutan Charity

Veteran rocker Chrissie Hynde is auctioning off the Q Award trophy she won last month (Oct13) to raise money for an orangutan charity.The Pretenders frontwoman was crowned Classic Songwriter at the prizegiving in London in...

Conor Maynard Is Mad At Arctic Monkeys

Conor Maynard is angry at the Arctic Monkeys because he believes they copied him. The 20-year-old pop star claims the band copied the name of his latest single 'R U Crazy' because they spelt their...

Chrissie Hynde's Daughter Can Return To Fracking Protest Site

Chrissie Hynde and Ray Davies' activist daughter has been given the green light to continue her protests against fracking in south-east England after magistrates eased her strict bail conditions.Natalie Hynde was arrested last month (Jul13)...

Chrissie Hynde's Daughter Arrested In Fracking Protest

Rock legends Chrissie Hynde and Ray Davies' activist daughter was arrested on Wednesday (31Jul13) for gluing herself to her boyfriend during a protest against fracking.Natalie Hynde glued her hands to those of her partner Simon...

Stars Donate Personal Items To Homeless Charity Auction

Chrissie Hynde, rapper Plan B and British singer Olly Murs are among the stars who have raided their closets for a charity auction.The Pretenders frontwoman has handed over a pair of Stella MCCartney boots, while...

Chrissie Hynde Boycotts Store Over Foie Gras

The Pretenders star Chrissie Hynde is boycotting a luxury London department store until bosses promise to stop selling foie gras.Famous faces including Sir Roger Moore, Pamela Anderson, and Brigitte Bardot are among those backing a...

Russell Crowe & Chrissie Hynde Team Up For New Ballad

Russell Crowe has teamed up with The Pretenders star Chrissie Hynde on a new single and video.The odd couple has joined forces on the song Never Be Alone Again and shot their parts for the...

Stars Celebrate European Ban On Animal-tested Products

Stars including actress Joanna Lumley, former model Twiggy, and singers Kimberly Wyatt and Chrissie Hynde are celebrating after winning their fight for a European ban on the sale of animal-tested products.Officials at Cruelty Free International...

Chrissie Hynde's Daughter Promises To Continue Road Protest

Rocker Chrissie Hynde's daughter has vowed to continue her protest against the U.K. government's plans to build a new road through a nature spot despite her recent arrest.Natalie Hynde, whose father is The Kinks star...

Chrissie Hynde's Daughter Arrested Over Road Protest

Chrissie Hynde's daughter has been arrested while protesting against plans to build a new road through a U.K. nature spot.Natalie Hynde, whose father is Ray Davies of The Kinks, was apprehended on Tuesday (29Jan13) by...

Chrissie Hynde's Daughter Turns Environmental Activist

Chrissie Hynde's daughter has followed in her mother's activist footsteps by moving into a tree house to stop developers from destroying a U.K. nature spot.Natalie Hynde, whose father is Ray Davies of The Kinks, insists...

Chrissie Hynde Signs Animal Testing Petition

Rocker Chrissie Hynde has added her name to a petition calling for an end to animal-tested cosmetics.The Pretenders frontwoman has joined other celebrities, including Ricky Gervais, Leona Lewis, Dame Judi Dench and Ke$ha, by adding...

Paul Mccartney Immortalised On Peta Stamp

Sir Paul McCartney, Natalie Portman and Ellen DeGeneres are among stars to feature on a new stamp range featuring the 20 most famous vegetarians of all-time.The trio of famous faces have agreed to lend their...

The O2 Putting On 20 Free Concerts

London's The O2 venue is showcasing over 100 bands at 20 free concerts in December. A special stage has been constructed at the London Piazza at The O2, which will showcase acts from December 3...

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