The Pretenders – Pretenders II (1981) [Official Digital Release] [2021, 40th Anniversary, Deluxe Edition, CD-Quality + Hi-Res]

The Pretenders - Pretenders II (1981) [Official Digital Release] [2021, 40th Anniversary, Deluxe Edition, CD-Quality + Hi-Res]

The Pretenders – Pretenders II (1981) [Official Digital Release]
[2021, 40th Anniversary, Deluxe Edition, CD-Quality + Hi-Res]

Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz | CD-Quality / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz
Total Size: 5.29 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: WM UK | Genre: New Wave, Pop Rock

Pretenders II (Deluxe Edition) features a remastered version of the album by Chris Thomas, demos, and alternates alongside two live performances; one from Central Park, New York City in 1980, and an electric show from The Santa Monica Civic in 1981. Continue reading “The Pretenders – Pretenders II (1981) [Official Digital Release] [2021, 40th Anniversary, Deluxe Edition, CD-Quality + Hi-Res]”

The Pretenders – Hate For Sale (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

The Pretenders - Hate For Sale (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

The Pretenders – Hate For Sale (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}
WEB Download | CD-Quality / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 44.1kHz
Total Size: 225 MB (CD-Quality) + 378 MB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: BMG | Genre: Pop Rock

Chrissie Hynde approximated the classic early Pretenders sound on the Dan Auerbach-produced Alone, a 2016 album where she was the only Pretender on record. Hate for Sale flips this situation on its head. Hiring Stephen Street as producer — he last worked with the group on 1999’s Viva el Amor — Hynde brought the touring Pretenders lineup into the studio, a configuration that includes founding drummer Martin Chambers, who hasn’t played on an album by the band since 2002’s Loose Screw. Continue reading “The Pretenders – Hate For Sale (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}”

The Pretenders – 3 Albums (1981-1983) {MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

The Pretenders - 3 Albums (1981-1983) {MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

The Pretenders – 3 Albums (1981-1983) {MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | 3xCD | FLAC/WV Tracks & Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | 3xSACD | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 892 MB (CD-Layer) + 5.44 GB (SACD-ISO) + 2.65 GB (SACD-FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: MFSL UltraDisc UHR | USA | Genre: New Wave, Pop Rock
 
Pretenders (1980), Pretenders II (1981), Learning to Crawl (1983) Continue reading “The Pretenders – 3 Albums (1981-1983) {MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}”

The Pretenders – Pretenders (1980) {2009, Audio Fidelity, Remastered}

The Pretenders - Pretenders (1980) {2009, Audio Fidelity, Remastered}

The Pretenders – Pretenders (1980) {2009, Audio Fidelity, Remastered}
EAC Rip | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 322 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | USA | Cat#: AFZ 052 | Genre: Pop Rock, New Wave

Few rock & roll records rock as hard or with as much originality as the Pretenders’ eponymous debut album. A sleek, stylish fusion of Stonesy rock & roll, new wave pop, and pure punk aggression, Pretenders is teeming with sharp hooks and a viciously cool attitude. Continue reading “The Pretenders – Pretenders (1980) {2009, Audio Fidelity, Remastered}”