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Punk Icon Chrissy Hynde Debuts Valve Bone Woe
Effortlessly cool, an enduring symbol of punk royalty, Chrissie Hynde has spent the better part of the last 35 years fronting The Pretenders, creating solo work and collaborating with artists as diverse as Frank Sinatra and Morrisey. In true rock and roll spirit, Hynde explores new territory in Valve Bone Woe, her hotly anticipated new jazz-dub album due for release in the summer of 2019. Showcasing this new material in all its off-the-wall glory, Hynde takes to the Hollywood Bowl stage accompanied by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra for one special summer concert.
Growing up in Akron, Ohio in the early 1970's, Chrissie Hynde became transfixed by the wave of British musicians coming out of London. When she was 22, she saved up the money to jump across the pond, where she quickly got in with the vibrant and burgeoning punk scene, playing with The Damned and The Clash, started hanging out at Vivienne Westwood's legendary boutique, SEX and writing for the NME. Then in 1978 The first line up of The Pretenders was born, propelling Hynde to stardom, her achingly exquisite voice became world famous, and she's never looked back...
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