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Pretenders ‎– Pretenders

Label: Sire – SRK 6083
Vinyl, LP, Album, Winchester Pressing
Country: US
Genre: Rock
Style: New Wave, Pop Rock, Punk


A1 Precious 3:34
A2 The Phone Call 2:27
A3 Up The Neck 4:24
A4 Tattooed Love Boys 2:58
A5 Space Invader 3:26
A6 The Wait 3:34
A7 Stop Your Sobbing
Written-By  Ray Davies
B1 Kid 3:04
B2 Private Life 6:23
B3 Brass In Pocket 3:01
B4 Lovers Of Today 5:50
B5 Mystery Achievement 5:23

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company  Sire Records, Inc.
  • Record Company  Warner Communications
  • Marketed By  Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Recorded At  Wessex Sound Studios
  • Recorded At  Air Studios
  • Mixed At  Wessex Sound Studios
  • Mixed At  Air Studios
  • Phonographic Copyright ℗  Real Records (2)
  • Copyright ©  Real Records (2)
  • Published By  Al Gallico Music Corp.
  • Published By  Jay Boy Music Corp.
  • Pressed By  Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Winchester


  • Bass, Vocals  Pete Farndon
  • Design  Kevin Hughes (4)
  • Drums, Vocals  Martin Chambers
  • Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals  James Honeyman Scott*
  • Guitar, Vocals  Chrissie Hynde
  • Keyboards [Additional], Effects [Manual]  Chris Thomas
  • Management  Dave Hill (9)
  • Mixed By  Bill Price (tracks: A1 to B2, B4, B5), Mike Stavrou (tracks: B3)
  • Photography By [Cover]  Chalkie Davies
  • Photography By [Inner Bag]  Des Letts, Pauline Worrall, Tom Sheehan (3)
  • Producer  Chris Thomas (tracks: A1 to A6, B1 to B5), Nick Lowe (tracks: A7)
  • Recorded By  Bill Price, Steve Nye
  • Written-By  Chrissie Hynde (tracks: A1 to A4, A6, B1 to B5), James Honeyman Scott* (tracks: A5, B3), Pete Farndon (tracks: A5, A6)


This sub differs from The Pretenders - Pretenders in that "WW" and "·─◁" etched in runouts denotes Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Winchester on both sides. This sub differs from The Pretenders - Pretenders and The Pretenders - Pretenders in the rim text of the labels.

℗ 1979, 1980 Real Records © 1980 Real Records
All selections published by Modern Publishing Ltd./Hynde House of Hits/ATV Music U.K. except as indicated.

"Stop Your Sobbing" published by Jay Boy Music Corp.-BMI

Recorded at Wessex Studios

'This album has a longer running time than most average LP's therefore to achieve maximum effect PLAY THIS ALBUM LOUD.'

Photo/credits inner sleeve.