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Learning To Crawl
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Pretenders is the debut studio album by British-American band The Pretenders, released on 7 January 1980 under Real Records in the UK, and Sire Records in the United States. A combination of rock, punk and pop music, this album made the band famous. The album features the singles "Stop Your Sobbing", "Kid" and "Brass in Pocket". Nick Lowe produced the Pretenders' first single, "Stop Your Sobbing", but decided not to work with them again as he thought the band was "not going anywhere".

Album · 1984 · 10 Songs. After losing guitarist James Honeyman-Scott and bassist Pete Farndon to drug-related deaths, a sobered Pretenders returned to the spotlight with Learning to Crawl. Chrissie Hynde turned her distinctive contralto to sentimental songs, both romantic and reflective, that retained her trademark, clear-eyed bravado. Poignant singles like the shimmering love song "Show Me" and the rueful "Back on the Chain Gang" meshed perfectly with attitude-driven rockers "Middle of the Road" and "My City Was Gone. Learning to Crawl Pretenders.

some of whose tracks included new members: guitarist Robbie McIntosh and bassist Malcolm Foster. Nontheless, the album held together due to Hynde's uniformly strong material, which ranged from the rocking, bluesy "Middle of the Road" to the near-protest tune "My City Was Gone," to the piercing "Time the Avenger. Exclusive discount for Prime members

Pretenders ‎– Learning To Crawl. Pretenders ‎– Learning To Crawl. Label: Jugoton ‎– CAWEA 9354, WEA ‎– 92-3980-1. Format: Cassette, Album. Learning To Crawl ‎ (Cass, Album). Real Records (2). 923980-4.

Learning to Crawl, 1984. Learning to Crawl, 1984.

While Hynde hardly held back in her emotionally potent songwriting in the Pretenders' early work, on Learning to Crawl there's a gravity to her lyrics that blended with her tough but wiry melodic sense and streetwise intelligence to create a set of truly remarkable tunes.

Listen to Learning to Crawl online and get recommendations on similar music. But the Pretenders' meteoric rise came to a crashing halt in 1982, when drug abuse claimed the life of guitarist James Honeyman-Scott and forced Hynde and drummer Martin Chambers to dump bassist Pete Farndon, who would also succumb to an OD in April 1983.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Middle Of The Road 4:14
2 Back On The Chain Gang
Bass Guitar – Tony ButlerGuitar [Lead] – Billy Bremner
3 Time The Avenger 4:56
4 Watching The Clothes 2:52
5 Show Me 4:16
6 Thumbelina 3:17
7 My City Was Gone
Bass Guitar – Tony ButlerGuitar [Lead] – Billy Bremner
8 Thin Line Between Love And Hate
Bass Guitar, Vocals – Andrew Bodner*Guitar [Rhythm], Vocals – Billy BremnerPiano, Vocals – Paul CarrackWritten-By – Jackie Members, Richard Poindexter, Robert Poindexter
9 I Hurt You 4:37
10 2000 Miles 3:46
Bonus Tracks
11 Fast Or Slow (The Law's The Law)
Acoustic Guitar – Billy BremnerBass Guitar – Andrew Bodner*Written-By – Martin Chambers
12 Tequila 3:35
13 I Hurt You (Denmark Street Demo) 4:06
14 When I Change My Life (Denmark Street Demo) 4:43
15 Ramblin' Rob (Denmark Street Demo)
Written-By – Robbie McIntosh
16 My City Was Gone (Live) 4:53
17 Money (Live)
Keyboards – Chris ThomasWritten-By – Berry Gordy Jr.*, Janie Bradford


  • Artwork [Original Album Art Direction] – Pete Barrett*
  • Bass Guitar, Vocals – Malcolm Foster
  • Drums, Vocals – Martin Chambers
  • Guitar, Vocals – Chrissie Hynde, Robbie McIntosh
  • Producer – Chris Thomas
  • Written-By – Chrissie Hynde (tracks: 1 to 7, 9, 10, 12 to 14, 16)


Note: bonus tracks 11-17 are 44.1kHz/16bit encoded files.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
9 23980-1, 1-23980 The Pretenders Learning To Crawl ‎(LP, Album, All) Sire, Sire, Real Records , Real Records 9 23980-1, 1-23980 US 1983
CD 23980 The Pretenders Learning To Crawl ‎(CD, Album, RE) Sire, WEA CD 23980 Canada 1995
9 23980-2 The Pretenders Learning To Crawl ‎(CD, Album, Club, RE) Sire, Wea International, Real Records 9 23980-2 US Unknown
923980-4 The Pretenders Learning To Crawl ‎(Cass, Album) Real Records 923980-4 Scandinavia 1983
M923980-2 The Pretenders Learning To Crawl ‎(CD, Album) Wea International, Warner M923980-2 Brazil 1993