Tag Archives: Chrissie Hynde

BRITAIN: Pop Music Stars Perform Beach Boys Classic God Only Knows

With a cast of new performers, the BBC has restaged its 1997 star-studded take on the Beach Boys classic, God Only Knows. Via the Guardian: As in 1997, the BBC has succeeded in gathering together a fairly staggering array of stars. Joining Brian Wilson, the song’s writer, are Sir Elton John, One Direction, Stevie Wonder, Pharrell Williams. Jake Bugg, Lorde, …

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Chrissie Hynde – Dark Sunglasses

The Wall Street Journal has a review of her coming first solo album, which is due next week: The album opens with “You or No One,” styled after the 1960s’ Wall of Sound, and closes with “Adding the Blue,” a moving ballad driven by an acoustic guitar played by Joakim Åhlund, who co-wrote the song with Ms. Hynde. With its …

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