Chrissie Hynde

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‘I had a reckless feeling of destiny’: photographer Jill Furmanovsky on Blondie, Bob Marley and rock’s boys’ club
From a snarling Debbie Harry to a radiant Amy Winehouse, Furmanovsky reveals the layers of her complex subjects. She explains how she conquered her shyness to tour with Pink Floyd aged 19 and why music has a ‘grounding’ quality

Harriet Shepherd

13, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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The Pretenders review – Chrissie Hynde is still the talk of the town
The septuagenarian rock star’s songwriting is as sharp as ever, with new songs stealing the limelight from classic hits

Dave Simpson

06, Feb, 2023 @2:01 PM

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Vivienne Westwood: Chrissie Hynde and Paul McCartney lead tributes to fashion icon
Greenpeace calls designer a ‘true radical’ and Hynde says ‘the world is already a less interesting place’

Ben Quinn

30, Dec, 2022 @4:17 PM

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Taylor Hawkins tribute concert review – stars unite to honour the late Foo Fighters drummer
An eclectic lineup of musicians makes this a curious bombardment of music – but Dave Grohl, his voice cracking with emotion, is the real star of the show

Alexis Petridis

04, Sep, 2022 @12:36 PM

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Don’t forget so many brilliant women | Letters
Letters: An article by Caitlin Moran fails to acknowledge the female writers, politicians and musicians who were involved in groundbreaking work, says Dr Kim Thomas


31, Aug, 2020 @4:16 PM

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The Pretenders: Hate for Sale review – every song could be a single
Chrissie Hynde and co make it sound oh-so easy on the band’s 11th studio album

Kitty Empire

19, Jul, 2020 @8:00 AM

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London police should focus on gangs – Chrissie Hynde | Letter
Letters: Pretenders musician responds to the police stop of black athletes that she witnessed


07, Jul, 2020 @12:31 PM

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Chrissie Hynde condemns 'aggressive' police stop of black athletes in London
Pretenders singer writes to the Guardian over treatment of couple trained by Linford Christie

Haroon Siddique

07, Jul, 2020 @12:30 PM

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Rufus and Martha Wainwright review – quirky, magnificent festive blowout
Chrissie Hynde, Neil Tennant and Sophie Ellis-Bextor joyously topped up the Wainwright siblings’ big-hearted Christmas fundraiser, A Not So Silent Night

Ian Gittins

08, Dec, 2019 @11:36 AM

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Chrissie Hynde: Valve Bone Woe review – offbeat jazz with rock star cool
Hynde’s album of covers is inviting and interesting, thanks to her insouciant attitude

Rachel Aroesti

06, Sep, 2019 @9:30 AM

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Music industry heavyweights call for an alternative to Brexit
Open letter signed by figures including Annie Lennox and Billy Bragg says leaving EU poses ‘significant threat’ to UK music business

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

11, Dec, 2018 @2:59 PM

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Chrissie Hynde: ‘It's hard work being alone. Paintings are an outlet'
The Pretenders frontwoman has been defying musical expectations for 40 years. Now she is pursuing her passion for art

Jude Rogers

04, Nov, 2018 @12:00 PM

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