The Pretenders Last Of The Independents on 180g Import LP
In correlation with the release of The Pretenders' Vinyl Collection 1979-1999, Demon Records is offering eight individual vinyl issues of the band's albums from the same period including Pretenders (1980), Pretenders II (1981), Learning to Crawl (1984), Get Close (1986), Packed! (1990), Last of the Independents (1994), The Isle of View (2LP) (1995) and Viva El Amor! (1999).
The Isle Of View and Viva El Amor! are appearing on the vinyl format for the first time. All of the albums were cut from the latest digital remasters and are pressed on high-quality 180-gram heavyweight black vinyl.
April 1994 saw the single release of "I'll Stand By You" – to date the Pretenders' version has been viewed on Youtube over 17 million times. Co-written by Chrissie Hynde, the song was also a #1 hit for Girls Aloud in 2004. Sixth album Last Of The Independents was issued in May 1994, and also includes the additional hits "Night In My Veins" and "977."