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Break Up the Concrete is the ninth studio album by rock group The Pretenders. [1]

68 relations: Accordion, Adam Seymour (musician), AllMusic, Alone (The Pretenders album), Alternative rock, Back on the Chain Gang, Backing vocalist, Billboard (magazine), Billboard 200, Billboard charts, Billy Steinberg, Blender (magazine), Bob Dylan, Brass in Pocket, Breaking Bad, Can't Help Falling in Love, Chrissie Hynde, Don't Get Me Wrong, Dusty Springfield, Elvis Presley, Entertainment Weekly, George David Weiss, House (TV series), Hugo Peretti, Hymn to Her, I Go to Sleep, I'll Stand by You, Independent Albums, James Honeyman-Scott, Jim Keltner, Joe Jackson (musician), Kid (Pretenders song), Last of the Independents, Look Sharp! (Joe Jackson album), Loose Screw, Luigi Creatore, Martin Chambers, Message of Love, Metacritic, Middle of the Road (song), Mojo (magazine), My City Was Gone, Paste (magazine), Pitchfork (website), PopMatters, Precious (Pretenders song), Problem Dog, Q (magazine), Ray Davies, Robert Christgau, ..., Rock music, Rolling Stone, Shangri-La Music, Spin (magazine), Stop Your Sobbing, Talk of the Town (song), The Austin Chronicle, The Boston Globe, The Observer, The Pretenders, Thin Line Between Love and Hate, Tom Kelly (musician), UK Albums Chart, Uncut (magazine), Under the Radar (magazine), Willie Nelson, 2000 Miles, 5 to 9. Expand index (18 more) »

Accordion

Accordions (from 19th-century German Akkordeon, from Akkord—"musical chord, concord of sounds") are a family of box-shaped musical instruments of the bellows-driven free-reed aerophone type, colloquially referred to as a squeezebox.

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Adam Seymour (musician)

Adam Seymour is an English guitarist and songwriter who began his recording career with the Katydids, a south London quintet that recorded two albums before disbanding.

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AllMusic

AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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Alone (The Pretenders album)

Alone is the tenth studio album by English-American rock band The Pretenders.

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Alternative rock

Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.

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Back on the Chain Gang

"Back on the Chain Gang" is a song written by Chrissie Hynde and originally recorded by her band the Pretenders, and released as single by Sire Records in September 1982.

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Backing vocalist

Backing vocalists are singers who provide vocal harmony with the lead vocalist or other backing vocalists.

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Billboard (magazine)

Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.

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Billboard 200

The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.

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Billboard charts

The Billboard charts tabulate the relative weekly popularity of singles or albums in the United States and elsewhere.

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Billy Steinberg

William Endfield "Billy" Steinberg (born February 26, 1950) is an American songwriter.

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Blender (magazine)

Blender was an American music magazine that billed itself as "the ultimate guide to music and more".

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.

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Brass in Pocket

"Brass in Pocket" (also known as "Brass in Pocket (I'm Special)") is a 1979 single by The Pretenders.

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Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad is an American neo-Western crime drama television series created and produced by Vince Gilligan.

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Can't Help Falling in Love

"Can't Help Falling in Love" is a song recorded by American singer Elvis Presley for the album Blue Hawaii (1961).

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Chrissie Hynde

Christine Ellen "Chrissie" Hynde (born September 7, 1951) is an American musician who is best known as a founding member of the rock band The Pretenders.

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Don't Get Me Wrong

"Don't Get Me Wrong" is a song released by the pop-rock group The Pretenders.

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Dusty Springfield

Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien (16 April 1939 – 2 March 1999), professionally known as Dusty Springfield, was an English pop singer and record producer whose career extended from the late 1950s to the 1990s.

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Elvis Presley

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.

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George David Weiss

George David Weiss (April 9, 1921 – August 23, 2010) was an American songwriter and arranger, who had been a president of the Songwriters Guild of America.

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House (TV series)

House (also called House, M.D.) is an American television medical drama that originally ran on the Fox network for eight seasons, from November 16, 2004 to May 21, 2012.

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Hugo Peretti

Hugo E. Peretti (December 6, 1916 – May 1, 1986) was an American songwriter and record producer.

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Hymn to Her

"Hymn to Her" is a song that was first released on the Pretenders' 1986 album Get Close.

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I Go to Sleep

"I Go to Sleep" is a song written by Ray Davies and first released by The Applejacks.

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I'll Stand by You

"I'll Stand by You" is a song recorded by The Pretenders from their sixth studio album, Last of the Independents (1994).

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Independent Albums

The Independent Albums chart (previously titled Top Independent Albums) ranks the highest-selling independent music albums and extended plays (EPs) in the United States, as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and published weekly by Billboard magazine.

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James Honeyman-Scott

James "Jimmy" Honeyman-Scott (4 November 1956 – 16 June 1982) was an English rock guitarist, songwriter and founding member of the band The Pretenders.

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Jim Keltner

James Lee Keltner (born April 27, 1942) is an American drummer known primarily for his session work.

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Joe Jackson (musician)

David Ian "Joe" Jackson (born 11 August 1954) is an English musician and singer-songwriter.

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Kid (Pretenders song)

"Kid" is a song written by Chrissie Hynde that was released on the Pretenders 1979 debut album Pretenders.

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Last of the Independents

Last of the Independents is the sixth album by rock group The Pretenders, released in 1994.

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Look Sharp! (Joe Jackson album)

Look Sharp! is the debut album by Joe Jackson, released in 1979.

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Loose Screw

Loose Screw is the eighth studio album by rock group The Pretenders, and was released in 2002.

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Luigi Creatore

Luigi Federico Creatore (December 21, 1921 – December 13, 2015) was an American songwriter and record producer.

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Martin Chambers

Martin Dale Chambers (born 4 September 1951 in Hereford) is an English musician, who is best known as a founding member and drummer of the rock band the Pretenders.

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Message of Love

"Message of Love" is a song written by Chrissie Hynde and performed by the Pretenders.

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Metacritic

Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.

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Middle of the Road (song)

"Middle of the Road" is a single that appears on The Pretenders' album Learning to Crawl.

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Mojo (magazine)

Mojo is a popular music magazine published initially by Emap, and since January 2008 by Bauer, monthly in the United Kingdom.

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My City Was Gone

"My City Was Gone" is a song by the rock group The Pretenders.

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Paste (magazine)

Paste is a monthly music and entertainment digital magazine published in the United States by Wolfgang's Vault.

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Pitchfork (website)

Pitchfork is an American online magazine launched in 1995 by Ryan Schreiber, based in Chicago, Illinois and owned by Condé Nast.

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PopMatters

PopMatters is an international online magazine of cultural criticism that covers many aspects of popular culture.

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Precious (Pretenders song)

"Precious" is a song written by Chrissie Hynde that was first released on the Pretenders' 1980 debut album Pretenders.

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Problem Dog

"Problem Dog" is the seventh episode of the fourth season of the American television drama series Breaking Bad, and the 40th overall episode of the series.

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Q (magazine)

Q is a popular music magazine published monthly in the United Kingdom.

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Ray Davies

Sir Raymond Douglas Davies, (born 21 June 1944) is an English singer, songwriter and musician.

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Robert Christgau

Robert Thomas Christgau (born April 18, 1942) is an American essayist and music journalist.

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Rock music

Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.

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Shangri-La Music

Shangri-La Music is an indie record label based in Santa Monica, California.

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Spin (magazine)

Spin is an American music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. The magazine stopped running in print in 2012 and currently runs as a webzine.

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Stop Your Sobbing

"Stop Your Sobbing" is a song written by Ray Davies for the Kinks' debut album, Kinks.

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Talk of the Town (song)

"Talk of the Town" is a song written by Chrissie Hynde and performed by the Pretenders.

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The Austin Chronicle

The Austin Chronicle is an alternative weekly newspaper published every Thursday in Austin, Texas, United States.

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The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, Massachusetts, since its creation by Charles H. Taylor in 1872.

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The Observer

The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.

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The Pretenders

The Pretenders are an English-American rock band formed in Hereford, England, in March 1978.

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Thin Line Between Love and Hate

"Thin Line Between Love and Hate" is the title of a 1971 song by the New York City-based R&B vocal group The Persuaders.

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Tom Kelly (musician)

Thomas F. 'Tom' Kelly (born circa 1949) is an American musician, best known for his songwriting partnership with Billy Steinberg.

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UK Albums Chart

The Official Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.

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Uncut (magazine)

Uncut magazine, trademarked as UNCUT, is a monthly publication based in London.

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Under the Radar (magazine)

Under the Radar is an American magazine that bills itself as "The solution to music pollution" and features interviews with accompanying photo-shoots.

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Willie Nelson

Willie Hugh Nelson (born April 29, 1933) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, author, poet, actor, and activist.

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2000 Miles

"2000 Miles" is a song by The Pretenders that was released in 1983 as the preceding single to their 1984 album, Learning to Crawl.

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5 to 9

"5 to 9" is the thirteenth episode of the sixth season of House.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Break_Up_the_Concrete

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