Extended Play (Pretenders EP)
|EP by Pretenders|
|Released||March 30, 1981|
Extended Play is a 1981 EP released by new wave band Pretenders. "Message of Love" and "Talk of the Town" were included on their second album released later in the year. "Porcelain" and "Cuban Slide", outtakes from the first album, were included on the 2006 remastered edition of Pretenders, as well as the Pirate Radio boxed set. The live version of "Precious" from Central Park was reissued on the 2015 UK boxset from Edsel / Rhino Records. It is on Disc One of the Pretenders debut album grouped with the B-sides bonus tracks.
This EP was released mainly in the US, not in the UK. In the UK the tracks were released as the singles "Message of Love" b/w "Porcelain" and "Talk of the Town" b/w "Cuban Slide". "Precious" is unique to this release though.
All songs written by Chrissie Hynde unless otherwise indicated.
|Robert Christgau||B+ |
|The Rolling Stone Album Guide|||
- "Message of Love" – 3:24
- "Talk of the Town" – 2:42 (edit of the 3:13 single)
- "Porcelain" 3:53
- "Cuban Slide" (Hynde, Honeyman-Scott) – 4:29
- "Precious" – 3:17 (Live in Central Park, August 30, 1980)
- Chrissie Hynde – rhythm guitar, lead vocals
- Pete Farndon – bass guitar, backing vocals
- Martin Chambers – drums, backing vocals
- James Honeyman-Scott – lead guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
|1981||Billboard Pop Albums||27|