Loose Screw

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Loose Screw
LooseScrew.jpg
Studio album by The Pretenders
Released November 12, 2002
Recorded June 2001–April 2002
Genre Alternative rock
Label Artemis
Producer Jonathan Quarmby, Kevin Bacon
The Pretenders chronology
Viva el Amor
(1999)Viva el Amor1999
Loose Screw
(2002)
Break Up the Concrete
(2008)Break Up the Concrete2008
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic71/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]
Blender4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyB−[3]
PopMatters7/10 stars[1][4]
Robert ChristgauA−[5]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[6]
Spin7/10[1]
Stylus MagazineC+[7]
Uncut4/5 stars[1]
USA Today2.5/4 stars[8]

Loose Screw is the eighth studio album by rock group The Pretenders, and was released in 2002. It was the first time that the Pretenders had the same credited band line-up (Chrissie Hynde, Martin Chambers, Andy Hobson and Adam Seymour) on three consecutive studio albums.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Adam Seymour and Chrissie Hynde, except where noted.

  1. "Lie to Me" – 2:23
  2. "Time" – 3:58
  3. "You Know Who Your Friends Are" – 3:30
  4. "Complex Person" – 2:47
  5. "Fools Must Die" – 2:36
  6. "Kinda Nice, I Like It" – 3:37
  7. "Nothing Breaks Like a Heart" (Hynde, Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly) – 3:28
  8. "I Should Of" – 4:03
  9. "Clean Up Woman" – 3:25
  10. "The Losing" – 4:51
  11. "Saving Grace" (Hynde, Steinberg, Kelly) – 3:20
  12. "Walk like a Panther" (Richard Barratt, Jason Buckle, Jarvis Cocker, Dean Honer) – 4:42

2003 UK and Brazil Eagle Records edition bonus tracks

  1. "Complicada" [Complex Person Spanish version] – 2:57
  2. "I Wish You Love" (Charles Trenet, Albert Beach) – 10:32

Personnel[edit]

The Pretenders

Additional personnel

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Loose Screw by The Pretenders". metacritic.com. 
  2. ^ AllMusic review
  3. ^ "Loose Screw". ew.com. 15 November 2002. 
  4. ^ "The Pretenders: Loose Screw". popmatters.com. 11 December 2002. 
  5. ^ "Robert Christgau: CG: pretenders". www.robertchristgau.com. 
  6. ^ "Rolling Stone review". Archived from the original on November 7, 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-03. 
  7. ^ "Stylus Magazine review". stylusmagazine.com. 
  8. ^ "USA Today review". pqarchiver.com. 

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