Stockholm (Chrissie Hynde album)

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Stockholm
Stockholm (Chrissie Hynde album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by Chrissie Hynde
Released June 10, 2014 (2014-06-10)
Recorded Ingrid Studios, Stockholm[1]
Genre Power pop[2]
Length 37:50
Label Caroline International
Producer Björn Yttling
Singles from Stockholm
  1. "Dark Sunglasses"
    Released: April 1, 2014
  2. "You or No One"
    Released: May 7, 2014
  3. "Down the Wrong Way"
    Released: September 15, 2014

Stockholm is the debut solo album by American singer Chrissie Hynde, lead singer of The Pretenders. It was released on June 10, 2014. It features several guests such as Canadian musician Neil Young and former tennis player John McEnroe.[3]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 64/100[4]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[5]
Pitchfork Media 5.8/10[6]
The Guardian 3/5 stars[7]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[8]

Stockholm received mixed to positive reviews. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 64, which indicates "generally favorable reviews", based on 18 reviews.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Chrissie Hynde and Björn Yttling, except "Like in the Movies" and "Adding the Blue" by Hynde and Joakim Åhlund.

No. Title Length
1. "You or No One" 3:40
2. "Dark Sunglasses" 3:05
3. "Like in the Movies" 3:16
4. "Down the Wrong Way" 3:37
5. "You're the One" 2:50
6. "A Plan Too Far" 3:13
7. "In a Miracle" 3:59
8. "House of Cards" 3:51
9. "Tourniquet (Cynthia Ann)" 2:41
10. "Sweet Nuthin'" 3:00
11. "Adding the Blue" 4:38

Personnel[edit]

  • Joakim Åhlund — composer, guitar, producer, vocals (background)
  • Petter Axelsson — viola
  • Zacharias Blad — vocals (background)
  • Mattias Boström — guitar (electric)
  • Dean Chalkley — photography
  • Ulf Engström — bass, vocals (background)
  • John Eriksson — drums, percussion
  • Andreas Forsman — violin
  • Niklas Gabrielsson — drums
  • Gavin Goldberg — engineer
  • Chrissie Hynde — composer, primary artist, vocals
  • Henrik Jonsson — mastering
  • Nino Keller — bass, vocals (background)
  • Thomas Kurmeier — images
  • Gustav Lindelöw — engineer
  • Cony Lindgren — violin
  • Lasse Mårtén — mixing
  • John McEnroe — guitar (electric)
  • Nille Perned — engineer
  • Andreas Pettersson — guitar (steel)
  • Ruth Rowland — lettering
  • Hans Stenlund — engineer
  • Leo Svensson — cello
  • Andy Wright — engineer
  • Neil Young — guitar (electric)
  • Björn Yttling — bass (electric), celeste, composer, guitar (acoustic), guitar (electric), mellotron, organ, percussion, piano, producer, synthesizer

Charts[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Australian Hitseekers Albums (ARIA)[9] 3
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[10] 51
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[11] 56
Croatian International Albums (HDU)[12] 20
French Albums (SNEP)[13] 120
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[14] 83
Scottish Albums (OCC)[15] 21
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[16] 43
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[17] 73
UK Albums (OCC)[18] 22
US Billboard 200[19] 36
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[20] 8
US Top Tastemaker Albums (Billboard)[21] 7
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[22] 14

Singles[edit]

Year Title US
Adult
2014 Dark Sunglasses 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mansfield, Brian (24 March 2014). "Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde to release 'Stockholm'". USA Today. Retrieved 9 June 2014. 
  2. ^ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturevideo/musicvideo/10898004/Chrissie-Hynde-Stockholm-the-making-of-the-album.html
  3. ^ "Chrissie Hynde's debut solo album to feature Neil Young and John McEnroe". The Guardian. 24 March 2014. Retrieved 11 June 2014. 
  4. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/music/stockholm/chrissie-hynde
  5. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas (2014). "Chrissie Hynde: Stockholm". Allmusic. Retrieved 11 June 2014. 
  6. ^ Rachel, T. Cole (10 June 2014). "Chrissie Hynde: Stockholm". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 11 June 2014. 
  7. ^ Simpson, Dave (5 June 2014). "Chrissie Hynde: Stockholm review – Pretenders singer's sassy solo debut". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 June 2014. 
  8. ^ Catucci, Nick (10 June 2014). "Chrissie Hynde: Stockholm". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 11 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "ARIA Report" (PDF). ARIA Charts. Retrieved 23 July 2014. 
  10. ^ "Ultratop.be – Chrissie Hynde – Stockholm" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  11. ^ "Ultratop.be – Chrissie Hynde – Stockholm" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  12. ^ "Top Stranih [Top Foreign]" (in Croatian). Top Foreign Albums. Hrvatska diskografska udruga. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
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  14. ^ "Officialcharts.de – Chrissie Hynde – Stockholm". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  15. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  16. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Chrissie Hynde – Stockholm". Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  17. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Chrissie Hynde – Stockholm". Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  18. ^ "Chrissie Hynde | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  19. ^ "Chrissie Hynde Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  20. ^ "Chrissie Hynde Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  21. ^ "Chrissie Hynde Chart History (Top Tastemaker Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  22. ^ "Chrissie Hynde Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 23 July 2014.