The Pretenders Learning to Crawl on Numbered Limited Edition 180g LP from Mobile Fidelity. 1984 Smash the Sound of a Band Overcoming Tragedies and Staggering Odds With Gutsy Performances. vigorous Determination and Solemn Reflectiveness Pepper Hits Such as "Back on the Chain Gang," "2000 Miles," "My City Was Gone".
What is the sound of a fledgling band dealing with multiple tragedies, coming to terms with drastic changes, digging deep into its consciousness, finding resolution in hurt, and overcoming staggering odds to record a bonafide masterwork? It's the sound of every note that graces the Pretenders' Learning to Crawl. Still recognized as one of the most emotionally gripping and musically gutsy performances ever made, the smash 1984 album hasn't aged a day. And now, it sounds better than could ever be imagined.