Pretenders are a rock band that was formed in 1978 and are still present in the music industry today. They have toured many nations including a tour of Dubai in 2007. Pretenders have released albums with Sire and Warner Bros. Records label. Their first studio album was released in 1980 and is entitled "Pretenders".
Their first album reached the top of the album charts in the UK. In 2000, the band released a compilation album entitled "Greatest Hits" and this peaked at 21 in the UK charts. Their first number one single was "Brass in Pocket" which was released in 1979.