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Chrissie Hynde: "I want to play my own music"

11 June 2014 Last updated at 11:51 BST

Chrissie Hynde has been the mainstay of The Pretenders since the late 1970s, but after more than 30 years she has decided to go solo.

Hynde is about to embark on a UK tour and told BBC Breakfast she wanted to play music from her new album rather than just her old material.