Stevie Nicks talks about being the lead singer of a classic rock band like Fleetwood Mac. Here the singer spoke about the affairs and scandals that followed the famous band over the years.
Fleetwood Mac had several affairs within the band and with other musicians.
Relationship drama plagued Fleetwood Mac for years, especially when the band was in its heyday.
Arguably the most famous pairing of the group was Stevie Nicks and Lindsay Buckingham. They joined the band as a team and helped propel Fleetwood Mac to new heights of success with the group’s 1975 self-titled album and 1977 album. Rumors, Many of the songs from that period were about Buckingham and Nick’s relationship and bitter breakup.
Before the couple joined the band, drummer Mick Fleetwood’s wife, Jenny Boyd, had an affair with lead guitarist Bob Weston. Fleetwood was heartbroken over the infidelity, leading Weston to leave the group.
After Nick and Buckingham broke up, the singer had an affair with Fleetwood. Nick was dating Don Henley of the Eagles at the time, while the drummer was working with Boyd.
and John and Christine McVie, the only married couple within the band, went through a difficult divorce while working together.
Stevie Nicks said being in Fleetwood Mac was like being in a ‘soap opera’
Fleetwood Mac band members are aware of the band’s scandalous reputation. Nick revealed about this in an interview in 1990 magazine usin which she compared the group to a “soap opera”.
“Oh, I’ve been close to leaving Fleetwood Mac since I joined Fleetwood Mac. But so is everyone,” she said. “Being in Fleetwood Mac is like living in a soap opera. And it’s very reprehensible and very immoral, and very wonderful in many ways.
Nick also said that she would never break up the band. “I threaten to quit all the time. I threaten to quit once a month. But I’m never going to break up Fleetwood Mac,” she said. “Somebody else will break it, not me. And it’s hard for me to imagine Fleetwood Mac ever breaking up. It’s kind of, you know, it’s just a unit that just seems to go on and on and on.” I think Fleetwood Mac will last until it wants to move on.
Stevie Nicks also compared the band to ‘Big Brother’
In addition to calling Fleetwood Mac like a soap opera, Stevie Nicks compared the group to a typical reality competition show – elder brother,
“It’s like a TV show elder brother, If we can just vote each other out, we’ll be all right!” she said. Rolling stone In the band’s studio sessions in 2002. “My vote goes to ‘Lindsey’.” Lindsay would say ‘Stevie.’
She admitted that their egos often clashed, but Fleetwood Mac always got back together in the end. “You know, we have a lot of the same problems that we’ve always had, which is our ego,” Nix said. “And we have had a lot of fights. But we spend hours talking – we’re like a bunch of girls sometimes. we’d be playing a guitar part, and all of a sudden we’d be talking about what happened on the guitar Teeth tour, and two hours later we’re still talking about it.
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