Fleetwood Mac: Why Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie SPLIT from the band in accordance with Mick | Music | Leisure
In 1990, Fleetwood Mac launched their fifteenth studio Behind the Masks. And 30 years in the past immediately, each Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie introduced they had been leaving the band on the finish of their world tour. Nicks had joined the band in 1975 along with her then boyfriend Lindsey Buckingham, whereas McVie had joined in 1970.
And now each girls had been leaving Fleetwood Mac, three years after Buckingham had.
In accordance with Ultimate Classic Rock, the band’s publicist mentioned it was an amicable cut up after heartfelt conversations.
And each stars wished to contribute to Fleetwood Mac’s subsequent album.
In fact, it’s been rumoured earlier than that their departure was sped up by Mick Fleetwood’s memoir Fleetwood: My Life and Adventures in Fleetwood Mac.
In the direction of the tip of the 1990 tour, McVie mentioned: “In the previous few years, it has been extra of a band than it is ever been.
“I feel we spent extra time laughing in the previous few years than in prior years.
“That is one factor that is held us collectively. However when the time comes for change, you understand it, you’re feeling it.
“Issues cannot go on the identical as at all times. You go round in circles.”
Whereas Nicks admitted: “We’re all people and have our opinions, and till three years go by and I see the entire thing with no probability of getting again collectively, I will by no means imagine it is over.
“I actually imagine every thing is destined, and if we’re purported to be collectively, we might be.”
In fact each did rejoin Fleetwood Mac in 1997 with Lindsey Buckingham after a two yr hiatus for the who band.
Whereas McVie solely stayed a yr, each she and Nicks have been again within the band permenantly since 2014.