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- Every song on Fleetwood Mac's Rumours, ranked from Worst to Best | Louder.
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She stood at the crossroads of her life and poured all her doubts and fears into one cathartic song; shortly afterwards came the wholly unexpected invitation to join Fleetwood Mac. It was Welch who eventually replaced the departed Peter Green in and who, along with Christine McVie laid the soft rock foundations that would blossom fully when his departure in paved the way for Buckingham and Nicks to join. An enduring classic indeed. This melancholy beauty exists in several forms including the six minute plus track on Tusk, and a single edit, and Nicks has said it was sixteen minutes long in its original form.
However Mac enthusiasts will point to the 8. As with so many Mac songs, the meaning behind Sara is complex and inevitably based around relationships both within and outside the band. Nicks also reflects on her past struggles and regrets on a song that quickly became one of her most loved. One of the many highlights of Rumours, recorded live in an empty theatre in the University of California, San Francisco, just Christine McVie, a piano and a dozen red roses. I did every night.
Another Christine McVie classic, bouncy, yet understated, with Christine channelling her inner Stevie Wonder on clavinet. Tusk, the new wave-influenced follow-up to Rumours, found the band and Buckingham in particular resolutely determined not to just churn out a Rumours retread.
You just have to listen to it again. And again. Strange times indeed. But no one was listening, least of all as Mick Fleetwood would later admit the other members of the band. A song so disturbing with its banshee wail and nerve-shredding guitar, that it still beggars belief that it was a top 10 single in Rumours is the definitive break-up album with just about every track chronicling the internal emotional upheaval of the band.
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However, four years before that Grammy win that cemented their position in the highest echelon of rock, Fleetwood Mac was in the wilderness and in disarray. All of which makes for a rather voyeuristic listening experience. However, it is this aspect that helps lend these 11 songs their longevity and relevance that makes them so popular four decades later.
Virtually everybody who has dealt with matters of the heart can find themselves in these songs of love and loss. Where Buckingham is bitter, Nicks is rather more conciliatory, but that also sometimes merely provides a seductive cover for an emotional gut-punch.