The Fleetwood Mac veteran and solo star picks the music that has inspired her through her 40-year career.
”[Blonde in the Bleachers] is about a girl who [sings] “tapes her regrets to the microphone stand, she says ‘you can’t hold the hand of a rock’n’roll man for very long’”. I never saw myself as the girl in the song – I identified with the rock’n’roll star. I was never gonna be the groupie. I was the star, I was sure of that. I listen to that song to this day. It’s on the playlist I have for when I’m preparing to go on stage.”
Holy shit, this whole thing* is amazing. I would not have guessed that Stevie Nicks was so influenced by Joni Mitchell. *I have erased the part at the end about John Mayer from my mind forever.
Things I Do Not Understand And Am Definitely Not Going To Talk About
Someone else is singing a song I like to sing at karaoke and butchering it and there’s nothing I can do but sit and watch. The way this makes me feel is so familiar. I try to figure out why; what else feels like that? In the morning I realize: everything.