Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Stevie Nicks: Dreams.

Among Nicks's contributions to Rumours was "Dreams", which became the band's only Billboard Hot 100 No.1 hit single to date. During the sessions for Rumours, everyone in the band was going through a breakup (Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham with each other, John and Christine McVie with each other, Mick Fleetwood with his wife). They were still able to work together, but most of the songwriting was on an individual basis. Stevie Nicks wrote this in the studio next door, where Sly Stone was recording. He had a big, semicircular bed and red velvet all over the walls. a great vibe for a song about dreams.

From the album Rumours
Released: March 24, 1977 (USA)June 1977 (UK)
Recorded: 1976
Genre: Rock, soft rock
Length: 4:17
Label: Warner Bros.
Writer(s): Stevie Nicks
Producer: Fleetwood Mac, Richard Dashut and Ken Caillat
Certification: Gold (RIAA) – September 14, 1977)

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