Christine McVie is dead. The legendary British musician, who was not only the singer and keyboardist for Fleetwood Mac, but also an important songwriter, has died at the age of 79. In memory of the musician, let’s hear our way through the ten best tracks by Christine McVie with Fleetwood Mac.

    1. “Hold Me” (“Mirage,” 1982)


    “Hold Me” (released on “Mirage”) shows once again how well the voices of Christine McVie and Lindsey Buckingham harmonize with each other. It was also Buckingham who suggested that “Hold Me” be recorded as a duet – similar to “Dont Stop” five years earlier. The song was co-written by McVie with Robbie Patton.

    2. “You Make Loving Fun” (“Rumours,” 1977)

    “You Make Loving Fun,” released on the 1977 landmark Rumors, isn’t the only song McVie wrote on the record for Fleetwood Mac lighting boss Curry Grant, as we’ll discover later in this list. Spicy: At the time, she had explained to her husband and bassist John McVie (already separated from him) that the piece was about her dog… to avoid trouble.

    3. “Over My Head” (“Fleetwood Mac”, 1975)

    “OVER MY HEAD” originally appeared on “Fleetwood Mac” in 1975 — and ended a multi-year dry spell for the band on the US charts.

    4. “Say You Love Me” (“Fleetwood Mac,” 1975)

    McVie delivered one of the band’s biggest hits with “Say You Love Me”, also appearing on the self-titled 1975 album.

    5. “Everywhere” (“Tango In The Night”, 1987)

    “Everywhere” is definitely one of the highlights of the 1987 album “Tango In The Night”.

    6. “Think About Me” (Tusk, 1979)

    “All it took was a special look / And I felt I knew you before / I didn’t mean to love you / Didn’t think it would work out”: With the song “Think About Me” (penned by McVies) there is also a track from the 1979 album “Tusk”.

    7. “Songbird” (“Oh, Daddy” (“Rumors”, 1977)

    “For some weird reason, I wrote ‘Songbird’ in half an hour,” McVie told People in a 2017 interview. “I’ve never been able to figure out how I did it. I woke up in the middle of the night and the song was in my head, chords, lyrics, melody, everything. I played it in my bedroom and had nothing to record it with. So I had to stay up all night not to forget him, and the next morning I came into the studio and let him go [Produzent] Record Ken Callait on a 2 track. That’s how the song came about. I don’t know where that came from. I wish that would happen more often, but it doesn’t.”

    8. “Oh, Daddy” (“Rumours,” 1977)

    Mick Fleetwood called “Oh, Daddy” — a composition by Christine McVie — one of his favorite Fleetwood Mac tunes of all time. For a long time it was said the song was about him (since he was the only father in the band at the time) — but later it was said she wrote the song for Curry Grant, who she was dating at the time.

    9. Little Lies (1987)

    Little Lies was co-written by McVie with her then-husband Eddy Quintela. Call it pop rock or soft rock, “Little Lies” is a prime example of the group’s ’80s sound. The song, whose chorus is probably familiar to anyone who has never heard of Fleetwood Mac, was an instant hit in the US and UK. It is sung by Christine herself, with backing vocals provided by Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks.

    10. “Don’t Stop” (“Rumours”, 1977)

    On “Don’t Stop,” Christine McVie is coming to terms with the split from her husband, Fleetwood Mac bassist John McVie. It became one of the band’s biggest hits, with McVie sharing vocals with Lindsey Buckingham.

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