Reviews, By Augustus, 7th July, 2011
In Your Dreams is only Stevie Nick’s seventh solo studio album since the release of her highly successful solo debut, Bella Donna, in 1981. Then, Nicks had an enigmatic presence and somewhat ethereal style. She produced simultaneously haunting, fragile and hard-hitting melodies, with lyrics that often seemed more stream-of-consciousness than the musings of your everyday rock or pop artist.
Steve Nicks joined Fleetwood Mac in 1974, writing one of my all-time favourite lyrics on the track Dreams, which she performed on their 1977 album Rumours: players only love you when they’re playin’. It’s deceptively simple, but the more you think about it, the more you think about it.
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