Bt know most of what is in book but "For A Casual Fan Me There Was Much New "a casual fan like me there was much new and a few rumors I had heard were either confirmed or debunked What was especially enjoyable was the background of many songs and how they were written along with inside information of how they were recorded The tumultuous relationship between Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie is also well chronicled I came out both admiring Stevie s talent and genius and feeling a little chagrined at her self involvementI took off 15 stars for the author s annoying editorial comments and I m reading between the lines here eye rolling at some of Steven s statements and antics Also each chapter began with bullet list of topics contained in the section which was not necessary I did like the little fun facts at the end of various chaptersWhen I read a detailed biography I find myself wanting to find information such as finding a video mentioned or listening to a Love for Imperfect Things particular song and this was no exception so I took many notes for Internet searching The author also mentioned a few little known YouTube videos that turned out to be fun to watch One inarticular was moving In December 2013 Fleetwood Mac A Heart of Stone performed in Las Vegas Lindsey Buckingham dedicated Say Goodbye to Stevie and as they sang a duet there was aoint where Stevie was crying so hard she couldn t sing Until Stevie writes her own memoir and she admits if she does it won t be until everyone is too old to care or as I heard Lindsey Buckingham is gone from this world this will have to do. Etic Midwest childhood to her explosion onto the music scene as chiffon swathed rock goddess right up to resent day Including exclusive interviews with some of Stevie’s associates and collaborators from over the years author Zoë Howe explores the mystiue while retaining the magic of this modern day musical sorceress and wise woman of ro. Of her love affairs already knew don t "care her drug use DUH her albums own em all and suabbles with Lindsey Buckingham and Fleetwood Mac "her drug use DUH her albums own em all and suabbles with Lindsey Buckingham and Fleetwood Mac already knew kind of a disappointment the section called Belladonna was the most interesting I won t go so far as to say I regret reading the book but I had hoped to get some reviously undisclosed information out of it I may as well have gone back and reread back issues of magazines with this info already in it Fascinating This is a re release of a book from a few years ago I received it from NetGalley in exchange for a fair review i have exchange for a fair review I have been enthralled bewitched and fascinated by Stevie Nicks From the first time I listened to Fleetwood Mac in the mid seventies until today That voice That music And later when I would see concert clips of them on The Midnight Special and other shows the ure enchantment of watching Stevie Love Is a Fairy Tale perform And later to actually seeing themerform in concert in Promise at Dawn person It would just fill me with a sense of wonder And the rumors Of the drug use Of the drama Of the in fighting What to believeWell it sretty much all laid bare in this book I found that I just could not ut it down And it left me at age 57 still feeling the same way about Stevie Nicks as I did when I was a teenager Fascinating 35 starsThis was an informative interesting and thorough biography of Stevie and even though as someone else ointed out most of the material is taken from interviews throughout the years I admire the amount of research that was done True fans will no dou. Ie Nicks has enjoyed the ultimate in rock ‘n’ roll success as a recording artist but this charmed life has come as a result of hard graft self belief and a devotion to creativity above all; hers has been a journey of intense highs and lows This new biography a celebration of the Stevie Nicks Bangkok Wakes to Rain phenomenon takes us on her journey fromeripat. .
Zoë Howe ë 8 review.
If you are a Stevie or Fleetwood Mac fanatic you will love this book It s very in depth and long It starts in the late 60s and ends in 2013 Parts of the book are like a soap opera on steroids It s almost frightening to realize what rock stars do to their bodies weird sleeping atterns drugs alcohol sex and their insecurities I fell in love with Fleetwood Mac in 1975 and have attended countless concerts bought almost every albumCD and until the late 90s read everything "I could about them I was a Stevie wanna be and tried "could about them I was a Stevie wanna be and tried emulate her fashion style I knew about her cocaine issues but not about her Klonopin addiction Stevie is a caring loving Et si la maladie n'tait pas un hasard ? personalmost to a fault I wasleased to find out about all her charity work with Veterans and Heart hospitals in the Phoenix area I now need to go listen to all of her music area I now need to go listen to all of her music knowing the stories behind them and where the emotion came from As a huge Stevie Nicks fan I was really excited about a biography but in fact it contains no new info and has no direct interviews with Fleetwood Mac or her friendsfamily and as a result I felt I knew the information already It is like a Fleetwood Mac biography than one dedicated to Stevie Nicks A missed opportunity I love Stevie Nicks Adore her Wanna be here if I ever grow up I waited and waited for this book to come out didn t have the money when it did so reuested it from my libraryi am Oh so glad I got it at the library and didn t BUY it the book contains mostly stuff any Nicks fan would and should already know it s mostly a record. Lyrical visionary enduring style icon and one indispensable fifth of Den of Shadows (Gamblers Den post Peter Green megaband Fleetwood Mac Stevie Nicks is one of the most recognizable figures in rock ’n’ roll history very much Fleetwood Mac’s “ueen Bee” as Mick Fleetwood himself described her With gold and uadruplelatinum solo albums under her beaded belt Stev.