Stevie Nicks wanted to perform a classic rock song that others believed to be a “man’s song”. Despite the pushback, Nick decided to record his own version of the song. Interestingly, Nix said he took a “twisted” song and tweaked it even more.
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During a 2009 interview Entertainment WeeklyIn this article, Nick discusses some of his favorite songs of his time with Fleetwood Mac and his solo career. Interestingly, he had nothing to do with the writing of any one song. The song in question was a classic hit by another band.
During the interview, Nick discussed his love of “Crash Into Me” by the Dave Matthews Band. “Oh, as soon as that song came out, I said, ‘I want this. I want to do that song!’” she said. can not do.’”
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The Knicks weren’t going to let the opponents win. “So I was like, ‘Okay, whatever,’ but in my mind I said, ‘But I’ll do this song. It’s a twisted song, so I’ll twist it even more, and make it fit me. ‘” Nix said. For context, this “Twisted” song is about a Peeping Tom watching a woman through her bedroom window.
Elsewhere in an Entertainment Weekly interview, Nix revealed how he changed “Crash Into Me” to his liking. “Where do you live now? [Matthews] I will sing ‘in a boy’s dream’ [backup] The girls go, ‘And the boys sing…’” she said. “Then I can do those lines: [singing] ‘Take up your skirt a little more, and show me your world. Dave is actually very sensual, his writing.’”
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Nick wasn’t sure what Matthew thought of her cover. “I don’t know if he likes it or not,” she said. “I invited him to come to the taping for PBS, and he never came back to us. I thought he would! But you know, I think his wife was having a baby.”
The way the world reacted to 2 versions of the song
The Dave Matthews Band’s “Crash Into Me” was a success. It reached number 7 on Billboard. optional airplay chart, staying on the chart for 26 weeks. original album of the song, Accident, hit too. it reached number 2 billboard 200 and remained on the chart for 105 weeks.
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On the other hand, Knicks’ version of “Crash in Me” did not make a commercial impact. There was no chart on the cover billboard hot 100. Its original album, soundstage session, became more popular. It reached number 47 on billboard 200, remained on the chart for two weeks. “Crash Into Me” has a twisted subject but it resonates with Nix and the world.