Stevie Nicks wrote many of his singles and Fleetwood Mac’s lyrics about his own life. For example, some of her classic rock tracks are about her relationship with Mick Fleetwood. One of his songs was Fleetwood and . was inspired by both the most famous non-Disney versions of beauty and the Beast.
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during an interview with Entertainment WeeklyNick named some of his favorite songs as his own. She discussed the origins of these tracks. Notably, some of his own tunes were album tracks rather than major hits.
Nicks discusses the origins of her song “Beauty and the Beast”. “It was definitely about Mick, but it’s also based on the 1946 Jean Cocteau film,” she said. The version of the film in question was beauty and the Beast Directed by Jean Cocteau. It was the most famous film adaptation of the story before Disney released its own version.
“I first saw it on TV one night when Mick and I were together for the first time, and I always thought about Mick. beauty and the Beast-esque, because he’s so tall and he even had beautiful coats, and clothes made by the little fairies in the attic, I always thought [laughs], so he was that character in many ways,” Nix recalled.
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Related to Nick’s story beauty and the Beast. “And also, it matches our story because Mick and I could never be together,” she said. “A, because Mick was married, and then divorced and he was no good, and B, because of Fleetwood Mac.”
Nix reveals what happened during her relationship with Fleetwood. “Lindsay Buckingham had barely survived Lindsay and Steve’s breakup, much less would have survived Stevie and Mick’s relationship,” she recalled. “So Mick told Lindsay, even though I thought it was totally the wrong thing to do, and two days later we broke up.” Knicks said dating rock stars is a bad idea.
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“Beauty and the Beast” was never released as a single, so it never charted. billboard hot 100. Nick releases “Beauty and the Beast” on his solo album wild heart. wild heart but reached number 5 billboard 200, remained on the chart for 52 weeks. None of Knicks’ solo albums, with the exception of his chart-topper, charted highly in the United States. beautiful woman.
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wild heart It was also a hit in the United Kingdom. According to official chart company, the album peaked at number 28 in the UK, staying on the chart for 19 weeks. While “Beauty and the Beast” was not one of Nick’s more famous songs, its original album became an international hit.