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Old 05-03-2015, 10:43 AM
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and the Billboard-NME message lives on (plus now bunch of Taylor Swift groups are transmitting it):

http://www.gigwise.com/news/100215/f...s-taylor-swift

Sunday 3rd May 2015 by Jasmine Cowler | Photos by WENN.com

Tags: Fleetwood Mac, Taylor Swift

FLEETWOOD MAC'S LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM: 'I ACTUALLY LIKE TAYLOR SWIFT'
'I do admire her on some levels'


Fleetwood Mac's Lindsey Buckingham likes Taylor Swift

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Fleetwood Mac's Lindsey Buckingham has admitted he "likes" and "admires" pop sensation Taylor Swift.

Speaking at the University of South California's Bovard Auditorium in Los Angeles on Wednesday (April 29) he was asked which current artist has the "staying power" of Fleetwood Mac and went for Swift.

Explaining his reasoning, Buckingham said: "I actually like Taylor Swift. I admire what she's been able to do on some levels... There are a ton of really good people out there. I don’t think music is any less vital (these days). I think it’s a little harder to churn out interfaces with sociology. When I was a kid and Elvis Presley broke through to a middle class, white audience, it was a sociological phenomenon that lasted through the Beatles and even a bit through Fleetwood Mac."

Meanwhile, Fleetwood Mac are currently gearing up for a string of huge UK shows, as well as headlining 2015's Isle Of Wight Festival. Upcoming tour dates are below. For tickets and information, visit here.

MAY 2015
Wednesday 27 London The O2
Thursday 28 London The O2

JUNE 2015
Monday 08 Birmingham Genting Arena
Tuesday 09 Birmingham Genting Arena
Friday 12 Manchester Arena
Tuesday 16 Glasgow The SSE Hydro
Wednesday 17 Glasgow The SSE Hydro
Monday 22 London The O2
Wednesday 24 London The O2
Friday 26 London The O2
Saturday 27 London The O2
Tuesday 30 Leeds First Direct Arena

JULY 2015
Wednesday 01 Manchester Arena
Saturday 04 Birmingham Genting Arena
Sunday 05 Leeds First Direct Arena
Wednesday 08 Glasgow The SSE Hydro



http://rock-and-pop.com/2015/05/03/f...-taylor-swift/

Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham says he ‘likes and admires’ Taylor Swift

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Buckingham made the comment at an event in Los Angeles on Wednesday (April 29)

Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham has spoken of his admiration for pop singer Taylor Swift.

Buckingham, whose band kick off their 2015 European tour later this month, was speaking at the University of South California’s Bovard Auditorium in Los Angeles on Wednesday (April 29). According to Billboard, when asked by the night’s audience what current artist has the “staying power” of his group, Buckingham opted for Swift.

“I actually like Taylor Swift,” Buckingham said in response. “I admire what she’s been able to do on some levels… There are a ton of really good people out there [though]. I don’t think music is any less vital [these days]. I think it’s a little harder to churn out interfaces with sociology. When I was a kid and Elvis Presley broke through to a middle class, white audience, it was a sociological phenomenon that lasted through the Beatles and even a bit through Fleetwood Mac.

Fleetwood Mac will kick off their European tour with a series of UK and Ireland dates. The recently-reunited band will start things off with back-to-back shows at London’s 02 Arena at the end of May, before travelling to Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Dublin and Leeds during June. The band will also headline The Isle Of Wight Festival in June, their only UK festival appearance of 2015.

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By Luke Morgan Britton
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