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Old 08-10-2017, 10:28 PM
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Default Buck/Vie 2nd single: Lay Down For Free

AUG 9, 2017


On the heels of a sold-out critically acclaimed summer tour, longtime Fleetwood Mac members Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie announced today the second leg of their North American tour. The pair will hit an additional 22 stops on this leg of the tour beginning in San Jose, CA and wrapping in Sugar Land, TX. Tickets will go on sale Friday, August 18th to the general public except for Louisville which will go on sale Friday, August 25th. American Express pre-sale for cardholders will begin Tuesday, August 15th at 10am local time. The duo also announced a new single going to radio this week “Lay Down For Free.”

“Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie Introduce Vibrant New Material at Sold-Out L.A. Show…It’s not often that rock legends depart their comfort zones and pair off for experimentation.....and in this current 19-song show with McVie, there is just enough of it -- plus enough of the familiar -- to create a truly intriguing evening.” – Billboard

“Lindsey Buckingham, Christine McVie mix new songs with Fleetwood Mac classics at the Greek …over 90 minutes of performance, delivered one strong moment after another.” – Orange County Register

“Buckingham McVie Brought Down the House in Downtown Phoenix” – Phoenix New Times

“…The gusto with which Buckingham and McVie approached the night animated both their new material and classic cuts” – The Boston Globe

Simply titled LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM/CHRISTINE McVIE, the 10-song album is now available on CD, LP, and all digital and streaming services via Atlantic Records. The North American tour began on June 21st in Atlanta, GA. A full itinerary of newly added dates for the tour can be found below.

Of the album, NPR writes “The marvel is that these two longtime band mates can simultaneously stand on their own and exert a gentle pull on each other, expanding our appreciation of them as living, breathing artists…”

The collaboration began three years ago, when McVie rejoined Fleetwood Mac for the group’s “On With The Show” tour. The pair went in to record new material prior to rehearsals for the tour and their natural creative chemistry was reignited. According to Buckingham, “We were exploring a creative process, and the identity of the project took on a life organically. The body of work felt like it was meant to be a duet album. We acknowledged that to each other on many occasions, and said to ourselves, ‘what took us so long?!!’”

Working their natural singer songwriter skills together came easily for the duo. Said Christine McVie, “We’ve always written well together, Lindsey and I, and this has just spiraled into something really amazing that we’ve done between us.”

Sessions for the album took place at The Village Studios in Los Angeles, which is where Fleetwood Mac recorded several of their classic albums, including Tusk. Buckingham and McVie were joined in the studio by fellow bandmates Mick Fleetwood and John McVie, who supplied much of the dynamic rhythmic engine.


10/14/2017 - San Jose, CA @ City National Civic
10/15/2017 - Paso Robles, CA @ Vina Robles Amphitheatre
10/17/2017 - Santa Barbara, CA @ Arlington Theater
10/19/2017 - San Diego, CA @ Humphrey's
10/20/2017 - Indio, CA @ Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
10/22/2017 - Midland, TX @ Noel Wagner Performing Arts Center
10/24/2017 - Irving, TX @ Irving Music Factory
10/25/2017 - Little Rock, AR @ Robinson Center Music Hall
10/27/2017 - Indianapolis, IN @ Murat Theater
10/28/2017 - St. Louis, MO @ Fox Theater
10/30/2017 - Minneapolis, MN @ Northrop Auditorium
10/31/2017 - Milwaukee, WI @ Riverside Theatre
11/2/2017 - Charleston, WV @ Clay Center for Arts & Sciences
11/3/2017 - Northfield, OH @ Hard Rock Live
11/5/2017 - Louisville, KY @ Palace Theatre
11/7/2017 - Orlando, FL @ Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
11/9/2017 - Clearwater, FL @ Ruth Eckerd Hall
11/11/2017 - Hollywood, FL @ Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
11/12/2017 - Jacksonville, FL @ Moran Theater
11/14/2017 - San Antonio, TX @ Majestic Theater
11/15/2017 - Austin, TX @ Bass Concert Hall
11/16/2017 - Sugar Land, TX @ Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land

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Old 08-11-2017, 09:06 AM
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I'm loving this! They are truly embracing their project and exploiting their collaboration for all that it's worth.

"Lay Down For Free" is a great new single choice. Repeated plays on BBC radio could return the album to the top 100 there. I wonder what kind of promotion could help the single in the US and if it will make a difference in the album's fortunes.

I really applaud them and Atlantic for all of this promotion. They have gone for it and are continuing to go for it.
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Old 08-11-2017, 01:42 PM
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I like the song too. I wasn't thinking much about a second single to be honest so this was a pleasant surprise. I wonder why they picked this instead of a song with more Christine vocals? Maybe because Lindsey is the better known of the two? (if he is, just assuming cause of his solo stuff). Additional shows, a second single--good for them! And us
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My favorite song on the album.
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Old 08-11-2017, 05:43 PM
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I really like this song and think it's a good choice for a new single.

It works especially well as the second last song in the encore, coupled with Game of Pretend. I'm still pleasantly surprised that Lindsey and Christine not only played 8 of 10 songs from the new cd, but strung 4 in a row in the set, and then closed with 2 in the encore.
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