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View Poll Results: What's in the name? Under what name should they have released this album?
Fleetwood Mac (it's Lindsey, Christine, Mick and John = no brainer!) 16 42.11%
Lindsey Buckingham / Christine McVie 16 42.11%
BuckVie (or some other similar combo of their 2 names) 6 15.79%
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Old 07-10-2017, 03:21 AM
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what i think this album / tour also does is putting Christine's name more upfront as an actual pop songwriting queen that she always was, but was never really acknowledged as such since she didn't have to play up her femininity or girl-in-boys-world to get respected among her peers. i keep stumbling on new Haim music related tidbits all over social media, and people saying Haim draw heavily from Tango SN - what? is there even a Tango SN? she barely existed. but there was another incredibly strong female pop presence on Tango - and what they probably really mean when they refer to Tango and FM sound and influence is not SN (but she may be the only FM name people know), it's really Christine. and that's starting to come out more now, with her name being put out with this BuckVie project.

lol seriously though. at this point i wouldn't be too shocked if there are people who think stevie nicks is the one to thank for go your own way.
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Old 07-10-2017, 09:33 AM
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this actually puts their 2 names out there more than they've ever been ... SN was the only known FM name, and now people are starting to know CM and LB as also names within FM.
VERY good point. Over the years I have heard DJs announce a couple of times: "That was Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac" when they played SYLM (or some other Christine song). Man, is that annoying! But you're right, the general music-listening public know Stevie's name because of her very successful solo career, whereas Lindsey's & Christine's names are less well known.

The other good reason for using the Buckingham McVie name instead of Fleetwood Mac is this avoids the inevitable problem with angry fans shouting for Stevie at the live shows. With this name, people know they're not going to be seeing Stevie. It also gives them permission to play more new songs than old, and this duo is clearly interested in carving out new pop territory, rather than staying in the familiar Fleetwood Mac comfort zone.
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Old 07-10-2017, 11:30 AM
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lol seriously though. at this point i wouldn't be too shocked if there are people who think stevie nicks is the one to thank for go your own way.
She's our savior. To some Stevie fans, FM is Stevie Nicks and ONLY Stevie Nicks. That's sad.
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Old 07-10-2017, 04:55 PM
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Lindsey Buckingham Christine McVie. Makes "Perfect" sense to me.
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