Paying tribute. Former bandmate of Kristin McVie Stevie Nicks paid tribute to the late musician with a handwritten message shared on social media.
“A few hours ago I was told that my best friend in the whole world since the first day of 1975 passed away,” the 74-year-old “Edge of Seventeen” singer began in her note. posted via instagram on Wednesday, November 30th. “I didn’t even know she was sick…until late Saturday night.”
American Horror Story The alums explained that she wanted to go to London to visit her fellow Fleetwood Mac member but was “told to wait”. Nicks then shared the lyrics to Haim’s “Hallelujah”, explaining that she would like to sing it to McVie if she sees it. “I always knew that one day I would need these words,” added the Wild Heart singer.
“I had a best friend, but she became a reality / The one that I would like to see now,” read the lyrics, which Nyx shared in her post. “You always remind me the memories will last / Those arms reach out / You were there to protect me like a shield / Long hair running with me across the field / Everywhere, you’ve been with me all this time.”
A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame signed the message: “See you on the other side, my love.”
The McVie family confirmed her d*ath on Wednesday, telling fans that the keyboardist died “peacefully” earlier in the day after a “short illness”. In a statement, they added, “She was in the company of her family. We ask that you respect the family’s privacy during this extremely painful time, and we would like everyone to keep Christina in their hearts and remember the life of an incredible person and revered musician who was loved by all. Rest in peace, Christine McVie.”
Following the announcement, the remaining members of Fleetwood Mac issued a joint statement in honor of their former bandmate. “There are no words to describe our sadness at the passing of Christine McVie. She was truly one of a kind, special and immensely talented,” the band said in a statement. “She was the best musician that could have been in their band, and the best friend that could have been in their lives. We are so lucky to have lived our lives with her. Individually and together, we cherished Christine deeply and are grateful for the amazing memories we have. She will be greatly missed.”
The songwriter of “Don’t Stop” joined Fleetwood Mac in 1970 after marrying a bassist. John McVie. The duo broke up in 1976, but Kristin was with the group from time to time until her d*ath. Nicks, for her part, joined the group in 1975 with a then-boyfriend. Lindsey Buckingham.
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