Category - Rumours Expanded & Deluxe (2013)

UCR readers pick Fleetwood Mac for two awards

Ultimate Classic Rock readers have chosen Fleetwood Mac for two Ultimate Classic Rock Awards in their annual reader’s poll, Best Reissue or Archival Release (Rumours Deluxe Edition) and Best Rock Music Commercial (“Landslide”...

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Fleetwood Mac: Rumours Deluxe Edition

Reissues Fleetwood Mac Rumours Deluxe Edition (Warner Bros./Rhino) In the parlance of Californication, fucking and punching. Rock & roll’s ultimate breakup album – four of five group members rending a pair of intraband partnerships and the...

Fleetwood Mac: Super deluxe edition of Rumours box set

By Paul Sinclair Super Deluxe Edition (UK) Wednesday, March 6, 2013 Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours album was the first major ‘super deluxe’ release of 2013 and was issued just over a month ago. We have previously posted a photo gallery of the box, but here...

Rumours still strong after 35 years

  By Doug Gallant  The Guardian (Canada) Friday, March 2, 2013 When Fleetwood Mac released Rumours in 1977, the band was already moderately successful, having reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard album charts with its self-titled album a...

Review: Rumours: 35th Anniversary Expanded Edition – Fleetwood Mac

By Andy Snipper Vintage Vinyl News Saturday, March 2, 2013 Not too many albums from 1977 have retained their listenability over the intervening years, but Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours is one of those and it may have even improved over the years. The...

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By Piers Martin Uncut (UK) Friday, March 1, 2013 The game-changing ’70s AOR blockbuster turns 35 with a super deluxe boxset. “Times were a lot crazier then—anything was possible. Budgets were not important and doing drugs was the norm. In the mid...

Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours still flying 36 years later

Forty million people weren’t wrong. Rumours, one of the greatest-selling albums in the history of music, has just been reissued in a “35th Anniversary edition” that includes all sorts of bonus goodies for Fleetwood Mac fans. Of course, when the...

4 reasons to love Fleetwood Mac’s reissued Rumours 3-CD set

To commemorate the 35th anniversary of one of the biggest pop smashes of all time, Fleetwood Mac has reissued Rumours in a 3-CD set. Here’s why it’s so easy to recommend. 1) The original album is a pop masterpiece, from Lindsey Buckingham’s breezy...

Fleetwood Mac Rumours (Rhino)

Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 album Rumours has sold over 40 million albums to date. To this day, Rumours is inextricable from the story of its creation, a process that took over the band members’ lives at the exact time four of its members were...

Music review: Fleetwood Mac Rumours

ROCK Fleetwood Mac Rumours (Warner Bros.) In 1977 they were everyone’s favorite rock ‘n’ roll soap opera, this band of ex-spouses and ended lovers, and it’s often been said that genuine raw emotion played a key role in the...

Listening post: Fleetwood Mac Rumours

Pop Fleetwood Mac, Rumours: Deluxe Anniversary Edition (Warner Bros., three discs). It’s certainly not news that Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours is a pop masterpiece, a high-water mark in the annals of ’70s California-based rock and pop. Very few self...

Fleetwood Mac Rumours

10/10 – BEST NEW REISSUE Fleetwood Mac Rumours Rhino / Warner Bros.; 1977/2013 Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours would never be just an album. Upon its release in 1977, it became the fastest-selling LP of all time, moving 800,000 copies per week at its...

Fleetwood Mac: Rumours (Expanded Edition)

It seems fitting in a way that a big reason for the existence of this “Expanded Edition” of Rumours is also a big reason why the original album had such magical appeal. That is, the always-dynamic, often turbulent relationship between Lindsey...

Fleetwood Mac’s legendary Rumours album turns 36

Whenever a music publication makes a list of top rock albums, Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours is there. While the album actually came out 36 years ago, the band is celebrating with what’s being called a 35th anniversary expanded edition. Members of...

35 Years of Rumours: A Retrospective on Fleetwood Mac's iconic album

I’m fourteen years old and I have two albums sitting on my bedroom floor. It’s winter, maybe late February. There’s a heavy snow falling, enough snow to send most fourteen year olds outside to do stupid things like attach themselves to car bumpers...

Album Review: Fleetwood Mac Rumours [reissue]

Album Review: Fleetwood Mac – Rumours [Reissue] I’ll admit: I’ve made love while Rumours spun on the turntable beside my bed. It was beautiful and sentimental, an unforgettable experience (that I probably shouldn’t be divulging in an album review)...

Looking back on Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours more than 35 years later

A new deluxe set drills deep on the classic album Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours came out in 1977, before the internet and tabloid TV. Instead, all we had to do was listen to the lyrics to get all the drama. The album, which celebrates its 35th anniversary...

Fleetwood Mac: Rumours 35th anniversary reissue

Besides squeezing out endless cash wads from the wallets of music buyers (an ever-diminishing breed), what’s the point of a fancy-ass remastered deluxe box-set reissue? In the case of Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 pop masterstroke Rumours, it’s a question...

Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours spills secrets of love, chaos

Fleetwood Mac’s nightly recording sessions in a cramped, windowless studio were fueled by booze and cocaine. The band’s complex romances left every member heartbroken. Shouting matches lasted longer than the songs. Today, 35 years on, an anniversary...

Fleetwood Mac’s 35 years of Rumours

(CNN) — It’s 35 years after the release of Fleetwood Mac’s groundbreaking album Rumours, and Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham are holding hands. Maybe it’s true that absence makes the heart grow fonder. Or maybe it’s a put-on, knowing that fans...

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Q&A: Fleetwood Mac on reissuing 'Rumours,' making new music

Few expected the reunion of Fleetwood Mac’s classic Seventies lineup back in 1997, and even fewer could have predicted it would still be going strong in 2013. On April 4th, in Columbus, Ohio, the band begin a North American tour with a set...

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I Don’t Want to Know

I don’t want to know the reasons why Love keeps right on walking on down the line I don’t want to stand between you and love Honey, I just want you to feel fine I don’t want to know the reasons why Love keeps right on walking on...

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Gold Dust Woman

Rock on gold dust woman Take your silver spoon Dig your grave Heartless challenge Pick your path and I’ll pray Wake up in the morning See your sunrise loves to go down Lousy lovers pick their prey But they never cry out loud Cry out Did she...

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Silver Springs

You could be my silver spring Blue-green colors flashing I would be your only dream Your shinin’ autumn ocean crashing And don’t say that she’s pretty And did you say that she loves you Baby, I don’t want to know So...

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Dreams

Now here you go again, you say You want your freedom Well, who am I to keep you down It’s only right that you should Play the way you feel it But listen carefully to the sound Of your loneliness Like a heartbeat drives you mad In the stillness...

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