Mick Fleetwood’s second memoir, Play On, due in October

(Photo: Annabel Mehran)
(Photo: Annabel Mehran)

Mick Fleetwood’s second autobiography, titled Play On: Now, Then, and Fleetwood Mac, is scheduled for release in the U.S. on October 7, according to Amazon.com. The new “tell-all” will be available in hardcover book, MP3 CD audiobook, and ebook formats.

Mick published his first memoir, Fleetwood: My Life and Adventures in Fleetwood Mac, in 1991.

Amazon.com product description

Mick Fleetwood, the drummer and cofounder of the mega-selling band Fleetwood Mac, tells all.

In this candid, intimate portrait of a life lived in music, Mick Fleetwood sheds new light on well-known points in his history, including many incredible moments of recording and touring with Fleetwood Mac, as well as personal insights from a man who has been a major player in blues and rock n’ roll since his teens.

The group Fleetwood Mac has sold over 140 million records worldwide, and they continue to attract a huge following, selling out their biggest arena tour ever in 2013, decades after their debut. Finally, the group’s admirers will have a unique portrait of what made Mick and the rest of the group tick in the midst of their massive success and personal trials.

The full and intimate autobiography of the legendary Mick Fleetwood: the only original remaining member of super group Fleetwood Mac. Fleetwood’s book spans his chequered 40 year career as one of rock’s greatest drummers and co-founder of the notorious group that bears his name. In this candid portrait of a life lived in music, Mick Fleetwood describes growing up in Cornwall, Egypt and Norway where his obsession wth drumming began, to his early days as a musician in Sixties London gigging with the Yardbirds and learning the blues from John Mayall. Among other subjects, Mick’s close relationship with George Harrison, his marriage to Jenny Boyd and his relationship with Stevie Nicks are revealed. Including behind-the-scenes moments from Fleetwood Mac’s sell out 2013 tour, his memoir sheds new light on Fleetwood’s history as well as personal insights from a man who has been a major player in blues and rock n’ roll since his teens. Mick describes the multiple incarnations of Fleetwood Mac: the early successes, the creative collaborations and confrontations, the intense loves and destructive feuds. Drugs, bankruptcy, madness and heartbreak frequently threatened to end it all, but through sheer love and determination one of the greatest rock and roll bands of all time has endured.

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