Throughout a current dialog in The New Yorker, the Fleetwood Mac star was requested by actor/author Tavi Gevinson to reply a query from “my buddy Ella [Lorde]”, who wished to know the way Nicks had “stayed in contact along with her goals”.
“You already know, the final present that Fleetwood Mac did in New Zealand [in 2019], I came upon that [Lorde] had come along with her mother and father, and she or he didn’t inform me she was even coming, so I didn’t get to satisfy her,” Nicks replied.
“I’ve a moon for her, and it’s in a field with just a little notice, and I’ve by no means been capable of get it to her.”
She continued: “I don’t suppose Lorde goes to have any drawback in any respect preserving in contact with what she does. I believe she’s simply as odd as you or me. She’s a wierd woman, and so are we. And she or he’s a very nice author and she or he’s actually good at doing her personal recorded stuff.
“I don’t suppose that any actual severe songwriter is ever going to have an issue staying linked to the dream world that enables us to jot down songs.”
Nicks added: “We need to have our severe aspect and all that, however you may’t take your self too significantly. While you maintain music in your life, I believe it simply adjustments you and pulls you out of a deep gap.
“Each time I’m depressed, I simply put music on. The second I stroll into my dressing room, I plug my iPod into my old school stereo and I simply crank the music. That’s simply feeding my soul in order that I can get able to stroll onstage in three hours. Once I’m pulling up my black tights and placing on my corset, I’m listening to, like, ‘Starboy’ [by The Weeknd].”
Nicks went on to say that she has “loopy musical style”, including: “So, anyway. Again to Lorde. She simply has to maintain doing what she’s doing.”
Talking to NME for a Large Learn cowl interview final summer season, Lorde namechecked Nicks after being requested about what sort of legacy she hopes to go away behind.
“I believe if folks nonetheless have an enormous quantity of respect for [my music] in the way in which that I nonetheless suppose David Byrne is cool as hell or Stevie – these those that simply are nonetheless doing it and are as cool and related as they have you ever ever been; that’s tremendous inspiring to me,” she responded.
Again in 2018, Lorde coated Fleetwood Mac’s monitor ‘Silver Springs’ – which was written by Nicks – whereas the long-lasting group have been being honoured as Particular person Of The Yr at a MusiCares occasion in New York.
Lorde not too long ago gained the Greatest Tune In The World gong on the BandLab NME Awards 2022 for ‘Photo voltaic Energy’, the lead single from her 2021 album of the identical title. Try Lorde’s poolside acceptance speech within the video above.