Fleetwood Mac - Dreams on Rumours Album (1977)

Fleetwood Mac - Dreams (1977)
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"Dreams" is a song written by singer Stevie Nicks, for the group Fleetwood Mac's 1977 album, Rumours. It is the only U.S. No. 1 hit for the group where it sold over a million copies, and remains one of their best known songs.

"Dreams" was the second single from the Rumours album in the US, and it reached the number one spot on 18 June 1977, and held it for one week. On the AC/Easy Listening chart, "Dreams" was Fleetwood Mac's highest charting song during the 1970s when it reached No. 11 on that chart. In the United Kingdom, "Dreams" went to No. 24 as the third single, staying in the top 40 for eight weeks, following "Go Your Own Way" (#38) and "Don't Stop" (#32). A performance of the song on stage was used as the promotional video. Fleetwood Mac would not begin to make concept music videos until 1979.

Features of This Track

mellow rock instrumentation
folk influences
a subtle use of vocal harmony
extensive vamping
major key tonality
melodic songwriting
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
a dynamic female vocalist
acoustic rhythm guitars
classic rhodes sound

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