Stevie Nicks has lastly given Daisy Jones & the Six, a Prime Video collection impressed by Fleetwood Mac, her seal of approval.
Based mostly on Taylor Jenkins Reid’s best-selling novel, Daisy Jones is led by VF cowl star Riley Keough in an Emmy-nominated efficiency because the titular Stevie-esque rock star. Sam Claflin performs frontman/lead guitarist Billy Dunne, a personality based mostly off Fleetwood Mac guitarist and Nicks’s ex, Lindsey Buckingham. The ten-episode present echoes their tumultuous breakup through the recording of Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 album, Rumours. Reid’s novel was launched in 2019, and the collection debuted this previous March. However Nicks had but to deal with both—till now.
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On Tuesday, Nicks shared a nonetheless from the collection to Instagram, and revealed within the caption that she loved the collection. “Simply completed watching Daisy Jones + the 6 for the 2nd time,” Nicks wrote. “At first, it wasn’t actually my story, however Riley seamlessly, quickly grew to become my story. It introduced again recollections that made me really feel like a ghost watching my very own story. It was very emotional for me.”
Nicks then acknowledged her good friend, late keyboardist Christine McVie, the idea for the character Suki Waterhouse performs in Daisy Jones. “I simply want Christine might have seen it. She would have cherished it. Hopefully it’ll proceed…” the singer concluded, fueling buzz a few second season.
A number of forged members, together with Keough, Claflin, Emmy-nominated Camila Morrone, and Waterhouse, reacted to the submit with numerous excited emojis. Reese Witherspoon, whose firm Hiya Sunshine produced the collection, commented, “Oh my stars, Stevie!! This implies to world to the entire workforce! Thank YOU for chopping the trail!”
It was whereas talking with Vainness Honest earlier this 12 months that Keough found Buckingham had additionally acknowledged Daisy Jones—although he didn’t evaluation the collection in as a lot element as Nicks has. Buckingham as an alternative merely alluded to his cut up from Nicks on TikTok, sharing a clip from a 1997 efficiency of “Silver Springs,” a searing tune she wrote about him. “I heard we’re speaking about that ’97 ‘Silver Springs’ once more,” he wrote. Keough watched the TikTok throughout our interview, earlier than commenting, “Sure we’re.”
Daisy Jones’s creator mentioned it was Nicks and Buckingham’s 1997 stay efficiency of “Landslide” that sparked the concept for her ebook. “I stored coming again to that second when Lindsey watched Stevie sing ‘Landslide,’” Reid wrote in a 2019 essay for Hiya Sunshine. “The way it regarded a lot like two individuals in love. And but, we’ll by no means actually know what lived between them. I wished to put in writing a narrative about that, about how the strains between actual life and efficiency can get blurred, about how singing about outdated wounds would possibly maintain them recent.”
In 2019, Reid instructed The Guardian that she had “no thought” if any of the band members knew of her novel. “However right here’s the factor: virtually nothing within the ebook really occurred with Fleetwood Mac–it’s a Fleetwood Mac vibe nevertheless it’s not their story. I haven’t really ripped off their lives,” the creator mentioned. “I simply wished to spend extra time listening to Rumours and wanted a great motive to do it.”