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WCSX Classic Cuts : Little Lies

WCSX Classic Cuts

Fleetwood Mac: "Little Lies"

The Hook: Mick Fleetwood thinks it's a typical Christine McVie song about a situation she found herself in, but he's not sure of the specifics.

Album: Tango in the Night

Year: 1987

Writer:
Christine McVie

Stats: Peaked at number-four on the Billboard Hot 100.

Background:
Mick Fleetwood isn't sure of exactly what inspired Christine McVie to write "Little Lies,' but to him it's typical of the style she usually writes in.

Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood on Christine McVie’s song “Little Lies.” OC:…like that. :26

“Very rarely does she write something that is from the first person, from herself. She will tend to write about a situation. ‘Oh Daddy,’ for instance, was written about me and ‘Don’t Stop’ was written for John when they got divorced – ‘Don’t jump, John, there’s always another tomorrow, you know.’ So this song I really don’t know where the particulars got from, I’m just trying to relate the way that Chris writes her songs. She’s always written like that.”

Little Lies (Remastered Version)

Provided to YouTube by Warner Music Group Little Lies (Remastered Version) · Fleetwood Mac The Very Best Of Fleetwood Mac ℗ 1987 Warner Bros. Records Inc. for the U.S. and WEA International for the world outside the U.S.