L’icona dei Fleetwood Mac Christine McVie è morta il 30 novembre all’età di 79 anni. “Vi chiediamo gentilmente di rispettare la privacy della famiglia in questo momento estremamente doloroso, e vorremmo che tutti conservassero Christine nei loro cuori e ricordassero la vita di un incredibile essere umano e di un musicista venerato che era amato universalmente”.
Lindsey Buckingham insists Christine McVie's spirit 'will live on'
Lindsey Buckingham, former lead guitarist and male vocalist for legendary band Fleetwood Mac, is one of the latest celebrities to pay tribute to the death of bandmate Christine McVie. Taking to Instagram, he stated that her "sudden passing is profoundly heartbreaking." Buckingham continued, "Not only were she and I part of the magical family of Fleetwood Mac, to me Christine was a musical comrade, a friend, a soul mate, a sister."
While expressing that he feels very honored to have known her so well, Buckingham is also proud to have created a "lasting legacy that continues to resonate today" together. Even though McVie may have died, Buckingham insists her "spirit will live on" regardless.
Unsurprisingly, Buckingham's heartfelt post caught the attention of many and had fans feeling emotional in the comments section. "So sad to see the chain breaking," one user wrote, referencing their song "The Chain." Another person shared, "Sending you much love during this time. We are all gutted." A third fan remarked, "She was simply magical and will forever be part of the soundtrack of my life." Outside of Fleetwood Mac, Buckingham and McVie released a joint album together, "Lindsey Buckingham/Christine McVie," in 2017, per AllMusic.