Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks...together again
cd-heaven | ROCK CITY | 10/09/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"In my opinion, Lindsey Buckingham is severly and criminally under-rated as a guitar player. He has one of the smoothest tones my ears have ever heard. His solos are so fluid they just reach in you and suck you in. A very incredible guitar player and on the classic rock, and melodic level he is a personal favorite of mine. And watching him perform live is always a treat. This show is extrodinary, fantastic son selection, and Stevie Nicks does appear for a couple of tunes. A nice addition to ones Fleetwood Mac collection, and a worthy sucessor to the Fleetwood Mac Live in Boston concert released way earlier in the year. Set list is as follows:
Someone's Gotta Change Your Mind Trouble Big Love Go Insane Down On The Rodeo Peacekeeper Red Rover Never Going Back Again (w/Stevie Nicks) Say Goodbye (w/Stevie Nicks) Murrow Turning Over in his Grave Go Your Own Way
Jessica Scheiber | New York City, NY USA | 11/26/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"If you like Lindsey Buckingham, or his Fleetwood Mac songs, at all, buy this. If you're one of those diehards who think half the songs have been done better, you're probably right. Everyone has a favorite performance. You should STILL buy it. Why?
1. "Murrow (Turning Over In His Grave)" performed for most likely the first and last time ever. Anyone who thinks LB isn't up-to-date should listen to this song, too.
2. The unreleased Gift Of Screws demos: "Down On Rodeo", "Someone's Gotta Change Your Mind", and "I Am Waiting". These are almost relics; at the time this was recorded, LB was possibly going to use studio versions of those on his "upcoming" solo album (which ended up becoming FM's Say You Will). Now, they'll probably never be heard again. "Down On Rodeo" has some amazing guitar parts...
3. "Trouble". Yes, you've heard the album version. This version is BETTER.
If those 3 reasons don't work, Buckingham Nicks fans may want to consider that Stevie (in her over-touted, but still good, guest spot) sings a line from "Frozen Love".
You will not regret it if you buy this. Lindsey Buckingham is, if anything, possibly MORE passionate about his music than ever."
80sman | 11/13/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I ordered this back in September and was furious when the date was set back from Oct 4 to Nov 8. It was well worth the wait. Buckingham opens with "Someone's Gotta Change Your Mind", a very unknown song from the "Reprise Records Presents Music For The 12th Annual GLAAD Music Awards" Disc. In my oppinion a wonderful song that I'm sure not many (besides die-hard buckingham fans like myself" have heard. Then his biggest solo hit, "trouble" which i think competes with the actual studio recording. Then his next two acoustic performances that always seem to follow one another "Big Love" and solo hit "Go Insane", before which Buckingham follows his tradition of reading the poem "Sardonic World". Then one of the best songs Buckingham has ever done, "Down On Rodeo", an unreleased song that was supposed to go on his "Gift Of Screws" album that never came to be. Following are Say You Will hits "Peacekeeper" which i found to be a little to slowly paced but still great, and another classic "Red Rover". Cue Nicks. Stevie walks out and sure enough everyone in the whole place explodes with applause as the Fleetwood Mac-ites reunite again. They sing the classic Mac hit "Never Going Back Again" followed by a very special treat for Buckingham Nicks Fans (Again, like Fleetwood Mac, I am a huge Buckingham Nicks fan) Stevie begins the song "Frozen Love" which is the song that got them into the Mac in the first place. It is cut short after the second line by Stevie saying "Thats all I remember!!" a funny little moment followed by laughs and applause. Then what i consider Lindseys "Landslide", is "Say Goodbye", a very well crafted piece written about Ms. Nicks herself. The two can hardly look away from eachother the whole time. Then it is bye bye to Stevie and back to Lindsey who plays "Murrow Turning Over In His Grave" off Say You Will, which he says is about the media and how TV is used in bad ways and how Ed R Murrow is probably turning over in his grave about it. Then of course, Buckinghams most well known song, "Go Your Own Way" which is performed very differently than ever before but is still done astoundingly. Thats all folks. Or is it? The DVD also has two bonus songs "Steal Your Heart Away"- another favorite on Say You Will and then a Rolling Stones Cover called "I Am Waiting". What Buckingham does with that song is absolutely amazing. The verses are a bit repetitive but the chorus makes the whole song worth listening to. All in all it deserves 5 stars for a wonderful show."
Daniel Thomas | Las Vegas, NV | 01/11/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)
"L.B. is 1 of the most underrated masters of all times. True to form,he doesn't let us down (again)It was my extreme pleasure to see this legend in concert recently,& htis gives me a lasting record of that evening.Hope You all enjoy this DVD as greatly as I did!"
Knopfler720 | Quincy, MA United States | 01/03/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Lindsey is a pleasure to watch and listen to. Like another reviewer here, I fully agree that Lindsey is so under-rated as a guitar player. Oooooo, and when that familiar FM guitar sound comes in, I feel all cozy inside. I see Lindsey as both FM and an experimental solo artist, of which are both displayed here on this DVD. Great form, Lindsey!