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The new lineup that Fleetwood Mac successfully unveiled with their eponymous 1975 album became even more successful with the multi-platinum Rumours, which was the band's most celebrated album and one of the best-selling albums of all time.
It was the core and insperation of the album.
As you can see Rumours is a diary as each track on the album represents a diary entry from each band member offerring their own perspective of what was going on in their lives.
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 Amazon.com: Rumours: Music: Fleetwood Mac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
It was those frictions and breakups that fueled the album and turned it into one of the classic albums of the 70's and in rock history.
Rumours not only capitalized on the success of their prior album, but it was so big that it became a cultural touchstone.
The album spent a staggering 31 weeks at number one in 1977, became the first album to spawn four top ten hits and ranks as one of the five biggest selling albums in history with over 20 million in sales and won the 1977 Grammy for Album of the Year.
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 New Greatest Hits...making the best of a bad idea [Archive] - The Ledge
There you have it, a double Greatest Hits album.
And sure, I have all of these in one form or another, but it would be cool to have them on an official CD.
I'm thinking one of the Sisters of the Moon performances would be killer.
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  Amazon.co.uk: Rumours: Music: Fleetwood Mac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
"Rumours" has long since ceased to be an album in it's own right, and it is now more of a state of mind, I guess.
In essence, the first side of this album is generally why it is hailed as a classic, but the second side is worthy of recognition as well, possessing some of Fleetwood Mac's most mysterious and haunting music.
Albums like 'Pet Sounds' and 'Sgt. Peppers' are famous, and it's easy to see why when you listen to them.
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  CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
As of 2007 the album has sold more than 30 million copies, and is one of the best selling albums of all time.
Rumours won a Grammy award in 1978 for Album of the Year for 1977, and spent 31 weeks at the top of the Billboard Music Charts, in spite of critical panning for perceived pandering to mainstream tastes.
By 2003, the album had sold more than nineteen million copies in the United States alone and was certified by the RIAA as the third-highest selling single-disc album in history.
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 Classic Album of the Week
Rumours is one of those albums where you can listen to the whole thing without skipping a song.
I first hear the Rumours record (an actual record) when I was 12 (Thanks to my cousin Pam) and 30 years later I still listen to it all the time.
But with an album this good in existence, people forget how awesome Fleetwood Mac’s debut album is. The two should come in a set because they are like peanuts and fluffy nougat...
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 The Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The theme of all the songs on the new album, 'Rumours, was one of the relationships on the rocks.
Rumours won the Grammy Award in 1977 for 'Album of the Year', the Rolling Stone award for 'Artist of the Year', 'Best Album', 'Best Single' (Dreams) and lots of other awards worldwide.
The 'Tusk' album was released in October 1979, right after the title track from the album was released as a single.
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 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Fleetwood Mac (Deluxe Edition) - Fleetwood Mac at Epinions.com
Rumours got all the attention and was the huge album, but their previous album self-titled "Fleetwood Mac" was a superior album.
Rumours was on the top of the best selling charts for months and is one of rock's greatest selling albums of all time.
Both albums have plenty of catchy, mid tempo tunes that hit the pop charts, have great harmony, and are fabulous songs.
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 Fleetwood Mac
Rumours was written and recorded as three long-term relationships-between Buckingham and Nicks, the married McVies, and Fleetwood and his wife-publicly unraveled.
The album is a virtual document of romantic turmoil, and its timing reflected the interpersonal upheavals of the liberated Seventies.
July 11, 1975: ‘Fleetwood Mac’;, the album that begins a new chapter with the addition of Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks, is released.
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 Rumours: The String Quartet Tribute to Fleetwood Mac - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The album is an instrumental, track-by-track retelling of the original, performed by David Davidson (violin), Paul Tobias (viola, second violin), and Todd Rubenstein (cello, bass).
The original Rumours was alive with melody, and melody is what drives each of the pieces here.
Rumours: The String Quartet Tribute to Fleetwood Mac may not sell 19 million copies, but it definitely makes listening to the real Rumours fun again.
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 Filmtracks: The Phantom of the Opera (Andrew Lloyd Webber)
The album of the original cast recording was one of the last widespread and successful LP releases, and the LP and CD together were the first musical to enter the charts at a resounding #1.
With over 24 million album sales of that recording since, it's safe to say that Webber's The Phantom of the Opera is a cult, a religion, and quite possibly one of the greatest compositions in the history of the musical and opera genres.
The album situation, should you be brave and actually risk tarnishing your opinion of the musical, is similar to that of the play.
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 Fleetwood Mac Story, Part Two: 1975-1986
The second single taken from the album was Stevie's beautiful "Rhiannon", which proved to be even a bigger hit than "Over My Head" reaching #11 on the charts.
And to this day, "Rumours" is still one of the best-selling albums of all time (19 times platinum in the U.S. alone, 30 million albums sold worldwide).Fleetwood Mac won the Rolling Stone award for 'Artist of the Year', 'Best Album', 'Best Single' ("Dreams") and numerous other awards in several countries.
The "Tusk" double album was released in October 1979 with the title track as the first single.
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 The Daily Vault Album Reviews : Rumours
Though I can only imagine how difficult it was to record an album and be in front of someone that has torn your heart out, I have to snicker at the band.
On a good side, their angst for each other gave us an album that defined a decade and still holds the record for the most weeks at number one with 34 weeks.
With over 20 million albums sold, Rumours is going to be one of those albums that will be associated with a generation.
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 MP3.com [ Rumours ]
Album: "Rumours of an Incident" by Elton Dean
Album: "Blasphemous Rumours - #1" by Depeche Mode
Album: "Blasphemous Rumours - #2" by Depeche Mode
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 Stevie Nicks - Radio 2 Transcript
Rumours eventually became a runaway success, turning Fleetwood Mac into one of the biggest bands of recent times, but with that success came greater emotional pressure.
SN: There's a few of the songs on Rumours I think that were so irresistable to people, that it was like falling in love with somebody that you never fall out of love with, which just doesn't happen very often.
I think Rumours stands the test of time and I think it's a really, really fantastic album, and it was such a document...
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 Stevie Nicks Biography
Stevie also graced Rumours with her haunting tune about drugs and relationships, "Gold Dust Woman." Many connected with this tune, because at the time Stevie was becoming the biggest female act in the world.
The only dissapointment Stevie had with Rumours was Mick Fleetwood's decision to cut her ode to then ex-lover Lindsey Buckingham, "Silver Springs," due to lack of album space.
This album, would be a bigger hit than her previous “Rock A Little”, which carried one of her biggest singles “Talk To Me.” The song from the new album, “Rooms on Fire” was a radio hit, and the video received good airplay on MTV and VH1.
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The tone of the entire album was set by Buckingham's title tune, which, much to everyone's surprise, was a bona fide hit single like its predecessors on Rumours and Fleetwood Mac.
Buckingham took a lot of heat for the album's relative "failure" (though four million copies of an expensivesome say "over-priced"double album is really the equivalent of eight million records sold, not bad by any standards), but he will undoubtedly have the last laugh.
The album's producer, Keith Olsen, used tapes he made with the duo to pitch his own talents to Mick Fleetwood, and the drummer was impressed with both Olsen and Buckingham/Nicks.
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Fleetwood Mac's multi-million selling 'Rumours' album was recorded by the band in Sausalito and Los Angeles in 1977, at a time of intense inner turmoil.
Released in 1977, the album reached number 1 in the US album chart in April of that year, and followed suit in the UK in January 1978.
Ironically, 'Rumours' was recorded during a period when John and Christine McVie were seperating, and Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham's relationship was breaking up.
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 Can you tell me about the Rumours album? in The AnswerBank: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The Rumours album was the second record put out by the 'revitalised' version of a Sixties British blues band who had virtually re-invented themselves as an American radio soft-rock operation.
But the Rumours album encapsulates the emotional claustrophobia and romantic turmoil that enveloped the band during its writing and recording.
They did, and survive to this day, having undergone even more line-up changes and a degree of style alterations. The 'classic Rumours line-up' as the press love to call it, is back together having resolved their personal differences with their ex-partners, and each other, and are recording prior to touring again.
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 muse : news archives | microcuts.net | Next album release & rumours
The next album may be released on November/December.
According to them the album will be darker, heavier, and more opened.
According to another source, the new album would be recorded in November/December and won't be released before April / May. According to Musclemuse the album would be recorded from November and should be released on february or march, 2001.
www.microcuts.net /uk/news/archives/07252000-next_album_release_rumours.php   (110 words)

 Barnes & Noble.com - Music: Rumours [Expanded], Fleetwood Mac, CD, Remastered / Bonus Tracks / Special ...
No album has provoked such a response since "Rumours" and chances are there will never be another album recorded that is this powerful.
The adversity under which this album was made makes it all the more enjoyable and the nerve upon which it struck will probably never be struck again.
Their 1976 Rumours collection was their lives laid bare and placed on record for the world to see.
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 Fleetwood Mac - Questions, Answers, Fun Facts, Information
Rights to the track were a top for argument between Stevie and Mick in later years, and caused them to fall out in the early 90s when Mick wouldn't allow Stevie to include it on her "Greatest Hits" package.
Christine was disappointed with her first album and said it was a 'weak effort'.
Her second album was named 'Christine McVie' and included the hit song 'Ask Anybody'.
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 Buckingham goes his own way with another solo album, tour - The Boston Globe
The other thing is, since the last time I recorded a solo album [1992's "Out of the Cradle"], I had gotten married and had three children.
But beyond that, with all of those years in Fleetwood Mac, I don't think any of the four people that were part of the two couples at the beginning of the "Rumours" album ever really worked any of that [strife] through in a way that was particularly healthy.
When you look at the ``Tusk" album, in my mind it was an opportunity not to run something into the ground as the record company would have wanted, or to just get trapped into a formula, but to take the freedom and exposure that we had and be a little bold and take chances.
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 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Eminem snubs retirement rumours
Rap star Eminem has scotched rumours he is about to retire from music, saying he is merely taking a break to produce other artists.
He said recent album Encore was not going to be his last.
The rap star, who has released four studio albums including last year's Encore, did admit to MTV News that he would one day retire from recording and touring.
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 ohnotheydidnt: Kelly Clarkson album scrapping rumours false?
I couldn't see how they would let the album get so far in to post-production, release a single with a video, and set dates for a "My December" tour, only to scrap it.
But I never believed the rumors that her album was being scrapped.
Not to mention she talked about the album w/ hot 99.5 in DC the day that report came out.
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 DIG Radio - Album Rumours For Springsteen And E Street Band
Album Rumours For Springsteen And E Street Band - 12/04/2007
A new Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band album could be in the works, according to band guitarist Little Steven Van Zandt.
The singer and the band's last release was 2001's Live In New York City album.
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 Fleetwood Mac - Rumours
Buckingham's contribution is the major surprise, since it appeared at first that Nicks was the stronger half of the team.
In Britain the statistics are slightly less impressive but the album still made number one.
The sixth-best-selling album of all time owed its success to Fleetwood Mac's willingness to turn private turmoil into gleaming, melodic public art.
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 Rumours album review - Rolling Stone 21-04-77
Despite the interminable delay in finishing the record, Rumours proves that the success of Fleetwood Mac was no fluke.
But Nicks has nothing on Rumours to compare with “Rhiannon,” her smash from the last album.
“Songbird,” her solo keyboard spot on Rumours, is elevated by its context from what would once have been referred to as a devotional blues into a pantheistic celebration of love and nature.
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 The Strokes: Album Rumours Circulate
Their second album may have received a somewhat lukewarm response, but this hasn’t stopped the hype building around the Strokes third studio album more than five months before it’s allegedly due to hit the shelves.
Various reports suggest that the follow-up to The Strokes’ 2002 album ‘Room on Fire’ will hit shops in the US on Tuesday January 24, which would typically correspond to a January 23 UK release date.
A first single, thought to be ‘Juicebox’, is expected to hit radio airwaves in mid-October, while the video for the release, regardless of which track is finally selected, is set to be shot in September.
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