Category - The Wild Heart (1983)

Stevie Nicks 1981

The resurgent appeal of Stevie Nicks

Her generous songs provide an antidote to today’s often embattled pop music. The cover of Bella Donna, Stevie Nicks’s first solo album, shows the artist looking slender and wide-eyed, wearing a white gown, a gold...

Stevie Nicks 1981

Stevie Nicks does it again: New releases

A RELEASE of two deluxe albums next month will see a whole lot more Stevie Nicks blasting from radios, stereos and iPods across the country. On November 4, Warner Music Australia will release Bella Donna: Deluxe Edition...

Stevie Nicks 1981

LISTEN: ‘Bella Donna’ demo

Hear Stevie Nicks’ Intimate ‘Bella Donna’ Demo Deluxe reissues of singer-songwriter’s first two solo albums, Bella Donna and The Wild Heart, out November 4th On November 4th, Stevie Nicks‘...

The best pop music of 1983

A CHOICE OF 10 SINGLES – THE BEST POP MUSIC OF 1983 In 1983, singles proved to be a much better vehicle for amusing, adventurous pop music than albums were. Whether we’re talking about the traditional 7-inch...

Stevie Nicks, In Your Dreams

REVIEW: Nicks’ vocals fall flat

A considerable part of Stevie Nicks’ appeal is her ethereal manner, the witchy way she slinks and spins on stage, belting out songs like incantations, in a throaty, quaking voice. In concert Saturday night at the...

Stevie Nicks, In Your Dreams

Mystical Music: Stevie Nicks

One of the “rules” of growing up is to leave behind childhood fantasies of spirits, fairy princesses and the like — unless you build a career on mystical appeal, as has singer-songwriter Stevie Nicks...

Stevie Nicks smiling

Stevie Nicks: She’s smiling now

Stevie Nicks has always been two performers. At times, she is the Gothic figure of tragedy, the enigmatic witch of “Rhiannon” who swirls her diaphanous black and white capes as she dances an ancient ballet —...

A Wild Heart — Stevie Nicks

Houston, Texas — It had been building toward this all day. First, Stevie Nicks’ personal assistant and then her road manager had issued the warning: Don’t ask Stevie about her personal life, or else. Now the...

Stevie Nicks, In Your Dreams

REVIEW: Stevie Nicks’ gnomes become drones

Normally a singer with the band Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks is touring with a group of her own this year. At Colt State Park last night, she performed to a capacity crowd of about 9,000. In the context of a Fleetwood...

Innerview: Stevie Nicks

Stevie Nicks: Arizona’s Bella Donna comes home. Once upon a time, there lived a golden-haired princess named Stephanie. She grew up with dolls and toys and all the worldly things which make little girls happy. But...

Stevie Nicks, In Your Dreams

Stevie Nicks sees world in a blur

PHOENIX, Ariz. — For singer Stevie Nicks, her success as a songwriter could be attributed to her failing eyesight. I definitely perceive the world differently than most people do,” said the most visible member of...

Stevie Nicks

ALBUM REVIEW: The Wild Heart

Seldom has Stevie Nicks been in better voice than on The Wild Heart. Her distinctive lower-range growl has broadened and strengthened considerably; it may not be a bluesmama instrument, but it carries some emotional...

REVIEW: Stevie Nicks The Wild Heart

Stevie Nicks was following both her debut solo album, Bella Donna (1981), which had topped the charts, sold over a million copies (now over four million), and spawned four Top 40 hits, and Fleetwood Mac‘s Mirage...