Big Love

Album: Tango In The Night (1987)
Charted: 9 5
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  • Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham had left the band and wrote this for one of his solo albums, but the project never materialized and he rejoined Fleetwood Mac for the Tango In The Night sessions. Buckingham did not tour with the band, however, so they never performed the song live until 1997, when Buckingham joined for The Dance tour. He performed an acoustic version on this tour.
  • Buckingham described this song as a "Lustful mid-to-up tempo number featuring love grunts." These grunts were Buckingham's processed through an oscillator. Many listeners assumed it was the voice of Stevie Nicks.
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Comments: 10

  • Esskayess from Dallas, TxI always figured the "grunts" were of both Buckingham and Nicks.
  • Steve from Chino Hills, CaI know the music video kinda looks like something a high school student can make with Final Cut Pro, but keep in mind at the time this was filmed they didn't have the computer resources we have today. I really thought that this was an innovative video for the time, and it probably was a lot of work.
  • Ekristheh from Halath, United StatesI thought Lindsey and Stevie were grunting back and forth to each other!
  • Adrian from Burbank, CaI love the song "Big Love" one of the best songs they they ever did
  • Tom from El Paso, Txi know those love grunt sounds were not made by stevie as stevie makes a different type of sound.Tom, EL Paso, TX
  • Lisa from Eveleth, Mnive always liked this song
  • Mike from Hastings, NeBuckingham did a fantastic acoustic version of this on the "Bob and Tom" show in the US. You really have to think a little to make the acoustic version of this "blow your mind". Buckingham is a genius on the guitar and this song shows it.

    BTW..something about Buckingham grunting or screaming gets my wife laughing something fierce. She just gets the laughs anytime we see the video of "Tusk" from the live "Dance" special.
  • Drew from Bloomfield, NyI remember when this song was popular that there was this whole big debate about who was doing the "love grunts" in the chorus of the song. Some say it was Buckingham and his girlfriend, or it was Buckingham and Nicks,Fleetwood and Nicks, both McVies, and so on and so on.....
  • Philip from Calcutta, IndiaAn unplugged version of this song features in the film Elizabeth Town
  • Don from B G, KyThe window frame in space makes me think about the intro to the TV series "The Twilight Zone". The original Rod Serling shows had a window frame floating in space at the start of each show.
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