Secret Love

Album: In Your Dreams (2011)

Songfacts®:

  • Stevie Nicks' first single from her seventh studio album In Your Dreams was a song she wrote in the mid 1970s about a love affair. She recorded a demo for the Fleetwood Mac LP Rumours but it didn't make the album. Nicks recalled to The Ventura County Star: "I think I wrote it in 1976, maybe even '75. It sounds like I'm 5. (Co-producer) Glen Ballard said, 'So where has this little gem been hiding?'"
  • Nicks recorded In Your Dreams with producer Dave Stewart (along with Glen Ballard) and this is one of several tracks that date back a long way. She told The Ventura County Star: "I pulled songs from 1976 that I don't know why in the world did not go in the first Fleetwood Mac album. I must've misplaced the cassette. I had one of my backup singers, my sister-in-law Lori, go to Phoenix and the storage vault where all of our old cassettes are. She found the cassette and I played it for Glen Ballard and Dave Stewart at the studio just a few days ago. It's kind of been lost for 30 years."

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