Reader-submitted complaint: When you posted about this video, you didn't explain what the song's about. The words freak me out. Is she stalking him?
It's hard to know what any songwriter really means, but I can make an educated guess at what Stevie Nicks intended. It appears to be yet another snarky, nasty breakup song. She is telling someone (hmmm, now WHO could that be?) that when he left her, he lost something he'll never get back. He has moved on, or at least he seems to have moved on, but she doesn't want to hear about it. Instead, she is determined to make him remember her forever: she put a spell on him so he will always hear her voice and think about her.
Yes, there was clearly a lot of hurt on both sides. This is a different version than the one I posted last time, but they both affect a lot of people because she appears to be shouting at him. You usually don't see people singing directly to their exes about their anger, but that's what you see here. (If you don't feel like watching the whole video, start watching around the four-minute mark.) It's a great song and it's performed well. I think it captures the relationship between Stevie and Lindsey, and that's one of the things that keeps the Fleetwood Mac fetishists going.
Sorry it took me so long to respond to this one: I meant to do it weeks ago and got distracted.
Interesting complaint. Am I converting some of you to fetishism?
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