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Fleetwood Mac’s “Go Your Own Way” Returns to the UK Official Singles Chart at 98

by Jonathan Currinn
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Fleetwood Mac enthusiasts have reason to rejoice as the iconic band’s classic hit, “Go Your Own Way,” makes a triumphant return to the UK Singles Chart, securing the 98th spot. This unexpected resurgence comes after an absence of nearly eight years since its last appearance on the chart in February 2015.

Fleetwood Mac, known for their timeless sound and emotionally charged lyrics, originally released “Go Your Own Way” as part of their acclaimed album, “Rumours”. The song, with its compelling lyrics and unforgettable melody, became a fan favourite and a radio staple. However, it had slipped from the chart’s radar until now, making this return even more noteworthy.

Watch the official music video to “Go Your Own Way” by Fleetwood Mac here:

The lyrics of “Go Your Own Way” capture the turmoil and strain within personal relationships, a theme prevalent throughout the “Rumours” album. This track, in particular, was penned by Lindsey Buckingham, reflecting his emotional response to his breakup with fellow Fleetwood Mac vocalist Stevie Nicks. Their complex history, dating back to their teenage years, adds an extra layer of depth to the song’s narrative.

The reason behind this re-entry into the UK Singles Chart can be attributed to an exciting development. Fleetwood Mac recently shared an unreleased live rendition of “Go Your Own Way” from the “Rumours Live” album, which made its debut just last week. This double-LP album captures the band’s triumphant performance at the Forum in Los Angeles on August 29, 1977, shortly after the release of their legendary 1977 masterpiece, “Rumours”.

Stream the live version of “Go Your Own Way” on Spotify here:

The “Rumours Live” album showcases the classic Fleetwood Mac lineup, including Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Christine McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Lindsey Buckingham, as they perform a majority of tracks from both the “Fleetwood Mac” (1975) and “Rumours” albums. The live recording also includes a rendition of their 1969 Peter Green-era hit, “Oh Well.”

Stream the full live album of “Rumours” here:

Behind this revival lies the support of Warner Records Inc., marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company. Their efforts have played a pivotal role in reintroducing “Go Your Own Way” to a new generation of music lovers and reigniting the passion of long-time Fleetwood Mac fans.

As the UK Singles Chart continues to evolve, it remains to be seen whether “Go Your Own Way” will climb even higher. Nevertheless, one thing is certain: Fleetwood Mac’s timeless music has once again found its way into the hearts of listeners, bridging the gap between generations.

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