Fleetwood Mac singer Christine McVie has died aged 79
The surviving members of FLeetwood Mac have paid tribute to bandmate Christine McVie, who passed away at the age of 79.
The news was announced via the band’s official social media and was shared again by the likes of Stevie Nicks.
There are no words to describe our sadness at the death of Christine McVie,” the statement said.
“She was truly unique, special and talented beyond measure. She was the best musician you could have in your band and the best friend you could have in your life.
“We were so lucky to have a life with her. Individually and collectively, we treasured Christine immensely and are grateful for the amazing memories we have. She will be missed so much.”
The statement from McVie’s family read, “We want everyone to keep Christine in their hearts and remember the life of an incredible human being and adored musician who was loved by all.”
McVie left Fleetwood Mac after 28 years in 1998 but returned in 2014.
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Maron, the comedian and host of the famous “WTF” podcast, also paid tribute to McVie.
“Christine McVie has died. One of the greatest rock voices ever. Both as a singer and as a songwriter. RIP,” he tweeted.
Tom MurrayNovember 30, 2022 21:02
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’90s rock band Garbage is among those paying tribute to McVie after her death.
“I am disappointed to learn of the death of Christine McVie. Just gutted. Songbird forever,” the band wrote on Twitter.
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Fleetwood Mac star Christine McVie dies aged 79
The family statement said: “We want everyone to keep Christine in their hearts and remember the life of an incredible human being and adored musician who was loved by all.”
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