"Songbird" is a popular song by Fleetwood Mac. It first appeared on the 1977 album Rumours. It is one of four songs written solely by Christine McVie on the Rumours album. She would frequently sing the song at concerts.
Eva Cassidy's version was released in 1998 on her posthumous compilation album of the same name Songbird. Despite being released two years after her death from melanoma, the album eventually reached number 1 in the UK in 2001. "Songbird" finally charted in the UK in September 2009 at number 56, after a contestant performed the song on The X Factor.