Angel (Fleetwood Mac song)

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"Angel" is the title of two songs written and performed by Fleetwood Mac.

Bob Welch song[edit]

The first Fleetwood Mac song with the title "Angel" was written by Bob Welch, and appears on the 1974 album Heroes Are Hard to Find. It was played on the album's accompanying tour.

The musicians on the recording are:

Stevie Nicks song[edit]

"Angel"
Single by Fleetwood Mac
from the album Tusk
B-side "Sisters Of The Moon"
Released 1980 (single), 1979 (album)
Recorded 1979
Genre Rock
Length 4:54
Label Reprise
Songwriter(s) Stevie Nicks
Producer(s) Fleetwood Mac,
Richard Dashut and
Ken Caillat
Fleetwood Mac singles chronology
"Think About Me"
(1980)
"Angel"
(1980)
"Fireflies"
(1981)
"Think About Me"
(1980)
"Angel"
(1980)
"Fireflies"
(1981)

A different song of the same name was written by Stevie Nicks for the 1979 album Tusk. Nicks attributed the song to the story of Rhiannon in the Welsh mythological folk story the Mabinogion, and in particular Arawn, who is the great lord of darkness.[1] Nicks' 1974 song "Rhiannon", released on the following year's Fleetwood Mac album, was not based on the Welsh myth but a novel called Triad, by Mary Leader.[citation needed]

The song was released as the fourth single from the Tusk album in The Netherlands, but did not chart.

The musicians on the recording are:

It was included in the setlist for the band's 1980 Tusk world tour, with a St. Louis performance featured in the accompanying Tusk documentary.[citation needed] Stevie Nicks also performed a rearranged version for her 1981 tour in support of her solo album Bella Donna.[citation needed] Nicks played the song once more, at the 1983 US Festival, and the song was not played again by Nicks or Fleetwood Mac.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stevie Nicks on Angel". Inherownwords.com. Retrieved 2012-01-04. 

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