Under the Skin (Lindsey Buckingham album)

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Under the Skin
Under The Skin.jpg
Studio album by Lindsey Buckingham
Released October 3, 2006
Recorded 1995–2004
Genre Rock
Length 45:01
Label Reprise
Producer Lindsey Buckingham,
Lindsey Buckingham & Rob Cavallo on Tracks 9 & 10
Lindsey Buckingham chronology
Out of the Cradle
Under the Skin
Gift of Screws
Singles from Under The Skin
  1. "Show You How"
    Released: September 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Blender 3/5 stars[2]
Classic Rock 7/10 stars[3]
The Music Box 4/5 stars[4]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[5]

Under the Skin is the fourth solo album by American musician and Fleetwood Mac vocalist/guitarist Lindsey Buckingham, released on October 3, 2006. The album, long delayed by Fleetwood Mac's reunion tour in the 1990s and 2003 album Say You Will, was his first solo release in 14 years. Under the Skin peaked at #80 on the Billboard 200 album chart in October 2006.[6] "Show You How" was also released as a single but failed to chart.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Not Too Late" (Buckingham) – 4:42
  2. "Show You How" (Buckingham) – 4:21
  3. "Under the Skin" (Buckingham) – 3:56
  4. "I Am Waiting" (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) – 3:34
  5. "It Was You" (Buckingham) – 2:48
  6. "To Try for the Sun" (Donovan) – 3:14
  7. "Cast Away Dreams" (Buckingham) – 4:28
  8. "Shut Us Down" (Buckingham, Cory Sipper) – 3:57
  9. "Down on Rodeo" (Buckingham) – 4:27
  10. "Someone's Gotta Change Your Mind" (Buckingham) – 4:48
  11. "Flying Down Juniper" (Buckingham) - 4:43
  12. "Go Your Own Way - Live" (Buckingham) - 4:56 (iTunes only bonus track)

The version sold exclusively through Barnes and Nobles, includes a live version of Say Goodbye, featuring Stevie Nicks, as a bonus track.

Gift of Screws[edit]

Tracks 6, 9 and 10 were originally to have appeared on Buckingham's aborted 1990s solo album Gift of Screws. Other songs from this unreleased project appeared on Fleetwood Mac's Say You Will and Buckingham's 2008 solo release Gift of Screws.[7]


Main Performer

Additional personnel


  • Producers: Lindsey Buckingham except tracks 9 & 10 produced by Lindsey Buckingham and Rob Cavallo
  • Engineers: Lindsey Buckingham
  • Mixing: Lindsey Buckingham, Mark Needham (Tracks 9 & 10)
  • Mastering: Brian "Big Bass" Gardner
  • Photography: Frank Ockenfels III, Lindsey Buckingham
  • Art Direction: Stephen Walker

Music promo videos[edit]

Three promotional music videos were shot for Under The Skin, these included "It Was You", "Show You How" and "Shut Us Down. Both "It Was You" and "Show You How" are available for digital download via iTunes, but the video for "Shut Us Down" remains unavailable.


  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r855379
  2. ^ link
  3. ^ Bosso, Joe (December 2006). "Lindesy Buckingham Under The Skin". Classic Rock. p. 89. 
  4. ^ link
  5. ^ link
  6. ^ Billboard Album Chart - Lindsey Buckingham
  7. ^ Fleetwood Mac Official Album Information