Harry Styles had legendary singer Christine McVie on his thoughts throughout his “Love on Tour” live performance in Santiago, Chile. On Dec. 1, Styles paid tribute to the late Fleetwood Mac member with a good looking cowl of “Songbird,” the band’s 1977 hit written and carried out by McVie. Before a reverent viewers, the “As It Was” singer belted each lyric, imbuing every line with heartfelt emotion. “For you, there will be no extra crying / For you, the solar shall be shining / And I really feel that when I’m with you / It’s alright, I do know it is proper,” Styles sang as the gang waved glow sticks and cheered.
While McVie’s profession spanned many years earlier than Styles broke onto the music scene, the 2 music giants have been in a position to meet in 2018 on the MusiCares Person of the Year Awards in New York City, the place Styles carried out with Fleetwood Mac.
“Thank you, Christine.”
A longtime fan of the long-lasting rock band, Styles notably fashioned a friendship with Stevie Nicks after he met her backstage at a Fleetwood Mac live performance in London in 2015. According to Rolling Stone, Styles even gave Nicks a birthday cake. “Piped her identify onto it. She liked it,” he stated. “Glad she favored carrot cake.”
Styles introduced Nicks with him onstage for the primary time in 2017 on the Troubador, the place the duo carried out “Two Ghosts,” “Landslide,” and Nicks’s “Leather and Lace” collectively, in response to Billboard. Since their duet, Styles has carried out “Landslide” with Nicks throughout his “Fine Line” album launch live performance, One Night Only at The Forum, in 2018, and carried out together with her on the 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
In a 2019 interview with Rolling Stone, Nicks even referred to Styles because the “son she by no means had,” noting your entire band’s love for the “Love of My Life” singer. “When Harry got here into our lives, I stated, ‘Oh my God, that is the son I by no means had,'” she stated. “So I adopted him. I really like Harry, and I’m so glad Harry made a rock-and-roll report – he may have made a pop report and that might have been the straightforward manner for him.”
At the top of his “Songbird” cowl, Styles whispered, “Thank you, Christine,” into his microphone earlier than blowing a kiss to the sky.
See clips of his beautiful tribute forward.