One of rock's most alluring chanteuses, Stevie stepped outside Fleetwood Mac in the '80s and the spotlight stayed with her. Her memorable smashes with Tom Petty ( Stop Draggin' My Heart Around ) and Don Henley ( Leather and Lace ) join her solo hits Talk to Me; Edge of Seventeen; I Can't Wait; Rooms on Fire; If Anyone Falls , and more!
Stevie Nicks hasn't scored an incredible number of post-Fleetwood Mac hits, but she's had enough to fill this CD. (Her 1998 four-CD box set may qualify as overkill). Her best solo songs are ones that sound like they could have come from Fleetwood Mac, including "Stand Back," "Leather and Lace," and "If Anyone Falls"--all included here. The highlight of this CD, and of Nicks' solo career, is "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around," her collaboration with Tom Petty. Petty proves to be Nicks's best foil since Lindsey Buckingham. --Charles R. Cross