The band’s de facto chief has stated it’s unlikely that Lindsey Buckingham will return. (Image: Getty Pictures)
Fleetwood Mac’s Mick Fleetwood has spoken about taking part in with former lead guitarist Lindsey Buckingham, calling the chance a pipe dream.
Fleetwood, who based the band in 1967, has acted because the de facto chief of the band since its inception. In a brand new interview, he talked in regards to the messy breakup with Buckingham in 2018, saying that reunion will probably be unlikely.
Buckingham was notoriously fired from the group for a disagreement on the course and scope of a tour, while a spat with band member Stevie Nicks has also been cited as reason for the departure.
The guitarist and singer then sued the band for a breach of oral contract, with the case finally settled out of court docket.
Buckingham was later changed by Mike Campbell and Neil Finn.
In an interview with publishing firm The Other Songs, Fleetwood spoke about his present relationship with Buckingham and the opportunity of him returning to the band.
He stated: ‘I really feel unhappy that I’m disconnected from Lindsey and I hope it might change. I feel most likely sadly it received’t, however I really feel that.’
When speaking about taking part in collectively once more particularly, he stated: ‘I feel a lot water has handed below the proverbial bridge. And now we have an ideal band as we’re with Neil and Mike.’
Lindsey Buckingham reportedly left the group after a disagreement with Stevie Nicks. (Photograph by Rob Ball/WireImage)
There was some hope although, as Fleetwood stated: ‘Hopefully in some unspecified time in the future we are going to do one thing, however who’s to say? It could be an enchanting occasion.’
Nonetheless, he nonetheless known as the ‘pipe dream’ ‘unlikely’, so don’t maintain your breath.
Buckingham had been part of the band since 1975. He left in 1987 to get separation from the band however returned in 1997 the place he remained with them till 2018.