Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ Surges On U.K. Chart Following Christine McVie’s Death

Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ Surges On U.K. Chart Following Christine McVie’s Death

Fleetwood Mac‘s classic 1977 album Rumours surged to the U.K. Official Albums Chart Top 10 following the death of band member Christine McVie last week.

McVie, who was behind many of the group’s biggest hits. including “Little Lies,” “Don’t Stop,” “Everywhere” and “Songbird,” passed away on November 30, aged 79.

Rumours rose 15 spots back into the Top 10 at No. 9 so far this week, experiencing a 200 percent spike versus the same period last week.

Fleetwood Mac’s eleventh studio album, Rumours became one of the best-selling albums worldwide, being certified 20× platinum in the U.S.

Meanwhile, the British-American rock band’s hits collection 50 Years – Don’t Stop jumped nine places after a weekend of sales to No. 14.

Paying tributes to her bandmate last week, Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks wrote on Instagram, “A few hours ago I was told that my best friend in the whole world since the first day of 1975, had passed away. I didn’t even know she was ill.until late Saturday night. I wanted to be in London; I wanted to get to London – but we were told to wait.”

(Photo: Raphael Pour-Hashemi)

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