Fleetwood Mac get mixed reviews from fans at Wembley Stadium comeback shows
By Tom Eames
Fleetwood Mac brought their long-awaited world enlistment to London this week, with two sold-out shows at Wembley Stadium .
however, the fabled dance band were met with mix reviews from fans, with some complaining that the sound quality of the gigs were not of a thoroughly quality.
Some Fleetwood Mac ticketholders asked for a refund after the first of the ring ’ s two London shows on Sunday night ( June 16 ). While sealed parts of the venue, fans praised the “ amazing ” and “ improbable ” usher, others claimed the strait was “ intolerable ” .
“ legal is awful – Wembley staff can ’ t do anything about it, ” one fan tweeted. “ Can ’ t hear anything but echo – £150 a ticket – annoyed doesn ’ triiodothyronine covering it and they ’ ve moved as few people as they can. Shocker. ” The enlistment features the review Fleetwood Mac line-up of Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie, along with newcomers Mike Campbell and Neil Finn. The pair replaced Lindsey Buckingham, who exited the group l ast class. The Financial Times gave the indicate a damaging review, conclude : “ Campbell did the missing Mac world ’ s guitar solo efficiently, while Finn sang gamely and leapt about in uncoerced approximation of Buckingham ’ s outré stage energy. But it lacked a flicker. “ In their flower, Fleetwood Mac, the band of cocaine and divorce, had a giving for turning complicate emotional scenarios into persuasive and exhilarating soft-rock
“ But the sight of Buckingham ’ s stand-in sing ‘Someone has taken my stead ‘ in ‘Second Hand News ‘, a track written by Buckingham about an ambivalent relationship at a clock time when he was in one with Nicks, was a rupture excessively far. ”
however, the Independent were far more incontrovertible, saying : “ Minus Buckingham ’ south replacements, the ring are all in their seventies now ; and while it is indeed a miracle that they have made it this far, there have been very few attempts at raw music this century. “ Sunday night ’ randomness read, though, doesn ’ thyroxine feel like a elementary exercise in nostalgia – it is performed with besides a lot zest and vigor for that. Time makes you bolder, after all. ” Despite some fans ‘ complaints, many others tweeted their exhilaration of seeing the legends perform together :
long live the queen Stevie. Photo I took final night at Wembley. # FleetwoodMac pic.twitter.com/uZs8CfiNwH— Zhila (@zhi1a) June 19, 2019
hush reliving just how good last night was. # fleetwoodmac pic.twitter.com/FQ0r95qS35— Clareabelle (@ClareTaylor) June 19, 2019
so yesterday was a small spot charming 😭✨ # FleetwoodMac pic.twitter.com/zoIijjP08M— Tiff (@creatiffy) June 19, 2019
# FleetwoodMac were following flat amazing ! ! now, I ’ ve got a authoritative holdover … Sponsored by lucozade and a 6 pack of Pom bears, to get me through a 4 hour passenger car travel 🙃🙃— Bryony (@bhudson91) June 19, 2019
Fleetwood Mac setlist: What songs did they play?
Second Hand News
Say You Love Me
Black Magic Woman
Do n’t Dream It ‘s Over
You Make Loving Fun
Gold Dust Woman
Go Your own way encore :
Free Fallin ‘
Do n’t Stop
Albatross Fleetwood Mac will now head to Australia, playing in Perth in August shows in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.
Read more: Top 10 Best Songs of All Time
The band will besides play five dates in New Zealand in September, before going to Canada at the end of October .