The Songs of Christine McVie

Earth mother to Stevie Nick’s white winged dove, Christine McVie (née Christine Perfect) wrote some of Fleetwood Mac’s most beautiful songs and biggest hits including “Say You Love Me”, “Songbird”, “Don’t Stop”, “Oh Daddy”, “”Think About Me” “Hold Me”, “Little Lies”, and “Everywhere”.

You can take me to paradise,
And then again you can be as cold ice.
I'm over my head,
But it sure feels nice
Over My Head (FLEETWOOD MAC 1975)

Sleep easy by my side
Into gentle slumber you can hide
I, I am waiting for the sun to come up
I can’t sleep, with your warm ways

Warm Ways (FLEETWOOD MAC 1975)

And when I get a little hungry
He could give me all I could eat
And if I needed whisky
He could serve it to me neat

Sugar Daddy (FLEETWOOD MAC 1975)

‘Cause when the loving starts and the lights go down,
And there’s not another living soul around,
You woo me until the sun comes up,
And you say that you love me.

Say You Love Me (FLEETWOOD MAC 1975)


Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow
Don’t stop, it’ll soon be here
It’ll be better than before
Yesterday’s gone; yesterday’s gone

Don’t Stop (Rumours 1977)

Why are you right when I’m so wrong
I’m so weak but you’re so strong
Everything you do is just alright
And I can’t walk away from you
Baby, if I tried

Oh Daddy (Rumours 1977)

And the songbirds are singing,
Like they know the score
And I love you, I love you, I love you
Like never before

Songbird (Rumours 1977)


All it took was a special look
And I felt I knew you before
I didn’t mean to love you
Didn’t think it would work out

I don’t hold you down
Maybe that’s why you’re around
But if I’m the one you love
Think about me

Think About Me (TUSK 1979)

Oh I said
Could it be me?
Could it really, really be?
Over and over (ooh)
Could it really, really be?

Over and Over (TUSK 1979)


I don’t want no damage
But how am I gonna manage with you
You hold the percentage
But I’m the fool payin’ the dues

I’m just around the corner
If you got a minute to spare
I’ll be waitin’ for ya’
If you ever want to be there

Hold Me (MIRAGE 1982)

You're the only one I ever felt
Could be special to me
You look at me and I just melt
I'm scared of feeling that way

I can't fight it anymore
Since you've been around
We've got love in store
Love in Store (MIRAGE 1982)

Tango in the Night

Something’s happening
Happening to me
My friends say I’m acting peculiarly
Come on, baby
We better make a start
You better make it soon
Before you break my hear

Everywhere (TANGO IN THE NIGHT 1987)

But I couldn’t find a way
So I’ll settle for one day to believe in you
Tell me,
Tell me,
Tell me lies

Tell me lies
Tell me sweet little lies
(Tell me lies, tell me, tell me lies)
Oh no, no you can’t disguise
Tell me lies
Tell me sweet little lies

Little Lies (TANGO IN THE NIGHT 1987)

All songs written by Christine McVie.

“Hold Me” cowritten with Robbie Patton

“Little Lies” cowritten with Eddy Quintela Mendonca

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