September 24, 2022

Stevie Nicks has been performing a canopy of Buffalo Springfield’s Sixties protest music “For What It’s Value” on tour (get tickets right here), and now you may hear the studio model on streaming providers. Take a pay attention beneath.

The quilt was recorded earlier this 12 months with hitmaking producer Greg Kurstin and two longtime members of her touring band: backing vocalist Sharon Celani and guitarist Waddy Wachtel. Nicks’ take doesn’t stray removed from the unique, however her perspective as a lady offers additional that means to the lyrics, that are simply as related as we speak: “There’s a person with a gun over there/ Telling me I bought to beware.”

“I’m so excited to launch my new music this Friday,” Nicks wrote on social media earlier this week. “It’s known as ‘For What It’s Value’ and it was written by Stephen Stills in 1966. It meant one thing to me then, and it means one thing to me now. I all the time wished to interpret it via the eyes of a lady — and it looks like as we speak, within the occasions that we reside in — that it has lots to say…”

The Buffalo Springfield cowl is Nicks’ first new materials since 2020’s “Present Them the Approach,” which we named Music of the Week. Again in June, she known as for stricter gun management after the mass capturing at a Uvalde, Texas elementary faculty.

She’s on tour with Vanessa Carlton because the opener via the tip of October. Take a look at our recap of the kickoff present right here, and seize your seats through Ticketmaster.

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