Harry Styles had legendary singer Christine McVie on his thoughts throughout his “Love on Tour” live performance in Santiago, Chile. On Dec. 1, Styles paid tribute to the late Fleetwood Mac member with a stunning cowl of “Songbird,” the band’s 1977 hit written and carried out by McVie. Before a reverent viewers, the “As It Was” singer belted each lyric, imbuing every line with heartfelt emotion. “For you, there will be no extra crying / For you, the solar will likely be shining / And I really feel that when I’m with you / It’s alright, I do know it is proper,” Styles sang as the group waved glow sticks and cheered.
While McVie’s profession spanned a long time earlier than Styles broke onto the music scene, the 2 music giants have been ready to meet in 2018 on the MusiCares Person of the Year Awards in New York City, the place Styles carried out with Fleetwood Mac.
A longtime fan of the long-lasting rock band, Styles notably shaped a friendship with Stevie Nicks after he met her backstage at a Fleetwood Mac live performance in London in 2015. According to Rolling Stone
Styles introduced Nicks with him onstage for the primary time in 2017 on the Troubador, the place the duo carried out “Two Ghosts,” “Landslide,” and Nicks’s “Leather and Lace” collectively, in accordance to Billboard. Since their duet, Styles has carried out “Landslide” with Nicks throughout his “Fine Line” album launch live performance, One Night Only at The Forum, in 2018, and carried out along with her on the 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
In a 2019 interview with Rolling Stone, Nicks even referred to Styles because the “son she by no means had,” noting the complete band’s love for the “Love of My Life” singer. “When Harry got here into our lives, I mentioned, ‘Oh my God, that is the son I by no means had,'” she mentioned. “So I adopted him. I really like Harry, and I’m so joyful Harry made a rock-and-roll report — he might have made a pop report and that might have been the straightforward method for him.”
At the tip of his “Songbird” cowl, Styles whispered, “Thank you, Christine,” into his microphone earlier than blowing a kiss to the sky.
See clips of his beautiful tribute forward.