Stevie Nicks is sharing her reward for Daisy Jones & The Six, months after the Emmy-nominated sequence premiered.
Although creator Taylor Jenkins Reid, who wrote the e book that the Prime Video sequence was tailored from, has beforehand mentioned the novel just isn’t strictly primarily based on Fleetwood Mac, she has admitted that she drew inspiration from the famend rock band. Throughout an interview with Penguin Books UK in 2019, Reid mentioned she “began with the germ of Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham and Fleetwood Mac,” but in addition researched many different ‘70s singers and bands.
Even earlier than the present’s launch, followers have been fast to level out parallels between Fleetwood Mac and Daisy Jones & The Six, together with every of the band’s members and romantic pairings. Significantly, similarities have been famous between Nicks and Daisy Jones (Riley Keough), in addition to keyboardist Christine McVie and Karen Sirko (Suki Waterhouse). Now, Nicks has taken to social media to present her enter.
“Simply completed watching @daisyjonesand6 for the 2nd time,” Nicks wrote on X (previously generally known as Twitter) Tuesday. “To start with, it wasn’t actually my story, however Riley seamlessly, quickly turned my story. It introduced again reminiscences that made me really feel like a ghost watching my very own story. It was very emotional for me. I simply want Christine might have seen it. She would have cherished it. Hopefully it’s going to proceed.”
Within the 10-episode sequence, launched in March, followers additionally seen the shut friendship that developed between Daisy and Karen, which they mentioned was just like Nicks and McVie, who died in November 2022. The present adopted the rise of rock band Daisy Jones and The Six by means of the ’70s within the Los Angeles music scene.
Co-showrunner Will Graham responded to Nicks’ post, writing, “Effectively. That is wonderful. Thanks a lot for watching @StevieNicks. Everybody concerned within the present loves you.”
In June, Scott Neustadter, who served as showrunner alongside Graham, instructed The Hollywood Reporter that producers feared that the sequence’ unique music would additionally encourage extra comparisons with Fleetwood Mac. In order that they known as on songwriters and file producers to create a number of unique tracks that gave the impression of music from the ’70s however by a band that by no means existed, which isn’t any straightforward feat.
They ended up collaborating with music producers Blake Mills and Tony Berg after the duo pitched them an concept nobody else had. “They didn’t need the music to sound like several one band,” Neustadter defined. “They knew you shouldn’t be capable of cite all of the influences. It ought to sound like only a cool file in your assortment that got here out round that point.”
Daisy Jones & The Six scored a complete of 9 Emmy nominations this yr.