Bella Donna

Stevie Nicks - Bella Donna
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1981 Ratings: #38 / 149
User Score
Based on 158 ratings
1981 Ratings: #38
Liked by 27 people
July 27, 1981 / Release Date
LP / Format
Modern / Label
Pop Rock, Soft Rock / Genres
Jimmy Iovine, Tom Petty / Producer
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Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham already had released an album in 1973, but 'Bella Donna' is her proper solo star debut. It isn't radically different from what she was doing in Fleetwood Mac besides the fact that it sounds a bit more witchy and girly, maybe? At least more sensitive, let's put it that way. The A-side is pretty alright, everything there is modestly cool, including a Tom Petty collaboration on "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around", but things just get truly good in the ... read more


happy 74th birthday, stevie! <3


Bella Donna é o álbum responsável por provar o talento de Stevie Nicks como vocalista e compositora em carreira solo. O potencial da artista se faz presente nas dez faixas do álbum, não deixando o ouvinte sentir saudades dos outros integrantes do Fleetwood Mac.


Favourites: Stop Draggin My Heart Around, Edge Of Seventeen and Leather And Lace


Last review of 2022. This was a great year, I got to expand my musical horizons exponentially and I can't wait to do it even more. AOTY has provided a great space for that and I love this little community.

As for 'Bella Donna', Fleetwood Mac is a beloved group to me and Stevie Nicks is responsible for plentiful of my favorite moments on their catalog. So having her on the forefront here is exciting by itself. She sticks to what she has done best within the band but adding the witchery and ... read more


Checked this out for my loyalty to Tom Petty. Was not disappointed.
Favourites: Stop Draggin' My Heart Around, Kind of Woman

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Added on: October 7, 2014