Fleetwood Mac - Rumours
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
1977 Ratings: #8 / 78
User Score
Based on 517 ratings
1977 Ratings: #3
February 4, 1977 / Release Date
LP / Format
Warner Bros. / Label
Pop Rock, Soft Rock / Genres
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June 12 2013: 79/100
May 24 2019: 90/100

It's been almost 6 full years since my first rating and although 79 isn't a bad score, it's still one of the lowest ratings this album has received.
Which is saying a lot.

After so much time in between June 2013 and now, I've listened to a tonne more music and had infinite more experiences and I can say that Rumours finally registers to me as a classic which isn't saying anything considering I'm probably one of the last people in existence to come to ... read more
This album i'd describe as 'wholesome sad rock'.

I was having kind of a weird time when I first listened to this album. I was sad, not for any particular reason. Maybe just the usual spout of tired blues I sometimes get. Nothing to get worked up about. But going into this album, I was in kinda in a negative mindset. Hell, from afar Fleetwood Mac seemed like the perfect band to listen to because of their behind the scenes dramas and somber topics.

But, as soon as I heard the 'bow bow bow ... read more
Track-By-Track Score:

Second Hand News - 9/10
Dreams - 10/10
Never Going Back Again - 9.5/10
Don't Stop - 9.5 /10
Go Your Own Way - 10/10
Songbird - 10/10
The Chain - 10/10
You Make Loving Fun - 10/10
I Don't Want to Know - 9/10
Oh Daddy - 8/10
Gold Dust Woman - 10/10 (Favorite Track)

Overall: Who knew a band that was all about break ups could write and execute such great love songs? And to be quite honest, there is not a better soft rock record out there. The fluidity in terms of pacing and ... read more
I moan throughout this album until 'You Make Loving Fun' comes on, then I start screaming.
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Track List

  1. Second Hand News
  2. Dreams
  3. Never Going Back Again
  4. Don't Stop
  5. Go Your Own Way
  6. Songbird
  7. The Chain
  8. You Make Loving Fun
  9. I Don't Want to Know
  10. Oh Daddy
  11. Gold Dust Woman 
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