“Big Love” is a song by the British-American rock band Fleetwood Mac. It was written by their lead guitarist and co-lead vocalist, Lindsey Buckingham. “Big Love” was released in March 1987 as a single from their fourteenth studio album “Tango in the Night.” The song is notable for its distinctive and percussive sound and is considered one of Fleetwood Mac’s standout hits from the late 1980s. “Big Love” received critical acclaim for its unique sound and Buckingham’s guitar work. It became a commercial success, reaching high positions on music charts, including #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States.
“Big Love” is characterized by its rhythmic and percussive guitar work, featuring Lindsey Buckingham’s intricate fingerpicking style, which is a hallmark of his guitar playing. The song’s production creates a sense of urgency and intensity. The lyrics of “Big Love” convey themes of desire, longing, and the complexities of romantic relationships. The music video for “Big Love” features Lindsey Buckingham performing the song alone with his guitar, emphasizing the song’s stripped-down and raw quality.
The song remains a fan favorite and is often celebrated for its innovative approach to rock music. Lindsey Buckingham’s fingerpicking guitar style and the song’s percussive quality make it a memorable and enduring track in Fleetwood Mac’s discography.