Lindsey Buckingham Announces First Solo Album in 10 Years, Plus 2021 Tour Dates

Listen to the first single, "I Don't Mind"

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Lindsey Buckingham , photo by Lauren Dukoff

    Mick Fleetwood may be open to bringing Lindsey Buckingham back into the Fleetwood Mac flock, but the legendary guitarist has some plans of his own. Buckingham has set a September 17th release for his a new self-title album, marking his first solo LP in a decade. He’s also shared the lead single, “I Don’t Mind”, and announced a string of fall US tour dates to support Lindsey Buckingham.

    The record follows Buckingham’s 2011 album Seeds We Saw and his 2017 collaboration with fellow Mac-er Christine McVie, the aptly titled Lindsey Buckingham / Christine McVie. Perhaps more significantly, however, it’s also his first effort since his contentious firing from Fleetwood Mac back in 2018. The following year, he suffered a heart attack that led emergency open-heart surgery. There was a risk of permanent vocal cord damage, but as he demonstrated with a handful of streaming shows last year, Lindsey Buckingham is ready to bounce back.

    As further proof that Buckingham has bucked his recent setbacks, he’s shared the new song “I Don’t Mind”. He sounds as smooth as ever on the track, singing in hushed tones over the teeter-tottering of his guitar picking. Speaking of the single in a press statement, he said,

    “”I Don’t Mind”, like many of the songs on my new album, is about the challenges couples face in long-term relationships. Over time, two people inevitably find the need to augment their initial dynamic with one of flexibility, an acceptance of each others’ flaws and a willingness to continually work on issues; it is the essence of a good long term relationship. This song celebrates that spirit and discipline.”


    (Anyone else hear a little message to his former bandmates in there?)

    Take a listen to “I Don’t Mind” below, and pre-order Lindsey Buckingham (out on Reprise) via the artist’s website. There, you can also pick up a limited edition blue vinyl version of the LP. The full tracklist and album art are ahead.

    Buckingham has also revealed a 30-city US tour in support of his new album. He was meant to return to the road last year, but after those plans were put off due to the pandemic, these shows will mark his first concerts since his heart surgery. Launching September 1st in Milwaukee, the tour will stop in Washington, DC, New York, Atlantic City, Charlotte, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, Austin, Kansas City, and elsewhere.

    Find the full itinerary below, and snag tickets at Ticketmaster beginning June 11th at 10:00 a.m. local time. You can also check here once the shows sell out.


    Lindsey Buckingham Artwork:

    Lindsey Buckingham solo Album Cover artwork i don't mind new song stream

    Lindsey Buckingham Tracklist:
    01. Scream
    02. I Don’t Mind
    03. On the Wrong Side
    04. Swan Song
    05. Blind Love
    06. Time
    07. Blue Light
    08. Power Down
    09. Santa Rosa
    10. Dancing

    Lindsey Buckingham 2021 Tour Dates:
    09/01 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Pabst Theater
    09/03 – Prior Lake, MN @ Mystic Lake – Mystic Showroom
    09/04 – New Buffalo, MI @ Four Winds Casino Resort / Silver Creek Event Center
    09/07 – Munhall, PA @ Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall
    09/08 – North Tonawanda, NY @ Riviera Theatre
    09/09 – Northampton, MA @ The Academy of Music
    09/11 – Medford, MA @ The Chevalier Theater
    09/12 – Portsmouth, NH @ The Music Hall
    09/14 – Washington, DC @ Warner Theatre
    09/16 – New York, NY @ The Town Hall
    09/18 – Atlantic City, NJ @ Tropicana Casino & Resort
    09/19 – Reading, PA @ Santander Performing Arts Center
    09/21 – Charlotte, NC @ Knight Theatre
    09/22 – Atlanta, GA @ Woodruff Arts Center – Symphony Hall
    09/24 – Knoxville, TN @ Bijou Theatre
    09/26 – Ponte Vedra Beach, FL @ Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
    09/27 – Clearwater, FL @ Ruth Eckerd Hall
    09/29 – Melbourne, FL @ King Center for the Performing Arts
    09/30 – Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Parker Playhouse
    12/02 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Theatre at Ace Hotel
    12/03 – El Cajon, CA @ Magnolia Performing Arts Center
    12/05 – Tucson, AZ @ Fox Tucson Theatre
    12/08 – Austin, TX @ The Paramount Theatre For the Performing Arts
    12/09 – Dallas, TX @ Majestic Theatre
    12/11 – Sugar Land, TX @ Smart Financial Centre
    12/13 – Huntsville, AL @ Von Braun Center – Mars Music Hall
    12/15 – Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theater
    12/17 – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Criterion
    12/18 – Wichita, KS @ Orpheum Theatre
    12/20 – Boulder, CO @ Boulder Theater

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