Rock royalty Fleetwood Mac got high to try to numb the misery of being together, Christine McVie has revealed.
The singer-songwriter said failed relationships in the band – including splits and affairs – put them all in the depths of despair in the studio.
They turned to alcohol, cocaine and even quaaludes tranquilisers to “cheer themselves up” and get through sessions.
Her candid words came as Fleetwood Mac were honoured at the MusiCares Person of the Year pre-Grammy event.
Christine, 74, said of wild drug use in their heyday: “Everybody was doing it. I don’t have any regrets at all.
“I would not change those days but you have to remember it was uniform – it was a badge of honour, and everybody was doing that kind of thing.”
Explaining their over-indulgence at work, she added: “Our situation in the studio, that was angst and I think we probably needed a little something to cheer us up in that situation. Continue reading Christine McVie says Fleetwood Mac got high to try to numb misery of being together | The Mirror