1983 Stevie Nicks – Nightbird (US:#33)

“Nightbird” is a 1983 song by the American singer/songwriter Stevie Nicks, written by Nicks with Sandy Stewart. It was the third single from her second solo album, The Wild Heart. The song peaked at No. 33 on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached No. 32 spot on the Billboard Top Rock Tracks chart. The song also reached No. 39 on the U.S. Adult Contemporary Chart. The song was written as a continuation of themes explored in “Edge of Seventeen,” namely “the difficulties of female rock ‘n’ roll singers.” In a 1983 MTV interview, Nicks said “Nightbird” was her favorite song from the new album.

Album

Video

Musicians

BassKenny Edwards
DrumsMarvin Caruso
DrumsChet McCracken
GuitarWaddy Wachtel
OrganBen Tench
PianoDavid Foster
PianoSandy Stewart
SynthesizerSandy Stewart
Background VocalsSandy Stewart
VocalsStevie Nicks

Produced By

Jimmy Iovine

Songwriters

Stevie Nicks
Sandy Stewart

Charts

US:#33
UK:# –