The video options the tune’s lyrics splashed throughout the display in quite a lot of fonts, as Nicks seeks steering from historic figures. “I don’t know if it was 1960 or 1963/Everything was timeless, even me,” she sings. “I wasn’t old, I wasn’t young, I was just part of their dream.”
“I dedicate this lyric video for ‘Show Them the ‘Way’ to our new President and Vice President — Joe Biden and Kamala Harris — and to all of the brilliant people they have already gathered to go on this adventure with them,” Nicks wrote in a tweet. “Good luck to you both. I know you will do great things. I feel it in my bones.”
— Stevie Nicks (@StevieNicks) December 2, 2020
This take is among the two official variations of “Show Them the Way,” the opposite being a full band affair that options Dave Grohl on drums and Dave Stewart on guitar. Each had been produced by Greg Kurstin, whereas the official video — depicting figures like Martin Luther King Jr. and John F. Kennedy — was directed by Cameron Crowe.
Nicks defined that “Show Them the Way” was written in 2008 when Nicks was in Chicago, Illinois, enhancing a live performance movie and have become impressed by a number of historic documentaries she watched. The observe was nearly included on 2011’s In Your Goals.
Final month, Nicks was featured on Miley Cyrus’ “Edge of Midnight (Midnight Sky Remix),” which included her hit “Edge of Seventeen.” In October, she launched the live performance movie Stevie Nicks 24 Karat Gold the Live performance, which she had an uncredited position in enhancing.
“Had I not been a singer and had the unintended grace to have been thrown right into a scenario the place I used to be watching any individual else edit a rock & roll movie of one other band that had women in it, I might’ve stated, ‘I love this,’” Nicks told Rolling Stone. “Because you know why? I could’ve made it higher.”