Rock legend Stevie Nicks has revealed that her insomnia has become so severe that she doesn’t sleep until 8 a.m. and thinks she needs therapy.
The Fleetwood Mac singer, 72, of Phoenix, Ariz., Went through confinement in self-isolation at her Spanish colonial lodge in Santa Monica, Calif.
She admitted that she did not find the period “terribly creative” and spent most of it “watching television”.
She also noticed a change in her already irregular sleep pattern, telling British Vogue: “Before, I could sleep from 5am to 1pm.
Rock legend Stevie Nicks has revealed her insomnia has become so severe she doesn’t sleep until 8 a.m. and thinks she needs therapy
“Now, I won’t go to sleep until 8 am. I need therapy, or I need someone to hit my head with a hammer.
Nicks added that she “just wants the light at the end of the tunnel to appear” – in the wake of the ongoing global pandemic and the devastating forest fires in California, the smoke of which she can see from her window.
One thing that seems to have kept her going is her close friendship with One Direction star Harry Styles.
Nicks once joked that Styles, 26, was her and Mick Fleetwood, “the child in love”, and he called her a “magical gypsy godmother”.
One thing that seems to have kept her going is her close friendship with One Direction star Harry Styles (pictured together in March 2019) – who repeatedly called her during the lockdown and offered to drop off supplies.
Last year, Styles inducted Nicks into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – for the second time – and accompanied her on stage for a performance of Stop Draggin ‘My Heart Around.
Nicks revealed that the British singer had ‘called multiple times’ during the lockdown and offered to drop supplies for her along with her goddaughter, roommate, assistant and three dogs she was isolating herself with.
‘[Harry] is an amazing man, ”she told Vogue. “He’s so talented, he’s a very, very great artist, and he’s so funny.
“He could actually have a TV show, like James Corden or Johnny Carson – he could do it. When you’re with Harry Styles, you’re not with a famous person, it’s just Harry.
Nicks (pictured last year) said she “just wanted the light at the end of the tunnel to appear” – in the wake of the ongoing global pandemic and devastating California wildfires, of which she can see the smoke from his window.
Earlier this month, Nicks revealed she contacted ex-Fleetwood Mac teammate Lindsey Buckingham following her heart attack last year.
She told the Los Angeles Times that she wrote him a letter after he fell ill last year saying, “You better take care of yourself. You better calm down and you better do whatever they tell you and find your voice and feel the grace that you got through.
Nicks revealed that she hadn’t spoken directly with Buckingham for a few years after leaving the legendary group behind classics such as The Chain, Rhiannon and Little Lies.
She said she was “so disappointed” that Buckingham broke up with the group in 2018 after conflicts with the group members.
Earlier this month, Nicks, pictured as a young star, revealed that she contacted former Fleetwood Mac bandmate Lindsey Buckingham following her heart attack last year.
“I never planned for that to happen,” Nicks said. “Every time we got together to do a tour or a record, I always walked with hope in my heart… I felt like all the wind had gone from my sails.
The singer-songwriter told the newspaper that she remains creatively inspired as she works on another album based on the poetry she wrote.
In an interview with the BBC in August, she advised future stars to start saving for rehabilitation now and set aside $ 30,000 for future treatment.
She revealed that drugs were commonplace at the height of her fame in the 1970s and warned of the dangers of drug addiction in a recent BBC interview.
Nicks said: “I wouldn’t advise anyone to go in because if you do, I’m telling everyone to open a savings account and start saving money for your rehab bill, because it will cost $ 30,000 to stop these drugs, so just don’t start.