" is a song by Fleetwood Mac
, that appeared on their 1987 album Tango in the Night
. The song was the first single to be released from the album, reaching number five on the U.S. charts,
A 12-inch version featured an extended dance mix, with added vocals by Stevie Nicks
. While the 12-inch version included "You & I, Part II
" from the Tango in the Night
album, the 7-inch version included an non-album track, "You & I, Part I
". A limited edition 12-inch picture disc was released in the UK, as well as a double 7-inch pack, which contained the "Big Love
" single, and an exclusive 7-inch featuring "The Chain" as an A-side.
"Big Love" was written by Lindsey Buckingham
, and was originally going to be part of his third solo album which he began working on in 1985, but the project became a Fleetwood Mac album instead. The song epitomised the stylised production techniques used on the album, with its provocative "oh - ahh" male/female vocal exchange. Though many assumed the female "ahh" to be Stevie Nicks, it was actually Lindsey Buckingham performing both, created by way of his voice being sampled and altered in the studio to mimic that of a woman. The sample was aired several times on Late Night with David......