Daisy Jones & The Six captures the 1970s through a documentary about a fictional rock band.Created by Scott Neustadter and Michael H.
Weber, the music series follows the “precipitous rise and fall of a renowned rock band” led by charismatic singers Daisy Jones (Riley Keough) and Billy Dunne (Sam Claflin).The miniseries, presented as a documentary, sees the fictional band “reveal the truth” on why they decided to call it quits at the height of their fame.Sort of.
The show is based on the book of the same name by Taylor Jenkins Reid, which was inspired by the dynamic between Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham on the band’s 1997 live album ‘The Dance’.Writing about his inspirations for the book on Hello Sunshine, Reid wrote: “Two years ago, when I decided I wanted to write a book about rock ‘n’ roll, I kept coming back to that moment when Lindsey watched Stevie sing ‘Landslide’.
How it looked so much like two people in love.“And yet, we’ll never truly know what lived between them. I wanted to write a story about that, about how the lines between real life and performance can get blurred, about how singing about old wounds might keep them fresh.“Even after copious amounts of research about Fleetwood Mac and a host of other duos and bands, I’m still taken with that moment between them.Read more on nme.com