Stevie Nicks’ very cautious pandemic journey ended with a broken knee

Stevie Nicks has taken as many precautions as possible during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and advised her fans to do the same. She explained that she barely left her California home during this time. Eventually, however, her work on a concert film required her to travel to Chicago. Although she did it as carefully as possible, she did not return home unscathed. Although she did not catch the coronavirus, she broke her knee.

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Stevie Nicks worked on a concert film during the pandemic

Nicks has felt particularly frustrated with her inability to play music during the pandemic.

“This pandemic is more than just a pandemic for me. It’s stealing what I consider to be my last years of youth, Nicks told the New Zealand Herald. “I don’t have 10 years to hang around and wait for this thing to go away. I have places to go, people to sing for, another album to make. With each passing day, it’s like I’m taking this time. I think that’s the hardest thing for me.

To combat the feeling of hopelessness and keep fans happy, Nicks started working on Stevie Nicks 24 Karat Gold: The Concert. This featured footage from his 2016 tour.

“As we started to realize that this Covid thing was no joke, I started to think to myself, ‘Well, you know what? It’s perhaps the closest thing to a big, big gig that isn’t from 1977 and is new,” she said. “It’s brand new and it’s fantastic.”

She injured her knee in the snow

In order to edit the film, Nicks traveled to Chicago. She tried to avoid contact with others as much as possible, traveling by private jet and staying in a previously vacant house on a golf course. She worried that getting sick would permanently affect her voice, but she wanted to be part of the editing process.

“They can’t do it without me. I will not allow it,” she said. “We have done everything. It was really fun. We were really safe.

Unfortunately, the month-long trip did not go smoothly. Towards the end, Nicks slipped in the snow and fell hard.

“I felt like I was screaming as I went through the air and I saw the gravel driveway coming towards my face and I just did a quick turn,” she explained. “So I didn’t fall face down and I caught myself. Thanks to my strong tambourine arms, I was able to keep myself from collapsing even more. It was a very bad fall, but that’s okay.

She fractured her knee which she had already injured in the past.

“He struggled to improve,” she said. “I really hurt my knee, my left knee, before, years ago. I had taken care of it and fixed it…I had just brought it to where it was Totally better, then I fractured it. So now it’s almost better.

Stevie Nicks started playing her first shows since the pandemic

Fortunately, Nicks recovered and was able to resume performing. She canceled her 2021 tour dates to protect her health. This year, however, she started touring again. Nicks noted that due to their strict health and safety policies, she did not catch the coronavirus.

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