Step into the velvet of the morning
Let yourself lay back within your dreams
Take on the situation but not the torment
Now you know its not as bad as it seems

Well I know you'd like to come away
But baby you can't come
Your fortune is your life's love
Oh and anytime you think about leaving
Think about what you know
Well think about it
Think about it before you go

Even when you feel like your life is fading
I know that you'll go on forever You're that good
Heartbreak of the moment is not endless
Now your fortune is your life's love
Well honey
I know you'd like to come away
But baby you can't come
Your fortune is your life's love
Whoa and anytime you think about leaving
Think about what you know
Well think about it
Think about it before you go

And the heart says danger
And the heart says whatever
It is... that you want from me
I am just one small part
Of forever
Falling star star
Catcher

Even when you feel like your life is fading
I know that you'll go on forever You're that good
Heartbreak of the moment is not endless
Your fortune is your life's love
Well honey I know you'd like to come away
But baby you can't come
Your fortune is your life's love
Anytime you think about leaving
Think about what you know
Well think about it
Think about it before you go
Well think about it
Think about it before you go
And the heart says danger
The heart says whatever
Think about it
Think about it before you go


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Think About It Lyrics as written by Roy Bittan Stevie Nicks

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    This song was originally written around 1975 or 1976 for Christine Mcvie while she was getting a divorce. It was basically like think about your decision. Think about it before you go.

    mary101876on April 06, 2021   Link
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    Stevie wrote this song for Christine McVie but also for herself. And this is about a decision to stay in Fleetwood Mac whether struggles like breake-ups, unfriendly situation within the band etc. etc. But another reason why Christine wanted to leave were roadies and tours that she was fed up with. It all lead Nicks to write a song to make her stay. I think this is the only song on her "Bella Donna" LP that shows the good side of show business/ music career because it's a place that can give you joy and happiness. But here are (I think) all Stevie's comments about that :D : ............................................................................................................................................

    I wrote that for Chris when she and John were really seriously getting divorced... on the road, which was one of your larger, unpleasant times. And Lindsey and I were sort of the same thing, except that you know, when somebody else is going through it, too... one person gets strong and the other person gets weak. So you know, Chris and I would be constantly be like, 'Okay, I'm gonna be strong now and you can fall apart, and then she'll be strong and I'll fall apart.' And that was on a particular time when she was falling apart and I was being strong. I didn't want her to quit. And so I was trying in my little philosophic way to give her some strength and hold her up a little bit. You know, people are asking me about these dedications and I just really wanted everybody to know that I wrote that for my friend, Chris... when she was sad.

    • 1981 ............................................................................................................................................

    I wrote Think About It in 1975 for Chris [McVie] and for myself, too... I wrote it for her because I needed to write it for somebody else. She was going through her divorce with John, and in those days there were no wardrobe mistresses or speech therapists or anything, there was just me and Chris. So all she had, really, was me. And so I really had to be her friend and really be strong beside her at that point because she was really going to leave. And I had had my problems with Lindsey and I was really going to leave. And so this was just a song to remind her and remind me at the same time that we were giving up a lot if we left. And that it was really something that should be taken to the heart and thought about heavily before we walked out.

    • WLIR New York interview, 1981 ............................................................................................................................................

    This particular song was written because Christine and John were breaking up. And she was very upset. And this was in the very beginning of Fleetwood Mac, and we had no wardrobe mistresses, no makeup artists... it was just us. And so she and I just had eachother to lean on. All over the country, alone. And so I was really her backbone for a few weeks in that period of time. Oh, and it turned around many times... but that was when I wrote that song. I didn't want her to leave, you know? And I was telling myself 'don't leave,' too. We knew... I mean, 'what are you going to do, Chris, what am I going to do? Work in a restaurant?' It's ridiculous. We can't give all this up... the music is fabulous, we can't just give it up because our men are messing up our lives.

    • WMMR Pennsylvania interview, 1981
    [Edit: Grammar]
    Jekaterinaon February 27, 2024   Link

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