"Miranda" as written by and Lindsey Buckingham....
At the end of the day
The end of the light
She keeps the remains of all of her foes
Miranda is dying with all of her might
She never comes
She always goes


She sticks the camera right into her arm
Anything to forget what the trouble's about
It causes her pain,
That's part of the charm
She's down for the count then finally out


Miranda is taking the stars down
A little something to call her own
But the lion still rules Miranda
And Miranda is always alone


She sees her face in another magazine
And the walls all close in as the fancy takes flight
Can't stand to be loved,
But she loves to be seen
She slips down headlong into the night


Miranda is taking the stars down
A little something to call her own
But the lion still rules Miranda
And Miranda is always alone


And then all at once the sun starts to rise
She sees her father holding her down
All the daylight is poison to her eyes
She slips down the shade and lets herself drown


Miranda is taking the stars down
A little something to call her own
But the lion still rules Miranda
And Miranda is always alone


The lights shine down the marina
All across her safety zone
But loneliness follows Miranda
And Miranda is always alone
Miranda is always alone
Miranda is always alone


Ooh... ooh... ooh... ooh... ooh... ooh...


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"Miranda" as written by Lindsey Buckingham

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    General CommentThis is my favorite off their new album and I can't believe I'm the first to post. Awesome Song.
    sunglassesaresexyon June 23, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI doubt Stevie Nicks would create a song based on a character without so much character. Surely it's deeper than that.
    But anyways, I dont like the song per say, but I like the lyrics because of how helplessly and regetfully isolated this girl is. Its kind of like me. Oh and my name is Miranda, too. =)
    spunhearton January 07, 2005   Link
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    General CommentMy name is Miranda too, it is the reason I bought the cd actually because I absolutely love Fleetwood Mac, and I didn't really care for the song either. The song is really odd, and doesn't embody the name Miranda at all in my opinion.
    murrry22on January 23, 2005   Link
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    General Commentabout spunheart's comment. the song is a Lindsey Buckingham song...
    sumwhatfunnyon January 30, 2005   Link
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    General CommentGreat song, dark meaning contrasted with incredibly uplifting music....LB was and is a genius
    kevwizon May 18, 2007   Link
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    General CommentHAHAHA. yes, spunheart, it is a LB song. once in a while lindsey will write a song with a name as the title.. like "caroline" :) But I can see how you thought it was a stevie song because she has written "sara" & "rhiannon"
    ilovefleetwoodmacon September 23, 2010   Link
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    My InterpretationIt's about the feelings of hollowness felt by an aspiring celebrity, who is haunted by the memories of her abusive and possibly incestuous father.
    adaminoacids32on August 11, 2017   Link
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    General CommentI heard that this song was written about Miranda, the TV show character from Sex And the City.

    Sounds implausible but anything is possible I guess.
    stoolhardyon December 16, 2004   Link

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