News

Stevie Nicks wants to write music for ‘Game of Thrones’

Stevie Nicks wants to write music for ‘Game of Thrones’

STEVIE NICKS: The rocker wants to write music for "Game of Thrones." Photo: Associated Press

Rocker Stevie Nicks has set her sights on turning poetry inspired by her favorite TV show into music for the series.

The Fleetwood Mac singer admits she became hooked on “Game of Thrones” after her mother died in 2011, and used the show as part of her recovery.

The characters inspired Nicks to create poetry and now she’s hoping to turn her literary efforts into tunes for the soundtrack.

The singer, who recently appeared on another favorite show, “American Horror Story: Coven,” says, tells the Radio Times, “I’ve written a bunch of poetry about it – one for each of the characters. I’m always looking for that kind of inspiration, and I’m very inspired by it – as I was very inspired by ‘Twilight.’

“It blows my mind that he’s (author George R. R. Martin) able to create this vast, interlinked world. As a songwriter I write little movies. But I can’t imagine sitting down and writing even one small book, a novel. We each have our thing that we’re really good at.”

Recent Headlines

in Local

Electronic billboard for Center Ithaca denied

Photo Credit Sara McCloskey

Officials say they worry the proposed sign for Center Ithaca could disturb residents and detract from the Commons.

in Entertainment, Sports

Was ‘Concussion’ altered to avoid angering the NFL?

10-overlay1

Hacked Sony emails appear to show that the m arketing plans for the movie were positioned to focus on the story of a whistle-blower, rather than a condemnation of the sport.

in National

Millions hit by data hack still don’t know they’re victims

11-overlay

The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three months ago.

in Local

Former leader of Ithaca civic group arrested for grand larceny

martorelli

Micah Martorelli of Ithaca is charged with stealing over $6,000 from his organization in the span of around four months.

in National

Study: Millennials’ credit scores are in the gutter

creditcard

Millennials get plenty of recognition for frugality and their desire to share everything from cars to clothes, but they also have the lowest average credit score of any generation.