is working on a new collection of rare songs that she hopes to release this October.Billboard
reports the set, tentatively titled "24 Karat Gold: Songs From the Vault
," will feature lost and stray songs that she's written and recorded through the years, but never made it onto an album.
The selections for "24 Karat Gold" were all newly recorded in Nashville, and co-produced by Nicks, Dave Stewart
and Waddy Wachtel
Nicks says that she just recorded "18 tracks in three weeks"
for the album, saying that it's the "fastest I have ever recorded."
The Fleetwood Mac
singer made the comments Tuesday night during her acceptance speech at the BMI Pop Awards
in Los Angeles, where she was honored with the BMI Icon
award for her songwriting achievements."We went onto YouTube and we found all the songs that, somehow, were taken from my house or picked up or loaned out or whatever ... and we went to Nashville
(and recorded them),"
Nicks told the Associated Press
). "So they're like all starting from like 1969 maybe? I call them my 24 karat gold songs."
Nicks' most recent release is 2011's "In Your Dreams
Nicks and Fleetwood Mac recently announced the return of Christine McVie
to the band for a North American tour this fall, with dates starting September 30 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.