Fleetwood, 73, reported: “This is a beautifully inspiring relationship amongst two resourceful companions that realize all facets of the business. Foremost, BMG understands the artistry and places the artist to start with. If this partnership is any indication of my past, and now long term, functioning partnership with BMG, it is that they actually ‘get it’.”

BMG chief executive Hartwig Masuch reported: “Mick Fleetwood is the bedrock of one of the best bands in rock, he has a special expertise to convey jointly musicians of all genres and of study course he is one of rock’s best drummers.

“BMG is happy to signify his best get the job done and psyched about the forthcoming launch of Mick Fleetwood & Pals.”

The deal as brokered by his manager Carl Stubner from the Shelter Music Group.

Together with John McVie, the drummer formed Fleetwood Mac in 1967 with guitarists Peter Environmentally friendly and Jeremy Spencer.

They located wider accomplishment with their blues-rock 3rd album Then Participate in On, just before disbanding amid infighting and substance abuse.

Fleetwood and McVie resurrected the band in the mid-seventies with a new line-up which include Buckingham, Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie, locating international accomplishment.

They have bought far more than 100m records globally, generating them one of the most productive groups in record.

Buckingham was fired from the band in 2018 and changed by Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell and Neil Finn of Crowded Property.