Albatross by Fleetwood Mac was a UK number 1 hit on Wednesday, January 29, 1969 spending 1 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. An albatross is a bird that sailors believed brought bad luck, hence the expression "An albatross around your neck." The albatross appears in the poem The Rhyme Of The Ancient Mariner by Samuel Coleridge. Fleetwood Mac guitarist Peter Green read the poem as a child, which gave him the idea for the song.

Albatross FAQs

Who sang Albatross?

Albatross was performed by Fleetwood Mac

What year did Albatross get to the UK number 1 spot?

Albatross first became a UK number 1 on Wednesday, January 29, 1969

How long was Albatross at number 1 in the UK?

Albatross spent 1 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.