Stand back: Stevie Nicks is preparing to unleash a new solo album.
The Fleetwood Mac frontwoman announced Thursday that she'll release "24 Karat Gold -- Songs From the Vault" on Oct. 7, only a week after the band launches its first tour with Christine McVie in over a decade.
The follow-up to 2011's "In Your Dreams," Nicks' record consists primarily of songs written between 1969 and 1987, according to a statement; there's also one from 1994 and another from 1995. Nicks co-produced the album in Nashville and Los Angeles with Dave Stewart (who also oversaw "In Your Dreams") and her longtime guitarist, Waddy Wachtel.
"Each song is a...