Fleetwood Mac's album Rumours is back in the charts after viral 'Dreams' TikTok video

‘Dreams’ and cranberry juice just hits different, according to Mick Fleetwood

Roisin O'Connor
Tuesday 06 October 2020 11:25
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Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours has returned to the US Top 40 for the first time in seven years, after a viral TikTok video featured album track “Dreams”.

Nathan Apodaca, an Idaho-based labourer known on TikTok as 420doggface208, rose to fame after he filmed himself skateboarding down a highway while drinking cranberry juice and mouthing the song lyrics.

The video’s pure, joyful nature caught the attention of millions, culminating in a recreation of the video by Mick Fleetwood himself.

“@420doggface208 had it right,” Fleetwood wrote. “'Dreams’ and Cranberry just hits different.”

The video was liked more than 400,000 times in the 11 hours since being uploaded, with Fleetwood amassing more than 50,000 followers.m

Fleetwood Mac had originally shared their love for Apodaca’s video on Twitter, tweeting in September: “We love this!”

Apodaca has received thousands of dollars in donations since posting the clip, which he says he plans to spend on vehicle repairs and upgrades, as well as his parents.

“Dreams”, which was released in 1977, has since received 8.47m streams in the US alone, beating September’s record of 3.83m.

The song has also returned to the UK charts, currently at No 85. It remains Fleetwood Mac’s only No 1 in the US.

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