Fleetwood Mac founder recreates viral ‘Desires’ TikTok video
That is one meta homage.
Mick Fleetwood has recreated a heartwarming viral video that includes one in all his largest hits.
The inspiration video, which exploded on-line final week, confirmed a person skateboarding down a freeway whereas consuming Ocean Spray juice and singing together with Stevie Nicks to Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 hit “Desires.”
The frontman posted his personal model of the juice-glugging clip to TikTok over the weekend.
“@420doggface208 had it proper,” Fleetwood, 73, captioned a video of himself skating via a lush backyard within the rain, consuming straight from a Cran-Raspberry bottle and singing with Stevie. “Desires and Cranberry simply hits totally different.”
@420doggface208 had it proper. Desires and Cranberry simply hits totally different. #Desires #CranberryDreams #FleetwoodMac
♬ Desires (2004 Remaster) – Fleetwood Mac
The clip, posted Sunday, has already racked up over 3.9 million views. Fleetwood seems to have created his TikTok for the only real objective of posting the video, which is the one one at present uploaded to his account.
Fleetwood’s recreation follows the band formally asserting their approval of the video on Twitter, tweeting, “We love this!” alongside the clip final Saturday, shortly after it went viral.
The band has good purpose to be praising the video, because it introduced the rock group a spike in gross sales and streams along with rocketing the decades-old track again onto the charts, the place it at present sits at No. 28 on the every day model of the Rolling Stone High 100 Songs Chart. Apple knowledge discovered that “Desires” noticed a 221 % enhance in streams following the video — which additionally introduced luck to its creator.
Nathan Apodaca, who recorded the clip after his RV broke down on his technique to work and he was pressured to skate the remainder of the way in which, advised TMZ he has acquired over $10,000 in donations on account of his candy video.
“It’s loopy,” he stated of the cash, which has been pouring into his Venmo, Money App and PayPal. “It’s a blessing.”
The Idaho Falls resident plans to offer $5,000 to his mom and purchase himself a brand new RV, as his present one has no operating water, greater than 300,000 miles on it and breaks down regularly attributable to its unreliable battery.
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