Why this Baby Boomer hit song is topping the charts 40 years on
Fleetwood Mac are back in the spotlight after a TikTok featuring one of their songs went viral last month.
The album Rumours was released over 43 years ago but it quickly moved up to No. 11 on the ARIA Albums Chart this week, jumping six spots from the previous week.
The song Dreams had an even more impressive week after a man long boarding down the street used it in his TikTok video.
The single has moved up to No. 4 - a 10-spot jump from last week.
Nathan Apodaca was the man behind the viral TikTok - dubbed The Dreams Challenge - and quickly became an internet sensation.
It currently has over 60 million views.
I don’t use this verbiage often but this is a whole vibe. simple as that pic.twitter.com/NfdLsgLkxu
— DrewFrog (@DrewFrogger) September 25, 2020
Soon it caught the attention of the band’s very own Mick Fleetwood, as he recreated the video.
Apodaca appeared on the Today show and said he was honoured after watching the TikTok.
"He made his own TikTok account. His first video was this one. The parody of my video. I feel honoured. A legend doing that. It's just amazing," he said. "I got to talk to him in the another interview. He was telling me that his daughters and everything said 'Dad, you need to do this'.
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