That is one meta homage.
Mick Fleetwood has recreated a heartwarming viral video that includes one among 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 “Goals.”
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 by a lush backyard within the rain, consuming straight from a Cran-Raspberry bottle and singing with Stevie. “Goals and Cranberry simply hits totally different.”
The clip, posted Sunday, has already racked up over 3.9 million views. Fleetwood seems to have created his TikTok for the only real goal of posting the video, which is the one one presently 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 cause to be praising the video, because it introduced the rock group a spike in gross sales and streams along with rocketing the decades-old music again onto the charts, the place it presently sits at No. 28 on the every day model of the Rolling Stone Prime 100 Songs Chart. Apple knowledge discovered that “Goals” noticed a 221 p.c improve 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 method to work and he was pressured to skate the remainder of the best way, instructed TMZ he has obtained over $10,000 in donations on account of his candy video.
“It’s loopy,” he mentioned of the cash, which has been pouring into his Venmo, Money App and PayPal. “It’s a blessing.”
The Idaho Falls resident plans to present $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 ceaselessly attributable to its unreliable battery.