Mick Fleetwood thinks it’s “cool” that his band’s basic tune “Goals” is climbing the charts once more.
Final month, Nathan Apodaca posted a TikTok video of himself skateboarding and chugging cranberry juice whereas lip-syncing to the Fleetwood Mac 1977 hit “Goals.” The clip has been considered over 30 million instances, leading to Apodaca being gifted a cranberry-hued truck from Ocean Spray and the Stevie Nicks penned track gaining over eight million on-demand streams final week.
Fleetwood, 73, even made his personal TikTok copying Apodaca and the 2 met up by way of a Zoom chat.
The British-born musician is humble in regards to the video’s success chalking it as much as a “second of connectivity” that “simply resonated.”
“It was a attain out with a smile,” he advised Web page Six from his residence in Hawaii. “Right here I’m and right here we go. It’s so what we’d like proper now. And the way cool is that?”
“It was type of an enormous accident. That is vastly gratifying and it’s unbelievable,” he mentioned.
Fleetwood Mac are as well-known for his or her songs that outlined the ’70s as a lot as their internecine squabbling, which has led to members leaving and returning.
The newest was in 2018 when guitarist Lindsey Buckingham was fired.
Fleetwood, who says he spoke to Buckingham not too long ago, “has no concept” if Buckingham will ever return.
He defined in a not very clear or succinct approach: “I feel the fact is with out going into big element, one of many issues I at all times say is that the disconnect occurred and there have been feelings that had been considerably not detachable and there are private issues inside the band and Lindsey’s world.
“All I can say is admittedly overtly is that Lindsey Buckingham and the work he has achieved with the band isn’t going to go away and we now have a functioning band with the modifications that we made. You understand time heals and it was pretty to have the ability to discuss with him.”
Fleetwood mentioned the 2 spoke by cellphone after Fleetwood Mac founder Peter Inexperienced handed away age 73 in July.
“Lindsey mentioned, ‘I do know you’re actually unhappy and in fact, I used to be.’ And that’s what reconnected me and Lindsey. We had the best discuss. It was like we’d simply spoken 5 minutes in the past.”
The drummer is wanting ahead to a post-COVID time the place he can carry out once more and “there needs to be a constructive consequence of tales to be advised by all of us.”