“In days that are really challenging…it makes people smile, and I’m so happy to be part of it. I’ve heard you talking about it, and it’s so joyous and fun.”
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Fleetwood said that the video came at the perfect time, as people are struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. “I just wanna say, outside of Fleetwood Mac, we owe you. BBC News brought the two men together during a surprise interview on Friday.
“We owe you”Mick Fleetwood thanks the man behind the viral video that’s made Fleetwood Mac’s Dreams a hit all over againhttps://t.co/tMeVEj1wJl pic.twitter.com/sNC1VG2Gec— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) October 9, 2020
“One, we owe you,” Fleetwood told a shocked Apodaca during the remote interview. Mick Fleetwood, co-founder of the legendary band Fleetwood Mac, surprised the TikTok star on air Friday to thank him for his viral video.
Apodaca’s TikTok, which featured him skateboarding while drinking cranberry juice and singing along to Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams,” has garnered over 38 million views on the platform. Fleetwood has already recreated the video himself, and Ocean Spray gifted Apodaca a truck. The video helped the iconic 1977 hit song have its biggest-ever week on streaming services. Congratulations on a wild, wild skateboard journey that has led us to talking today.””I feel blessed and I appreciate you,” Apodaca said in response, thanking him for sharing the video on social media. “It’s such a celebration of everything. His daughter also crashed the interview, saying her favorite Fleetwood Mac song is “Landslide.” “I hope Stevie’s watching,” Fleetwood said at the end of the interview, speaking of his bandmate, Steve Nicks. “It’s just awesome.” @420doggface208 Morning vibe ##420souljahz ##ec ##feelinggood ##h2o ##cloud9 ##happyhippie ##worldpeace ##king ##peaceup ##merch ##tacos ##waterislife ##high ##morning ##710 ##cloud9 ♬ Dreams (2004 Remaster) – Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood said he hoped the two men could meet one day, saying, “You’re right in my heart.”
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Adopcaca thanked Fleetwood for sending him a letter. “She’s going to be overjoyed.”
First published on October 10, 2020 / 12:05 PM Mick Fleetwood surprises viral TikTok “Dreams” star Nathan Apodaca on air: “We owe you.”
By Sophie Lewis
October 10, 2020 / 12:05 PM
/ CBS News
All of Nathan Apodaca’s “dreams” are coming true this week. It’s such a great story, and so needed,” he told the Idaho native.