Viral Meme = Chart Success For Fleetwood Mac
At this point, we don’t care how younger generations get exposed to classic rock music as long as it happens.
Enter Twitter and Fleetwood Mac.
However you feel about the social media platform, a tweet from user @bottledfleet recently shared this now viral meme utilizing Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams.”
The result? “Dreams” has launched to number 14 on Billboard’s Hot Rock Songs chart. Per Billboard, download sales of “Dreams” has increased by 36 percent and has tallied 1.9 million streams from various music services. Even Rumours has experienced a 12 percent increase in album units sold/streamed.
Hmmmm…looks like we have to start creating more memes to help reach these kids!
Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.