Monday, April 15, 2024

Chevy Electric Car Commercial Pushes 1987 Fleetwood Mac Hit “Everywhere” to Top of iTunes


Fleetwood Mac is the gift that keeps on giving. Their hit making days are long gone but the old songs were so well made they just keep coming back.

Now a song called “Everywhere” from 1987 has jumped to number 3 on iTunes. Fleetwood Mac’s Greatest Hits is up to number 11.

Why? “Everywhere” It’s used liberally in a Chevy commercial promoting electric vehicles. Everyone in the car sings along with it.

“Everywhere” was written by Mac’s premiere songwriter, Christine McVie, and co-produced by Lindsey Buckingham.

McVie sold her catalog rights to Hipgnosis Music last year, and they are busy placing the songs in commercials. Very successfully, I’d say.

But that whole Mac catalog never goes away — “Dreams” had a huge renaissance last year, “Go Your Own Way” is in a pharma commercial, “Don’t Stop” is omnipresent. I’m surprised an older song, “Hypnotized,” hasn’t found its way into a commercial yet. It will, I’m sure!
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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