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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #285 on: June 09, 2011, 11:07:13 AM »
That JP Morgan Chase ad you hear in the stream, the one with the Scottish guy and the younger woman touting how the bank helped their small business, uses the acoustic guitar part from Cat Steven's The Wind
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #286 on: July 03, 2011, 07:54:17 PM »
Montell Jordan's "This is How We Do It" is selling Pepsi on some clever let's-really-stick-it-to-Coke spots.  Maybe now we can get AL to play it in a 1995 set.

Meanwhile that Miracle Whip "there's a party in my mouth" guy has got to go. Eww.
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #287 on: July 10, 2011, 09:28:51 PM »
Most hilariously bad misappropriation of hip-hop yet: the "when ah say PINEAPPLE, you say MANGO" McDonald's spots (for their new smoothies). Can't tell if it's an actual rapper or an actor playing one, but I LOLed at the absurdity of it.  Smoothies jus' be SO gangsta.
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #288 on: July 11, 2011, 05:38:09 PM »
While watching the SciFi channel (hate its new misspelling of its name as SyFy, btw) over the last week I've seen a commercial for a new shoot-em-up computer game that uses a cover of Nilsson's Best Friend (aka the theme from The Courtship of Eddie's Father). The irony in this is that probably a good 80% or more of the target market for this game are too young to get the reference.
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #289 on: July 19, 2011, 09:56:19 PM »
How many different commercials has Iggy's "The Passenger" been used in now? Just saw it in a Captain Morgan spot.
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #290 on: July 20, 2011, 12:16:55 AM »
How many different commercials has Iggy's "The Passenger" been used in now? Just saw it in a Captain Morgan spot.

It's become the "Still The One" of Gen X.
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #291 on: August 07, 2011, 07:21:27 PM »
Old Navy has turned "Keep Feeling Fascination" into "Keep Trying Combinations". ::)
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #292 on: August 09, 2011, 07:14:01 PM »
OMG: just saw the new Jack-in-the-Box commercial with the cop, fireman & construction worker... I won't spoil it, but great punchline.
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #293 on: August 13, 2011, 06:57:45 PM »
The Slowskys are back!

...uh, they're the tortoises on the Comcast commercials.  (how soon they forget)  They had a baby. Awww...
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #294 on: August 14, 2011, 07:11:52 PM »
Old Navy has turned "Keep Feeling Fascination" into "Keep Trying Combinations". ::)

And now they've remade "Only in My Dreams" as "Only in My Jeans".  Guess Old Navy's target demo is the same as DC's  ;)

OMFG: they've also turned Salt'N'Pepa's "Let's Talk About Sex" into "Let's Talk About Jeans". Oy.
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #295 on: August 28, 2011, 07:25:34 PM »
Old Navy has turned "Keep Feeling Fascination" into "Keep Trying Combinations". ::)

And now they've remade "Only in My Dreams" as "Only in My Jeans".  Guess Old Navy's target demo is the same as DC's  ;)

OMFG: they've also turned Salt'N'Pepa's "Let's Talk About Sex" into "Let's Talk About Jeans". Oy.

worse yet: they've made "Sister Christian" even worse than it was -- didn't think that was possible.

But the dog and the cockatoo singing "Take on Me" for Geico is genius.
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #296 on: September 05, 2011, 06:10:11 PM »
So I'm watching the Weather Channel and the local commercials come on... and they show a spot for "Countdown with Keith Olbermann on MSNBC". Not lately, pal.  (It was the one with the kid at the spelling bee.)  Ooops!
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #297 on: September 05, 2011, 08:12:15 PM »
Duffy's "Mercy" is now flogging Samsung washing machines.
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #298 on: September 09, 2011, 12:30:24 PM »
J.Lo is doing the umpteenth version of "Venus" on those lady razor commercials -- talk about unnecessary!
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #299 on: September 26, 2011, 12:56:20 PM »
Just heard a local spot on 1340 The Boardwalk for a chiropractic group. The tagline: "remember, no one touches you like your chiropractor". Er, seriously??
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