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Car commercials and the songs that appear in them


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#21 of 62 OFFLINE   Ted Lee

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Posted October 29 2001 - 08:21 AM

nick - i think the song is called "21st century boy". i also dug the commercial and a quick search on napster found it. i can't remember the artist, but i don't think it was t-rex...but i'm not sure. i'll try to remember to check and post. ------------------ "The ship of death has a new captain." - nosferatu (1922)
 

#22 of 62 OFFLINE   John_Bonner

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Posted October 29 2001 - 10:00 AM

There's a new Toyota commercial for their 0% financing program and they use "Saved by Zero" by The Fixx. ------------------ JB My baloney has a first name it's H-O-M-E-R my baloney has a second name it's H-O-M-E-R
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#23 of 62 OFFLINE   Frank_W

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Posted October 29 2001 - 05:40 PM

Well, I think it is for Dodge, Aerosmith has the
title song 'Just Push Play' in a commercial.

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#24 of 62 OFFLINE   John Thomas

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Posted October 29 2001 - 09:12 PM

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i think the song is called "21st century boy".

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I don't believe I've seen the commercial, but I do recall that Bad Religion did a song that had that title. Or was it 21st Century Digital Boy? I think that was it.

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#25 of 62 OFFLINE   Sam Hatch

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Posted October 30 2001 - 04:15 AM

The Cult's 'She Sells Sanctuary' was used as well, but I can't remember for what car. Nissan? Mitsubishi? ------------------ "Negative. I am a meat popsicle."
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#26 of 62 OFFLINE   Ted Lee

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Posted October 30 2001 - 08:07 AM

i love that tune (she sells sanctuary)! i still crank it to this day when i hear it. it was the nissan maxima (i think) ------------------ "The ship of death has a new captain." - nosferatu (1922)
 

#27 of 62 OFFLINE   Holadem

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Posted October 30 2001 - 10:06 AM

Nobody knows the music from the Acura commercial I mentioned? Posted Image

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#28 of 62 OFFLINE   Frank_W

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Posted October 30 2001 - 04:01 PM

- That is T.Rex "20th Century Boy" for Mitsubishi. - Is the ACURA commercial with Sarah Vaughan? - Also ... Here's one Edgar Winter "Frankenstein" for Buick.

#29 of 62 OFFLINE   Dan D.

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Posted October 31 2001 - 07:41 AM

Mitsubishi made great use of "Ready to Go" by Republica a few years ago. Actually helped their record sales in the US, I hear.

#30 of 62 OFFLINE   Elizabeth S

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Posted October 31 2001 - 11:30 AM

I love that "20th Century Boy" -- I'm so caught up in the tune I always forget what car the ad is for! I actually didn't really get into that song until they used it in "Velvet Goldmine", a FABULOUS movie with a great soundtrack.

#31 of 62 OFFLINE   John Thomas

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Posted December 19 2001 - 03:38 AM

...thinking that we need a little bump...

#32 of 62 OFFLINE   David-S

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Posted December 19 2001 - 06:57 AM

It was for either the Nissan or Mitsubishi SUV, coupla years ago, they used "Crazy Train" by Ozzy...

#33 of 62 OFFLINE   Mike Broadman

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Posted December 19 2001 - 07:08 AM

How about the bastardised version of Jethro Tull's Thick as a Brick? I laughed when I saw that.

#34 of 62 OFFLINE   Jon_B

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Posted December 19 2001 - 11:44 AM

A newer nissian commercial uses a song from The Police - "Walking on the Moon" Jon
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#35 of 62 OFFLINE   muskie

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Posted December 20 2001 - 11:37 AM

New Nissan truck commercial uses an R.L. Burnside song off Come on In. I couldn't beleive my ears when I heard this. I've been meaning to write his record lable to confirm this. As for the Maxima commercial. It wasn't the beginning where he screams, it is actually towards the end, but I also think they did some editing of the song. I have Who's Next and I'm pretty sure they've slapped various pieces together for the commercial. Muskie

#36 of 62 OFFLINE   John Thomas

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Posted February 13 2002 - 01:24 PM

Updated/cleaned up the list - thought it may be needed since we don't have AdCritic.com anymore. Posted Image

#37 of 62 OFFLINE   Scott L

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Posted February 13 2002 - 02:38 PM

What no Lex commercials? Posted Image



Lexus ?: Shoo Fly Pie and Apple Pan Dowdy - Dinah Shore

Lexus ?: Summer Wind - Lyle Lovett



Somebody had to see one of these, the 2nd with Summer Wind is a favorite.

#38 of 62 OFFLINE   Leo Hinze

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Posted February 14 2002 - 07:08 AM

I think that one of the Acura commercials uses the song Mas Que Nada. I don't recall if it was for the CL or TL, though.

#39 of 62 OFFLINE   John Thomas

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Posted February 14 2002 - 12:57 PM

Scott - I can't recall those commercials but thanks for the input. I suppose the music may jar something loose up there. Posted Image



Leo, do you know who performs that song?

#40 of 62 OFFLINE   Jim Korns

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Posted February 14 2002 - 02:04 PM

Another addition, cool car, good rock and roll... Dodge Viper - Magic Carpet Ride Steppenwolf




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