Songs in Commercials

From a thread on MetaFilter, songs in commercials are becoming a phenomenon all their own — Cadillac is even becoming popular with some younger buyers due to their use of a Zepplin song in an ad.

There’re also websites that help people figure out the artists that performed songs heard in commercials. At first, I was happy to discover SongTitle.info as there’s one song from a GMC Yukon commercial that I’m still trying to track down (the commercial featured the hulking beasts driving in choreographed circles, synchronized-swimming style).

SongTitle has an entry for “Our Day Will Come” by Ruby & The Romantics (with a link to a sound sample) for the Yukon. But, after listening, I ruled that one out. I don’t hold it against SongTitle, but I suppose they just don’t have the details for that particular commercial.

Even Volkswagen has a CD of collected songs from its commercials. Some of the more obvious ones — such as Mr. Roboto — are on there, but I may just get it to discover some new techno artists (good techo is just so hard to find these days).

2,514 thoughts on “Songs in Commercials

  1. Anyone know what song is playing on the ancient top ten advert on channel H2?? I think I made out a few words to be ” I can take a minute and rise again” with “rise up rise up” in the background…
    Tried Shazam but it couldn’t pick it up due to talking over the advert…

  2. What is the song and the Artist that does the song in the Blue Moon beer commercial? One line “The moment that I met you I thought you were so fine”.

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