They’re a Norwegian collaboration laying down some pretty groovy electro disco that I “discovered” after finally Shazam’ing the track from the 2010 Cadillac CTS-V commercial. I had seen it a few times and the music totally hooked me. The vocals are lazy/hazy female sing/talk pacing that “resembles the half-awake sister of Kim Carnes” – that’s a quote from Andy Kellman’s review on eMusic – which is dead on. Anyway – the album Real Life is No Cool is great if you’re into “mixing Balearic beat, space disco, house and new wave”. Enjoy…
Dads like beer. Dads like beer commercials – especially from Australia. Here are the top 10 beer ads from down under. They’re all pretty funny – displaying the unique Aussie humor and some of them are pretty ingenious. My faves are #8 Carlton and #6 Tooheys. Good day mates!
Also – just recently at this year’s Clios (the Academy Awards for advertising) the best in show Grand Clio television ad for 2010…. is a beer ad from Australia:
I personally think that the Old Spice’s “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” spot was better – funnier, more memorable. Proof: compare their respective YouTube views – over 10 million for Old Spice and 80K for Boag’s Draught.
Always keeping my eyes open for advertising that truly impacts audiences and delivers its message in a break-through way. Simple yet beautiful and as a parent – the execution hits really hard. This PSA from Sussex (England) Safer Roads Partnership is an example of pitch perfect message delivery. The fact that I’m taking time to share it is proof enough: