Car Commercial Mix
I've had some downtime lately due to server issues and have been watching even more tv than usual. I noticed a new commercial for the Lexus ES350 in which robotic arms are sensually caressing fenders and headrests as they finish assembling the car.
Not only is this ad clever (a car so sexy even robots can't resist!), but it had some pretty sweet music playing in the background. After a little searching on Adtunes.com I discovered the song was Amazing Life by Jem.
Every day the airwaves are inundated by more car ads than most any other (except maybe cell phones) and I appreciate it when the ad is fun to watch. Remember the ad for the Volkswagen Golf where two guys picked up a curbside chair that had a peculiar odor? How about the one where the girl in the passenger seat of the Mitsubishi was grooving to that Dirty Vegas song?
In a fit of nostalgia and pop culture appreciation I have compiled a mix of cool songs featured in car commercials from the last few years, starting with Da Da Da by Trio and ending with Jem. Enjoy it during your next road trip!
1. Da Da Da, Trio -Volkswagen Golf 1999
2. Ready to Go, Republica -Mitsubishi Galant 1999
3. Ladyshave, Gus Gus (remixed by Paul Oakenfold) -Mitsubishi Eclipse 2001
4. I Wish That, The Faces -Mitsubishi Galant 2001
5. 20th Century Boy, T. Rex -Mitsubishi Montero 2001
6. Start the Commotion, The Wiseguys -Mitsubishi Eclipse 2001
7. Whoever You Are, Geggy Tah -Merceds C-Coupe 2002
8. Tom's Diner (remix), Suzanne Vega -Nissan Maxima 2002
9. We've Been Had, The Walkmen -Saturn Ion 2003
10. Pink Moon, Nick Drake -Volkswagen Cabrio 2002
11. Light and Day, Polyphonic Spree -Volkswagen Beetle 2003
12. She Sells Sanctuary, The Cult -Ford Mustang 2003
13. Days Go By, Dirty Vegas -Mitsubishi Eclipse 2003
14. Breathe, Telepopmusik -Mitsubishi Outlander 2003
15. Get A Move On, Mr. Sruff -Volvo V70 2003
16. Parsec, Stereo Lab -Volkswagen 2003
17. Horn Dog, Overseer -Mitsubishi Endeavor 2004
18. Do You Realize, The Flaming Lips -Mitsubishi Galant 2004
19. Dust in the Wind, Kansas -Subaru B9 Tribeca 2005
20. Amazing Life, Jem -Lexus ES350 2006