Sunday, February 01, 2009

Bob Dylan and Will.I.Am Commercial

I didn't watch that much of the game. I didn't get off work until the second quarter was over half over with. I sat down and watched because I didn't want to miss the Half Time show and I wanted to see some of the commercials. During the Super Bowl the ad companies roll out their most inventive commercials. Maybe they did during other parts of the game, but from what I saw I wasn't that impressed. After halftime I didn't watch anymore of the game. I had it on while I was in the other room on the computer so I listened to it.

I missed this commercial when it came on but I had already read about it so I was intrigued. I love this version of the song between these two singers, Dylan and Will.I.Am. I'm always a little...I'm not sure exactly what, somewhat taken aback I guess, when I hear a song from someone like Dylan used as a commercial. It was Dylan in the ad and he agreed so I can't complain too much, he can use his songs however he wants. And now days music is used to sell everything. I just guess I still have some of that feeling that some songs shouldn't be used to sell things. But I really do like this song.


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2 comments:

Jessica said...

ooh, I really liked that ad! I'm with you though...it's always a tough call, with me, about using songs like that to sell things.

JohnH985 said...

It is such a great song, one of my favorites. But I guess if the artist that created the song wants to use it for commercials who am I to argue? At least it's not like with the Beatles music that gets licensed because they don't own the publishing rights to their own songs. So they have no say.

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