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    It is possible that a thread like this exists, but we all hear great songs in commercials every once in awhile, and always wonder what they are. We all also hear a song, and know we've heard it before in some commercial or TV show, and can never remember.

    I sent a friend "The Other Side of Mt. Heart Attack" by Liars recently and he swears he's heard it on a show or commercial and wanted me to ask about it, so now we can have a thread for all questions of this nature, should anyone have any.
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    NPR likes to play Aphex Twin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by orbit View Post
    NPR likes to play Aphex Twin.
    I feel like NPR's filler music used to be better. I mean, it's still good music, but it used to be really clever in that the music played before/after a piece would almost always relate to the topic of the story. Now it's more often just pretty transition noise. It's too bad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Courtney View Post
    I feel like NPR's filler music used to be better. I mean, it's still good music, but it used to be really clever in that the music played before/after a piece would almost always relate to the topic of the story. Now it's more often just pretty transition noise. It's too bad.
    Yeah I remember that. They ran a story on Marketplace about the end of Polariod cameras, and they played the song "Polaroid" by Curve (early 2000's). I also remember a story about the Greek fires (sometime last year?), and they played "This Fire" by Franz Ferdinand. That one was almost creepy/inappropriate if anyone remembers how that song goes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by orbit View Post
    NPR likes to play Aphex Twin.
    Yeah, I hear "Film" played in between segments all the time.

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    Really? Huh.

    One of my favorite bands is a band I discovered through a commercial. They're called Sleepy Rebels, and I heard their song Kaleidoscope on a JC Penny commercial. The lead singer has such a beautiful voice. If you look at their myspace, that's actually me at number 7 in their top 8.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thelastgreatman
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    KZSC uses the piano part from "All My Friends" for the Drama Hour's fake news bit... Although that's not really a commercial...

    There is that Oasis song used in every AT&T commercial, though...
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    I can't even listen to the Oasis song anymore, I've seen the commercial too many times.
    Quote Originally Posted by thelastgreatman
    Lingo, shut the fuck up. You look like a goddamn cancer patient and your analogy is idiotic. Also, The Black Keys are unlistenable garbage, you unbelievable fucking dork.

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    I would be a little more excited about seeing the Verve if that jewelry store commercial hadn't destroyed Bittersweet Symphony over the holidays. That commercial was on every five minutes.

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    wilco pretty much rents out their catalog to volkswagon...
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    I get calls once in a while from friends about this fantastic commercial with awesome song (Space Dementia - sang by my most favorite band) made by a great director (also a top fave of mine) with a super gorgeous actress (Whew!) in it. "Is that Muse?! It's in one of the CDs you gave to me, right?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by idrive1life View Post
    I get calls once in a while from friends about this fantastic commercial with awesome song (Space Dementia - sang by my most favorite band) made by a great director (also a top fave of mine) with a super gorgeous actress (Whew!) in it. "Is that Muse?! It's in one of the CDs you gave to me, right?"

    i remember when i first saw this.. i never thought i'd hear a song off OOS in a commercial..

    at least not this one.

    one of muse's greatest songs.. i love Matt's voice!

    and Eva Green is really sexy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alex97 View Post
    i remember when i first saw this.. i never thought i'd hear a song off OOS in a commercial..

    at least not this one.

    one of muse's greatest songs.. i love Matt's voice!

    and Eva Green is really sexy.
    yeah fuckin excellent!!!!

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    "walk on the wild side" is in a car commercial
    as is "waters of nazareth"

    and ever since apple put CSS' "music is my hot, hot sex" on the ipod touch commercial, i've grown more and more pissed. stupid stupid sorority girls walk through parties asking for "the ipod song" or "music is my girlfriend."

    fuck that shit.

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    the Sarah McLaughlin song on the kleenex commercial makes me need a kleenex.
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    they play justice in the new cadillac spot
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    Hum-Stars on a car commercial. I believe its Chrysler.
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    Band of Horses - "The Funeral" on that Ford commercial

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    Sweet Road - Animal Collective in some old ad.

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    i heard devotchka's - "how it ends" on a gerber commercial
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    There was this thread from a while ago; but it's okay because this title is probably better.

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    Jamie Lidell is on a Target commercial
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    that pony band that is playing coachella has a song in a commercial.
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    M Ward is in a Cadillac commercial too


    And I was gonna mention ''Genesis'' in that new Cadillac commercial but somebody already said it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by suprefan View Post
    M Ward is in a Cadillac commercial too


    And I was gonna mention ''Genesis'' in that new Cadillac commercial but somebody already said it.
    meeeee
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    I heard Rogue Wave's "Lake Michigan" in a Zune commercial last night...

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    Chemical Brothers and Midlake in that Monster.com commercial.

    The Shins' Sleeping Lessons in the Zune commercial.

    And about NPR, I've noticed they play a lot of Ratatat in between segments

    And since someone brought up that Wong Kar Wai - Muse - Eva Green commercial - I'm wondering if anyone else notices how freaking cheesy that commercial gets about half way through.

    Wong Kar Wai's is great and the first half is straight butter, but that cheesy clock, bad stairway effect and stupid, seventies cop movie framing of Eva inexplicably jumping across a crowd just makes me squirm every time I see it.

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    What about Stellastarr* for Universal Studios..

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    yeah i saw band of horses tonight and they were awesome, but anyways, i can't believe people havent mentioned the shins/zune commercial. fuck a zune, but that new shins is pretty good and sleeping lessons on a commercial is cool.
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    I heard Boards Of Canada in Wendy's commercial.

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