There are all sorts of quirky new commercials with new songs that are being played on the tv and radio these days, and they are stuck in my head. For the most part, I like the songs. (Of course, I haven't heard all of the lyrics, so please forgive me if anything is questionable.) I just don't know the artists' names in most cases. So, today, I tried to use my investigative skills to track down a few that I remembered.
There this one, "Love Song", by Sarah Bareilles that is playing on the home page of her site. It plays on the Rhapsody commercial.
Then there's Ingrid Michaelson who sings "The Way I Am" on the Old Navy commercials. I think it is funny how she sings the line, "Here, take my sweater." If you've heard it, you probably know what I mean.
There are two more that were just in my head 10 minutes ago that are now gone because the two above won't get out. That's the problem with songs getting stuck in my head. Sometimes they get really stuck.
Do you know of any to which I might be referring? I'll probably hear them over the weekend... so maybe I'll come up with them by Monday. It's just interesting to see these commercials do such big things for indie and little known artists these days. Land a Gap ad, and your album sales skyrocket.
Update on Saturday morning: I just remembered another artist because she's had at least two big commercial songs out there. Cat Power with a remake of Cat Stevens' "How Can I Tell You" for the diamond advertisement and "Hanging on the Telephone" for Cingular/AT&T.
Then there's Feist with "1234" for the Ipod Nano commercial.
And, don't forget Regina Spektor with "Magic" for the JC Penney ad.