Trendy Music In Commercials

This blog focuses on the cool, hip, and trendy music featured in current commercials. So we will not be talking about AC/DC's "Back in Black"!


The Dandy Warhols' "TV Theme Song" is featured in a new Saturn commercial.


New Order's "Age of Consent" is featured in AT&T new re-branding of Cingular commercial. AT&T also features Oasis' "All Around the World" in the tag.


Songs featured on Wilco's Sky Blue Sky are appearing in a series of new Volkswagen ads.


Radio 4's "Start a Fire" is used in a promo spot for the new season of FX's "Rescue Me." FX's website for the show also includes music from the Von Bondies, Stereophonics (and a video for their "Devil"), The Twilight Singers, The Black Keys, and The Brian Jonestown Massacre.


Paul van Dyk's "Time of Our Lives" is featured in a Jeep spot.


The La's "There She Goes" is featured in a Bali bra ad.


The promo spots for the Jimmy Kimmel show use Franz Ferdinand's "Do You Want To" but have altered the lyrics so that the vocals are now "Do you Jimmy?"


Peter, Bjorn and John's "Young Folks" has a nice placement in an AT&T commercial.


The Fall's "Blindness" is featured in the current Mitsubishi Outlander commercials.

Kaiser Chiefs' "Modern Way" is used in a promo spot for the new Fox series "Drive."


The Album Leaf's "Always for You" is featured in a Cadillac Escalade commercial.


Mika's "Love Today" is being used in a Verizon Wireless commercial. Nice work by the team negotiating on his behalf - his name and song title are listed at the beginning of the spot.


The Kinks' "Gotta Move" is featured in the new Volvo SUV commercial.


Gasp - Nirvana's "Breed" is featured in a commercial for MLB 2k7 and is also featured in the game itself. Songs by Editors, The Walkmen, The Stooges, and Tapes 'N Tapes are also featured in the game.


Mohair's "Stranded" is the background music on Beck's beer's U.S. website.


The Pogues' "Walking on the Sunny Side of the Street" is featured in a new Cadillac commercial.


The Rapture's "Whoo all right... yeah, uh huh (WAYUH)" has been on repeated loops for Bravo's new reality game show Top Design.


The Stone Roses' "Love Spreads" is featured in a new Cadillac commercial. Cadillac is also using Teddybears' "Punkrocker" with Iggy Pop on vocals.


120 Days' "Come Out, Come Down, Fade Out, Be Gone" (T.A. Kaukolampi remix) is featured in an ad for Jaguar's C-XF. See the ad here.


Aberdeen City's "God Is Going to Get Sick of Me" and Mew's "Apocalypto" are featured in ESPN promos for the upcoming X-Games.


The Postal Service's "Such Great Heights" is featured in a new commercial for UPS. What can brown do for you?

The Scissor Sisters' "Filthy/Gorgeous" is used in a promotional spot for ABC's new show Knights of Prosperity.