Songs that advertisements ruined/ advertisements that made songs famous

#1
Can you think of any songs that were ruined by terrible advertisements or the other way around.

I could think of a few but off the top of my head:

Young Folks - Budweiser commercial (good song made famous)
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#4
That ad with all the balls bouncing up and down advertising HD TVs made whatever song that is (i forget what its called).
#5
sweet home alabama being used in KFC commercials. everytime i hear that song i think off some girl in daisy dukes eating chicken.
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#6
that pepsi commercial...

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sweet home alabama being used in KFC commercials. everytime i hear that song i think off some girl in daisy dukes eating chicken.


agreed, i get sick everytime i hear that song, not because of the daisy dukes but the chicken KFC
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#8
I think i remember a shampoo comercial with Diamond and Guns by Transplants
the horror !!!
#9
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That ad with all the balls bouncing up and down advertising HD TVs made whatever song that is (i forget what its called).


Tis a Jose Gonzalez song. Heartbeats, i think.
#10
lorreal use diamons n guns dont they? bad ad, good song.

what about that advert with the metallica song on? some kind of monster out now lol
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#11
are you gonna be my girl by jet in one of the first ipod commercials, i believe it made the song famous
#12
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That ad with all the balls bouncing up and down advertising HD TVs made whatever song that is (i forget what its called).

Jose Gonzalez - Heartbeats
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I think i remember a shampoo comercial with Diamond and Guns by Transplants
the horror !!!


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#14
Garnier thats it
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#15
Magic Carpet Ride by Steppenwolf has been ruined for me.
I swear, for a while it was in every other car commercial out there. It's gotten better now, though.
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cadillac commercials

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#17
Here It Goes Again- Ok Go iPod commercials (Made it super annoying)

Mad World- Gary Jules Gears of War commercial (Made that song waaay more kick ass)
#18
That bloody Garnier commercial with Diamonds and Guns by The Transplants. That ad ruined that song by that band that ruined Rancid.
#19
^Nicely said

the song sucked regardless
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#20
I don't know if it was popular when it came out, but Ballroom Blitz got some more play because of that car commercial a couple years ago.
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Jose Gonzalez - Heartbeats



Jose Gonzalez's version was a cover of the knife's version. Which is the original.
#22
The phone company, Vonage I think it was called. The song that goes "whoo hoo whoo hoo hoo"


It's such a 'stay in your mind all ****ing day' type of song
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#23
I think it was Chevy that used Journey's 'Anyway you want it",,,,,It's not that terrible of a song,,,,,,really,,,,,,but My strong dislike of everything GM made me die a little inside everytime I saw or heard that commercial.
#24
Id say T-mobile ruined When the night feels my song by Bedouin SoundClash.
Got them loads of fame in the UK
But you get loads of emo kids with it on there myspace trying to be all cool.
Pisses me off :P

also

That song in the old carling (I think) adverts that was really straight forward and football (im meaning soccer) anthem sorta thing, that was made famous.
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#25
Also, what made me laugh was hearing Rammstein in a mercedes advert
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#26
KFC ruined the song "Sweet Home Alabama" for me and Chevy trucks made me not want to listen to Stevie Ray Vaughan's "Pride and Joy"
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#27
I can't believe nobody said Rock and Roll (Led Zeppelin) with the Caddilac Commercial. But I do agree with magic carpet ride, and Sweet Home Alabama. It seems like some commercials have also completely ruined some ELO songs. I'm going to say Applebees and Monster.com but I can't quite remember.

Edit: I'm going to go with "these songs were ruined"
Last edited by pyrochris at Jan 15, 2007,