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This song for a Cadillac ad?

I was kind of surprised the other day when I was watching a football game and a commercial came on the TV for Cadillac.

What? Fountains of Wayne pitching Cadillac?  I think the spot, featuring the song "Stacy's Mom" is pretty funny, but I'm not sure who the ad agency is targetting here. Perhaps women who fancy themselves as cougars (or that other acronym I will not mention)?

I love Fountains of Wayne. I think when it comes to clever lyrics and catchy melodies, they're right up there at the top. I'm not sure however if any of their other songs would be good for car commercials.

For example, I don't think "Planet of Weed" would fit. Nor would "Supercollider,"  as the concept of collision is not one that you want people to think about when they're car shopping. 

Fountains of Wayne does have a song called "92 Subaru." I think that would do the trick if you were trying to sell a 21 year old Subaru.

(I apologize in advance for getting the song "Stacy's Mom" stuck in your head for the rest of the day.)



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11/19/2013 10:43AM
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