A 30-second commercial during Super Bowl XLVII ran advertisers in the neighborhood of $4,000,000 reported CNN Money in January. Of the dozens of new spots that aired yesterday, there are a few worth highlighting based on their musical merits.
Combining popular music with TV commercials is nothing new. Even the venerable Rolling Stones once famously penned an original tune for a Rice Krispies ad back in 1963.
Fan reaction to Passion Pit’s hit song “Take a Walk” being used in a Taco Bell ad has been all over the map, with some fans loving it and others finding it to be a big bummer. We spoke to singer Michael Angelakos to get his take on the controversy.