A new ad and a familiar track, as Boots advertise offers on cosmetic, haircair and skin products for January 2015 with a song they’ve been using for a couple of years now, namely Real Gone Kid by Deacon Blue, originally released in 1988. To get the bit used on this TV ad you’ll need the extended version (or 12″ mix as we used to say in the 80s), available on the Dignity: The Best Of Deacon Blue album. It’s available to download from iTunes.
Christmas is the most important time of the year for brands and retailers, and that’s reflected in the high profile given to Christmas TV ads. Many Christmas TV ads feature music, and the right choice of song helps make an ad successful. This year’s efforts have received more than 1.1 million views here at TV Ad Music, but which which was your favourite? Here’s our annual run-down of the top ten most popular Christmas TV Ad Music of 2014. Continue reading →