This TV ad promotes Google’s £30 Chromecast streaming media player, which can stream content to your TV. The bouzouki music, which will be familiar to anyone who has ever visited a Greek taverna, is Zorba’s Dance (or simply Zorbas), which was composed by Mikis Theodorakis for the 1964 movie Zorba The Greek. The version in the ad is performed by Greek bouzouki musician Giorgos Zampetas, and isn’t available in the UK, but you can download the version from the movie soundtrack from iTunes.
Advert: Google – Impact Challenge
Music: Major Tom
This unusual TV ad showcases ten innovations selected as finalists in Google’s Impact Challenge, a programme that supports UK non-profits using technology to tackle problems and transform lives around the world. Viewers were asked to vote for their favourite innovation, with Continue reading →
This year’s Christmas ads have had well over a million hits at TV Ad Music, but which have been the most popular? Here’s a run-down of the top ten most-clicked Christmas TV Ad Music of 2013. How did John Lewis, M&S and the other big hitters fare? And which ad is number one? Continue reading →