This TV ad for the new MINI Hatch (‘the new original’) features a clever domino-effect chain reaction, starring hundreds of different models and colours of MINI cars. The very catchy song used in the ad is Post Horn Galop by renowned whistler David Morris. David was recently heard whistling on a TSB advert. Post Horn Galop was originally written for brass instrument the post horn by German composer Hermann Koenig in 1844. The galop is a polka-style dance that was popular in the Victorian era. David Morris’s whistling version of Post Horn Galop is from his album Whistling Down The Wind, and you can download it from iTunes.
The track on this ad for the new Mini Roadster is Hayat Kavgasi by Orhan Gencebay, a Turkish singer and actor. Hayat Kavgasi (Life Struggle) was originally released in 1972. This ad was filmed in Turkey, in Istanbul, and was directed by Peter Berg. Continue reading →