Volkswagen Passat – One Thing

Advert: VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT – ONE THING
Music: MORECAMBE AND WISE COVER VERSION – POSITIVE THINKING

A strange ad on two counts. First, it’s a car ad with no car in it for the first 35 seconds. Second, the hero – some say protagonist – appears to be a recently-made-redundant city worker, perhaps even a (whisper it) banker… Attempting to get viewers to sympathise with a banker in the current climate is a brave tactic indeed. The song the possible-banker is singing is a Morecambe & Wise ditty. You don’t want the banker’s version, but you can get the original here:

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