Freeview – Cat & Budgie

Advert: Freeview – Cat & Budgie
Music: Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell – You’re All I Need To Get By

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Freeview’s latest TV ad features a singing cat and budgie, who seem to be getting on very well indeed. The song they’re singing is You’re All I Need To Get By, a 1968 Tamla Motwon hit for Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell. The song was written by soul duo Ashford & Simpson, and recorded separately by Gaye and Terrell due to the fact that Terrell was wheelchair-bound and suffering from a terminal brain tumour. You’re All I Need To Get By was a number one hit in the US, although it only reached number 19 here in the UK. It’s available to download from iTunes.

17 thoughts on “Freeview – Cat & Budgie

  1. Mrs Irena Vickers

    Irena Vickers 8th April 2014 This advert is brilliant and its detail when the budgie and cat are singing make it seem real. I agree it should get an award alongside the dancing pony ad. I can’t stop replaying it.

  2. bryan griffin

    best advert seen for ages but how did they do it ?, this advert should win a award ..

  3. smidsyboat

    Girl budgies aren’t pink, just plain, love the as. Makes me smile when days aren’t so good,.best ad in a long time..dont grumble, lifes 2 & enjoy..:-)

  4. ian

    girls voice on a boy budgie lol boys are blue on the nostril area girls are pink the one on the advert is blue lol

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