Elizabeth and the Catapult Cruise into Pampers Ad

On February 28, 2011, in Commercials, Videos, by Magnolia Guitar

The song that plays in the background of the current Pampers Cruisers commercial is called “Race You” by Elizabeth & The Catapult.

I love their sound. Check them out live. Here’s a live video:

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Ingrid Michaelson Lends “Everybody” to Carmax

On January 18, 2011, in Commercials, Videos, by Magnolia Guitar

Every once and awhile there’s a TV commercial that peaks my interest not so much for the product, but because of the music they chose for the ad. Such is the case with a recent commercial for Carmax which features one of my favorite performers, Ingrid Michaelson.

If you don’t know her name, you probably know at least a few of her songs if you watch television.

Most recently, her song “Everybody” from the 2009 album of the same name appears in a Carmax commercial.

Before that, her song “Maybe” appeared in a commercial for Hair Cuttery. And she’s most famously known for her song “The Way I Am” that appeared in an Old Navy sweater commercial in 2007.

Check her out and you’ll find that she’s a talented songwriter and performer in her own right, even outside of the occasional commercial.

Although, I love the song in that Hair Cuttery ad, the ad itself bugs me. Wouldn’t it have made sense that when the guy comes back… he should come back with a new haircut? Right? Whatevs.

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