Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] Re: Selling Out (NMOC - Long Post)

ninas ninajill73@hotmail.com
Thu, 10 Oct 2002 13:31:46 -0400

i have friends who work for the ad agency that does the celebrity cruise
ads. they cringe now every time they hear 'lust for life'. way to ruin a
perfectly good song! mind you, they are designers - not jingle people - so
they had nothing to do with that song being in those ads, but they have to
work with the song a lot!


on 10/9/02 9:24 PM, Beth Curran at bcurran@columbus.rr.com wrote:

> "If it's not a morally reprehensible product, a TV ad can be good for
> all parties," says Minty Fresh founder Jim Powers.
> ________________________
> Thanks John - Loved that quote, especially in the context of Iggy Pop's
> "Lust for Life" being used to sell cruise ship vacations - I laugh like
> hell every time I hear it 'cause I get this pic of Ig up on stage in a
> cruise ship ballroom, wagging Willie at a bunch of senior citizens.  The
> first time I heard that commercial I was having a snack and it made me
> spray milk out my nose.  - Beth
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