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7th May '16 3:52:28 PM nombretomado
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* SeaBond advertises with an upbeat version of "Bye Bye Love," sung gleefully (and painfully out of key) by three older women (and one older man, bearing more than a passing resemblance to Stanley Zbornak from ''TheGoldenGirls'') as "Bye bye paste!"

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* SeaBond advertises with an upbeat version of "Bye Bye Love," sung gleefully (and painfully out of key) by three older women (and one older man, bearing more than a passing resemblance to Stanley Zbornak from ''TheGoldenGirls'') ''Series/TheGoldenGirls'') as "Bye bye paste!"
3rd May '16 2:08:26 PM aye_amber
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** Pepsi was big about rock/pop star endorsements in TheEighties; other songs they used via their original performers and rewritten lyrics included [[Music/DavidBowie "Modern Love"]], [[Music/MichaelJackson "Billie Jean", and "Bad"]]. Another was set to the tune of Glenn Frey's "[[MiamiVice You Belong to the City]]".

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** Pepsi was big about rock/pop star endorsements in TheEighties; other songs they used via their original performers and rewritten lyrics included [[Music/DavidBowie "[[Music/DavidBowie "Modern Love"]], Love,]]" [[Music/MichaelJackson "Billie Jean", and "Bad"]]. Another was set to the tune of Glenn Frey's "[[MiamiVice "[[Series/MiamiVice You Belong to the City]]".



* A cover of "[[DavidBowie Space Oddity]]" performed by Cat Power soundtracks a Lincoln MKZ commercial. You know, the song about an astronaut's suicide?

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* A cover of "[[DavidBowie "[[Music/DavidBowie Space Oddity]]" performed by Cat Power soundtracks a Lincoln MKZ commercial. You know, the song about an astronaut's suicide?
19th Apr '16 2:28:24 PM twilicorn
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* Creator/IrivngBerlin repurposed his own song "Any Yams Today" for the war effort during UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo, creating the classic "WesternAnimation/AnyBondsToday"

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* Creator/IrivngBerlin Music/IrvingBerlin repurposed his own song "Any Yams Today" for the war effort during UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo, creating the classic "WesternAnimation/AnyBondsToday"
6th Apr '16 10:18:29 AM aye_amber
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* ''World in Motion'' by NewOrder was repurposed for a Mars chocolate television commercial to celebrate the 2010 World Cup. On the other hand, it was ''originally'' written for the World Cup in 1990.

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* ''World in Motion'' by NewOrder Music/NewOrder was repurposed for a Mars chocolate television commercial to celebrate the 2010 World Cup. On the other hand, it was ''originally'' written for the World Cup in 1990.
2nd Apr '16 10:48:49 PM SAMAS
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* In 2010, Rite-Aid did a commercial using two ''[[VideoGame/RatchetAndClank Groovitron]]'' tracks.

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* In 2010, Rite-Aid did a commercial talking about one of their customers who used to be a Disco dancer. Instead of using an actual Disco song, or even a SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute, they used two ''[[VideoGame/RatchetAndClank Groovitron]]'' tracks.
19th Mar '16 3:31:53 PM lakingsif
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZlSK3gAvRA This]] "exclusive cut" of the 2013 M&M's SuperBowlSpecial has Red sing Music/MeatLoaf's "I Would Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)". He's trying to woo Naya Rivera of ''Series/{{Glee}}'' but goes "But I Won't do That!" the moment she licks the back of his head.

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZlSK3gAvRA This]] "exclusive cut" of the 2013 M&M's SuperBowlSpecial has Red sing Music/MeatLoaf's "I Would Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)". He's trying to woo Naya Rivera Creator/NayaRivera of ''Series/{{Glee}}'' but goes "But I Won't do That!" the moment she licks the back of his head.
19th Mar '16 8:37:21 AM Hossmeister
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16th Mar '16 2:15:22 PM Penguin883
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** Another shoe company in the UK used "Birdhouse In Your Soul" by the same group as a StealthPun. [[DontExplainTheJoke The ad in question featured giant kids running around a city]].

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** Another British shoe company in the UK Clarks used "Birdhouse In Your Soul" by the same group as a StealthPun. [[DontExplainTheJoke The ad in question featured giant kids running around a city]].
7th Mar '16 5:42:55 PM atyxyt
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*** The song is used in a bitterly ironic way in ''Film/RogerAndMe'' to contrast the human tragedy that happened to Flint, Michigan.

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*** The song is used in a bitterly ironic way in ''Film/RogerAndMe'' to contrast the human tragedy [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flint,_Michigan#Late_20th_century:_Deindustrialization_and_demographic_changes problems that happened to Flint, Michigan.Michigan]] at the time.
1st Mar '16 12:40:24 PM mimitchi33
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** It was also repurpoused for [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_8mM0wwhuU a Meet The Robinsons policy trailer]].
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