Contact Us

Gatorade 2013 Commercial – What’s the Song?

'Jake Bugg'
Mercury Records

The new Gatorade commercial tells the story of the sports drink’s origin and stars such athletes as Dwayne Wade, Peyton Manning, Serena Williams and Michael Jordan. The song in the ad is, appropriately enough, ‘Lightning Bolt’ by British singer-songwriter Jake Bugg.

The track appears on the 19-year-old’s self-titled studio debut, which dropped last spring in the U.K. and Europe and is slated for an April 9 release in the U.S. via Mercury Records. In addition to being featured in the Gatorade commercial (watch below), it was used in the introduction to the men’s 100m final at the London 2012 Olympic Games. ‘Country Song’ – another tune from that same disc – surfaced in a Greene King IPA beer ad.

If you aren’t lucky enough to see Bugg perform at this year’s SXSW, you can catch him at a number of upcoming festivals, including Evolution Festival, Peace & Love Festival, Hove Festival, Roskilde, Optimus Alive!, Beale Street Music Festival, T in the Park, Reading and Leeds, Ibiza Rocks, Splendour Festival, Summer Sonic Festival and Osheaga. He’s also gearing up to tour with the Stone Roses this summer – check out his full itinerary here.

Hear Jake Bugg’s ‘Lightning Bolt’ in the Gatorade 2013 Commercial

Best of the Web

Festival Fever News

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://diffuser.fm using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Diffuser.fm quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on Diffuser.fm quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!