Scott Shetler is a Chicago-based freelance writer whose words can be found on PopCrush, Diffuser and other music, pop culture and travel websites. He has interviewed a wide range of artists, from Anthony Kiedis to Weird Al Yankovic and from Amanda Palmer to Taylor Hanson. He freely acknowledges an inexplicable obsession with the music of cheesy ‘80s pop duo Air Supply.
French BMW i Commercial – What’s the Song?
BMW's latest offering, the BMW i, is a line of electric-powered vehicles. Fittingly, a French commercial promoting the luxury car features the music of an electro artist. What's the song in the ad?
Kohl’s Narciso Rodriguez DesigNation Commercial – What’s the Song?
Santigold's 'Big Mouth' is the percussive blend of R&B, pop and tribal beats heard in the Kohl's commercial for the store's DesigNation clothing line by Narciso Rodriguez.
Sears Airport Movie Trailer Commercial – What’s the Song?
People running face-first into refrigerators never stops being funny. That's the winning formula Sears has come up with for its latest round of commercials. The company's newest TV ad is a parody of a movie trailer for a romantic comedy that features the music of Aussie rockers Sparkadia.
Coca-Cola Santa Claus Commercial – What’s the Song?
Santa Claus is the star of a new Coca-Cola commercial featuring a cheery holiday song. What's the song in the minute-long TV advertisement?
Kmart Bogo Pogo Board Game Commercial – What’s the Song?
A recent 16-second Kmart promotional clip announcing its 'Bogo Pogo' board game sale featured the digitally altered voice of a man singing about lights. The song in the commercial is 'Lights' by U.K. band Grasscut.
Guinness Black Lager Commercial – What’s the Song?
Kiwi singer Gin Wigmore may not be well known in the States, but beer companies sure have been giving her a lot of attention. Barely a month after her music was featured in a commercial for Heineken and the new James Bond film 'Skyfall,' the New Zealand-born performer has landed a different song in the latest Guinness ad for its Black Lager brew.
Lexus All-Weather Drive Commercial – What’s the Song?
A woman struts down a snowy sidewalk in the latest Lexus commercial, which features the indie rock song 'Snowflake' by British band Malachai.
The Killers Staying Neutral in 2012 Presidential Election
When Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney named the Killers as one of his favorite bands, some people started to wonder about the band's politics. Does frontman Brandon Flowers support Romney, a fellow Mormon? The Killers have performed for President Obama at the White House and taken part in fundraisers for Democratic Senator Harry Reid in the past. So just what are the band's political le
Google Chromebook Commercial – What’s the Song?
Google turns to the music of an Australian punk band for its current commercial about its new Chromebook laptop.
Kmart Halloween Costumes Commercial – What’s the Song?
Kmart's new Halloween commercial features a male voice singing, "Howl like wolves," while a 360-degree rotating camera captures a dancer showing off dozens of spooky costumes -- so many, in fact, that he set a world record for costume changes. What's the song in this dizzying ad?