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Apple posts new, non-silhouette iPod + iTunes ad

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Breaking with its well-known series of “silhouette” ads, Apple Computer this evening introduced a new 1,000 Songs television commercial, depicting the piece-by-piece construction of a city from album cover building blocks. The blocks then transform into a tornado that funnels into the top of an iPod nano, followed by the tagline, “1,000 songs in your pocket.” Already spotted by readers on television, Apple’s new ad can be seen online at this link; high-definition (720p/1080p) and iPod versions are also available.

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1

Just watched that spot during Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Was thinking, it has to be an Apple commercial and was right!

Posted by MikeTCool on March 17, 2006 at 1:25 AM (CST)

2

That commercial ROCKS!!! That’s some amazing artistry and the metaphor can’t be beat! Way to go, Apple!

Posted by coolfactor on March 17, 2006 at 1:59 AM (CST)

3

What’s the name of the song in the commercial?

Posted by anon on March 17, 2006 at 2:19 AM (CST)

4

Cubicle by Rinôçérôse.

Posted by Jeremy Horwitz in East Amherst, NY, USA on March 17, 2006 at 2:25 AM (CST)

5

This is a very good advert. I was never a fan of the silhouette people adverts, because they did not tell viewers (in my view) what the iPod is. The new ad does this. I hope Apple does adverts like this for the shuffle and 5G iPod, since the number of songs on these iPods varies.

Posted by hoshieBIOTpod on March 17, 2006 at 4:16 AM (CST)

6

oh yes, this is indeed one kick ass ad.

Posted by killa on March 17, 2006 at 8:26 AM (CST)

7

BFD!

Posted by Margk on March 17, 2006 at 8:39 AM (CST)

8

This is one of the best ipod comercials so far… I just can’t wait till they come out with an ipod-hi fi comercial…. Also i notice it is hard to find U2 albulms…. and the jamesblunt and greenday albulm appear twice in different locations.. (one was ontop of the other but the second time it was the otehr way around…) :)

Posted by ipodrulz on March 17, 2006 at 12:41 PM (CST)

9

It looks like the Borg “unicomplex” from the last episode of Star Dreck: Voyager.

Posted by navamske on March 17, 2006 at 12:52 PM (CST)

10

I can’t wait until someone claims that Apple stole their idea.

Posted by JOG on March 17, 2006 at 3:35 PM (CST)

11

Haha, JOG—I was going to say the same thing.

Fishes,
narco.

Posted by narco on March 17, 2006 at 9:24 PM (CST)

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