Continuing today’s “classic rock will not be dethroned until the final Boomer drops” theme, Pepsi has debuted a new TV spot that remixes the Who’s “My Generation” for, um, different Pepsi generations, from the flapper years to the fall of the Berlin Wall to a throbbing mosh pit that I guess is supposed to symbolize the late ’90s. What is missing from the ad, however, is a passing of the sugar-water torch to the current generation, and that’s something that has Songs For Soap’s Charlie Moran a bit worried:
So much for orange tongues holding your memories… More »
As noted by star commenter Ned Raggett in a Local H post earlier this week, beloved brother act Sparks are running through their first 20 albums in 20 nights at the Islington Academy in London starting tonight with 1971’s Halfnelson, with a 21st night dedicated to their new album Exotic Creatures of the Deep over at the Shepherds Bush Empire. Apparently, the shows can be seen online here (starting at 4 p.m. Eastern, I think), but the event is an excellent opportunity to run through some of the group’s videos in the meantime, and tip the site’s search results away from Jordin Sparks, at least slightly.
Fans thought that Los Angeles pop group Sparks had some sort of issue with The Last of the International Playboys, what with “Lighten Up, Morrissey” being a song title on the group’s forthcoming album, Exotic Creatures Of The Deep. More »