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AdCritic.com's PlayList

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Notable new uses of music in advertising.

Yahoo!: Anthem

Queen provides an anthem for Yahoo!

Agency: Black Rocket/San Francisco

Song: "You're My Best Friend"

Artist: Queen

Music Supervision: Agoraphone/San Francisco

Apple: Apple Music

Mac users sing along with their favorites.

Agency: TBWA/Chiat/Day/Los Angeles

Songs: Various

Artists: The Who, Sir Mix-A-Lot, etc.

ComEd: Hello Chicago

14 local bands plug in for Chicago's power company.

Agency: Leo Burnett USA

Artists: Lonnie Brooks & His Blues Band, And You Shall Know Us By the Trail of Dead, etc.

Zima: Six

Rapper Pismo cooks up an original rhyme for Zima.

Agency: FCB/San Francisco

Song: "Six"

Music Company: JSM

Visa Canada: Luggage

A suitcase travels to a world music beat.

Agency: Leo Burnett/Toronto

Song: original

Music Company: Groove Addicts/Los Angeles

To see these commercials, and hear their soundtracks, visit www.adcritic.com/music, a new section of AdCritic.com devoted to the songs behind the spots.

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