Starbucks' specialty coffee drinks get a clutterbusting comic treatment in which a musical act makes a bizarrely incongruous appearance in the life of the drinker. In the best spot, which is reminiscent of Bud's "Real American Heroes," but in a good way, a young paper pusher named Glen, buoyed by his Doubleshot, is accompanied to work by the '80s hair band Survivor, replete with a drum kit on risers, who sing a paean to Glen's middle-management ambitions-in his bathroom, on the bus, in the elevator and in the office. Perfectly executed, but, after all, Noam Murro directed.
Client: Starbucks Agency: Fallon/N.Y. CD: David Lubars ECD: Ari Merkin CW: Allon Tatarka AD: Rob Baird Agency Producer: John Cline Director: Noam Murro/Biscuit Filmworks Animation: Freestyle Collective Editor: Avi Oron/Bikini Editorial Music: Elias Arts