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What's that tune? 11 songs from ads currently plaguing your brain

Wonder no more.

SOMETIMES, SONGS FROM ads can burrow their way into our brains without us ever finding out the artist responsible for that “very catchy song on the insurance ad”.

Wonder no more for we have identified some of the earworms currently residing in your brain, courtesy of the following 11 TV ads…

1. SMA

Source: SMANutritionVideos/YouTube

What is that song?: Nancy Wilson – How Glad I Am 

2. Airtricity

Source: SSE Airtricity/YouTube

What is that song?: Nat King Cole – “When I Fall in Love”

3. AIB

Source: AIB Bank/YouTube

What is that song?: Delorentos – Petardu

4. Eircom

Source: eircom/YouTube

What is that song?: Electric Guest – This Head I Hold 

(Fun fact: it is also used in the new Ikea ad.)

5. Sony Xperia

Source: Sony Xperia/YouTube

What is that song?: London Grammar – Nightcall

6. Heineken

Source: heineken/YouTube

What is that song?: Elvis Presley – Bossa Nova (Viva Remix)

7. Renault Zoe

Source: Renault UK/YouTube

What is that song?: Whinnie Williams – That’s Entertainment

(This one has attracted a lot of comment.)

8. Trivago

Source: trivago/YouTube

What is that song?: Never – All The Luck In The World

9. Love/Hate | Season 5

Source: RTÉ TV Promotions/YouTube

What is that song?: Maverick Sabre – Emotion (Ain’t Nobody)

10. Cadbury’s

Source: CadburyIRE/YouTube

What is that song?: Baccara – Yes Sir, I Can Boogie

10. Irish Life

Source: Irish Life/YouTube

What is that song?: Vance Joy – Riptide 

11. UPC

Source: Justin Hewelt/YouTube

What is that song?: Crystal Fighters – Plage

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