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Volkswagen and DDB accused of creating sound-alike track of US band for Polo ad

Is music in safe hands with ad agencies? DDB UK and Volkswagen accused of creating a sound-alike of a Beach House songThe New York Times reports that DDB UK stands accused of creating a sound-alike track for its latest Volkswagen Polo ad.

DDB is understood to have created its own sound track for the ad ‘Stay in safe hands’ after being turned down by US band Beach House.

Beach House, who have consulted a copyright lawyer, are said to have repeatedly turned down offers from Volkswagen and DDB to use their 2010 song ‘Take Care’ in the ad. Read more on Volkswagen and DDB accused of creating sound-alike track of US band for Polo ad…

Darth Vader and Storm Troopers tour underground

UPDATED – We don’t know who this is for, but someone has sent in a couple of pics of Darth Vader and some Storm Troopers making their way around the London Underground.

Surely there can’t be yet another Star Wars brand tie-in in the offiing, can there?

Read more on Darth Vader and Storm Troopers tour underground…

VW unveils follow-up to its 2011 Super Bowl hit ‘The Force’

This time around the Volkswagen Super Bowl spot is called ‘The Dog Strikes Back’.

The original was a massive hit, featuring a pint-sized Darth Vader trying to use the force to move various objects, and generated 37 million hits on YouTube. Read more on VW unveils follow-up to its 2011 Super Bowl hit ‘The Force’…

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