New Toy, Oh Ay Oh

New Toy, Oh Ay Oh

Every couple of months, a big corporation takes me by surprise by using good indie rock in a TV commercial. Like last year's McDonald's commercial with the Shins. And that Gap holiday ad with Badly Drawn Boy. And especially the new spot for Nissan's Quest Mini-van, which features Modest Mouse's "Gravity Rides Everything." Sure beats the Who. Anyway, my point ...

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