Flosstradamus? huh…

February 13, 2009

A band that hit it [semi] big with an Apple commercial, is usually one in grave danger of falling prey to the one-hit-wonder hawks. I used to download all of iTunes’ free tracks, but I’ve been realizing lately that being endorsed by Apple has somehow become a mark of shame. Like the Madden curse that ruined so many football careers, a song featured in a commercial for Apple is now a discrediting blemish.

Example: I was at my friend’s place an evening several weeks ago, when I wanted to play CSS. Since this friend had a limited selection of the group I thought it would be okay to play “Music is My Hot, Hot Sex.” It was not. I was instantly ridiculed as something derogatorily Apple.

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