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Hush in Jaguar commercial

The New Jaguar XF TV commercial in the UK has the ’68 version of Hush as its sound track:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=us1TFvGaGJA

Thanks to Kurt for the info.



18 Comments to “Hush in Jaguar commercial”:

  1. 1
    Edmund says:

    I like Hush and I like Jaguar. Merged together like this, it’s dessert for my soul.

  2. 2
    seba says:

    aguanteeeee purpleeeee carajooo!!!!

    corazon purplee

    beso

  3. 3
    Bo says:

    Great – and the best version of Hush ever!

  4. 4
    George Kikonishvili says:

    maybe the Highway Star lyrics are more appropriate for new Jaguar soundtrack?

    Nobody gonna take my car
    Im gonna race it to the ground
    Nobody gonna beat my car
    Its gonna break the speed of sound
    Oooh its a killing machine
    Its got everything
    Like a driving power big fat tyres
    And everything

    πŸ˜€

    just joking

  5. 5
    Joanna says:

    A very tasteful advertisement. I wish I could afford Jaguar. But of course I can afford Hush! πŸ˜€

  6. 6
    Marcelo Soares says:

    Car ads with Deep Purple songs are becoming a staple in Brazil also, but with cover versions. Recently, they did one with Highway Star and another one with Burn.

  7. 7
    Wizard says:

    Rod Evans finest moment, besides Floating Gently Backwards (Ona sea of Air)

  8. 8
    rik_uk says:

    hush is 40, so am i.

    i’ll never be able to afford a jaguar so …hush! πŸ˜‰

  9. 9
    Morten Overgaard says:

    High class on both the audio and video! DP was revealed onto me in 1982 by my 11-year older brother-in-law and by every year and every concert the whole thing just grows on one. The aim must be to obtain a Jaguar and to get DP to play at ones private party…………..

  10. 10
    Bob Philadelphia says:

    Great Jaguar ad! I’ve driven this car & hush really is the word !! Nice ride & the car rocks just like the song husssssssshhhhhhh !

  11. 11
    Creeker says:

    LOVE this commercial and it’s audio. I make everyone shut up when it comes on. I have heard the comment that it’s “Elvis-ish”!?

  12. 12
    Wendy says:

    Classy commercial for Jaguar! I just got a Jag in December. It’s not new but it’s gorgeous. I’d wanted one for ten years.

  13. 13
    Doc says:

    Who recorded this version of hush for the commercial?

  14. 14
    Allan says:

    Jag done good. Best commercial from them in like 40 years.

  15. 15
    Theresa says:

    Best commercial I have seen and a very long time. Music and car catches your attention that you watch until the end. Very seductive. I would love to own a Jaguar.

  16. 16
    brian says:

    I can see the “Elvis-ish” comment too. It has “A little less conversation” feel to it in how it’s sung. I’m also interested in who recorded this version of Hush for the commercial

  17. 17
    Donna says:

    Who sings this song HUSH?

  18. 18
    no-it-aall says:

    Rod Evans is the vocalist on this early Deep Purple hit … “Hush” (written by Joe South) was the big hit on DP’s first album, “Shades of Deep Purple.” Rod would do two more albums with the band before leaving (or maybe being fired) and replaced by Ian Gillan around 1969. Rod went on to form Captain Beyond, recording two albums with that band. CB’s biggest hits probably were “Dancing Madly Backwards” and “Sufficiently Breathless.”

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