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The flower child in time

Child in Time (all 30 seconds of it) is featured in the new Kenzo commercial:

The making of video provides a bit of background. Too bad that they talk about everything, from design of the bottle, to choice of the model, but never mention the music. More so, as it looks like choice of the music was definitely not accidental — commercial aesthetics was inspired by late 60s flower child photo, with Child in Time fitting perfectly with the time frame and mood of the film.

Thanks to Andres for the tip.

6 Comments to “The flower child in time”:

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    Keith Livingstone says:

    If you listen to the recent UK Peugeot ad it sounds like the Space Truckin’ riff (minus the 5th note) and Auction Hunters has a very close facsimile of the SotW riff.

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    Michael says:

    One of the greatest intros all time! And greatest songs too!

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    Mark Taylor says:

    Japanese TV commercial features Burn …. Rumour has it that the voice is Ritchie Kotzen http://youtu.be/jVlcxiZ_02E

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    Milan says:

    Even more amazing: Space Truckin´ is featured in the trailer for the new Ash vs Evil Dead Series:


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    Andres says:

    Anothe one, a couple of years ago in Argentina: “Burn”


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    Martin Rieck-Althaus says:

    Please in German. Sorry. Der Song ” CHILD IN TIME ” ist für mich das beste Lied, was ich jemals gehört habe, und das in allen Variationen und verschiedenen Besetzungen. For me, the

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