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Toilet Tunes Makes Music in Your Bathroom

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Household, Misc. Tech, Music,

Toilet Lid TunesIf you like music while you are spending time in the bathroom, the Toilet Lid Tune automatic system will provide the entertainment. Place the player on the top of your tank, then choose from specific soothing jazz tunes or nature sounds, or let the device pick them at random. At a size of 7 x 5 x 2-inches, the TT plays when the lid is up and automatically shuts off when it is down. Its peel-and-stick plastic sensor is waterproof and washable and the gadget requires 1 C and 3 AAA batteries (not included.) At a price of $29.98, we are not sure this will work with most of the guys we know, but it’s a welcome respite from the worn out copies of People Magazine that we keep in there now.

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Name That Commercial’s Tune

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Music, Commercials,

As frequently as I use my Tivo, there always seems to be a ad or two that somehow manages to get past me.  And much to husband’s dismay, I’ll can easily find myself singing the commercial tune all day long.  These are the ones that have been driving me (and probably millions of others) delightfully batty over the past few weeks:

iPod NanoCommercial:  iPod Nano commercial
Description:  You catch glimpses of a video on different colored iPods.
Song lyrics:  One Two Three Four/ Tell me that you love me more/ Sleepless long nights/ That is what my youth was for/ Old teenage hopes are alive at your door/ Left you with nothing but they want some more/ Oh, you’re changing your heart/ Oh, You know who you are
Song name:  ‘1234’
Performer:  Feist

Commercial:  JCPenney commercial (“Magic”)
Description:  Strange, magical things surround women wearing JCPenney clothing.
Song lyrics:  Life inside the music box aint easy/ The malots hit the gears are always turning/ and everyone inside the mechanism/ is yearning to get out.
Song name:  ‘Music Box’
Performer:  Regina Spektor

Commercial:  Journey Diamond Jewelry commercial (“Sleeping Beauty”)
Description: Man gives his wife a diamond necklace while she’s sleeping.
Song lyrics:  How can I tell you that I love you, I love you/ I long to tell you that I’m always thinking of you/ But I can’t think of right words to say.
Song name:  ‘How Can I Tell You’
Performer:  Cat Stevens was the song’s original performer, but the 30-second cover for the commercial was done by Chan Marshall (who also performs under the name Cat Power).  Unfortunately, her version is not currently available for purchase…she only recorded a snippet of the full song.

Commercial:  Old Navy commercial (“Sweaters”)
Description:  Woman getting through her day with different sweaters.
Song lyrics:  If you are chilly, here take my sweater/ Cuz I love the way you call me baby/ And you take me the way I am.
Song name:  ‘The Way I Am’
Performer:  Ingrid Michaelson