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- Posted on May 9th 2008 10:00AM by James Sullivan
'Sun Is Out,' by the Apples in Stereo
In the ad, a bunch of responsibility-free young adults spot a huge inflatable gorilla on a hilly city street in a 101-degree heat wave. They pull a quick U-ie, pop the hatch and proceed to unfold an enormous water slide. Within seconds they're hurtling down the street on mats, and on the ape.
On the soundtrack, Robert Schneider's loosely collected bandmates join the frontman in a repetitive melodic chant of the song title, 'Sun Is Out,' from the band's most recent album, 'New Magnetic Wonder.' If crossover vehicles like the Dodge Journey are the new family truckster, the message is clear: This one is totally hip enough for kids with enough time and energy to turn a corner of L.A. into an impromptu water park.
'If you can dream it, do it,' intones a narrator. Just put the ape back where you found it.
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