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Tuesday, March 10, 2009

GEICO.com Offers Free Download of Mysto & Pizzi Song in Money Commercial

Since Christmas, we've been subjectted to those annoying GEICO commercials featuring a stack of cash with googly eyes.

Personally, I don't know anyone who likes the ad, but I've often caught myself repeating the lyrics to the recurring song. I've also caught my friends humming it after the commercial, which made me wonder

How many people went online to find this song after they heard it on one of these ads?

Apparently, GEICO figured there would be a significant amount, because they offer a free download of the commercial music, a remake of the 1980s hit song "Somebody's watching me" , sung by Mysto and Pizzi. The original song, was sung by Rockwell, and featured singer Renald Francoeur.

Never heard of Mysto and Pizzi? Neither had I. According to GEICO, they're two producers in their early 20s from Queens. You can follow their blog at mystoandpizzi.com and they also have a Twitter page. According to their latest status update, their blog hit  8.5 million total views, on its 3yr Anniversary  last week. I haven't seen the stats since they joined the GEICO campaign, but I'm sure they received a healthy boost.

So am I the only one who can't get that song out of my head?

By Matt O'Hern at 10:18 AM | Comments (3)

(3) Thoughts on GEICO.com Offers Free Download of Mysto & Pizzi Song in Money Commercial

1st. I love the ad
2nd. Rockwell and Michael Jackson were the original singers on "Who's Watching Me" Renald Francoeur is the lead vocals on the Mysto and Pizzi remake. I hope you don't do any advertising professionally, maybe your 80 years old, you have got to get with it pal.

Comments by kyle newby : Friday, March 20, 2009 at 10:10 PM

great insurance !!!

Comments by mike kefler : Saturday, April 25, 2009 at 10:16 PM

Awesome song!! I really want it

Comments by Jared Payne : Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 06:49 PM

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