Salesforce has a commercial that’s out of this world. Literally. But it’s also very much in the world. Or on earth? In orbit? I don’t know but here’s the ad. Scroll down for more info…
The Actor. The guy playing the astronaut is actor Matthew McConaughey. You may recognize him as the fan cheering from the sidelines at University of Texas football games and the spokesperson in Lincoln car commercials.
The Music. The soundtrack for this ad is “Bah Bah Conniff Sprach (Zarathustra)” by Ray Conniff & The Singers.
The song was released in 1973. It’s Ray Conniff’s jovial interpretation of the original, “Also Sprach Zarathustra” by Richard Strauss.
This song is also the show open Elvis Presley used in many of his concerts. Elvis was a singer-type person from the 50s-70s. Here he is with the musical intro…
Do you think that actor, Mr. McConaughey, might have a future in show business? How about the Elvis music catching on and being relevant even 50 years later? What do you think about the commercial? Chime in below!
-Out of the Wilderness