Music in Gears of War commercial

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  1. NotFastEnuff

    NotFastEnuff I'm a smartass...

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    Can anyone tell me who does the song they use in the Gears of War commercial. It's something about "familiar faces/places". Also, how is the game for someone who's not a fan of shooters? Thanks
     
  2. j3

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    the song is the Gary Jules cover of the Tears for Fears song Mad World
     
  3. NotFastEnuff

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    Thanks. Who ever came up with that commercial should get a raise. There's just something about that commercial that draws me in. My wife thinks I'm crazy.
     
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    You aren't crazy, that's one of the best commercials I've seen in awhile. I've actually been wondering who was performing the song too.
     
  5. Gears

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    That song caught my attention the first time I heard it in that commercial too. Great song.
     
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    Superb game too.
     
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    Those gawd damn exploding wretches!!
     
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    At least you can see the wretches comming.


    ...unlike the Beserkers.
     
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    Wow, I guess no one has ever seen Donnie Darko. That song was basically the theme song for that film.
     
  10. Drake

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    Theres a 2cd set out there for the soundtrack that has 3 versions on it.
     
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    Mind you, if you've SEEN Donnie Darko, you'll HATE the commercial for ruining the song.

    It's a great song to learn to play on the piano. Impress the ladytypes at the parties.
     
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    Gary Jules "Mad World" has been used in a lot of places. The Shield used it in an episode. Also saw it numerous times on the promo for "Thief."

    That song is awesome.
     
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    That song always chokes me up due to Donny Darko.

    ...so the demn commercial always makes me sad when I hear it come up. >.<
     
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    Yes.

    And yes.
     
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    Use the shotgun to melee then roll away. If you get a group blind fire with it and keep rolling.

    Also, that song rose up through iTunes shortly after the commercial started airing. I downloaded it and its set as my message tone on my phone.
     
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    Man, Donnie Darko is such an awesome movie. That music piece is really gentle, yet incredibly powerful. I think, despite the seemingly misuse of the song's context, it was absolutely perfect for that ad.
     
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    So that's probably where i heard it before
     

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