Commander Keen 5 track in IKEA commercial?

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Commander Keen 5 track in IKEA commercial?

Post by Tormentor667 » Sun Jan 03, 2016 10:04

This sounds certainly familiar...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQLCtDlivMI

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Post by Bubbatom » Sun Jan 03, 2016 11:42

"This track is based on the song "Mars, the Bringer of War," the first movement of The Planets suite by Gustav Holst" - Keenwiki

Looks like both Keen 5 and that ad had tracks based off of "Mars, the Bringer of War".
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Post by Tormentor667 » Sun Jan 03, 2016 11:45

This is funny, I never knew that before :)

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Post by mortimer » Sun Jan 03, 2016 13:41

Yup, very clear influence if you happen to know 'Mars' :)
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Post by Bernie » Sun Jan 03, 2016 19:42

So yes, Gustav Holst was a big Keener back in the day and the guy just ripped off Keen 5. Jerkface!

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Post by Tormentor667 » Mon Jan 04, 2016 16:47

Bernie, I wasn't aware of the Mars track, for me the first contact with this tune was in 1994 when it was the first time that I played Keen 5

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