Salute Garage Rock With A Captain & Coke

Given that many lifestyle brands are also publishers today, brands have an opportunity to bring beauty and intelligence into the world, not just more “Look at Me!” adverts.

For instance, King Tuff’s new single, “Danger in the Dark,” was created for the Captain Morgan brand’s new global advertising campaign, The Tavern Series, which premiered in Mexico last week.

“Danger in the Dark” will also appear on the Vermont musician’s forthcoming album Black Moon Spell, which arrives Sept. 23 on Sub Pop.

To me it seems like a good deal for all parties. Capt. Morgan borrows equity from a popular garage rocker and the artist makes money to fuel his career and reach new audiences.

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About David Burn

Native Nebraskan seeking the perfect pale ale in the Pacific Northwest. Copywriter and brand strategist at Bonehook. Co-founder and editor of AdPulp.