The soundtrack to a Harley Davidson “Super Ride”

April 7, 2009

So Harley Davidson is trying to boost sales in this sagging economy with it’s new Super Ride test drive program, and while I’m not exactly in a financial position to be in the market for a new bike, I did notice their new commercial, which features the song “52 Ford” by one of my favorite bands, Murder By Death. Can’t really think of a better song or band to fit the Harley image – Murder By Death’s sound has a bit of the classic Americana thing going on, but with a modern edginess. I’ve heard them called a punk/indie rock take on Johnny Cash, and I’d say that’s a fairly accurate description. Anyway, here’s the commercial for your viewing pleasure…

4 Responses to “The soundtrack to a Harley Davidson “Super Ride””


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