"What Do I Get?" to soundtrack a TV commercial
Morrissey has launched a scathing attack against Buzzcocks for allowing their song “What Do I Get?” to appear on a TV commercial for McDonald’s.
A noted vegetarian, Morrissey took to his quasi-official website, True To You to criticise the ad.
“Please, somebody, tell me it’s just a bad dream …,” he wrote.
“Pete Shelley has allowed McDonald’s to use Buzzcocks’ What do I get? to TV advertise McDonald’s new Big Flavour (the flavour being sawdust) Chicken Wraps?!
“In the words of another Buzzcocks song: oh shit…”
The ad features on the website for Campaign.
According to the description, “The ad features a young man pulling up to a McDonald’s drive through, where he meets and becomes enamoured by the teen punk who serves him.”
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