Picks and Pans Review:
updated 08/22/2005 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 08/22/2005 AT 01:00 AM EDT
These TV-ad tracks are more than just jingles
Spot: Coca-Cola with Lime (1). A scientist invents a new twist on the soda. Song: Harry Nilsson's 1972 calypso ditty "Coconut," slightly tweaked ("Put the lime in the Coke, you nut").
Spot: Geico (2). The insurance company's lizard jams to the music as he rides in a convertible. Song: "CB Song" by the Legendary Shack Shakers, from 2002's Cockadoodledon't.
Spot: Nike (3). Athletes don sportswear and transform into warriors. Song: Cop Shoot Cop's moody "Migration," from 1993's Ask Questions Later.
Spot: Hewlett-Packard (4). People frame memories using digital photography equipment. Song: "Picture Book" by the Kinks, from 1968's The Village Green Preservation Society.
Spot: iPod Shuffle. Dancing silhouettes come to life. Song: "Jerk It Out" by the Caesars, an energetic pop-rocker from 2005's Paper Tigers.
Spot: Volkswagen Jetta. A couple blast the car stereo on the way to their new home. Song: "Molly's Chambers" by Kings of Leon, from the rock band's 2003 debut, Youth & Young Manhood.