In a recent issue of the SF Weekly, blogger Sean Highkin discusses U2′s influence on the iPod silhouette ads:
…from day one, the iPod hasn’t had any serious competition as the best digital music player on the market. But specs and aesthetics aside, the iPod’s rise to ubiquity was crucially aided by those brilliant black-silhouettes-with-white-earbuds TV commercials, which Apple and U2 more or less invented with the 2004 spot for “Vertigo.”
Read the rest of the article here.
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