Over the last decade or so, car companies have become known for launching the careers of musicians whose music is featured in their television ad campaigns and for reviving interest in older bands. In fact, its almost automatic that songs featured in a good TV ad can expect to see big increases in popularity and sales. This playlist features 18 tracks that have been used by Mitsubishi Motors in 18 memorable TV commercials.
Mitsubishi is a Japanese conglomerate that was founded in 1870 as a shipping company, it has since grown to include over 500 Mitsubishi Group companies employing over 50,000 people across the globe.
The name Mitsubishi comes from the Japanese words Mitsu, which means three and Hishi, which means water chestnut, but is also used to denote a diamond shape. This is why the company's logo is a set of 3 diamonds.
You have certainly used a Mistubishi product sometime in your life as their core member companys produce Kirin Beer, 3 Diamond Seafood, Nikon cameras, Nippon oil, Asahi glass and of course, Mitsubishi automobiles.
This playlist includes a sampling of songs the company has used to help sell their automobiles to a western audience.
Songs Used in Mitsubishi TV Ads