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Melbourne’s The Triangles Hit No.1 In Spain

News posted Friday, June 4 2010 at 12:00 PM.
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Melbourne’s The Triangles Hit No.1 In Spain

An Australian band has rocketed to the top of the Spanish charts thanks to their placement in a summer ad campaign for Spanish beer Estrella Damm.

The Triangles, a Melbourne-based five-piece, hit number one on the Spanish iTunes singles chart yesterday (June 3) with their song ‘Applejack’, putting them ahead of Ke$ha, Lady Gaga and Eurovision song contest winner Lena. The spot features ‘Applejack’ played in its entirety, with cameos of the band performing the song amid summertime frivolity in Menorca, an island off the south coast of Spain. The campaign has just gone live and has hit nearly one million views on YouTube.

“To be invited over to Spain to appear in the clip itself was just incredible,” said Kath Simpson from The Triangles. “When we were recording the song a few years back, we never dreamed it would be topping any charts, here or overseas.”

The song’s appearance in the ad was brokered by Melbourne-based Music Supervision company Level Two, who are also music supervisors for the Underbelly series, as well as a numerous other film and TV productions. Over the past 12 months, Level Two have secured placements for The Temper Trap and Qua in the US, Holly Thorsby in Portugal, Brisbane’s The Villians of Wilhelm in Europe and Melbourne’s The Cheats in Vietnam.


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Goal attack  said about 5 years ago:


monkeyman  said about 5 years ago:


Ash-showoff  said about 5 years ago:

liars! Alcoholics never get the babes.

What an amazing sync though..... Good on 'em and go Level Two Music!

josejones  said about 5 years ago:

is that a young springsteen at 0.08?

andyr  said about 5 years ago:

so many hot people in such a short video

BurtBacharach  said about 5 years ago:

that is so fantastic. lucky bastards.

Project-Rabbit  said about 5 years ago:

This is awesome; I love this Triangles song... It usually my ''starter'' song to housework, or when I play disco with my nieces.

scallywag  said about 5 years ago:

i like estrella

peterpaulandmary  said about 5 years ago:

Half A Cow's first number one! Thanks Level Two.

Hellzapoppin  said about 5 years ago:

Let's see... If I drink beer.. I'll get the babes.. or at least get to look down their tops. Why hasn't anyone told me this equation before? Do I need to also own a boat? Does the GPS unit point to where the babes relax and let their juices flow? So many questions!

slothman  said about 5 years ago:

congratulations on the spanish success! can't say i'm that big a fan of the song but beating Ke$ha, GaGa and Eurovision on the chart must feel pretty good.

team ham sandwich  said about 5 years ago:

I love the triangles. I thought they had split up. No shows in a few years...

Popboomerang  said about 5 years ago:

if they were close making it official this placement may encourage them to gig again!

Wherefrom?  said about 5 years ago:

I bet Level Two made way more money on this than the Triangles. They're theives.

soula  said about 5 years ago:

wow nice work. this makes me want to go to spain! make for a good spain tourism ad.

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