Thursday, May 23, 2024

Carly Simon Gives “You’re So Vain” for The Best Ever Spot-On Anti-Trump Commercial


Famed singer songwriter Carly Simon has never allowed “You’re So Vain,” one of the great classics of rock, to be used for any kind of commercial. But here it is, and it’s perfectly adapted against Donald Trump and for Hillary Clinton. Richard Perry produced the 1972 track that features Mick Jagger on background vocals. It may have been about Warren Beatty back then, but it’s got a new use now!

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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