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Eighties Matchbox Appear In Nike Ad
The Quietus , May 19th, 2012 11:03

'Chicken', from the punk madcaps' first LP, gets an unlikely reboot courtesy of a Nike ad

Here's something a tad surreal for your Saturday - gnarly punk/rockabilly madcaps The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster have cropped up in about as unlikely a place as you'd imagine: a Nike advert (via The Stool Pigeon). The song in question - 'Chicken' is taken from the band's deranged and brilliant first LP Horse Of The Dog, originally released way back in 2002. They never quite topped that album's under half-an-hour's worth of low-swung, sleazy intensity, and sadly the album was never the hit it sorely deserved to be, but it's pretty enjoyable to hear it making such an unexpected appearance a decade down the line. Watch the ad below.