What is the iPad 1 Commercial Song from “iPad is Electric” TV Ad?
Apple released a new iPad commercial called “iPad is Delicious” that features the text “iPad is…” followed by images of someone browsing a pictured recipe book, playing games, reading books, writing on a virtual chalkboard, etc, the video is posted above if you haven’t seen it yet.
Playing in the background is a piano song with fingers snapping to a gradually increasing energy level and soon come handclaps, a bass line, and the whole shebang… of course since it’s an Apple commercial this song is about to get very popular and two people have already asked me what the song is.
Watch the commercial for iPad 1, and read on to hear the full song that soundtracks the commercial and to learn learn what it is.
What’s the name of the song in the iPad 1 commercial?
The iPad commercial is embedded on this page to listen to, it has a really catchy song playing in the background.
The song playing in the commercial is ‘Never Stop’ by Chilly Gonzales, from an upcoming album titled “Ivory Tower” that will be available on September 14. There are actually two versions of this song available, a ‘rap mix’ and the ‘original mix’ which is an instrumental version.
Where can I get the song?
You can download the Never Stop EP on iTunes, which has three versions of the song.
You can also order Chilly Gonzales albums now from Amazon on multiple formats, including as MP3 downloads.
The record label also offers a look at Chilly Gonzales albums on their website.
A quick note: If you like the song used in the iPad commercial you should review the full album which it is contained on, it includes both versions of “Never Stop” and the other songs are just as good, providing a solid mix of funky piano riffs, catchy beats, smooth instrumentals, and electronic goodness.
Can I listen to the full song online?
Yes you can find the complete version of the song that is featured in the iPad 1 commercial. Here are the full songs in both versions (via YouTube videos)
The instrumental original mix:
Update 10/2/2010: Apple released a new version of the iPad ad, titled “iPad is electric” and it features the same piano song playing in the commercial as was in the other similar theme commercial for iPad.