Top Five Music Tracks of the Year
  • Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
2019 Top Five Music Tracks

The year's Top Tracks finds the #1 slot filled by Dos Equis' "Hit Single," a loving tribute to timeless summer jams and ‘80s’ MTV Spring Break live performances as Beacon Street Studios brings its musical chops to bear in tandem with Bonnie Tyler’s 1982 hit single “Total Eclipse of the Heart,” which is transformed into another kind of emotional ballad that's charmingly absurd. The adapted ballad tell us about the trials and tribulations of ordering Dos Equis and appetizers at an overly crowded bar.

Also in the 2019 Top Five mix are Apple AirPods' creatively inspired "Bounce," the offbeat humor of Bosch's "Llama Drama, the comedy of Jif's "Bunker" where armageddon takes a backseat to peanut butter, and an other worldly performance in Reebok's "Storm the Court."

Have a listen below to the fab five tracks that graced 2019.

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     To view the year’s Top Five Top Spots Chart, click here.

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Client Dos Equis Agency Droga5 New York David Droga, creative chairman & founder; Neil Heymann, chief creative officer; Scott Bell, executive creative director; Ryan Raab, creative director; Matt Vitou, sr. copywriter; Rob McQueen, sr. art director; James Gross, jr. copywriter; Gianna D’Amico, jr. art director; Devin Croda, group design director; Erin Wilson, designer; Dave Stephenson, executive producer, film; Stephanie Hill, Gulshan Jaffery, producers, film; Jonny Bauer, global chief strategy officer; Harry Roman, head of strategy; Marina Pen, Will Davie, group strategy directors; Nick Maschmeyer, strategy director; Yan Wang, group communications strategy director; Kevin Wilkerson, sr. communications strategist; Clark Cofer, communications strategist. Production Hungry Man Wayne McClammy, director; Dion Beebe, DP; Rick Jarjoura, producer; Mino Jarjoura, exec producer. Editorial Mackcut Ryan Steele, editor; Devon Flint, assistant editor; Gina Pagano, exec producer; Margarita Mutuc, producer; Sam Shaffer, audio engineer. Music Beacon Street Studios Andrew Feltenstein, John Nau, composers; Adrea Lavezzoli, exec producer; Lindsey Lerman, producer. Song: "Total Eclipse of the Heart" by Bonnie Tyler Sound Heard City Phillip Loeb, Elizabeth McClanahan, mixers; Andi Lewis, producer; Sasha Awn, exec producer. Postproduction Taylor James Steve Intrabartola, executive producer; Casey Sincic, producer; Matt Stroub, Flame. Color Company 3 Tom Poole, Sofie Borup, colorists; Jenny Montgomery, color assist; Alexandra Lubrano, producer.


Client Apple Agency TBWA\Media Arts Lab Production Pulse Films Oscar Hudson, director. Music/Sound "I Learnt Some Jazz Today," soundtrack by composer/producer Tessellated. Audio Post Formosa Group, Los Angeles John Bolen, mixer


Client Bosch Agency Jung von Matt/Next Alster, Hamburg, Germany. Production Markenfilm Hamburg Matthew Swanson, director; Stephan Brockmann, Lena Schultz, producers. 3D/Animation Studio INFECTED GMBH, Hamburg Music Yessian Music, Hamburg Christopher Carmichael, composer; Ingmar Rehberg, executive producer/managing director; Helena Schmitz, Lukas Lehmann, producers; Brian Yessian, chief creative officer; Michael Yessian, head of production. Sound Design INFECTED GmbH, Hamburg Hannes Hönemann, sound designer. Audio Post INFECTED GmbH, Hamburg Hannes Hönemann, mixer.


Client The J.M. Smucker Company/Jif Agency Publicis New York Andy Bird, chief creative officer; Erica Roberts, executive creative director; Alan Wilson, associate creative director, copy; Peter Defries, associate creative director, art; Jenny Read, EVP, director of integrated production; Lauren Schneidmuller, executive producer; Jordan Valdes, sr. producer; Zachary Collopy, designer. Production Hungry Man Wayne McClammy, director. Editorial Union Editorial Christjan Jordan, editor; Dani DuHadway, producer. Audio Post Harbor Picture Company, Santa Monica, Calif. Steve Perski, audio mixer. Music/Sound Design Beacon Street Studios, Venice, Calif. Andrew Feltenstein, John Nau, Danny Dunlap, composers; Leslie DiLullo, exec producer; Rommel Molina, sound designer.


Client Reebok International Agency Venables Bell & Partners, San Francisco Paul Venables, founder, chairman; Will McGinness, executive creative director; Byron Del Rosario, creative director; Allie Nordstrom, sr. art director; Elliot Nordstrom, sr. copywriter; Hilary Coate, director of integrated production; Namrata Abhyankar, producer. Michael Davidson, associate partner, head of strategy; Dylan Phillips, sr. strategist; Raquel Bedard, director of Lumberyard Production PRETTYBIRD, Culver City, Calif. Tom Noakes, director; Kerstin Emhoff, co-founder/exec producer; Rika Osenberg, head of production; Julie Sawyer, producer; Larkin Seiple, DP; Jason Hougaard, production designer. Editorial Exile, Santa Monica, Calif. Shane Reid, editor; CL Weaver, exec producer; Jennifer Locke,  head of production; Michael Miller, sr. producer; Kyle Behrens, Jay McConville, Erin Mccaffrey, assistant editors. VFX/Finishing Framestore, Los Angeles James Razzall, president, advertising, North America; Bethan Thomas, director of production & operations; Aron Hjartarson, executive creative director; Ben West, Chris Waitt, creative directors; Georgina Poushkine, integrated advertising producer; Raul Ortego, sr. Flame/lead artist; Humberto Reynaga, Toby Brockhurst, Flame artists; Jose Alvarado, VFX coordinator; Jamie Runkle, production coordinator; Telecine Color Collective, NY Alex Bickell, colorist; Alex Jimenez, color assistant; Claudia Guevara, exec producer. Music/Sound Design Barking Owl, West Los Angeles Track: “Prayer Hands” by A-Trak and YehMe2; Kelly Bayett, creative director/partner; Jessica Dierauer, music supervisor; Morgan Johnson, sound designer; KC Dossett, producer. Audio Post Barking Owl, West Los Angeles AJ Murillo, engineer; Eolyne Arnold, assistant Exile, Santa Monica, Calif.  Shane Reid, music edit

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