Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Dhani Harrison Gap Commerical

It was released yesterday, September 16, 2013 that Dhani Harrison, son of George Harrison, will be featured in the new Gap commercial singing one of his father songs "For You Blue" featured on The Beatles Let It Be album.

It's been about four years since Gap last released an advertisement on TV, last one being Christmas 2009. They're theme for these commercials is Back to Blue and have not only a Beatles son performing in it, but Alexa Ray Joel,age 27, daughter of the great Billy Joel singing her version  of her dads "Just The Way Your Are"
"In almost any profession, even if you're the kid of an actor,people are very supportive and want to see the next generation"-Dhani Harrison
Dhani, age 35, has decided to follow in his fathers footsteps to become a musician. He is currently the front man of his own band, Thenewno2 with  Oliver Hecks, Janathan Sadoff, Jeremy Faccone, Nick Fyffe, Frank Zummo, and Aaron Older.
"I don't really plan to be a pop star; I just want to be able to make music without the whole My Dad thing hanging over me, which everyone in my position goes through."-Dhani Harrison
Both versions of their fathers songs, "Just The Way You Are" and "For You Blue" are available now on iTunes.
 All proceeds for "For You Blue" by Dhani Harrison will go to a foundation focusing on helping patients with spinal cord injuries, The George Harrison's Material World Foundation.

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