Tesco Mobile have released this new 2021 advert titled ‘This is Supermarket mobile’.
The commercial featuring a song by Morten Harket shows a man entering a Tesco store with a difference. In the superstore everything appears to be mobile phone-based with freshly baked smartphones, frozen contract prices and a huge data aisle.
The music in the 2021 Tesco Mobile advert
Music: Can’t Take My Eyes Off You | Artist : Morten Harket
The music in the 2021 Tesco Mobile advert is a cover of a song called ‘Can’t Take My Eyes Off You’ that was recorded in 1967 by American singer Frankie Valli. The song’s lyrics begin with “You’re just too good to be true” with a famous chorus “I love you baby, And if it’s quite alright I need you, baby”
The single reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a week.
The version in the advert however is performed by Morten Harket, lead singer of Norwegian synth-pop band a-ha who were highly successful in the mid-1980s. A-ha recorded many international hits including ‘Take On Me’, ‘The Sun Always Shines On TV’ and ‘Stay On These Roads’.
Harket recorded this cover version of Can’t Take My Eyes Off You in 1993 for the comedy movie Coneheads.