Microsoft's Surface 2 tablets may be picking up steam in terms of sales, but the company isn't letting that success go to its head. It continues to advertise the products and this week, a new version of its previous Surface 2 TV commercial was uploaded online.
The 30 second ad, as posted on YouTube, is basically a shorter version of the 1 minute commercial that was first released in September. However, the old backing track that has been used in other Surface TV ads has been replaced by a song sung by former Beatle member, Paul McCartney.
The tune itself is called "New" and is included in McCartney's latest album of the same name. You can listen to the full version track on his own YouTube channel.
The new Surface 2 ad with the McCartney song will make its official debut during the broadcast of the annual Grammy Awards on CBS Sunday night. Microsoft also sponsored a contest to bring an up and coming music act to Los Angeles to play at an official pre-Grammys concert. The winner of that contest was Arkanas singer-songwriter Barrett Baber and his Facebook page chronicles his trip to LA for the event.
Source: Surface on YouTube