There’s No Crying in Football, is There? The Budweiser Clydesdale Commercial “Puppy Love” for the 2014 Superbowl, with a Clyde training montage and Passenger’s “Let Her Go”
“There’s no crying in baseball!” Tom Hanks famously tells his team in the movie, A League of Their Own. Crying seems to have even less of a place in football, except during the Superbowl, when Budweiser airs its annual Clydesdale-centered commercial. In this video, the promo tapped a whole new well of Sweet and Sentimental by pairing a huge-hearted Clyde with an adorable – and adoptable – puppy:
✅ Best Passenger All The Little Lights
A Great Album on Several Levels – Songwriter, artist, musician, poet, entertainer, philosopher, storyteller – If you love and appreciate great song craft and are not yet fully immersed in Passenger’s work, you should be. If you are familiar and fully acquainted but don’t absolutely love what he does, then there is something wrong with you.
The song is UK artist Passenger’s Let Her Go. Within an hour of the ad airing, our tiny library had registered more than 300 requests for the song’s album, All the Little Lights. If you can’t wait – and, honestly, who can? – you can find everything Passenger-related on iTunes, Amazon, and YouTube:
There’s the only thing that might be sweeter than the polished, finished commercial: this candid Budweiser training montage. The trust, pride, and kindness the horses and their people share certainly wrung a few more tears out me. After twenty years of these iconic moments, it seems like it can’t be the Superbowl – it can’t even be football -without a Clyde-sized, puppy-warm, goat-stubborn cry…