Episode from the podcastTwenty Thousand Hertz

I'm Lovin' It

Released Wednesday, 24th February 2021
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Since its introduction in 2003, the McDonald’s “I’m Lovin’ It” jingle has become one of the most recognizable melodies in the world. This is the story of how a catchy five-note jingle conquered the planet, from its humble beginnings at a German ad agency, to being sung by globally famous pop stars. Featuring interviews with "I'm Lovin' It" composers Tom Batoy and Franco Tortora of Mona Davis Beat.

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This was a lot of fun! I'm of the "put a smile on" generation, so I knew less about "I'm lovin' it," but it was fun to learn about the marketing strategy. Really interesting how there was a design around getting the music popular ahead of the ads.
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