Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Changes in Mellencamp Country

“People say I sold out,” John Mellencamp said, explaining his decision to license a song for a Chevrolet commercial. “No, I got sold out. Sometime during the ’90s record companies made the decision that us guys who had been around for a long time and had sold millions of records and were household names just weren’t as interesting as girls in stretch dresses.” ...more>>

2 comments:

Kat Coble said...

I love that man.

We disagree on a lot of things, but I can't help but feel a deep affection for the fella.

CHEZ BEZ said...

I'm with ya there. I've had a hard time figuring out how I feel about that commercial. But it's his stuff and whatever gets it out there I guess.

Reading that article helped me get behind him in his decision. If only I didn't see that ad every five minutes...