The biggest news in gadget tech this year is the unveiling (finally!) of Apple’s AR/VR
headset spatial computer. You may have seen this short trailer soundtracked by Supertramp’s “Dreamer” from their 1973 masterpiece, Crime of the Century. Here it is–but listen carefully. Something’s different and people have questions.
Totally familiar, but it’s also…I don’t know.
The answer was provided by a writer to Bob Lefsetz which appeared in a “mailbag” edition of his newsletter.
According to Lina Tyler of Harmonic Management, this isn’t Supertramp–or at least all of them. Apple used two different recordings from singer Roger Hodgson (the writer of the song), combining an orchestra recording and one Hodgson recorded with his band. Here’s the source material.
Mystery solved. It’ll be interesting to see if Hodgson gets a spike in listening now that the commercial is out.