How to See U2’s Super Bowl Commercial

It’s that time of year when Canadians kvetch about not being able to see the big-production Super Bowl commercials because the rule that allows Canadian broadcasters to substitute Canadian ads for the American ones.  That probably means more of those horrible McDonald’s “Whaaaaaaaaaaaaat?” commercials and more Nissan spots featuring Bruno Mars.  Ugh.

Meanwhile, ‘Muricans will get to see all the cool commercials.  That includes this new U2/Bank of America production that will promote the latest Product (RED) project and offer a new U2 song entitled “Invisible” for download.

U2 - Invisible

Bank of America is in, er, America, chances of them buying ads on Canadian television are zero.  So how can a Canadian fan get in on this?

Frequent contributor Larry Lootsteen thinks he has the answer.

U2 Invisible Super Bowl 2014 ad

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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