AA 'you've got a friend' by Delaney Lund Knox Warren

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Tony Kaye has returned to the UK making his commercial directorial debut for Delaney Lund Knox Warren & Partners with its new ad for the AA. Kaye resurfaces in the UK with the 60-second spot based around Carole King's song "You've got a friend". The ad evolves the "AA as a friend" positioning that DLKW developed in its first campaign for the brand in 2005. It opens on a crying baby in a car, and cuts to an AA patrolman who breaks into the song. During the ad he is joined by more and more patrols until there is a choir singing the song in various locations, tending to various roadside emergencies. The ad, which will also air in cinemas, closes with a sleeping baby and the original patrolman ending the song. It uses the line: "You've got AA friend."

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Released: 02 March 2006

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Project name
AA "you've got a friend" TV
Kerry Cooper, sales and marketing director at the AA
Drive consideration by getting people to understand that the AA is the best breakdown organisation
Creative agency
Delaney Lund Knox Warren & Partners
Malcolm Green
Art director
Gary Betts
Media agency
Paul Hutchison
Tony Kaye
Production company
Pete Goddard, Poppy Films
The Mill, Grand Central, Abbey Rd & Capitol

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