Song and band details for KFC UK’s ‘Rollerskater’ YouTube and TV ad.
Song Title: Five O’Clock World.
Singers/Band: The Vogues.
Written by the American record producer Allen Reynolds, the track is performed by Pennsylvanian vocal group The Vogues.
Five O’Clock World went on to become a big hit in North America, topping the Canadian singles chart and reaching number 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
At the time this song was recorded, The Vogues were a four-piece rock and roll/pop group from Pittsburgh.
Some of the bands other hit singles include ‘Turn Around, Look at Me’, ‘You’re The One’ and ‘Magic Town’.
This retro style KFC ad shows a man roller skating home from work on a sunny Friday afternoon, of course picking up a bucket of fried chicken along the way.
Uploaded to the KFC UK and Ireland YouTube page on the 12th of May, 2016, ‘Rollerskater’ follows on from the companies recent ‘Take 5 Box’, ‘Double Zinger Stacker’ and ‘Double Bucket Deal’ commercials.