It’s difficult to find a Leonard Cohen song in a commercial (for a product other than Leonard’s own recordings and concerts) that is more intimately integrated into the ad’s mood and theme than “The Darkness” soundtrack of the trailer for Season 3 (2013) of Falling Skies – Darkness Extended.
- “The song of the century, so far” T Bone Burnett On Choosing Leonard Cohen’s Nevermind For The ‘True Detective’ Opening
- Video: Leonard Cohen’s “You Want It Darker” On Peaky Blinders
Falling Skies S3 – Darkness Extended
Credit Due Department: I found this video in the TV Ads of Leonard Cohen playlist created by Roman Gavrilin aka Hermitage Prisoner.
I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on AllanShowalter.com (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted May 21, 2015.