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Lemmy and Motorhead , in a Walkers advert?

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  • Lemmy and Motorhead , in a Walkers advert?

    [color=cyan] I think i saw Lemmy and Motorhead in the new Walkers ad.

    They drive up on motorbikes and order crisps. Gary Liniker drives up dressed like a geek on a motorcycle and steals their crisps and drives off. They cannot chase him cos hes chained their bikes to the stand. Its for British sauce flavours.

    Oh, dear. If you said it to someone they wouldnt believe before it came out.

    Painfulll.

    Of course it could be lookalikes.

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    MOTأ–RHEAD wild man Lemmy spent a day snacking with Gary Lineker and lads mag favourite Lucy Pinder at West India Quay. The unlikely trio were in the area last Wednesday (June 22) to film a new Walkers crisp (potato chips) advert.

    The singer, best known for heavy metal smash "Ace of Spades", was shot by camera crews on a motorbike outside Scuzi. He was then seen to snatch crisps from model Lucy, who was serving food from a trailer and wearing a tight, low-cut blue dress.

    Lemmy took a break from filming in the sweltering heat to feed the fruit machine in Wetherspoon's. Drinking cola and chain smoking Marlborough reds, the 60-year-old rocker said: "Yeah, we're just doing this f****** crisp ad. We're just walking about eating lots of crisps. They're paying lots of money, else I wouldn't be doing it."

    One surprised drinker said: "You wouldn't have thought the bloke from MOTأ–RHEAD would be interested in winning آ£15 off a fruit machine."

    Lineker, who has been the face of the crisp brand for 10 years, finished filming by noon, but Lemmy and Lucy continued well into the evening, spending hours and dozens of takes on each scene.

    At one point, the director instructed Lucy to hide her heaving chest behind the crisp packets as Walkers were "a bit sensitive about cleavages."

    The model was later told to give Lemmy, wearing tight black leggings, boots and black shirt ripped to the stomach, a "flirtatious look" over the food counter.

    A worker on the set revealed Lemmy's starring role meant he would never have to pay for a packet of ready salted ever again. But after eight hours filming, the grizzled rock god might be passing on potatoes for some time.

    MOTأ–RHEAD are currently on the road as part of their 30th anniversary U.K. tour.
    http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/bla...wsitemID=38697

    A tad embarassing, I'd agree...

    At least he's honest about his motives, but could hardly say he's doing it for art, I suppose. :roll:

    I can sympathise as I once spent a day working in the late, not much lamented, Smiths Crisps factory in Paulsgrove. I bet I didn't make as much as Lemmy though.

    Whatever next? :?
    \"...an ape reft of his tail, and grown rusty at climbing, who yet feels himself to be a symbol and the frail representative of Omnipotence in a place that is not home.\" James Branch Cabell

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Mikey_C
      ...

      A tad embarassing, I'd agree...

      At least he's honest about his motives, but could hardly say he's doing it for art, I suppose. :roll:

      I can sympathise as I once spent a day working in the late, not much lamented, Smiths Crisps factory in Paulsgrove. I bet I didn't make as much as Lemmy though.

      Whatever next? :?
      This is Lemmy we're talking about here! He went way beyond embarrassing, decades ago! :lol:

      Face it, Walkers are very lucky to have him. Hope he's getting a good screw out of it.

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      • #4
        Lineker, who has been the face of the crisp brand for 10 years...
        That just struck me as the saddest thing I've read this morning... okay, it's also just about the only thing I've read this morning, but still. I know he has his commentating as well, but ten years of crisp commercials sounds like some sort of Hell to me.
        "That which does not kill us, makes us stranger." - Trevor Goodchild

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        • #5
          I just caught the advert on TV. I've got to admit, it doesn't make me want to run out and buy crisps. I didn't find it embarassing as I thought Lemmy would be taking the micky by agreeing to do it.

          Can anyone remember him in an advert for Kit Kat a few years back where he was playing the violin?

          Originally posted by DeeCrowSeer
          ten years of crisp commercials sounds like some sort of Hell to me.
          You never know, Gary may really love savoury snacks. :)

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          • #6
            Originally posted by DeeCrowSeer
            ten years of crisp commercials sounds like some sort of Hell to me.
            Living the whole year off one week's work makes it a very tolerable sort of Hell, believe me.

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            • #7
              I saw Lemmy the other day being interviewed on VH1 Classic. They played the Ace of Spades video,Eat the Rich and a couple others. The interviewer did actually mention Hawkwind.

              "With a deep, not-unhappy sigh, Elric prepared to do battle with an army." (Red Pearls)
              - Michael Moorcock

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