The commercial features a charming rendition of Coldplay’s “The Scientist,” covered by Willie Nelson.
Some said Willie was doing Coldplay better than Coldplay. I’m not sure that is fair, even if I do see what they mean. Willie does indeed do a great job with this one.
Performed by Coldplay: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlUG5VuCzC0 Reading the comments on Youtube, I was amazed how many people had powerful, personal stories connected to this song.
Interesting background info on the song: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Scientist
(Coldplay) Vocalist Chris Martin wrote the original after listening to George Harrison’s “All Things Must Pass.”