Levi 501 Ad Campaigns (Part 1)


Levi’s iconic ad campaign for its 501 jeans gave previously unknown acts a big break, and resurrected the careers of some of the world’s greatest acts. By the time the campaign ended in 1998 the ads had covered everything from blues, country, rock, reggae and electronica.

The Clash – Should I Stay Or Should I Go

Stiltskin – Inside

T.Rex – 20th Century Boy (Brad Pitt)

4 responses to “Levi 501 Ad Campaigns (Part 1)

  1. I mind these! Adverts that really did their job, I reckon. Capturing something that folks wanted… not just a product, but a sense of cool. I loved these.

    I thought I hadn’t seen the T. Rex one, as I don’t remember Brad Pitt, but watching it I realised I have… it’s just I wasn’t aware of him.

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