Allan Gray: Time Flies

This is a commercial ad of Allan Gray. This commercial was released in July 2011 in South Africa. Under the title of “Allan Gray: Time Flies”.

The first half of our lives we spend wishing time would hurry up – life simply moves too slowly. The second half, however, we wish time would slow down; every second counts. This is the simple insight of the television advert, which uses a fairy tale to illustrate a wisdom of life, while subtly reinforcing the importance of time in the journey of creating wealth.

It was done by KingJames, Cape Town advertising agency. And, the commercial by Production Company is Velocity Films and is directed by Keith Rose.

May God bless and keep you always
May your wishes all come true
May you always do for others and let others do for you
Allan Gray Time Flies
May you build a ladder to the stars
And climb on every rung
May you stay forever young
Forever young, forever young
May you stay forever young

The commercial song is “Forever Young” by Izzy Brooks (Medina Sound). However, this song was produced specifically for the commercial and unfortunately, it is not available to purchase or download on any music sites.

Thus, I am not able to get any information about this song. However, if you have any information about this song by any chance, please leave your comment.

The original version of “Forever Young” is a song that was released on January 17th 1974 for American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. Here, you can preview songs and check them on Amazon or Itunes.

Watch the whole advertisement here.

Allan Gray: Time Flies
Client: Allan Gray
Geo: South Africa
Released: July 2011
Advertising Agency: KingJames, Cape Town
Production Company: Velocity Films
Director: Keith Rose
Music: Forever Young by Izzy Brooks (Medina Sound)

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