IKEA Monkey Advert: Music and singer details for the Swedish furniture companies 2015 TV advertisement, plus a behind the scenes video looking at how and where the commercial was filmed.
What song is used in the 2015 IKEA TV ad and who sings it?
The IKEA UK television advert that was first released in July 2015, features a song called ‘Psychotic Reaction’. Recorded in 1968, this track is performed by American R&B singer Brenton Wood.
This is a cover of US rock band Count Five’s 1965 single, also titled ‘Psychotic Reaction’.
Singer, songwriter and keyboard player Brenton Wood was born on July 26, 1941, in the City of Shreveport, Louisiana and released his most recent album ‘Lord Hear My Prayer’ in 2009.
Above you can watch the full length 1 minute 30 second long version of the IKEA TV ad and below you can see a special video, giving you a behind the scenes look at the making of the commercial.
Where was the advert filmed?
The ad was filmed at the Jaguar Rescue Centre, which is located in Costa Rican jungle. The centre provides a safe environment for multiple animal species including howler and capuchin monkeys.
The IKEA ‘Wonderful Everyday’ ad follows a group of curious monkeys as they come across something extraordinary in the middle of their jungle home.