[a]Laurent Garnier[/a] protege [a]Mr. Oizo[/a] is the genius behind both the track and the ad...

Mr. Oizo's 'Flat Beat', the track in the current Levis Sta-Press commercial with the man in the car and the puppet - called Flat Eric - is released on March 22 by F Communications.

Mr Oizo aka Quentin DUPIEUX also directed the commercial having worked in the past with Laurent Garnier on the video for 'Flashback' in 1997 and the 15 minute short 'Nightmare Sandwiches', which accompabied Garnier's 'Crispy Bacon'.

'Flat Beat' is taken from Mr Oizo's forthcoming album 'Analog Worms Attack', which will be released in June.

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