Dolly Parton Remakes ‘9 to 5’ as ‘5 to 9’ for Damien Chazelle-Directed Super Bowl Ad Spot


Dolly Parton has reimagined her basic 1980 music “9 to 5” as “5 to 9” for a Squarespace industrial celebrating workplace staff getting their entrepreneurial facet hustles going after hours. The minute-long spot, already out there for view now, is about to have its broadcast premiere throughout the Super Bowl telecast on Sunday.

Oscar profitable filmmaker Damien Chazelle (“La La Land,” “Whiplash”) directed the minute-long industrial, which options choreography by Tony winner Justin Peck.

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Parton doesn’t seem within the industrial. But she did report a full-length model of the reconfigured music that’s up on Spotify.

Squarespace, an internet site constructing and e-commerce service, says it partnered with Parton to provide you with the brand new lyrics.

The full two-and-a-half-minute model of the music heard on digital streaming companies begins off with 45 seconds of the unique “9 to 5” lyrics — written to open the 1980 workplace-comedy film of the identical title, and reprised for a Broadway musical within the late 2000s — earlier than kicking into the newly written verses and refrain.

“Well you got dreams and you know they matter / Be your own boss, climb your own ladder,” Parton sings within the re-do, which turns the shared frustration of the unique to DIY inspiration. “Working 5 to 9 / Making something of your own now / And it feels so fine, build a business from your know-how / Gonna move ahead and there’s nothing that you can’t do / When you listen to that little voice inside you.”

Squarespace is a Super Bowl common, having had six earlier spots on the annual broadcast, most involving celebrities. The firm’s 2020 industrial featured Winona Ryder, preceded by spots that included Keanu Reeves, Jeff Bridges, John Malkovich and Key & Peele.

Parton is the grasp of the facet hustle herself, and is planning to debut her new perfume, Scent From Above, together with Squarespace previous to the Super Bowl.

Parton was within the information Monday for revealing in a “Today” interview that she had twice turned down the possibility to obtain the Presidential Medal of Freedom. (Toby Keith and Ricky Skaggs lately stirred controversy for coming to the White House to obtain the medal from Donald J. Trump on the day that the president was being impeached; the timing was suspect sufficient that each singers’ representatives declined to publicize or touch upon the shows.)

“I couldn’t accept it (on first offer) because my husband was ill,” Parton mentioned on the morning present, “and then they asked me again about it and I wouldn’t travel because of the COVID.” The present famous that Barack Obama had admitted final fall he by no means provided the medal to Parton solely as a result of he assumed she already had one, and that he would seek advice from Joe Biden to rectify the oversight. Parton advised “Today” that she had certainly obtained a feeler from the Biden camp about receiving the award. But “now I feel like if I take it, I’ll be doing politics, so I’m not sure. But I don’t work for those awards. It’d be nice but I’m not sure that I even deserve it. But it’s a nice compliment for people to think that I might deserve it.”

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