That Time WHAM! Did TV Ads For Japan’s Maxell Cassettes

During the height of the Compact Audio Cassette’s popularity, Maxell’s audio cassettes were held in high regard, producing some of the finest examples of the standard available. And if you happen to be big enough in the music world, like the British pop duo WHAM!, Maxell asked you to endorse them, with the ads not being shown in the UK or North America for fear of ‘selling out’. Here are the series of TV ads made in 1985 for the Japanese company’s brand audio cassettes.