Weird Sennheiser Ad Says Urbanite Headphones Were ‘Born to Pamper’ Ears




Are your ears longing for some pampering? A nice, hot bath perhaps? Sennheiser’s quirky new ad claims its Urbanite headphones will help them “feel oh so good.”

Launched at this year’s IFA consumer-electronics show in Berlin, the Urbanite is best described as Sennheiser’s answer to Beats: stylish, bass-heavy, on-ear headphones that cost $ 199

But Sennheiser seems to know that all those offerings — plus its pedigree as a maker of great headphones — might not be enough to draw attention. So in its new ad, the company showcases a man with a heavy German accent (Sennheiser is a German company) who is wearing an Urbanite headphones costume, while seducing a giant ear. Yes, you read that correctly Read more…

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