Was Jesse J inspired for his hit song Bang Bang by the Bunnings advertising jingle? DJ Reveals Stark Similarities Between Tracks And Fans Say They’ll NEVER Hear It
The Bunning jingle is a beloved tune for many Australians – and it may have inspired huge global success, according to a musician from Sydney.
DJ Milku, real name Miles Elkington, has revealed the stark similarities between the iconic commercial song and 2014 hit Bang Bang by Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj.
In a now-viral TikTok clip, Milku remixes the two songs to show the resemblance, which thrilled fans in Australia.
“Bang bang by Jessie J and this Aussie jingle sound exactly the same,” he said.
“And I just crushed them and I proved it 100 per cent.”
He then played the opening lines of Bang Bang before introducing the jingle.
Darwin-born Milku went on to sing “Bunnings Warehouse” to top the charts.
“This is the best content I’ve seen on TikTok this year!” a fan wrote.
DJ Milku, real name Miles Elkington, has revealed the striking similarities between the iconic publicity song and the 2014 hit Bang Bang by Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj (pictured in 2014 at the American Musician Awards in LA)
In a now-viral TikTok clip, Milku (pictured) remixes the two songs to show the resemblance, which thrilled Australian fans
‘It was worth my 5 years of working there while I was at university. Thanks, says another.
‘I was not expecting that at all. Fabulous!’ commented a fan.
“It’s a bop,” said another.
‘I can’t hear it! It’s already imprinted in my brain! one joked.
Darwin-born musician Milku went on to sing ‘Bunnings Warehouse’ to top the charts
Mr Hilton appeared on ABC’s Gruen in 202 (pictured) and explained exactly how he composed the jingle, from which he still receives royalties to this day
‘When will it be on Spotify?’ added another.
‘That’s all!’ commented one.
‘How can I make this my ringtone?’ another wrote.
“We NEED the full song,” said one.
The Bunnings jingle was created in 1995 by freelance composer and sound engineer Trevor Hilton from Busselton, Western Australia.
It’s been used in most Bunnings Warehouse commercials since 1995 and is as iconic of the franchise as its popular sausage sizzles.
In recent years, it has become popular on TikTok, with rappers using it as a beat and guitarists covering the melody.
Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj had a huge hit with the Grammy-nominated Bang Bang, which peaked at number one in Australia, the UK and the US.
An old Bunnings ad from the 90s. The jingle has been used in most Bunnings Warehouse ads since 1995 and is as iconic to the franchise as its popular sizzle sausages.