National Express Advert Music – Take a Different View

National Express Advert Music 2016 – Song and band details for the coach & bus travel companies ‘Take a Different View’ TV commercial.

Song Title: Travelling.

Singer/Band: Paper Lions.

Available To Download From: iTunes and Amazon.

This new ad for National Express coaches features the suitably titled song ‘Travelling’, which is performed by the Canadian indie rock band Paper Lions.

Previously known as the Chucky Danger Band, this four-piece group from Prince Edward Island decided on their name change back in 2008, roughly around the same time they released Travelling.

With the help of a voice-over from Northern Irish actor James Nesbitt, National Express’ latest advert tells us that, like the UK, their travel company has moved on over the last 40 years.


The ‘Take a Different View’ ad was posted to the coach operators YouTube channel on the 29th of February, 2016.

Even though it’s a nice enough advert, with a good song, I personally still prefer National Express’ more uplifting 2014 TV campaign. You may remember this earlier effort starred actor and musician David Soul singing his 1977 hit ‘Silver Lady‘:

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