Daryl Hall & John Oates - You Make My Dreams (1981)
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“You Make My Dreams”, sometimes incorrectly referred to as “You Make My Dreams Come True”, is a song ...
“You Make My Dreams”, sometimes incorrectly referred to as “You Make My Dreams Come True”, is a song by the American duo Hall & Oates, taken from their ninth studio album, Voices (1980). The song reached number five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1981. The track received 154,000 digital sales between 2008 and 2009 according to Nielsen SoundScan.
In popular culture
The song was featured in the films The Wedding Singer (1998), Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003), Step Brothers (2008) (500) Days of Summer (2009), Despicable Me 2 (2013), Eddie the Eagle (2016), and Ready Player One (2018). In 2012, it appeared in an eHarmony commercial. It appears in a 2017 commercial for Applebee’s. The song also appears in The Office, Modern Family and Young Sheldon. The song appears in a 2018 commercial for Dick’s Sporting Goods, promoting a Father’s Day sale, as well as a 2019 commercial for Google Maps and KFC Australia. In addition, the song was used by the Toronto Maple Leafs during their home games in the 2018–19 and 2019–20 seasons as the team goal song. The Milwaukee Brewers used the song during home games during the 2019 season, playing the song after winning a game. The song has appeared three times in 2020 TV commercials, appearing in a Google Maps ad that ran during the 92nd Academy Awards on February 9, for American Family Insurance, and in a cover version for an ad by Michelob Ultra starring Jimmy Butler about the restart of the 2019-20 NBA season.