The song to which you are most likely referring is "Lust for Life",
with music by David Bowie and lyrics by Iggy Pop.
According to Royal Caribbean's Press Release from August 12, 2002:
"You know the campaign. You've seen the TV commercials and hummed
along with the Iggy Pop song, "Lust for Life," as it pounds out over
fast-paced visuals of cruise vacationers..."
David H.N. Brechbiel's "And Now A Word From Our Sponsors" page
(halfway down) confirms that a cover of David Bowie's song "Lust for
Life" appears in Royal Caribbean commercials:
A description, track listing, and reviews for Iggy Pop's album "Lust
For Life" appears here:
Amazon's 30-second audio clip of the song can be accessed here
(requires RealOne audio player):
CDNow's 30-second Windows Media Player clip of the song can be
Lyrics for the song can be viewed at "Teenage Wildlife", a David Bowie
interactive fan site:
Just in case "Lust for Life" is not the song of which you are
According to MPL Communications' "Songs Featured In Commercials" page,
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines commercial used the song "Unchained
A sound clip of the Righteous Brothers' "Unchained Melody" is at
(Windows Media Player)
royal caribbean cruise line commercials song
david bowie "lust for life" lyrics
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