Remember WU LYF? That Mancunian band who kept everything so secretive before the release of their debut record Go Tell Fire To The Mountain? Well Toyota were hoping nobody did, because their new advert features a song off of that album... only they didn't ask the band's permission.

The sexist advert in question shows husbands and boyfriends buying the new Toyota GT86 without their significant other's permission. With each partner then proceeding to freak out whilst the manly men have fun in an old quarry to the tune of 'Heavy Pop' from WU LYF's breakout album.

The band today issued a rather informal and rather angry statement on their facebook:

"TO ANYBODY INTERESTED AS TO WHY WE ARE FEATURED IN A TOYOTA ADVERT:

We too are interested to know why our music is featured in a sexist sports car advert that encourages men to live out their 'inner chauvinist'.

We have not consented to this, we have not earned a penny from this and on behalf of the band I am fucking angry about this."


Although they did say that they "Wouldn't have minded so much if it was for a Lamborghini."

You can view the advert here.