From his first solo album after the Raspberries broke up, Eric Carmen adds some Beach Boys-style harmonies for what should have been a huge gigantic enormous hit. Instead, it was bubblegummed-up by Sean Cassidy a couple years later.
But instead, the big hit for Carmen was "All By Myself," which is what it is. (And, for what it is, is a pretty good example of... that.)
Which brings me to this ad... which is simultaneously the most brilliant and stupidest thing I've ever seen: