With Christmas a mere 50 sleeps away, it’s almost the time for those endless adverts featuring cuddly penguins and igloo-dwelling elves. The ‘grand unveiling’ of John Lewis’ advert - if anyone follows that sort of thing - is tomorrow, and yet again they’ve opted for a stripped back acoustic cover of a well known song.
In previous years, relatively established musicians like Lily Allen, Ellie Goulding and Tom Odell have featured. AURORA - with just the one EP, ‘Running With The Wolves’ to her name, would mark a left-field choice if the rumours are true. Apparently this year, Oasis’ ‘Half The World Away’ will be covered for the ad.
The speculation comes from a ten second advert which aired in the X-Factor break on Sunday, with the hashtag #OnTheMoon, and a report from The Sun suggesting AURORA is definitely on board. Others have speculated that the cheeky X-factor advert trick is a nod to Adele, who made her comeback in exactly the same ad slot last month.
Listen to AURORA’s ‘Running With The Wolves’ below.
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