John Lewis Remakes Oasis' Half The World Away For Christmas Ad To Set Britain A-Blubbing

It's traditional. Take a rock song, rerecord it in a twee style, and use it as a background to a heart tugging advert for Christmas. Ladies and gentlemen, the John Lewis Christmas ad for 2015, featuring Oasis' Half The World Away recorded by Aurora.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuz2ILq4UeA

And a few from previous years in a similar style. Get through this lot with a dry eye, and know that Santa must have taken your soul.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iccscUFY860

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqWig2WARb0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0N8axp9nHNU

And some that slightly break the mold…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gqPM_GT8Qw

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