Oasis covered by Norwegian singer Aurora for new John Lewis Christmas advert – watch

The 19-year-old star Aurora performs a cover of Oasis's Half The World Away in the retailer's latest festive promotional clip.

Norwegian singer Aurora has been unveiled as the singer of this year's John Lewis Christmas advert.

The 19-year-old performs a cover of Oasis's Half The World Away, perhaps best-known as the theme tune to sitcom The Royle Family.

The ad tells the story of a little girl with a telescope who catches sight of a lonely old man living on the moon and is determined to get a Christmas gift to him.

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Featuring in a John Lewis ad can lead to chart success. Last year, Tom Odell scored a Top 10 hit when he soundtracked the ad with a cover of the Beatles' Real Love, while in 2013, Lily Allen landed her third Number 1 when her cover of Keane's Somewhere Only We Know was the theme to the totes emosh Hare and Bear ad.

Want to know more about Aurora? Take a look at her track Awakening from 2014:

Aurora's cover of Half The World Away is available to stream and buy now.