John Lewis Christmas Advert 2017: Who sings the song Golden Slumbers?
The newest John Lewis Christmas advert, which tells the tale friendship between Moz the Monster and his seven-year-old pal Joe, is set to a cover version Golden Slumbers by Manchester band Elbow.
The group are most notably known for their hit song One Day Like This, but have now taken on a classic 1969 hit by The Beatles for the festive advert which has been directed by Michel Gondry.
Now, just like every year before, viewers at home are asking the same questions about the song, the band and the lyrics in the world famous advert.
Who originally wrote the song?
Golden Slumbers appeared on the B side The Beatles’ 1969 iconic album Abbey Road. The song was followed by single Carry That Weight and was written by Sir Paul McCartney.
John Lennon wasn’t present during the recording the single after being injured in a motor vehicle accident in Scotland on July 1 1969.
Who are Elbow?
Elbow is a four-piece rock band from Greater Manchester consisting lead singer Guy Garvey, Craig Potter, Mark Potter and Pete Turner.
The group formed in 1997 and are known for their 2008 hit single One Day Like This, which was played during the groups’ performance at the Closing Ceremony the London Olympics in 2012.
What are the lyrics to Golden Slumbers?
Once there was a way
To get back homeward
Once there was a way
Lil Uzi Vert Drops ‘Luv Is Rage 2’ Deluxe Edition
Just a few months after dropping Luv Is Rage 2, Lil Uzi Vert unleashes a deluxe edition his debut with four additional songs. The album, which topped the Billboard 200 upon its release, now features “Skir Skirr,” “Loaded,” “Diamonds All on My Wrist,” and “20 Min.” It still includes the platinum smash “XO TOUR Llif3” […]
Stream Omarion’s ‘CP4’ EP
Cuffing season is here. While fans await his t-delayed album Reasons, Omarion delivers the fourth installment in his Care Package series. The 4-track EP kicks f with the just-released “Open Up.” It continues with back-to-back C’zar collaborations — “Soul” and “Flight” — and finalizes with “Been Around.” “I have done a lot in my career,” […]
New Music: Yo Gotti, Fabolous, & DJ Khaled ‘3 Kings’
DJ Khaled, Fabolous, and Yo Gotti usher in the holidays with “3 Kings” f Roc Nation’s new A Very ROC Christmas compilation album. Khaled handles the song’s ad-libs while Gotti and Fablo Freshcobar go back and forth with hood rhymes about the most wonderful time the year. “I’m wrapping gifts like it’s Christmas,” raps Gotti. […]
Rae Sremmurd ‘Perplexing Pegasus’
Rae Sremmurd is flying high in the video for “Perplexing Pegasus.” The neon-colored clip takes place inside mind-bending rooms, where the camera makes dizzying movements. Meanwhile, Slim Jxmmi and Swae Lee rhyme along to their hypnotic track, surrounded by beautiful women. While the cameras spin around the gravity-defying rooms, cash gets counted, weed gets rolled, […]