It's not even Thanksgiving yet and already the holiday adverts have started to take a hold of TV, Radio + online. Normally we'd be annoyed by the early holiday urgency but this new commercial from UK retailer John Lewis is just too whimsically cute to hate on and features the first new music that we've heard from Lily Allen in over 4 years! Lily's take on Keane's 'Somewhere Only We Know' is uplifting and perfectly pairs with the classic animated style of the commercial which combines traditional 2D hand-drawn animation, stop frame, and 3D model made sets to:
Lily Allen + Keane have crossed paths before, most notably for a joint concert set at Keane's 'Curate a Night for War Child' charitable concert event at Brixton Academy back in 2007. The event was a huge success raising both awareness and a substantial amount of money for the War Child International - a charity dedicated to helping children affected by war.
Lily Allen feat. Keane - 'Smile' + 'Everybody's Changing'
Live at the Keane Curates a Night for War Child concert // 11.01.2007
Source: ConsequenceOfSound.net + YouTube.com (2)