The Best of the Christmas Ads - The Social Element

The Best of the Christmas Ads

IT’S CHRISTMAS!!! (soon), so let’s take a look at the best Xmas ads so far. 

 

CREDIT DUE

VISA reprise their drive to promote our local high streets, stirring the emotions with Queen’s ‘Somebody to Love’.

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IKEA’S IDEA

The Swedish giant ask grime legend D Double E to record a new Christmas-themed track encouraging people to look again at their home decor.

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AD-ORABLE

John Lewis & Waitrose join forces to melt hearts with Excitable Edgar, a young dragon whose unruly nostrils keep getting him into trouble. Music comes from Bastille’s Dan Smith singing REO Speedwagon, and why not?

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TO THE MAXX

For the first time ever (probably), TK Maxx unite Maurice Ravel’s ‘Boléro’ and ski-jumping in this quirky number.

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BEAT IT

Argos go left-field using Simple Minds’ ‘Don’t You Forget About Me’ to show how gifts bring families together.

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ALDI BE BACK

The Deutsch discounter gets Robbie Williams to re-record ‘Let Me Entertain You’ for their next instalment of Kevin the Carrot.

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GREEN WITH ENVY

ALDI even made a teaser, giving a little backstory to some angry sprouts (the Leafy Blinders) who say he stole Christmas from them.

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TOTAL PACKAGE

In this heartwarming, inclusive ad, Amazon says ‘Everybody Needs Somebody’.

Amazon

 

THAT’S A RAP

And we bring it all home with this offering from M&S -bringing back House of Pain’s ‘Jump Around’ to focus on the joy of Christmas jumpers.

M&S

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