IT’S CHRISTMAS!!! (soon), so let’s take a look at the best Xmas ads so far.
VISA reprise their drive to promote our local high streets, stirring the emotions with Queen’s ‘Somebody to Love’.
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.
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?
TO THE MAXX
For the first time ever (probably), TK Maxx unite Maurice Ravel’s ‘Boléro’ and ski-jumping in this quirky number.
Argos go left-field using Simple Minds’ ‘Don’t You Forget About Me’ to show how gifts bring families together.
ALDI BE BACK
The Deutsch discounter gets Robbie Williams to re-record ‘Let Me Entertain You’ for their next instalment of Kevin the Carrot.
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.
In this heartwarming, inclusive ad, Amazon says ‘Everybody Needs Somebody’.
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.