The John Lewis Christmas advert is one of the UK's most hotly anticipated TV commercial of the year. Soundtracks to John Lewis festive ads in the previous years have featured covers of classic tracks by Taken By Trees
, Ellie Goulding
, Slow Moving Millie
, Gabrielle Aplin
, Lily Allen
, Tom Odell
. Ben Vella explained how Vaults landed the gig.
"They got in touch with us, they thought Blythe's vocal would suit the direction they were going in. We met the arranger Chris Hill and worked with him closely before going into Abbey Road to record it. We got to work with a huge orchestra and choir and hang out in The Beatles' Room 2 – the whole day was amazing."