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John Lewis Christmas Ad Features Beatles Cover
|Friday, November 17, 2017|
|Beatles Christmas ad accused of plagiarism by children's author|
Children's book author Chris Riddell took to Twitter yesterday to point out some unusual similarities between the new John Lewis Christmas advert in the UK and a book he published in 1986, called Mr. Underbed. The ad's soundtrack includes a cover of the Beatles' 1969 song Golden Slumbers recorded by rock band Elbow.
Source: Entertainment Daily, UK
|Tuesday, November 14, 2017|
|Beatles fans have serious problem with the new Christmas ad|
Beatles fans far and wide have taken to Twitter to express their frustration with the new John Lewis Christmas advert. It's not the cuddly 7 ft monster they have a problem with, it's not even the soundtrack's cover of Golden Slumbers by Elbow. Instead, Beatles fans have been left dissatisfied with how the song ends.
Source: The London Evening Standard
|Friday, November 10, 2017|
|Listen: Elbow covers The Beatles' Golden Slumbers for Christmas ad|
English rock band Elbow has announced a new best of compilation, fittingly titled "The Best Of," and shared its bonus track, a cover of The Beatles' Golden Slumbers from Abbey Road. The cover is also featured in a new holiday commercial for the British department store chain John Lewis. The video of the sweet and touching ad is also now online.
Source: Under the Radar
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