You'll Get A Bit Teary-Eyed Watching The #EltonJohnLewis Christmas Ad

Elton John stars in John Lewis' latest Christmas advert

Elton John stars in John Lewis latest Christmas advert

John Lewis is not necessarily known for having an extensive musical instrument range but there are a number of them featured on the website.

In "The Boy and the Piano", instead of using the tried-and-true approach of creating a celebrity all its own-remember Monty the Penguin?-John Lewis has gone Full Superstar and enlisted Sir Elton John, crafting a version of the pop legend's life story that fits its Christmas narrative like a sequined glove.

Then you'll see a little boy running down the stairs on Christmas morning and tearing open the wrapping paper to find a present that'll change his life: a piano.

Few things are more sacred when the festive season rolls around than the John Lewis Christmas advert. and guess what? It recently rebranded to 'John Lewis & Partners, ' and it now looks like it's had another name change, as the Oxford Street flagship has been spotted bearing just the word 'John'.

"It has been a lovely opportunity for me to reflect on my life in music and the incredible journey I have been on, and how first playing my grandmother's piano marks the moments when music came into my life".

John Lewis Christmas advert shot
The advert shows Elton John as a child

"The ad is absolutely fantastic and I've truly loved every minute of being a part of it".

Customers will also be able to buy Elton John vinyl and CDs, and vintage inspired tour T-shirts. Do you think it feels "Christmassy" enough?

"Any cabinet ministers intending to resign tomorrow should do so knowing that no one will notice because the John Lewis Christmas advert is being released", wrote Charlie Peters. "Wait, what? If it was "Step in to Christmas", you could get away with it".

Sir Elton is now preparing for his final the Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour.

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