by Alexandra Pollard Contributor | Photos by Screenshot

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Aurora reveals video for her Oasis cover, 'Half Of The World Away'

The singer originally recorded the cover for John Lewis' Christmas advert


Aurora, John Lewis advert singer, video for Oasis cover, London dates Photo: Screenshot

Rapidly rising star Aurora has revealed the video for her cover of Oasis' 'Half The World Away', ahead of the singer's UK live tour in February. Watch it below.

The song was originally unveiled last week, as part of John Lewis' much-anticipated Christmas advert. Now though, she's revealed her own video.

The video sees Aurora singing to the camera in a stark white room, interspersed with footage of her making origami boats and dancing. There's not a snowflake or man on the moon in sight.

Watch the video for 'Half The World Away' below

Speaking to Gigwise in Hoxton Square a few months back, the rising star said, "We try too hard to be the idea of something we'd like to be, and I think there's a moment where you realise 'I'm not that person, I'm not cool, I'm maybe a bit awkward, but that's me'... I would encourage people to do just what comes naturally to them."

Meanwhile, former Oasis manager and Creation Records boss Alan McGee recently slammed Aurora's cover in an interview with Gigwise. "I think it's rubbish," he said. "I don’t know what anybody else thinks of it though. I’m pleased for Noel that he got his royalties, I hope they gave him a million quid but I thought actually it was rubbish." We respectfully disagree.

Aurora's upcoming UK tour dates are as follows and tickets are available here

Aurora will play:
Monday 1 February - Deaf Institute, Manchester
Tuesday 2 February - Union Chapel, London

Below: Every John Lewis Christmas song, ranked

Alexandra Pollard


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