Noel Gallagher is set to cash in on the new John Lewis advert.
The emotional promo will debut tomorrow morning and feature the Oasis star’strack, Half The World Away, sung by virtually unknown Norwegian talent, Aurora.
According to The Sun newspaper, Gallagher will get paid thousands of pounds in royalties for the department store using his track – which was also the theme tune for BBC show The Royle Family.
Talking about why Aurora was selected to sing the track, a source said: “The bosses at John Lewis have spent months choosing who will be their voice of Christmas.
“There have been lots of options and the process has been kept top secret. Even though Aurora is a complete unknown, they felt her quirky voice is perfect for the song.
“There were initially some discussions about the song being a cover of Steve Winwood’s Higher Love, but the Oasis track won out.”