REO SPEEDWAGON: British Store's Christmas Commercial

A cover of REO Speedwagon's "Can't Fight This Feeling" is featured in a Christmas TV commercial for British department store chain John Lewis.

Sung by Dan Smith of Bastille, the heartwarming and very cute spothas received close to eight-million views since it premiered last Wednesday.

The band issued a statementsaying, "We are honored thatJohn Lewis & Partnerschose our track for their legendary Christmas advert. We loveBastille‘s version, which matches so well with the beautiful story in the campaign!"

When released in 1985, it spent three weeks at number-one on the Billboard Hot 100

The chain’s annual Christmas spot has become a must-see, and last year it featured Elton John performing a new version of "Your Song," which was used behind a story line that followed him through his life. He was reportedly paid $6.5 million for four days of shooting.

 
 

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