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By Katherine Odams On October 17, 2013

Lily Allen To Cover 'Somewhere Only We Know' For John Lewis Christmas Advert?

‘The Fear’ singer is reported to have recorded a song for the John Lewis advert

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Lily Allen has been on a musical hiatus since 2010 but the sassy singer revealed back in August that she would be returning to the music scene, and it looks as though fans can expect new music before the year is out as Lily will reportedly be making her comeback by singing on the John Lewis Christmas advert, covering Keane.

It has been reported that the 28-year-old has recorded a cover of Keane’s hit 2004 song ‘Somewhere Only We Know’ for the renowned emotional advertisement, however other tracks are being considered.

Lily Allen is allegedly providing the song for John Lewis' Christmas advert (Lia Toby/

Music Week were also told that Eurhythmics singer Annie Lennox was considered for lending her voice to the campaign and PJ Harvey was also approached by the advertising team before Lily.

In the past the Christmas advert has featured young British talent singing covering classic pop songs. In 2010 Ellie Goulding’s cover of Elton John's ‘Your Song’ saw her reach the number two spot in the UK top 40, while last year Gabrielle Alpin’s cover of Frankie Goes To Hollywood’s track ‘The Power Of Love’ made it to number one in the charts.

Lily Allen is thought to be releasing her third studio album next year however she will be appearing on Robbie Williams forthcoming album ‘Swings Both Ways’ where she is performing a duet on a cover of the song ‘Dream A Little Dream.’

Watch the video for Gabrielle Aplin's song 'The Power Of Love' below...

Lily Allen's Back In The Studio: Her Greatest Songs So Far
22 - The song and video make a statement of Lily maturing. The video sees an 'older' Lily and 'younger' Lily contrasting against each other
Alfie - The single and video, Lily named the song after her brother, who obviously influenced it.
F*ck You - This video sees Lily make her way from her hotel through Paris to a TV studio, warping the objects and people she meets along the way.
Just Be Good To Green - This single saw her team up with British rapper Professor Green, with the video shot simply, and stylishly just around the two of them.
LDN - Sees Lily (unsurprisngly) running riot around London, with the help of her bike and yellow coat.
Littlest Things - Is shot in a 30s film Noir style, that sees the singer stood recalling a lost love (in a film), outside of his home.
Not Fair - this video saw Lily take on Dolly Parton and go slightly Johnny Cash, as she pretends to be a country-western star from the 60s.
The Fear - Lily makes her way from her caravan through to the city in the video for 'The Fear'.
The Fear V.2 - With help from fans, the video shows Lilly performing, but her image is made up of thousands of videos of fans performing the hit.
Who'd Have Known - This video sees the singer obsessing over Elton john, and kidnapping him, desguised as his driver.
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Tags : Lily Allen, Keane

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