Côr Ysgol Llwyncelyn from Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Llwyncelyn in Porth provide the music for the advert and which was recorded at Acapela Studios.
The children star in the advert alongside Amanda Holden, Emma Willis and Paddy McGuinness. The choir from Porth in the Rhondda sing the Fleetwood Mac song Albatross that has been used throughout M&S’s recent adverts.
The school choir achieved fame in 2018 when they won Songs of Praise Choir of the Year. For the advert, the choir received singing coaching from Justin and Dan Hawkins from rock band The Darkness. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwTJnHef9jw
Take a listen to the choir on the advert – click here ……. you may hear it a few more times as M&S say the choir’s version of Albatross will be heard over 350,000 times in stores across the UK with a further 12 million people viewing the advert over the festive period.
Acapela and M & S – a winning combination for a perfect Christmas!!! Other supermarkets are available.