John Lewis’ new Christmas advert, featuring a nomadic snowman

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JOHN LEWIS have today released a follow-up to last year’s widely-watched Christmas advert.

The advert, entitled ‘A Journey’. features a snowman who sets off on an arduous trek across forests, rivers and mountains to buy a gift for a snow-woman, braving oncoming cars, blizzards and snowball-throwing children in the process.

A screengrab of John Lewis' latest advert

A screengrab of John Lewis' latest advert

The nomadic snowman’s adventure is soundtracked by a cover of Frankie Goes To Hollywood’s The Power Of Love, sung by folk singer Gabrielle Aplin.

Last year’s advert, which featured a young boy waiting impatiently for Christmas (the twist was that he was looking forward to giving, rather than receiving, a present), was watched by over 4.3 million users on Youtube,