In a statement the singer said: "The John Lewis Christmas campaign has so many warm memories for me and my family".
The first three quarters of the ad are pretty baffling, as you wonder why Elton John's life story has anything whatsoever to do with Christmas, and whether the whole thing is just a cynical ploy to get everyone hyped for his upcoming film, Rocketman.
The advert will first air on TV tonight at 9.15pm during Dark Heart on ITV, but keen-eared Coronation St and This Morning viewers may have noticed the themes were played exclusively on piano on Wednesday to tease the advert.
The advert aims to highlight how some gifts are more than just a gift.
They added: "When first approached to be part of this year's John Lewis Christmas ad, Elton requested that a portion of his fee was to be donated to the Elton John Charitable Trust".
This year department store rival Debenhams was criticised for releasing a Christmas advert similar to John Lewis's 2017 offering. Plus, you'll be able to buy vintage-style Elton John T-shirts online and in the flagship store too.
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