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AURORA - Half The World Away (Oasis Cover)

Here is the full version of Aurora’s cover of Oasis’s Half The World Away, which is taken from the John Lewis Christmas advert 2015. Aurora Aksnes is a 18 year old girl from Bergen, Norway. She strives to write music that can inspire people, through idiosyncratic tales of struggle, love, and all that lies in between.

I would like to leave this city
This old town don’t smell too pretty and
I can feel the warning signs running around my mind
And when I leave this island I’ll book myself into a soul asylum
And I can feel the warning signs running around my mind

So here I go still scratching around the same old hole
My body feels young but my mind is very old
So what do you say?
You can’t give me the dreams that are mine anyway
You’re half the world away
Half the world away
Half the world away
I’ve been lost I’ve been found but I don’t feel down.

And when I leave this planet, you know I’d stay but I just can’t stand it and
I can feel the warning signs running around my mind
And if I could leave this spirit, I’ll find me a hole and I’ll leave in it
And I can feel the warning signs running around my mind

So here I go still scratching around in the same old hole
My body feels young but my mind if very old
So what do you say?
You can’t give me the dreams that are mine anyway
You’re half the world away
Half the world away
Half the world away
I’ve been lost I’ve been found but I don’t feel down

No I don’t feel down
No I don’t feel down
No I don’t feel down
I don’t feel down
I don’t feel down
I don’t feel down

You can watch the commercial below.

Byrgenwerth etymology

Bergen- Old Frankish, “to give protection, to save, to rescue”

Werth, wurth, worth, ort- Middle High German, “islet, holm, a place of semi-submerged flatland by a river, lake, or estuary.”

From the Lake Runes: “This rune means ‘lake,’ and those branded by it enjoy augmented defense. Great volumes of water serve as a bulwark guarding sleep, and an augur of the eldritch Truth.”

Cool.