Ronan Keating and Hunt for the Wilderpeople star Julian Dennison have teamed up to record a carol fit for a Kiwi Christmas.
The latest quirky ad for Air New Zealand opens with Keating and Dennison — who we’ll always think of as Ricky Baker, after his Oscar-worthy performance in Hunt for the Wilderpeople — working together in the studio on a cover of Winter Wonderland.
Dennison is inexplicably in the producer’s chair, and suggests Keating change the lyrics to make them more revelant to New Zealand.
“It doesn’t really snow down here at Christmas, so let’s go with ‘your bro is glistening’ [instead of ‘snow is glistening’] because a lot of people get sweaty,” Dennison suggests, and Keating reluctantly obliges.
Fed up with Dennison’s requests, Keating leaves the studio to clear his head. The two end up jamming, and a new Christmas classic — Summer Wonderland — is born.
Watch the clip above!
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