We got the 90 second preview a couple days ago, now we get the full audio. Personally, I still don’t know how I feel about this yet. As a James Bond theme? Exceptional. As a song I want to blare on the way to work? (Yes, Adele is bump-worthy) Eh. One thing I do know, Adele was born to make James Bond themes. Perfect fit. Here’s what the English singer/songwriter had to say about it:
I was a little hesitant at first to be involved with the theme song for Skyfall. There’s a lot of instant spotlight and pressure when it comes to a Bond song.
But I fell in love with the script and Paul (Epworth) had some great ideas for the track and it ended up being a bit of a no brainer to do it in the end.
It was also a lot of fun writing to a brief, something I’ve never done which made it exciting. When we recorded the strings, it was one of the proudest moments of my life. I’ll be back combing my hair when I’m 60 telling people I was a Bond girl back in the day I’m sure!