Adele - 'Skyfall' title song discussion

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  • Posts: 11,425
    I think the Broccolis' choice of singer in recent years has been rather odd and difficult to predict. Adele would be fine and may be it is a shoe-in, but I wouldn't be surprised if they blind-sided us with a random choice - Noel Gallagher or some other has-been.
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    Awesome!
    Adele-to-sing-bond2.jpg
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    ^Yea I'm not feeling it. Too sketchy.

    The whole "if you just google it, it tells you... err.. besides our sources." /:)
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    I missed that part? But yeah anything not being official could be called sktechy for sure. but they dont say its 100% confirmed, they say unconfirmed or something like that.
  • Fly in the ointment - who's been asked to sing the Olympic theme song for 2012. Elbow are in at the mo, Boyle said he wanted a sonnet from Shakespeare but considering how hot Adele is at the mo and she's the biggest British artist in the world right now...will she be asked to put Queen and Country before Bond?

    I hope to god it's not Bubbles.
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    "We haven’t picked a song yet or anyone to sing it," says Broccoli when Hitfix posed the question to her recently.

    If this is true it seems a shame and a huge missed opportunity IMO.

    Then Craig raised an eyebrow and added: "How about Adele?"

    Not sure whether Broccoli is waiting nearer to the release date to make the big reveal or whether Craig knows something we don't and is giving a hint. Of course it could be Craig just making a suggestion. Who knows at this point? It seems daft that the producers don't have an idea who is singing the song when it plays such an integral part in the promotion and merchandising of the movie. Then again, Barbara Broccoli has never been musically minded judging by her past choices.

    One thing is for sure, you never get a straight answer out of the Broccolis.
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    Is Britany Spears never gonna sing a Bond title!? :(
  • edited April 2012 Posts: 2,581
    Getafix wrote:
    I think the Broccolis' choice of singer in recent years has been rather odd and difficult to predict. Adele would be fine and may be it is a shoe-in, but I wouldn't be surprised if they blind-sided us with a random choice - Noel Gallagher or some other has-been.

    I can see this happening but not a has-been, or atleast a real has been who hasn't been in the spotlight for years. If Adele was a sure thing, or even almost a sure thing, I'm not sure if Craig would have made the remark that he did. Unless of course Eon hasn't let him in on any of this. I hope Adele does it though.
  • MikeBravo wrote:
    Is Britany Spears never gonna sing a Bond title!? :(

    The question should be 'Is Britney Spears never gonna sing live or without any pitch enhancing software?'
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    Sounds like Craig has made the decision on appointing Mendes, Bardem and now putting his voice across for Adele! She's obviosuly going to sing it in my view, but there's no need to officially announce anything for a few months.
  • edited April 2012 Posts: 371
    I just don't fancy her to sing it at all, (I agree it sounds like she probably will), I was hoping big and bombastic, you know, Tom Jones, Shirley Bassey, even Lulu TMWTGG, I can't imagine Adele singing anything other than a ballad.
  • doubleoegodoubleoego #LightWork
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    Adele doesn't just do ballads.

    Slyfox is right. I remember Craig saying something about how it would be great if the movie could get Bardem involved when rumours were flying around about him being a potential villain......now, we have his "suggestion" of Adele.

    Its a big year for Britain, it only makes sense to capitalise on securing not only the biggest British pop act but one of the best and popular music artists today in Adele.
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    I am hoping for news soon on this as the score and title song and singer we know nothing about? Adele would pretty cool though once and if confirmed?
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    slyfox wrote:
    Sounds like Craig has made the decision on appointing Mendes, Bardem and now putting his voice across for Adele! She's obviosuly going to sing it in my view, but there's no need to officially announce anything for a few months.

    I like your logic. It does sound like Broccoli is not only listening to Craig's advice but allowing him the freedom to act upon it. Wasn't it Craig that actually made the phone call to Bardem asking him would he be interested in Bond 23?

    If Craig and Mendes want to get back to the "classic Bond" feel then they need to incorporate the title song into the overall score just like the very best Bond's used to do. That's why I hope Adele has started on the song early giving Newman the chance to blend it into the final soundtrack.
  • edited April 2012 Posts: 940
    bondsum wrote:
    slyfox wrote:
    Sounds like Craig has made the decision on appointing Mendes, Bardem and now putting his voice across for Adele! She's obviosuly going to sing it in my view, but there's no need to officially announce anything for a few months.

    I like your logic. It does sound like Broccoli is not only listening to Craig's advice but allowing him the freedom to act upon it. Wasn't it Craig that actually made the phone call to Bardem asking him would he be interested in Bond 23?

    Yes, I think he asked both Mendes and Bardem at two parties he attended. I expect there to be a great deal of other behind the scenes activity we never hear, as well. DC has a very hands-on approach to the role and it sounds like he had to work his gut to even get the QOS script to the (poor) standard it ended up at (due to the script strikes), and it's refreshing to see how much he cares about the finished product and isn't just turning up to do his lines and collect a paycheck.
    bondsum wrote:
    If Craig and Mendes want to get back to the "classic Bond" feel then they need to incorporate the title song into the overall score just like the very best Bond's used to do. That's why I hope Adele has started on the song early giving Newman the chance to blend it into the final soundtrack.

    Yes, I agree with this incorporation. It sounds like things are probably being discussed behind closed doors so i'd like to think they are hopefully doing exactly what you say.
  • if Daniel was Adele then she should do it......it seems that Daniel is becoming like a producer if he suggested to cast Bardem and now Adele!
  • tqbtqb
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    anyone interested in Michael Kiwanuka doing the song?
  • tqb wrote:
    anyone interested in Michael Kiwanuka doing the song?

    Yes, see a few posts back. Awesome. But we know who's going to do it anyway. Better luck next time.
  • Posts: 421
    Bit of a flying pig here, but can you imagine Daniel Craig working as a full time producer? He usually has pretty good ideas. And as a non-scriptwriter, he didn't do that bad with QOS - but he probably shouldn't go back to that department!
  • Samuel001Samuel001 Moderator
    edited June 2012 Posts: 13,345
    Adele would be the “perfect choice” to sing the theme song for the upcoming James Bond movie, according to Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell.

    With his voice regarded as one of the best in rock, Cornell’s track You Know My Name was the theme song for the 2006 Bond film Casino Royale.

    And the American singer – speaking to MTV News in his dressing room at Download Festival – hopes Adele follows in his footsteps.

    “Adele would be the perfect choice – I can’t think of a better one,” said the star, who also fronted Audioslave before the band’s split in 2007.

    Cornell continued: “She’s phenomenal and it’s nice, in a day and age where so many vocals are fixed by computers, that the biggest album of last year was somebody who sings for real.

    “I would hate to see music become more mechanistic and less human, so her success has been great.”

    http://www.mtv.co.uk/news/chris-cornell/356670-chris-cornell-adele-soundgarden-download-james-bond-theme
  • Creasy47Creasy47 In Cuba with Natalya.Moderator
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    Well said, Cornell. I think she would be an excellent choice.
  • SandySandy Somewhere in Europe
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    AgentJM7 wrote:
    Bit of a flying pig here, but can you imagine Daniel Craig working as a full time producer? He usually has pretty good ideas. And as a non-scriptwriter, he didn't do that bad with QOS - but he probably shouldn't go back to that department!

    I wouldn't be surprised, to be honest, if the day he gets out from the role he gets in as a producer!
  • 0BradyM0Bondfanatic70BradyM0Bondfanatic7 Quantum Floral Arrangements: "We Have Petals Everywhere"
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    There are tons of people saying in articles "Adele is singing the Bond theme", yet it is all still speculation.
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    Now almost into mid-June so hopefully there will be an anouncement sooner or later? Preferably sooner!
  • Creasy47Creasy47 In Cuba with Natalya.Moderator
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    There are tons of people saying in articles "Adele is singing the Bond theme", yet it is all still speculation.

    Just like Bond will only drink Heineken from here on out, forever, until the end of the Bond series, all because of an article being taken out of context.
  • Posts: 7
    Please , no! Get Shirley back , it is the 50th anniversary after all!
  • Posts: 612
    I'd be cool with Adele singing the Skyfall theme. She seems pretty talented.
  • doubleoegodoubleoego #LightWork
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    It's only a matter of tome now before we get conformation on who's singing the theme.
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