It has been the worst-kept secret in pop. But the sheer obviousness of Adele being the right candidate for the Bond theme – that big voice for international audiences to swoon to – sits at odds with the themes we’ve had in recent years. They have been jagged, awkward things: Jack White and Alicia Keys’ Another Way To Die; Chris Cornell’s You Know My Name. It’s as if they’ve tried to match Daniel Craig’s craggy toughness with earthier sounds. Sadly, those tunes were too forgettable to get any pistols firing. [Source]
— Adele (@OfficialAdele) October 1, 2012
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