Well! After a year of speculation and spectacularly poorly kept secrets, Adele’s Bond theme has finally made it into the world (or, onto French radio and then to the Internet.) As the iTunes preview hinted, “Skyfall” is highly dramatic, and heavy on the strings — to the point that the aggressive orchestra actually overpowers Adele’s voice at times. (Did you know that was possible? We did not.) The lyrics, meanwhile, are no help in determining what a “Skyfall” is or what exactly Daniel Craig was up to that made Blond Javier so mad. But! That backup choir sure is a hoot. And Adele is Adele, so enjoy.
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