Sam Smith Shares Snippet of New Bond Song, ‘Writing’s on The Wall’
There's surely broken bones and lost love to come for 007 in Spectre, but at least he'll have something nice to listen to while jumping out of aircraft and fending off enemy legions with a dinky handgun.
Sam Smith, who hinted earlier this month that he'd be tackling the theme song for the upcoming 24th (woah!) James Bond flick, shared a 15-second preview of the song via Instagram yesterday (September 21). The small bit of "Writing's on the Wall" is brassy, bold and could fit seamlessly between "Goldfinger" and "Diamonds are Forever." In other words, it's Bond, baby.
"Four days!" Smith captioned the video, in which a shifting light source exposes a series of what appear to be marble beams. But four days might prove too long for the Bond superfan, who says the tune is one of his proudest achievements.
"This is one of the highlights of my career,” Smith said in a statement, according to Billboard. “I am so excited to be a part of this iconic British legacy and join an incredible line up of some of my biggest musical inspirations. I hope you all enjoy the song as much as I enjoyed making it."
The most recent Bond theme song, 2012's "Skyfall," earned Adele a Golden Globes trophy and an Oscar—two firsts for a theme song from the series.
Spectre will be released on November 6.
Take a listen to a preview of "Writing's on the Wall" and tell us whatcha think!
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