Sam Smith confirmed for Spectre theme song


After a summer of trying to decide who would sing the next James bond theme song, Sam Smith has been confirmed as the artist.

Over the course of the last year, Bond fans have been trying to figure out who would be singing the next theme song for the upcoming film Spectre. The list was long and highly anticipated, with artists like Radiohead, Ellie Goulding and Muse being named as contenders.

But despite the overwhelming calls — again — for Radiohead to sing the theme song, another artist has been chosen for the task. Grammy-winning artist Sam Smith has been pegged to sing the next theme song for Bond, and we received our first glimpse of that song on Tuesday.

In a special announcement that commemorated the pre-sale of Spectre tickets, Sam Smith was confirmed to be the artist to be singing the theme song for Spectre. It’s not a huge reveal, as there have been rumors dating back to the winter of last year that pegged Smith as the Bond singer, but now that it’s official fans can rest easy — or raise hell depending on who you are and how much you agree with the decision.

It’s a high honor to sing the theme song of a Bond film, as artists like Paul McCartney, Duran Duran, Adele and others have taken on the task of singing a theme song. Even U2’s Bono was involved in a Bond theme with Tina Turner for GoldenEye, so Smith is joining some pretty prestigious company in accepting the challenge of recording the theme song for Spectre.

Now all we want to see is if the movie lives up to the hype. It could be Daniel Craig’s last outing as James Bond, and so far everything looks like this could be one of the best Bond’s we’ve ever seen.

Spectre hits theaters on November 6th. The theme song will be released later this month.

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