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Topic: For or Against Adele Title Song?

I'm against it for Bond 24. Skyfall was such a success, but I don't think it's right to have Adele back for Bond 24. Maybe in another few films, she'd be great. But I love the Bond themes for their variety, and I'm afraid we won't get much variety with Adele in Bond 24.

Thoughts?

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i agree,

adele was good, but there has been better,

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I don't mind Adele for Bond 24. IMHO Skyfall was one of the best songs since GoldeneEye.

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Adele recorded a great song for Skyfall and there is no reason to believe she couldn't do it again....

This is another case of people complaining if you stick to formula and complaining if you try something different....you can't win  ajb007/crap

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Sir Miles wrote:

Adele recorded a great song for Skyfall and there is no reason to believe she couldn't do it again....

This is another case of people complaining if you stick to formula and complaining if you try something different....you can't win  ajb007/crap

you are forgetting the contingent that didn't like Adele's contribution (admittedly a minority group) and found it pedestrian and entirely predictable, an ersatz Bond theme.

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zaphod wrote:
Sir Miles wrote:

Adele recorded a great song for Skyfall and there is no reason to believe she couldn't do it again....

This is another case of people complaining if you stick to formula and complaining if you try something different....you can't win  ajb007/crap

you are forgetting the contingent that didn't like Adele's contribution (admittedly a minority group) and found it pedestrian and entirely predictable, an ersatz Bond theme.

A VERY small minority indeed...the song won an Oscar remember...and the idea is to get as many people to like what you do as possible - that's how you make money and keep everything progressing....its very simple really...

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I thought Adele's "Skyfall" was brilliant. In the tradition of a great,
Big Opening ballad for a Bond film.  ajb007/martini  and worked so well with the
Fantastic titles of Daniel Kleinman  ajb007/martini .
  ( Please EON, never use anybody else, Nobody does it better  ajb007/biggrin  )
     I'd love to see her do another one, Just not the next one.  ajb007/lol

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Thunderpussy wrote:

  ( Please EON, never use anybody else, Nobody does it better  ajb007/biggrin  )

There is someone who "does it better". Her name is Dame Shirley Bassey.

I'd like to see her do her fourth Bond song while she still can. She's 75 this year, and if Bond 24 comes out in 2 years, she'll be 77. There aren't many more opportunities for Bassey to do another one.

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Sorry DEFIANT 74205 you misunderstood my Plea.  ajb007/lol

I want them to Keep D Kleinman for ALL the Bond Titles.    ajb007/bond

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DEFIANT 74205 wrote:
Thunderpussy wrote:

  ( Please EON, never use anybody else, Nobody does it better  ajb007/biggrin  )

There is someone who "does it better". Her name is Dame Shirley Bassey.

I'd like to see her do her fourth Bond song while she still can. She's 75 this year, and if Bond 24 comes out in 2 years, she'll be 77. There aren't many more opportunities for Bassey to do another one.

Alas, Dame Shirley's time has seemingly passed. If she was to do a fourth it would surely have been for the 50th anniversary. Adele's Skyfall song was very good but the backing vocals took it down a notch for me. I'd say it's very much down to Adele if/when she wants to do another one, the producers won't hesitate to have her back.

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Sir Miles wrote:
zaphod wrote:
Sir Miles wrote:

Adele recorded a great song for Skyfall and there is no reason to believe she couldn't do it again....

This is another case of people complaining if you stick to formula and complaining if you try something different....you can't win  ajb007/crap

you are forgetting the contingent that didn't like Adele's contribution (admittedly a minority group) and found it pedestrian and entirely predictable, an ersatz Bond theme.

A VERY small minority indeed...the song won an Oscar remember...and the idea is to get as many people to like what you do as possible - that's how you make money and keep everything progressing....its very simple really...

that's  a fine arguement for rampant and unbridled popularism, which is ultimately self defeating. I believe and hope, that the cash nexus is not the only criteria, otherwise look out we'll have Biber Bond  at some point if cash is all that counts. I want the films to be commercial, and commercially successful as I want them to continue, but it's not the only yardstick .Ant and Dec are popular what about them.?

The Oscar nomination is a better arguement and while it was nice to see Bond recognised the Oscars themselves tend to be another popularity contest.There is a third way, but it involves doing something fresh and surprising which works. It's difficult which is why we get re- treads and homage.

Last edited by zaphod (24th Mar 2013 13:03)

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Thunderpussy wrote:

Sorry DEFIANT 74205 you misunderstood my Plea.  ajb007/lol

I want them to Keep D Kleinman for ALL the Bond Titles.    ajb007/bond

Whoops ajb007/biggrin

But my point still stands ... about Bassey doing her fourth song before Adele does her second.

Moore Than wrote:

Alas, Dame Shirley's time has seemingly passed. If she was to do a fourth it would surely have been for the 50th anniversary. Adele's Skyfall song was very good but the backing vocals took it down a notch for me. I'd say it's very much down to Adele if/when she wants to do another one, the producers won't hesitate to have her back.

It would have been nice to see Bassey do Skyfall instead of Adele, but I don't agree that her time has passed. She still has the talent and the voice to pull off a great Bond song. The producers would be missing a great opportunity if they don't let Bassey do another Bond song while she still can.

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someone a while ago did post that shirley did a song for QoS, it was better than that awful jack white song,

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Adele is crap. Skyfall was a good song, but she sounds like she has a speech impediment. Her vocal 'performance' therefore ruined the song, and so I don't want her back for bond at all, let alone bond 24!

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I think Adele did a fine job and I would enjoy having her do another Bond theme. But I'm not too keen on the idea of having her do back-to-back songs. Even Dame Shirley spaced out her three songs, and I think Adele should do the same. I'm still lobbying for k.d. lang after the fantastic job she did with Surrender, the end theme from TND.

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Blackleiter wrote:

I think Adele did a fine job and I would enjoy having her do another Bond theme. But I'm not too keen on the idea of having her do back-to-back songs. Even Dame Shirley spaced out her three songs, and I think Adele should do the same. I'm still lobbying for k.d. lang after the fantastic job she did with Surrender, the end theme from TND.

Thank you! kd Lang did a magnificent job and Surrender should havebeen the opening title song! On YouTube, there is a video of TND titles with Surrender and they match perfectly. I'm sure it had to do with publicity


And you spoke my mind on Adele! You always have a way with words, Blackleiter!

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Thank you for the kind words! And may I say that you have excellent taste in music, my friend! ajb007/martini

ZorinIndustries wrote:
Blackleiter wrote:

I think Adele did a fine job and I would enjoy having her do another Bond theme. But I'm not too keen on the idea of having her do back-to-back songs. Even Dame Shirley spaced out her three songs, and I think Adele should do the same. I'm still lobbying for k.d. lang after the fantastic job she did with Surrender, the end theme from TND.

Thank you! kd Lang did a magnificent job and Surrender should havebeen the opening title song! On YouTube, there is a video of TND titles with Surrender and they match perfectly. I'm sure it had to do with publicity


And you spoke my mind on Adele! You always have a way with words, Blackleiter!

"Felix Leiter, a brother from Langley."

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I'm against it. I want her to do another one but just not two in a row! ajb007/smile

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I had hoped "My Chemical Romance " would of done one But sadly
they've just broken up.   ajb007/wink

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Thunderpussy wrote:

I had hoped "My Chemical Romance " would of done one But sadly
they've just broken up.   ajb007/wink

Well thankfully Atomic Kitten are reformed so we can have the title song we were so cruelly denied in previous films!

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DEFIANT 74205 wrote:
Thunderpussy wrote:

  ( Please EON, never use anybody else, Nobody does it better  ajb007/biggrin  )

There is someone who "does it better". Her name is Dame Shirley Bassey.

I'd like to see her do her fourth Bond song while she still can. She's 75 this year, and if Bond 24 comes out in 2 years, she'll be 77. There aren't many more opportunities for Bassey to do another one.

Hear Hear!  I was going to say that even though I loved Adele's them, the Great Shirley Bassey even took a few movies in between...

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I liked it  ajb007/smile

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I think it depends on who is composing the soundtrack. I do not want another orphaned theme song again, I want the theme song that is carefully coordinated with the rest of soundtrack. If Tony Wright directs, the Dario Marianelli will probably do the soundtrack; it is Guy Ritchie then probably Hans Zimmer.

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Loved Adele's song, love her albums, but she should not do 2 in a row.  Variety is the spice of life after all.   ajb007/biggrin

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Adele was OK once. But they should really find someone different for the Bond 24 theme song. Even Shirley Bassey, who sang three Bonds, had breaks between them of many films, so I don't really see why Adele can't be the same. She's not all that, as they say nowadays.

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