Jonny Greenwood sat down for an interview with Matt Everitt for BBC Radio 6 that will air this upcoming Sunday (6/19), but the BBC has shared some highlights from their conversation beforehand. In the talk, Greenwood discusses the rehearsal process and song selection for the band’s current A Moon Shaped Pool tour: So we started […]
Radiohead guitarist and keyboardist Jonny Greenwood spoke with BBC 6 Music journalist Matt Everitt about the band's ongoing world tour, the making of A Moon Shaped Pool and recording a theme for the latest James Bond film, according to a post on the BBC’s website. Radiohead’s grueling creative process appears to be a common thread across...
The singer basically turns the classic track into a James Bond theme.
Radiohead have announced the release of a 7? containing “Burn The Witch” and their rejected James Bond theme song “Spectre.” It will be available at UK independent record stores on Friday, and select international stores soon. Its arrival comes a few weeks before physical editions of Radiohead’s new album, A Moon Shaped Pool, are expected […]
For its latest list show, Mental Floss teaches us a number of things we didn’t know about James Bond and the actors who played him over the years – like the fact that the trademark James Bond theme music might have never been, had a certain musical ever been staged.
(YouTube link) Think you know everything there is to know about James Bond? Au contraire! The iconic Bond theme song was recycled from a completely different production, Steven Spielberg wanted to direct a Bond film, and plenty of pop stars contributed songs to the film series that were ultimately not used. Show More Summary
Unfortunately The Collaboration Isn't The Next James Bond Theme Song.
Amid all the sound and fury and botched James Bond themes at the Oscars last weekend, there was small concert in Eagle Rock that made a far bigger impression with much, much less. Julien Baker is a young (born 1995) singer and guitarist from Tennessee, whose music recalls both the high points of...
What's so good? Big news as Radiohead's awesomely grandiose James Bond: Spectre theme song has won an Oscar for "Best Original Song." The glittering Academy Awards ceremony that took place last night (Feb 28) saw Radiohead deservedly...Show More Summary
Last night, Sam Smith won an Oscar for Best Original Song for "Writing's On The Wall", the abomination of a theme song for the James Bond movie, Spectre. When Smith accepted his award, with co-writer Jimmy Napes, he made a boo-boo that could've easily been solved by a conversation with everbody's favorite busybody, Mrs. Google.
During last night’s Academy Awards, Sam Smith sang his drowsy, Oscar-nominated James Bond theme “Writing’s On The Wall.” The performance was… not good. Smith was all over the place, singing in a way higher pitch than usual and delivering one of the more boring moments in an endless ceremony. But give Smith credit for at […]
Last night, Sam Smith somehow won an Oscar for Best Original Song. The award was given to him for “Writing’s on the Wall,” the theme to Spectre, the latest James Bond flick. It is a bad song. His performance of it was bad. Yet his acceptance speech was somehow worse. …Read More
Last night at the Oscars, after winning the statue with Jimmy Napes for his James Bond theme “Writing’s on the Wall”, Sam Smith gave this speech: “She can’t breathe right now…I read an article a few months ago by S… Read The post Dustin Lance Black to Sam Smith: ‘If You Have No Idea Who I Am…Stop Texting My Fiancé’ appeared first on Towleroad.
Perhaps as big a surprise as the Sylvester Stallone snub for his performance in “Creed” was Lady Gaga and Diane Warren getting eclipsed by possibly the worst James Bond theme in history. Sam Smith’s “Writing’s on the...
Sam Smith is looking good AND sounding good! On Sunday, the soulful singer took the stage at the Dolby Theater to perform Writing's On The Wall from Spectre at the 2016 Oscars. The crooner performed the James Bond theme for the star-studded audience and really let his powerful pipes shine! It's no wonder this beautiful ballad was [...]
Sam Smith performed “Writing’s On The Wall,” his theme from the most recent James Bond film Spectre, at tonight’s Oscars ceremony. The song, which was co-written by Jimmy Napes and produced by Disclosure, is up for Best Original Song tonight. (It already won a Golden Globe last month.) Smith was introduced by Sarah Silverman, who […]
Photo by Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images At tonight's Oscars ceremony, Sam Smith performed his song "Writing's on the Wall," from the James Bond film Spectre. It's one of the nominees for Best Original Song. "Writing's on the Wall" was co-written by Smith and Jimmy Napes; it was produced by Disclosure. Show More Summary
This year’s Oscar lineup for Best Original Song has inspired no shortage of drama: The Lady Gaga song “Til It Happens to You” is competing against a smash hit from the Weeknd and a high-profile James Bond theme from Sam Smith, while nominated singer Anohni has been controversially deprived of... More »
Before their last two albums were released, the members of Radiohead formed a company (a limited-liability company, to be precise), to handle the affairs. Four months before In Rainbows was released in 2007, they formed Xurbia Xendless Ltd., and three months before King of Limbs’ release in 2011, they formed Ticker Tape Ltd. Show More Summary
Swedish indie pop band Miike Snow is back with a video for their latest single "Genghis Khan," and it explores sexual attraction with an unexpected James Bond theme.