Morning Coffee: Adele's 'Bond' Theme

By Ta-Nehisi Coates

Via the ever awesome anibundel, we have Adele's new theme for the new James Bond joint, Skyfall:

It's hard to live up to the iconic sound of Shirley Bassey on "Goldfinger" or "Diamonds Are Forever." Paul McCartney and (oddly) Duran Duran both found a way to make it work. But for money, Adele's new song for the opening of the latest Bond movie finally gives us something close to the Bond themes of old.

I think it's the large horns that seal the deal.

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