The slinky tune opens with a typically dramatic, Bond-esque orchestral swell before settling into a plodding piano line. Eventually, the string section returns, erupting into a 007 anthem.
Before "Skyfall" opens on Nov. 9, take a listen to Adele's theme song and tell us what you think. And speaking of the famous secret agent, check out style writer Christopher Muther's favorite Bond girls and take a tour through the history of Bond girls.
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Fans planning to see "Sparkle" can experience some of the film's magic before its release date.
The soundtrack to the upcoming musical drama featuring Jordin Sparks and the late Whitney Houston doesn't hit theaters until August 17, however the entire album is streaming on Essence.com.
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins is slated to portray Iggy Pop in "CBGB," a film focused on the now-defunct, iconic rock club, and the punk scene, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Actress Mickey Sumner is set to play Patti Smith, while Johnny Galecki from "The Big Bang Theory" will portray manager Terry Ork. Malin Akerman and Rupert Grint are among other big names in the movie.
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"I Feel Love," one of the disco-era hits of the late Boston-bred diva Donna Summer, is one of 25 sounds saved by the Library of Congress. "Purple Rain" by Prince, "Green Onions" by Booker T and the M.G.'s, " and "A Charlie Brown Christmas" by the Vince Guaraldi Trio are also among the 2011 National Recording Registry inductees.FULL ENTRY
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