Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Exclusive James Bond-Adele: “Skyfall Is Where We Start/A thousand miles and poles apart”


This morning Adele has confirmed my news that she’s written and recorded the theme song for the James Bond movie “Skyfall.” I think this news escaped early–it was meant for release on Friday. Adele will debut “Skyfall” on Thursday at 7pm EST on

Here are links to our Adele coverage:

And here are some lyrics, exclusive to this column. Thanks to sources in the record biz:

“This is the end/Hold your breath and count to ten/Feel the Earth move and then/Hear my heart burst again.”

“Let the sky fall/Let it crumble/We will stand tall/And face it all/together.”

“Skyfall/Is where we start/A thousand miles and poles apart/Where worlds collide/and days are denied/You can take my name/But you’ll never take my heart”

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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