Great Job, Internet!: Read This: Who’s the odds-on favorite to sing the Bond theme for Spectre?
Listening to the star of the moment croon an original, sometimes relevant song while weirdly sexualized weapons float across the screen is one of the most important parts of experiencing James Bond movies. It’s almost as critical as deciding afterwards that the song was lousy (except for Skyfall—Adele knocked it out of the park on that one.)
The authors of The James Bond Songs: Pop Anthems Of Late Capitalism are as qualified as anybody to speculate who is likely be singing “Spectre… Spectre… try and kill James Bond, just don’t give him a lecture…,” or whatever the lyrics will be. Thus, that’s fittingly what they’ve done in a new blog for the Oxford University Press.
Most of the article is spent dismissing seemingly likely choices. Lana Del Ray has put a lot of effort to into looking the part, but Daub and Kronengold dismiss her …