» Jack White and Alicia Keys' Bond theme receives mixed response
Jack White and Alicia Keys' Bond theme receives mixed response
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London (ANI): Jack White and Alicia Keys' theme for the new James Bond movie has debuted on Radio 1 DJ Jo Whiley's morning show. The track entitled 'Another Way To Die' will feature in 'Quantum of Solace', set for release on October 31. The song is driven by White's trademark fuzzy guitar riffs and thunderous drum rolls.
With this song, Jack White and Alicia Keys have joined the group of stars that have previously recorded Bond themes-including Madonna, Shirley Bassey, Duran Duran, and Paul McCartney. The announcement that White and Alicia Keys were to do the Bond theme came out of the blue after it was confirmed that Amy Winehouse would not be recording it.
The song has received mixed reaction from James Bond fans. "This is in no way a decent Bond theme. It lacks that certain epic quality that a theme should have," the BBC quoted Mike from Brighton as writing on Newsbeat''s Have Your Say debate. Some argued that Winehouse would have been a better choice. Sharky from Liverpool said: "She (Winehouse) has a voice to boom out the theme in the way Dame Shirley Bassey did with Goldfinger."
However, others praised the song.Wes from Wolverhampton said: "On first listen it sounds good. It''s more low-key and a bit dirtier sounding than the last Bond tune, which was a more in-your-face affair. If it reflects the plot then I''m sure we''re in for a great film."