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Band Who Scored the Only #1 James Bond Theme to Date Speculates on “Spectre” Song

Stephanie PistelThere have been more than twenty James Bond films since the 1960s, all with their own theme songs, but only one of those songs has ever topped the Billboard Hot 100: Duran Duran‘s “A View to a Kill,” from the 1985 movie of the same name.  That, of course, makes Duran Duran extremely well qualified to speculate on the rumors about who’s going to sing the theme for the newest Bond flick, Spectre, due out this November.... Read more

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Forget About Sam or Ellie: Alt-Rock Band May Have Snagged James Bond Theme Gig

Sebastian EdgeAll the speculation about who’s recorded the theme for the new James Bond movie Spectre has taken a surprising new twist.  While the speculation has mostly focused on Sam Smith, Ellie Goulding or even Adele — again — as being the lucky singer who scored the plum assignment, a much-loved British alt-rock band may actually be the frontrunner.... Read more

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Sam Smith Says Throat Operation Was “The Best Thing That Happened to Me, Ever”

Image Group LA/ABCSam Smith had to cancel a slew of tour dates and festival appearances back in May when he had to undergo surgery due to a vocal cord hemorrhage, and then had to remain silent for weeks while he healed.  Sounds like a hellish experience, but the Grammy winner now says the experience was “the best thing that happened to me, ever.”... Read more

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