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Sam Smith Confirmed for New James Bond Spectre Song

Sam Smith
Sam Smith
English singer songwriter Sam Smith has confirmed that he will be singing the theme song for the forthcoming James Bond film Spectre – it is the first time a solo male singer has been selected for the role since Tom Jones in 1965.

The artist had announced on social network Twitter that “This is one of the highlights of my career. I am honoured to finally announce that I will be singing the next Bond theme song.” The tweet announcing the news prompted 14,000 favourites and 7,914 retweets respectively.

It is the latest achievement in Sam Smith’s accelerated career that boasts four Grammy Awards along with his debut album ‘The Lonely Hour’, which was in the UK’s top 10 album chart for 67 weeks.

The trailer for the latest Bond film, featuring Daniel Craig as 007, has been doing its rounds in cinema screens and the worldwide web respectively ahead of its UK release on October 26th 2015.

Photo credit: Marcen27 on Flickr Creative Commons.

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By Michael Storey

Posted on 11 Sep 2015 09:33 to category : Band / Celebrity News

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