Radiohead's SPECTRE Theme

25th December 2015

British band Radiohead were invited to write the title theme for SPECTRE. Listen now to the unused song

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English rockband Radiohead, a favourite of 007 star Daniel Craig, were invited to write the title song for the 24th James Bond film 'SPECTRE'. Ultimately, the studio would select Sam Smith's effort for the film.

As a gift to their fans, Radiohead released the previously unheard song on Christmas day on Soundcloud. The band wrote: "Last year we were asked to write a theme tune for the Bond movie Spectre. Yes we were. It didn't work out, but became something of our own, which we love very much. As the year closes we thought you might like to hear it."

You can listen online below, or download the MP3 by clicking here.



Bond 24

Briefing
SPECTRE (2015) is the new James Bond film and the 24th in the series. It will be the fourth outing for Daniel Craig as 007, and the second film to be directed by Sam Mendes from a screenplay by John Logan, Neal Purvis & Robert Wade. The new MI6 team of Ralph Fiennes (M), Naomie Harris (Moneypenny), Rory Kinnear (Tanner) and Ben Whishaw (Q) are all reprising their roles. The cast will include Lea Seydoux, Dave Bautista, Andrew Scott and Christoph Waltz. Production commences on December 8th 2014, with location work as early as 5th January 2015 in Austria. The film will also shoot on location in: Erfoud and Tangier, Morocco; Rome, Italy and Mexico City, Mexico. SPECTRE is scheduled for release on 7th November 2015.

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