The Bond theme song will once again be in the hands of a British artist.
Soulful singer Adele has confirmed rumors that essentially began the day "Skyfall," the third James Bond film to feature Daniel Craig in the namesake role, went into production. Adele's "Skyfall" will premiere on Friday.
The song was written with her longtime producer/collaborator Paul Epworth, the team behind 2010's smash "Rolling in the Deep." The song will premiere on Adele's website on Thursday at about 4:07 p.m. PST (that's 0:07 BST and the start of Oct. 5's promotional holiday known as "James Bond Day," for those curious).
"Skyfall" marks the first new song Adele has recorded since "21" became an international phenomena. Since its release in early 2011, the album has sold 9.8 million copies in the U.S. alone, according to Nielsen SoundScan.