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  1. 'You Know My Name' Nominated For World Soundtrack Award

    The accolades for Casino Royale just keep on coming. The film’s title track, “You Know My Name”, was last week nominated for the award for Best Original Song Written Directly For A Film at the 2007 World Soundtrack Awards.

    The song, which was performed by Chris Cornell and written by Cornell and James Bond composer David Arnold, is up for the award alongside four other tracks nominated by the World Soundtrack Academy.

    Vying for the title of Best Original Song Written Directly For A Film are:

    • “Le Festin” from Ratatouille (music and lyrics by Michael Giacchino and performed by Camille)
    • “Falling Slowly” from Once (written and performed by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova)
    • “I Need To Wake Up” from An Inconvenient Truth (written and performed by Melissa Etheridge)
    • “When You Taught Me How To Dance” from Miss Potter (written by Mike Batt, Nigel Westlake, and Richard Maltby, Jr. and performed by Katie Melua)
    • “You Know My Name” from Casino Royale (written by Chris Cornell and David Arnold and performed by Chris Cornell)

    The winner will be announced on 20 October, on the closing evening of the Ghent International Film Festival, and is selected by the World Soundtrack Academy’s voting members.

    The World Soundtrack Academy was established in 2001 as a way of promoting music in film. The Awards are distributed annually to celebrate outstanding achievement in music in motion pictures. More information about the World Soundtrack Awards can be found on their website.

    “You Know My Name” was previously nominated for an International Press Academy Golden Satellite Award in the Best Original Song category, which it won.

    Order the “You Know My Name” CD single from Amazon.co.uk.

    Order the “You Know My Name” CD single from Amazon.com.

    Stay tuned to CBn for all the latest Casino Royale coverage.

    Matt Weston @ 2007-08-16
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