Chris Cornell has previously spoken about the Casino Royale main title song, ‘You Know My Name’ to MTV. Further news on this James Bond theme has been revealed, thanks to Billboard.com
Upon being asked for the job, Cornell said: ‘I just got a call, and at first I thought there must be some kind of mistake… Everybody I met with said the same thing — ‘This isn’t anything like any other James Bond film, so we don’t really want that song, either. So go do whatever you want.’
He later said that ‘You Know My Name’ will be quite a change from some of the recent 007 title themes, calling it: ‘more uptempo and a little more aggressive than any other Bond theme has been, maybe since Paul McCartney [Live And Let Die]. It has an orchestra, but it also has some angry sounding guitar, and it’s got feedback.
Check out the full article here on Billboard.com.
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Casino Royale is the 21st James Bond 007 film produced by franchise holders Eon Productions. The MGM/Columbia Pictures production began shooting in January and is due for release worldwide on 17 November 2006. Casino Royale will premiere on 14 November in London. Starring Daniel Craig as James Bond; locations include the Czech Republic, the Bahamas, Italy and the UK.
The film co-stars Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen, Jeffrey Wright, Judi Dench, Giancarlo Giannini, Caterina Murino, Simon Abkarian, Tobias Menzies, Ivana Milicevic, Clemens Schick, Ludger Pistor, Claudio Santamaria, and Isaach De Bankole.