The slinky tune opens with a typically dramatic, Bond-esque orchestral swell before settling into a plodding piano line. Eventually, the string section returns, erupting into a 007 anthem.
Before "Skyfall" opens on Nov. 9, take a listen to Adele's theme song and tell us what you think. And speaking of the famous secret agent, check out style writer Christopher Muther's favorite Bond girls and take a tour through the history of Bond girls.
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