05 Oct2012

Great minds think alike, or what?! The “Skyfall” song is out, and Adele is the singer. What else can I say? Two favorites, Adele and Bond together… Be one of the first to hear it, here. I must be such a huge Bond fan that I got this link hours ago, when only a few had actually listened to the song… Heeheehee. :) It’s very retro, 1960’s-ish sounding. And all advance leaks suggest a really good movie for the franchise’s 50th year. Can’t wait. In theaters Oct 31, 2012.



  1. wendy darling says:

    The first thing that popped into my head was “It’s like “Goldfinger” brought forward to the 21st century <3"
    (I do wonder if they’ll bring back those silhouetted ladies doing what looked like naked gymnastics, bwa-ha-ha! And for the record, the ancients really did gymnastics in the buff)

    007 and Adele … that makes two of us, MM!

    Oct 5, 2012 | 6:02 pm


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  3. Natie says:

    Oh, chills…reminiscent of Shirley Bassey…a milder voice…thanks,MM..

    Oct 6, 2012 | 12:44 am

  4. tercer says:

    I’ve been hearing this song all morning on the radio. Nice soulful melody.

    Oct 6, 2012 | 1:50 am

  5. joanie says:

    great song! i can’t wait to see the movie

    Oct 6, 2012 | 2:46 am

  6. bakerwannabe says:

    Reminds me of Goldfinger. Very retro.

    Oct 6, 2012 | 2:49 am

  7. Natie says:

    All over the news radio and now the evening news…YOU broke it first,MM….I was 9 years old when the first Bond movie was shown…

    Oct 6, 2012 | 6:59 am

  8. PITS, MANILA says:

    can’t wait to see the movie and your page about it … :)!

    Oct 6, 2012 | 7:36 am

  9. Gej says:

    Nice! Somehow reminds me of “Goldfinger”, the Duran Duran song….

    Oct 6, 2012 | 11:33 am

  10. kristin says:

    soul! adele and 007 :)

    Oct 6, 2012 | 11:43 am

  11. winterhon says:

    So I remembered just a moment ago to search for Adele’s Skyfall theme song on youtube. Then I realized I haven’t visited MarketManila for a while now (in my mind, Skyfall=Bond=MarketMan!) — sure enough, first post I see is this :) Not sure why, but reminds me more of “Diamonds Are Forever”…

    Oct 6, 2012 | 12:08 pm

  12. Gej says:

    winterhon – yes that too!

    Oct 6, 2012 | 12:35 pm

  13. Sleepless in Seattle says:

    Can’t wait to see the movie!! Skyfall theme song remind me of the old 007 sound tracks.

    Oct 6, 2012 | 12:35 pm

  14. Dodi says:

    What better song to celebrate James Bond 007’s 50th Anniversary! I was only 6 years old when he first came on the silver screen! WOW! Thanks MM! Now, I can drink the martini, shaken, not stirred!

    Oct 6, 2012 | 2:01 pm

  15. greens_blossoms says:

    @winterhon…my thoughts exactly when I heard Adele was singing Skyfall theme song.. I was very sure Marketman will have posted it…we guessed right…it’s here!!!

    Oct 6, 2012 | 2:06 pm

  16. bearhug0127 says:

    Just in case anyone is interested… – Skyfall on Set. Here’s the link.. http://www.watchseries-online.eu/2012/10/skyfall-on-set.html

    Oct 6, 2012 | 4:04 pm

  17. Avid Thinker says:

    Thanks for this great info, MM! :=)

    Oct 6, 2012 | 8:23 pm

  18. bea says:

    love Adele!, but I wonder if Amy Winehouse is still around would they have used her?

    Oct 7, 2012 | 12:32 am

  19. boopsie says:

    Sounds like Count Basie & his Orchestra

    Oct 7, 2012 | 3:20 am

  20. Teza says:

    Hello, is the branch near the airport open for breakfast on Nov 1?

    Oct 7, 2012 | 1:25 pm

  21. Marketman says:

    Teza, yes, all our branches are open as usual on Nov. 1…

    Oct 7, 2012 | 1:33 pm

  22. Elodie Amora says:

    just clicked on the link and listened to the song. I love it. Thanks for sharing!

    Oct 8, 2012 | 5:45 am

  23. odessa says:

    We all love the james bond movies, and who doesn’t? I’m pretty sure most of us daydream of becoming a spy (i do)… it’s so cool… yeah, the song is so retro and i like it, but you know MM, of all the James bond movie theme songs, the one that i like the most is the song “For your eyes only”… can’t wait to see the movie!!!!

    Oct 8, 2012 | 8:39 am

  24. ykmd says:

    MM, NPR ran a series of features on Bond last week, http://www.npr.org/series/162180446/james-bond-at-50 . Can you tell whether a martini is shaken, not stirred? :)

    Oct 9, 2012 | 5:56 am

  25. Marketman says:

    ykmd, I like mine shaken, definitely. See my post on it, here. Heeheehee. :) And yes, I absolutely agree Sean Connery ranks first, Daniel Craig second.

    Oct 9, 2012 | 7:04 am

  26. ykmd says:

    I should have known to check the archives first :) I also enjoyed the feature where they interviewed a physicist about Bond’s gadgets, like the invisible car, etc.

    Oct 9, 2012 | 9:42 am

  27. Mila says:

    Just heard it, thanks for linking to it MM, it reminds me at times of the Shirley Bassey Bond songs.

    Oct 17, 2012 | 9:51 am


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