As an Adele song, it's okay. But I'm not sure it makes it as a James Bond film.
I like the first verse and her delivery but I keep waiting for a chorus that never comes.
Maybe I'll change my opinion in time? Repeat listens?
The chorus is just sort of eh to me.
I'm just indifferent to her singing "Let the sky fall, when it crumbles, we will stand tall . . ."
I was hoping she'd do a sexual song.
This isn't that.
Who wrote it?
That's what I wondered. Sadly it was Adele (with her longtime co-writer Paul Epworth). So she's as much at fault as anyone else.
Her voice sounds very good on the verses but where's the chorus? The song never kicks to life for me.
And if you're going to do a ballad, do one. Something like "For Your Eyes Only." This, honestly, feels like a trite song. "Let the sky fall! We will stand tall!" Did she think she was writing a rugby song?
What this has to do with James Bond I have no idea.
But especially when the song's called "Skyfall" I expect crashing and dramatic music. That's not this song.
Anyone feeling it who can e-mail and explain what I'm missing?
I really want to be missing something because I would love to love this song.
Closing with C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot:"