Screamed and moaned with Alicia Keys for the first Bond-film duet.
By Fred Mills
“Another Way To Die,
written, produced and performed by the White Stripes’ Jack White and featuring Alicia Keys, is slated for the next
James Bond film, Quantum Of Solace,
due in theaters in November and directed by Marc Forster and staring Daniel
Craig as the double-naught spy.
Describing the creative process White said, in a statement issued today:
“After a couple of years of wanting to collaborate with Alicia Keys, it took James Bond
himself to finally make it happen. Alicia put some electric energy into
her breath that cemented itself into the magnetic tape. Very inspiring to
watch. It gave me a new voice, and I wasn’t myself anymore. I drummed for
her voice and she mimicked the guitar tones, then we joined our voices and
screamed and moaned about these characters in the film and their isolation,
having no one to trust, not even themselves. Maybe we became them for a
Horns were there to help us out, along with some of Nashville’s finest. Might be the
first analogue Bond theme in twenty years, I don’t know. We wanted to
push soul into those tapes, and join the family of Barry, Bassey, Connery and
And there you have
it. Remember, you only live twice!