Listen: New ‘Spectre’ Theme Song, Writing’s on the Wall, by Sam Smith

Daniel Craig And Léa Seydoux

UPDATED: Below you can watch the Sam Smith music video for Writing’s on the Wall, featuring clips from the film.

Grammy winner Sam Smith has released the official James Bond theme song Writing’s on the Wall, from the Spectre soundtrack.

Written by Smith and Jimmy Napes, it’s a little more subdued than one might expect. I was hoping this song to upbeat as Adele‘s but she apparently nailed it perfectly. The last Bond theme, Skyfall earned Oscars, Grammys and Golden Globes. 

Check out the song below, as well as the full lyrics (via The Film Stage). Spectre opens in the U.K. on Oct. 26 and in the U.S. Nov. 6, and stars Daniel Craig as James Bond, Ben Whishaw as Q, Naomie Harris as Moneypenny, Ralph Fiennes as M, Christoph Waltz as Oberhauser, Monica Bellucci as Lucia Sciarra, David Bautista as Mr. Hinx, Léa Seydoux as Madeleine Swann and Stephanie Sigman as Estrella.

I’ve been here before
But always hit the floor
I’ve spent a lifetime running
And I always get away
But with you I’m feeling something
That makes me want to stay

I’m prepared for this
I never shoot to miss
But I feel like a storm is coming
If I’m gonna make it through the day
Then there’s no use in running
This is something I gotta face

If I risk it all
Could you break my fall?

How do I live? How do I breathe?
When you’re not here I’m suffocating
I want to feel love, run through my blood
Tell me is this where I give it all up?
For you I have to risk it all
Cause the writing’s on the wall

A million shards of glass
That haunt me from my past
As the stars begin to gather
And the light begins to fade
When all hope begins to shatter
Know that I won’t be afraid

If I risk it all
Could you break my fall?

How do I live? How do I breathe?
When you’re not here I’m suffocating
I want to feel love, run through my blood
Tell me is this where I give it all up?
For you I have to risk it all
Cause the writing’s on the wall

UPDATED: Watch the official video for Sam Smith single Writing’s on the wall, the official theme song of the new James Bond film Spectre.

I don’t think it’s that bad. The background music is awesome. So all I got to say.