Ed Sheeran bought candid a couple of fairly important missed alternative in his storied musical profession. The “Form Of You” singer, 31, revealed he had began to place pen to paper for the theme music on Daniel Craig’s remaining James Bond movie, No Time to Die, when he bought changed by Billie Eilish! “I’m not gonna faux it didn’t damage not doing it,” he admitted on a current episode of That Peter Crouch Podcast.
@edsheeran was shithoused out of doing a bond music. @007 You understand what you must do to proper this flawed. pic.twitter.com/KQ1zXrl6bY
— That Peter Crouch Podcast (@PeterCrouchPod) October 21, 2022
The chance was first introduced to Ed when famed Bond producer Barbara Broccoli approached the singer in 2017, per Rolling Stones. Barbara tapped Ed to jot down the theme music and off he went to do exactly that. “We’d achieved all of the conferences, I had began writing it,” he defined on the podcast.
Nevertheless, the Covid-19 pandemic threw a wrench within the works. And with the movie’s music being the final a part of manufacturing to be labored on, per Rolling Stone, by the point it got here to the theme music, gears had been modified (together with swapping out administrators) and Billie was given the inexperienced gentle as a substitute.
“I used to be inside a f***ing gnat’s pube of doing one,” Ed stated on the podcast. “However then they modified administrators, modified scripts and that was it.”
Ed wasn’t turned off an excessive amount of from the expertise, nonetheless, as he stated he would nonetheless be down for the prospect to jot down the spy ditty. “However yea, in the event that they got here again I’d be like yea, in fact, yeah.”
If it have been to occur, Ed would be part of Billie and a cavalcade of hitmakers taking over a James Bond theme equivalent to Shirley Bassey (Diamonds are Ceaselessly, 1971), Paul McCartney & Wings (Stay and Let Die, 1973), Tina Turner (GoldenEye,1995) and Nancy Sinatra (You Solely Stay Twice, 1967).
Billie, as followers would know, went on to jot down “No Time To Die” together with her brother and collaborator Finneas, amassing their first number-one single within the UK and an Oscar as well with their unimaginable model!