Russian Army Choir Sings “Skyfall”

“Skyfall” is the theme song of the 2012 James Bond film of the same name, performed by English singer-songwriter Adele, gets a Russian Army Choir makeover. “Skyfall” was released October 5, 2012 as part of the Global James Bond Day, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the release of Dr. No, the first James Bond film. The song quickly went to the top of the iTunes chart, and reached number two at the UK Singles Chart and eighth on the Billboard Hot 100. Reviews were positive, with the song being compared to Shirley Bassey’s Bond themes, and “Skyfall” became the first Bond theme to win at the Golden Globes, the Brit Awards and the Academy Awards. During the 85th Academy Awards, Adele gave her first live performance of the song.