Bond theme to be first ever duet

United States singers Alicia Keys and Jack White have recorded the first ever theme song duet for a James Bond film.

This content was published on July 30, 2008 - 17:13

The 22nd installation of the venerable franchise, Quantum of Solace, was directed by the Swiss Marc Forster and will be released in November.

Keys, an 11-time Grammy winner, provided vocals along with White, frontman for the band White Stripes, who also wrote, produced and played the drums for the track, entitled Another Way to Die.

Producers Michael Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said they were "delighted and pleased to have two such exciting artists as Jack and Alicia, who were inspired by our film to join together their extraordinary talents in creating a unique sound for Quantum of Solace."

There had been speculation that troubled British singer Amy Winehouse would sing but her collaborator Mark Ronson said earlier that Winehouse was unable to record.

Previous Bond themes have been recorded by artists including Paul McCartney, Madonna and Duran Duran.

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