Chris Martin and the boys have struggled to jot down a Bond theme that they assume is sweet sufficient to trump the tracks launched by Adele, Billie Eilish, Sam Smith and Madonna
Coldplay have revealed they’ve written 5 unreleased Bond themes – having by no means developed the braveness to really ship the tracks of to the movie makers for consideration.
The band – consisting of Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Man Berryman and Will Champion – declare they wrote tracks for 5 movies spanning the previous 20 years.
Whereas it’s unclear if the band hoped to launch a Bond theme for all of Daniel Craig’s Bond outings – or if one of many 5 over the previous 20 years would come with Piers Brosnan’s remaining outing – they tracks finally by no means made the lower for the movies.
And whereas the band toiled away creating the music, they finally chickened out of sending the tunes to Bond bosses as they realised they weren’t adequate.
Lead singer Chris, 44, advised NME: “We stored attempting to jot down one for 20 years, however by no means submitted them.
“We now have Bond themes for about 5 films, however they’re not superb, to be sincere.
“I don’t know if we’re spiritually on the identical journey as James. As a lot as I just like the movies, I don’t know if us singing would do it for him.
“He’d be like, ‘That’s not what I’m into in any respect, fellas. I like weapons and s**t. All this hippie stuff simply isn’t going to work’.”
The latest Bond movie, No Time To Die, had the theme carried out by American pop star Billie Eilish, whereas the earlier movie, Spectre, had a theme tune referred to as Writing’s on the Wall carried out by Sam Smith.
Adele sang the title tune for Skyfall, Jack White of The White Stripes and Alicia Keys collaborated on One other Option to Die for the theme of Quantum of Solace, and Chris Cornell carried out You Know My Identify, the title tune of On line casino Royale.
Previous to this, Madonna sang the title tune for Pierce Prosnan’s remaining outing as Bond in 2002’s Die One other Day.
If Coldplay do need to report a Bong theme, time is operating out – because the band this month introduced they’ve plans to retire.
Talking to Andy Bush on Absolute Radio on Wednesday, Chris stated: “I feel that in a number of albums time we are going to end making albums.
“This isn’t a joke, that is true, I feel after 12 that would be the finish of our catalogue, however I feel we are going to at all times need to play dwell collectively.
“So, I feel in the best way that the Stones do, will probably be so cool if we are able to nonetheless be touring in our late 70s. That will likely be fantastic, if anyone needs to return.”
The band launched their ninth studio album Music of the Spheres – which is doubtlessly their fourth final ever report – on Friday.
The album consists of the singles Larger Energy – which was carried out on the Brit Awards earlier this yr – and My Universe.