Sam Smith sings Bond theme ‘Writing’s On The Wall’ live for first time on ‘Graham Norton’ – watch

It's the theme song from new film 'Spectre'

Sam Smith has performed his new Bond theme live for the first time.

Smith sang the theme song ‘Writing’s On The Wall’ for new Bond film Spectre. He performed it live on the Graham Norton Show on Friday night (October 23). Watch footage beneath.

Spectre is being released in the UK and Ireland on Monday (October 26). It will then open in cinemas internationally on various later dates, with its US release scheduled for November 6.

NME spoke to Smith for the exclusive cover feature in this week’s magazine (available free in the UK now).

On the subject of Bond, Smith admitted that he did not know the franchise too well initially but now wants the actor who plays James Bond next to be like Roger Moore or Sean Connery.

“[Daniel Craig] was my favourite initially, because I’m 23 years old. I hadn’t seen all the old movies, and I loved how modern his take on Bond was. But when I went back and watched them all, I realised that it’s Connery and Moore who I love the most,” he said.

“I love how classy and clean-cut they are. I think I’d like the next Bond to be more of a return to that.”

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