Bristol band Spectres unveil unofficial Bond song to rival Sam Smith’s ‘Spectre’ theme – listen

Group record their own track ahead of upcoming Bond film 'Spectre'

Bristol-based band Spectres have unveiled their own, unofficial theme song for the upcoming James Bond film, Spectre.

Earlier today (September 25), singer Sam Smith revealed his official Bond theme, ‘Writing’s On The Wall’, with Spectres now taking the opportunity to share their rival recording. Scroll below to stream.

‘Spectre’ is a duet between Spectres frontman Joe Hatt and vocalist Ela Orleans. It will be available on limited-edition gold vinyl 007-inch from October 23, as well as via all major download and streaming services.

Ahead of its release, listen to the track below:

The single follows the release of Spectres’ debut album, ‘Dying’, earlier this year.

The band play the following live dates:

Bristol, Simple Things Festival (October 24)
Cardiff, Welsh Millennium Centre (October 31)
Stowmarket, John Peel Centre (November 13)
Norwich, Owl Sanctuary (November 14)
Manchester, Soup Kitchen (November 19)
Edinburgh, Sneaky Pete’s (November 20)
Glasgow, Broadcast (November 21)

Sam Smith released his theme song for new Bond film Spectre today, titled ‘Writing’s On The Wall’.

Smith worked on the song with producers Disclosure and songwriter Jimmy Napes. Taking to Twitter, the British singer wrote, “I have been dreaming of this moment for a long long time.”

Listen to Smith’s track below.

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

Joining Daniel Craig’s 007 are double Oscar-winner Christoph Waltz as a character called Franz Oberhauser, former Sherlock star Andrew Scott as a member of MI6 named Denbigh, Dave Bautista as a character called Mr Hinx, Blue Is The Warmest Colour‘s Lea Seydoux as a Bond girl named Madeleine Swann, Italian actress Monica Bellucci as another female lead, Lucia Sciarra, and Mexican actress Stephanie Sigman as a character named Estrella.