Nice idea while it lasted. BBC News is now reporting that Winehouse will no longer be up for consideration for the latest Bond Theme as previously reported. According to her producer, Mark Ronson, she’s a tad unwilling to record at the moment:
The Brit award winner told Sky News that “unless by some miracle of science it gets recorded and someone sings a vocal,” the song would not materialise.
Ronson added that their work on other new music had not been finished either.
Winehouse’s spokesman said the decision was taken because she had “other ideas” about how the song should be developed.
Too good to be true, I suppose. In our mourning, let us watch three of the finest Bond themes of all time: