Adele's 'Skyfall' reduced Daniel Craig to tears
October 25th, 2012
03:09 PM ET

Adele's 'Skyfall' reduced Daniel Craig to tears

We're not sure if actors are feeling extra sensitive these days (see: Robert Pattinson and the movie that makes him cry), or if we're just particularly heartless at the moment.

Adele's "Skyfall" theme song was fine and all, but we didn't, as Jennifer Aniston would say, get verklempt about it.

"Skyfall" star Daniel Craig, however, did.

The actor admitted to Yahoo! Movies U.K. that Adele's tune got under his skin.

"I cried," Craig said. "From the opening bars I knew immediately, then the voice kicked in and it was exactly what I'd wanted from the beginning. It just got better and better because it fitted the movie. In fact the more of the movie we made, the more it fitted it."

He's not alone in his love for Adele's Bond theme. Yahoo! Movies reports that "Skyfall" was close to landing at No. 1 in the U.K. charts, but was beaten out by Swedish House Mafia's "Don't You Worry Child."


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soundoff (30 Responses)
  1. JessSayin

    Glad he liked it. I didn't.

    November 3, 2012 at 1:07 pm | Report abuse |
  2. captnavenger

    There's a difference between getting weepy because a thing is sad or sentimental, or becoming moved by the sense that you are part of a larger project, and you feel that project is coming together beyond your hopes

    Daniel Craig is describing an artistic high here. Something not a lot of people, and especially hack writers for celebrity rags – er, I mean, blogs, can understand.

    October 27, 2012 at 5:25 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Shavêd Country

    So will Bond be banging dudes in this installment?

    October 26, 2012 at 12:57 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Jennifer

    I just don't see the appeal of this 'Bond'. He also has jug ears.

    October 26, 2012 at 12:23 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Ima Mused

    Maybe this happened because it was so bad? Really......should have been MUSE.

    October 26, 2012 at 3:19 am | Report abuse |
    • Rock

      MUSE minus their singer maybe...would sort of defeat the point but still. If you stopped the music and focused on his singing in the studio, you wouldnt be able to tell one song from the next. I do blame the engineer but still...

      October 26, 2012 at 11:13 am | Report abuse |
  6. max

    Well, his movie Cowboys and Aliens was so bad that it made me cry, so we're even.

    October 25, 2012 at 11:04 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Riddick

    How the hell did I end up in this corner of the Internet? Anyway, just wanted to let you all know that you are a bunch of saps.

    kthankxbye

    October 25, 2012 at 8:20 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Lani

    he's gross and too thin.

    October 25, 2012 at 7:49 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Take A Crap On A Hacker

    -

    October 25, 2012 at 5:24 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Lonnie

    It's a good song....not great.

    October 25, 2012 at 5:21 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Jake

    cry baby cry baby s-uck your thumb.
    play with your dollies because you are dumb.

    October 25, 2012 at 4:30 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Paul

    The Bond I know doesn't cry..

    October 25, 2012 at 4:29 pm | Report abuse |
    • John in Los Angeles

      News Flash: He's a pretend character played by seven actors over the years (including David Niven) and all played differently. You don't get a Bond.

      October 26, 2012 at 5:07 pm | Report abuse |
  13. George

    Dang crybaby. I hope somebody gets him a blankey and pacifier. I always thought he was maybe a sissy. Worst 007 ever.

    October 25, 2012 at 4:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • Trollman

      He's an actor, not a spy.

      October 25, 2012 at 4:43 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ted

      . . . you sure he isn't an actress? maybe he is just pretending to be a guy.

      October 25, 2012 at 4:50 pm | Report abuse |
    • John

      Please! Craigs Bond is great, much better than that ham Roger Moore, and a lot physically tougher than Connery, Brosnan or Dalton...admit it,he's just not pretty enough for you...

      November 20, 2012 at 1:31 pm | Report abuse |
  14. while doing nothing...here is some helpful reading

    Here are 10 suggestions to help you develop and maintain a healthy self-image.
    Read them slowly. Meditate on them regularly.

    1. Hate your sin, but never hate yourself.
    2. Be quick to repent.
    3. When God gives you light, walk in it.
    4. Stop saying negative things about yourself. God loves you and it's wrong to hate what He loves. He has great plans for you, so you're in conflict with Him when you speak negatively concerning your future.
    5. Never be afraid to admit that you've made a mistake and don't always assume that when things go wrong, or always say, "It must be my fault."
    6. Don't meditate excessively on what you've done, right or wrong; both of these activities keep your mind on you! Center your thoughts on Christ.
    7. Take good care of yourself physically. Make the best of what God gave you to work with, but don't be obsessed with your appearance.
    8. Never stop learning, but don't allow your education to become a point of pride. God doesn't use you because of what's in your head: He uses you because of what's in your heart.
    9. Realize that your talents are a gift, not something you have manufactured yourself; never look down on people who can't do what you do.
    10. Don't despise your weaknesses; they keep you dependent on God.

    October 25, 2012 at 3:27 pm | Report abuse |
  15. jp

    I don't remember that part of "Skyfall."

    November 12, 2012 at 10:28 am | Report abuse |

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