Here's "Another Way to Die," the main title theme from QUANTUM OF SOLACE, performed by Alicia Keys and Jack White. I hate it. The Los Angeles Times likes it more than Chris Cornell's "You Know My Name" from CASINO ROYALE, but that's not saying much.
recognizable Bond theme, not by anything new offered in the song. And
Keys, usually a relatively bold, in-your-face R&B singer, seems
oddly tamed here, her voice not meshing well with White's yelled
warble. In her defense, it's hard to not sound silly when you sing,
"Suit 'em up, bang bang!" And there's some odd, out-of-place sudden
electronic textures here and there, resulting in an overly-crowded song.
This song is so hideous it almost makes Ah-Ha's "The Living Daylights" and Lulu's "Man with the Golden Gun" seem like classics by comparison. "Another Way to Die" is much more suited to a Coke Zero advertisement than James Bond main title, as you can see for yourself: