Oscar's first round of Best Original Song contenders: fixing last year's mistakes

Adele's Bond theme will have a shot at Oscar this year, along with many others competing under new rules.

ADELE (Boing Boing TV, 2008)

We may not have discovered Adele, but our old pal Russell Porter did introduce her to much of the Boing Boing community for the first time, in 2008.

Happy 50th, Mr. Bond! Here is the fancy new song that Adele sang for you

The fancy new James Bond theme, "Skyfall," sung by Adele is out, and it's pretty sweet! You can buy it at iTunes and consume it in video form on the singer's YouTube page. Adele has experienced some moderate success this year with both her career and her life, and singing the new Bond theme was a good way of acknowledging she cannot pull off the "melodiously heartbroken" thing anymore. (via Adele on YouTube) Read the rest