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"You Know My Name"
Single by Chris Cornell
Released November 13, 2006
Format CD, download
Genre Rock
Length 4:02
Label A&M Records
Producer(s) Chris Cornell, David Arnold
Peak chart positions
Chris Cornell singles chronology

"Can't Change Me"
(1999)

"You Know My Name"
(2006)

"Arms Around Your Love"
(2007)
James Bond theme chronology

"Die Another Day"
(2002)

"You Know My Name"
(2006)

"You Know My Name," performed by Chris Cornell, is the theme song to the 2006 James Bond film, Casino Royale. Cornell wrote it jointly with David Arnold, the soundtrack's composer. The track was leaked onto the Internet on 20 September 2006. It is the first Bond theme to be sung by a male vocalist since 1987's The Living Daylights and is the first Bond theme since 1965'sThunderball (film) to be sung by a male soloist. It is also the first since "All Time High" (1983) — the theme to the film Octopussy — not to feature its film's title in the lyrics. Cornell is also the first American male artist to perform a James Bond title theme. Image File history File links You_Know_My_Name. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Chris Cornell (born Christopher John Boyle on July 20, 1964) is an American guitarist/singer-songwriter best known as the lead singer, guitarist and songwriter of the rock bands Soundgarden (1984-1997) and later Audioslave (2001-2007). ... is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... A CD single is a music single in the form of a compact disc. ... // A digital download (also known as a digital single or a paid digital download) is an official and legal music single available for purchase through an online store. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Rock is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars, and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles, however saxophones have been omitted from newer subgenres of rock music since the 90s. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A&M Records is an American record label, owned and operated by Universal Music Group. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... David Arnold (born February 27, 1962 in Luton in Bedfordshire, England) is one of the most popular and successful young British composers[citation needed]. He is probably best known for the film scores to Stargate (1994), Independence Day (1996) and four James Bond films. ... A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. ... The UK Singles Chart is currently compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the British record industry. ... The UK Official Download Chart is compiled by The Official UK Charts Company on behalf of the music industry. ... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... Chris Cornell (born Christopher John Boyle on July 20, 1964) is an American guitarist/singer-songwriter best known as the lead singer, guitarist and songwriter of the rock bands Soundgarden (1984-1997) and later Audioslave (2001-2007). ... Image File history File links Chris_Cornell_-_Cant_Change_Me. ... Cant Change Me is the first single released from Chris Cornells solo album, Euphoria Morning. ... Image File history File links You_Know_My_Name. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Arms Around Your Love is the first single from Chris Cornells second solo album, Carry On to be released in the UK. It precedes the UK release of the album. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Image File history File links Die Another Day is the first single by singer Madonna from the album American Life, released in 2003. ... James Bond theme chronology The World Is Not Enough (1999) Die Another Day (2002) You Know My Name (2006) American Life track listing Mother and Father (9) Die Another Day (10) Easy Ride (11) Die Another Day was the theme to the James Bond film of the same name recorded... Image File history File links You_Know_My_Name. ... Chris Cornell (born Christopher John Boyle on July 20, 1964) is an American guitarist/singer-songwriter best known as the lead singer, guitarist and songwriter of the rock bands Soundgarden (1984-1997) and later Audioslave (2001-2007). ... Flemings commissioned image of James Bond to aid the Daily Express comic strip artists. ... Casino Royale is the 21st film in the James Bond series and the first to star Daniel Craig as MI6 agent James Bond. ... David Arnold (born February 27, 1962 in Luton in Bedfordshire, England) is one of the most popular and successful young British composers[citation needed]. He is probably best known for the film scores to Stargate (1994), Independence Day (1996) and four James Bond films. ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Living Daylights is the fifteenth James Bond film made by EON Productions. ... Thunderball is the fourth film in the EON Productions James Bond series, and also the fourth film to star Sean Connery as British Secret Service agent, Commander James Bond 007. ... All Time High was a song sung by American singer Rita Coolidge. ... Octopussy is the thirteenth James Bond film made by EON Productions. ...


Although the song does not feature its film's title in the lyrics, references are made to casino gambling and other themes from the movie. For example: "Try to hide your hand" (of cards), "I've seen this diamond cut through harder men" (with the image of the card suit on-screen), and "a spin of the wheel" (in reference to roulette). References to other themes include "When the storm arrives, would you be seen with me?" (a question of loyalty), "The odds will betray you," and "Forget how to feel" (an allusion to the general dispassion of Bond). In the film itself, Mathis makes a reference to the line, "The coldest blood runs though my veins," when he asks Bond, "Has our girl melted your cold heart yet?" A European Roulette wheel. ... (UTC):This page is about loyalty as faithfulness to a cause. ... Betrayal, as a form of deception or dismissal of prior presumptions, is the breaking or violation of a presumptive social contract (trust, or confidence) that produces moral and psychological conflict within a relationship amongst individuals, between organizations or between individuals and organizations. ... Mathis was a firm founded by Émile Mathis in Alsace that produced experimental cars between 1898 and 1903. ...


Cornell cites Paul McCartney's theme for Live and Let Die and Tom Jones's theme for Thunderball as his inspirations for writing this theme. Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an iconic Academy Award– and Grammy Award–winning English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who first gained worldwide fame as one of the founding members of The Beatles. ... Live and Let Die is the 8th film in the British James Bond series and the first to star Roger Moore as MI6 agent James Bond. ... Sir Thomas Jones Woodward, KBE (born 7 June 1940), known by his stage name as Tom Jones, is a Grammy Award winning Welsh popular music singer particularly noted for his powerful voice. ... Thunderball is the fourth film in the EON Productions James Bond series, and also the fourth film to star Sean Connery as British Secret Service agent, Commander James Bond 007. ...


As with all Bond films the theme plays against a synchronized title sequence. This sequence, like those of previous Bond films starting with 1995's Goldeneye, is designed by Daniel Kleinman; however, it eschews the nude female silhouettes sprinkled liberally throughout the title sequences of both Kleinman and his predecessor, Maurice Binder. Instead, card game and mathematical symbolism and stylized animated fight sequences (e.g., henchman burst into heart symbols after being attacked by Bond, club symbols changing into a picture of the Mandelbrot set) serve as the backdrop. GoldenEye is a 1995 spy film. ... Daniel Kleinman is a British television commercial and music video director who is also the current title sequence designer for the James Bond series of films, starting with 1995s GoldenEye. ... Maurice Binder (August 25, 1925 - April 4, 1991) is a famous title designer best known for his work on 14 James Bond films beginning with the first, Dr. No in 1962 and ending with Licence to Kill in 1989. ... Initial image of a Mandelbrot set zoom sequence with continuously colored environment The Mandelbrot set is a set of points in the complex plane that forms a fractal. ...


The song is the first Bond theme not to be included on its film's soundtrack album. A second version with more orchestration was used for the music video. A third orchestrated version was used for the movie. Yet another version with very little orchestration was present on the Myspace page for the movie itself. The video for the single premiered on MTV's Making the Video on October 31, 2006. A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ... MySpace is a social networking website offering an interactive, user-submitted network of friends, personal profiles, blogs, groups, photos, music, and videos. ... MTV (Music Television) is an American cable television network headquartered in New York City. ... Making the Video is an MTV show, consisting of half-hour episodes, which chronicles the process of filming various music videos. ... October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


The first version of the song, the grittier one which was leaked and not used in the movie, was made available for download on iTunes Store on November 13, 2006. This version debuted on the UK Single Download Chart at number 20 on November 22, 2006. It was released as a stand-alone single on December 14, 2006. The single features a new acoustic version of the Soundgarden song "Black Hole Sun" as a B-side.[1] The German, Dutch and Australian versions of the single offer a second version of "You Know My Name" (called the Pop Mix) as a B-side.[2]. This version is the one used for the song's music video, and will be available on Chris Cornell's upcoming solo album, Carry On (Chris Cornell album) The iTunes Store is an online business run by Apple Inc. ... is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... A classical guitar, also called a Spanish guitar, is a musical instrument from the family of musical instruments called chordophones. ... Soundgarden was an American rock band that formed in Seattle, Washington in 1984. ... Black Hole Sun is a song by 1990s grunge band Soundgarden. ... In recorded music, the terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 7 inch vinyl records on which singles have been released since the 1950s. ... In recorded music, the terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 7 inch vinyl records on which singles have been released since the 1950s. ... Carry On, the latest album by Chris Cornell, was released May 28, 2007 in the United Kingdom and June 5, 2007 in the United States. ...


In 2007 Chris Cornell won the Satellite Award for "You Know My Name" and garnered a first-round nomination in the "Best Original Song" category for the 2006 Academy Awards (the song did not qualify for the final list of nominees). The Satellite Awards are an annual award given by the International Press Academy. ... The 79th Academy Awards ceremony, honoring the best in film for 2006, took place on February 25, 2007 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California. ...


References

  1. ^ You Know My Name at Amazon
  2. ^ You Know My Name - Amazon

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