Adele's Skyfall song an instant hit on iTunes

London: Singer Adele's Skyfall theme song, released on Global James Bond Day and reached the top of the iTunes charts within hours.

The theme song premiered in Britain at 00:07 a.m. on the singer's website and became available to download immediately, with eager fans promptly pushing it to number one on iTunes, reports dailymail.co.uk.

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It has been described as a typical Bond song, as Adele sings the sultry lyrics with the help of a 77-piece orchestra.

The lead actor of the movie, Daniel Craig appeared on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon", and spoke about Adele's song.

"When Adele's name came up I just jumped at it, I just said, 'We have to get her'. I just thought that she has the voice and she's got the tone that we wanted," said Craig, who plays the secret agent in the film.

The song has been receiving a positive feedback, while Adele was initially worried if she would would lend her vocals to the movie.

"Skyfall", the movie, will have its premiere here Oct 23, before its release Oct 26.

IANS