James Bond is rather ostentatious.
Adele simply sings.
On the surface, these famous Brits aren't especially alike, with one significant exception: both excelt at the job. They are the best of the best.
Which makes it appropriate for Adele to join the likes of Paul McCartney, Nancy Sinatra and Carly Simon by providing the latest theme song for this franchise. Listen to her "Skyfall" track now: