Adele's 007 single misses out on Number 1 spot


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Adele's James Bond theme tune "Skyfall" failed in its mission to top the charts for a second week.

The Grammy winner, 24, was hot favourite to become the first singer to get to number one with a 007 theme.

But Scandinavian DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia took the top spot with their track "Don't You Worry Child".

"Skyfall", which debuted at number four last weekend, made second place.

No Bond theme has ever reached number one on the Official Singles Chart, but Duran Duran's 1985 single "A View To A Kill" also reached number two.

Adele was prevented from reaching the top spot by Rihanna's "Diamonds" last Sunday, which has now slipped to number four.

Mother-to-be Adele teamed up with Paul Epworth, who co-wrote and produced her massive hit "Rolling In The Deep", to write "Skyfall" for the new film of the same name.

Stars who have missed out on the top spot with a Bond theme include Paul McCartney, Tom Jones and Madonna.

The film, again starring Daniel Craig as Bond, premieres on 26 October.

Ellie Goulding is expected to score her second number one album this Sunday with Halcyon.