Is Adele's new Bond theme a classic?

Adele.
The new Bond theme is performed by Tottenham-born singer Adele. Photo: PA.

It has already shot to number one in the iTunes charts, and Adele's theme to the new Bond film "Skyfall" is being hotly tipped for a Number One.

But how does it match up with the classic Bond tunes?

Here's a selection to compare it with.