“Ed asks me [about it] every day. and I say, ‘The thing they do last is the music’.
“Those [stories] that said he’s Daniel Craig’s favourite act and it’s all happening aren’t true.
“It’s certainly something he’d want to do though, it’s a box that’s still to be ticked, for sure.”
The process of producing the record, one a-ha’s most memorable singles alongside Take On Me, wasn’t exactly easy and the band got into an argument with veteran 007 composer John Barry.
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy said: “As I say we were in the middle of doing our second album so we were busy doing other stuff. I was a little bit…we had different working methods and we came across as a little too efficient. We were like, ‘okay we’ve just got to get this done.’
“And we didn’t want to cancel a show to come to the premiere, so there were certain things like that that rubbed him up the wrong way.”
He continued: “So he got really…y’know. And we felt there was a wrong note in the string arrangements, so we fixed it, but he didn’t like that.”
Nevertheless, Paul doesn’t have any bad feelings over their disagreement.
He added: “But do I think he did a great job. It was a fantastic string score. We just had one chord in the middle that was important to us that was changed and hey, stuff like that happens.”
No Time To Die is released in UK cinemas on April 3, 2020.