"I knew a while ago. I've written with Jimmy Napes and he was not supposed to tell me but he did. He kind of let it drop because he is not good at lying. So I knew for ages. I decided to not acknowledge (the speculation), which I thought was OK considering I didn't place the rumour in the first place." Ellie Goulding has known for a while that Sam Smith would be singing the latest James Bond movie theme.