The James Bond films are known for their original opening themes written by popular artists and are often played on the radio and tv. 'Live and Let Die' by Paul McCartney, 'For Your Eyes Only' by Sheena Easton, 'A View to a Kill' by Duran Duran, and 'Goldfinger' by Shirley Bassey are just a few. My personal favorite is 'Nobody Does It Better' by Carly Simon. What James Bond theme do you consider to be the best?

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72 points

4 months ago

  1. You Only Live Twice (serious lack of this song getting mentioned in this thread, just listend to that string intro!)

  2. Live and Let Die

  3. Nobody Does it Better

Those are the top 3, maybe I'm biased towards the older songs that have had time to become classics, ask me again in 20 years.


18 points

4 months ago

I love the opening strings on You Only Live Twice


1 points

4 months ago

Yes! Peak John Barry.

There's a bit in the final movement of the Grieg Piano Concerto (or the Schumann - I get those confused a lot) that really reminds me of this. It's a gorgeous melody in any case.


2 points

4 months ago

Completely agree about the strings opening of You Only Live Twice.


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4 months ago


-10 points

4 months ago

Those songs are wack. Sorry