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Tuesday
Apr102007

11 Artists Who Should Record James Bond Movie Themes

11 Artists that have not been tapped to record/perform a James Bond Theme that I think should have been:

Artists were chosen based on consistency, quality, suitability to the James Bond sound and ethos, and by virtue of not being a citizen of the United States.

 After all, why shouldn’t they use a British Secret Service agent to show off music that doesn’t originate from the USA?

1) Annie Lennox
2) Depeche Mode
3) The Cure
4) Sting
5) Peter Gabriel
6) Bjork
7) The Who
8) David Bowie
9) George Michael
10) Elton John
11) Gary Numan
Tuesday
Apr102007

The James Bond Film Themes Ranked.

By Opening Theme Song:

 1) The John Barry Orchestra - “The James Bond Theme” (Dr. No)
 2) Shirley Bassey - “Goldfinger” (Goldfinger)
 3) Paul McCartney and the Wings - “Live and Let Die” (Live and Let Die)
 4) Carly Simon - “Nobody Does It Better” (The Spy Who Loved Me)
 5) Duran Duran - “A View to a Kill” (A View to a Kill)
 6) Tom Jones -“Thunderball” (Thunderball)
 7) Nancy Sinatra - “You Only Live Twice” (You Only Live Twice)
 8)  Shirley Bassey - “Diamonds Are Forever” (Diamonds Are Forever)
 9) aha - “The Living Daylights” (The Living Daylights)
10) The Man With The Golden Gun (The Man With The Golden Gun)
11) Rita Coolidge - “All Time High” (Octopussy)
12) Matt Monro - “From Russia With Love” (From Russia With Love)
13) Sheena Easton - “For Your Eyes Only” (For Your Eyes Only)
14) Tina Turner - “Goldeneye” (Goldeneye)
15) John Barry Orchestra - “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)
16) Shirley Bassey - “Moonraker” (Moonraker)
17) Gladys Knight - “Licence to Kill” (Licence to Kill)
18) Garbage - “The World is Not Enough” (The World is Not Enough)
19) Sheryl Crow - “Tomorrow Never Dies” (Tomorrow Never Dies)
20) Madonna- “Die Another Day” (Die Another Day)
21) Chris Cornell - “You Know My Name” (Casino Royale)