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Bond Songs Through The Decades
For your ears only from Dr. No to Skyfall

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Like the movies themselves, the theme tunes for James Bond’s cinematic output have evolved over the years as fashions and attitudes changed. Except, in a way, they've also often stayed the same... With Adele warbling the theme to Skyfall now, we’re cracking open the archives and taking a look at the crooners and their tunes from the 1960s through to today. Pop… Rock… Techno. Which Bond themes float your boat? And as Bond turns 50, which song would he want played at the party?

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Track: Skyfall

Sung by: Adele

The worst-kept secret since, well, the title of the film, soul chanteuse Adele was finally confirmed as the voice of Skyfall on October 1st. The official release reveals yet another return to the classic formula: it's big, it's showy, and it's built around the phrase "Let the sky fall". And there's a bit of Monty Norman in there too. Skyfall is where we start...

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21 Alternate version of You Know My Name
If you'd like to hear a GREAT cover of You Know My Name, there's a Finnish (!) band called Poets of the Fall that recorded their own version of it. In the video, which, of course is on YouTube, they're all in tuxes..... More

Posted by jws1272 on Friday October 5, 2012, 05:55

22 Bond Song
The K.D Lang song over the end credits of Tomorrow Never Dies is much, much better than Sheryl Crow's one. More

Posted by dee123 on Friday October 5, 2012, 03:13

23 Bond Songs through the decades
I forgot how horrible the Die Another Day theme is. I guess it's only fitting for the film it went with. More

Posted by Whistler on Friday October 5, 2012, 00:40

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