James Bond music

The Music of James Bond – The Complete List

For Your Eyes Only

Year 1981
Composed by: Bill Conti, Michael Leeson
Performed by: Sheena Easton
Movie: For Your Eyes Only
James Bond: Roger Moore
Sheena Easton

In 1980, Sheena Easton made quite a stir in the music market, producing hit after hit. The song “For Your Eyes Only” followed in the success of her previous ones. It occupied a good place in the charts: 4th in the USA and 8th in Great Britain. It even received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song.

In addition, the lady was a very fine looking woman for those years. That’s how she came to be the first female singer to appear on a James Bond title sequence.

The producers wanted Blondie to appear on the title sequence. The band had produced three hits in the previous year, and was en vogue. The members of the band rushed to write a song, but were displeased to hear that the producers wanted only the female soloist, Debbie Harry, not the song too. Thus they turned down the offer 1)The Music of James Bond” by Jon Burlingame, book published by Oxford University Press în 2012. If you can mentally replace Sheena Easton with Debbie Harry, here is how the movie could have begun:

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Article written exclusively for Miratico by Velea. Lucian Velea
Lucian Velea is the founder of the website Miratico and has been a fan of the James Bond movies ever since he saw "Octopussy".


1 The Music of James Bond” by Jon Burlingame, book published by Oxford University Press în 2012

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