James Bond music

The Music of James Bond – The Complete List

The World Is Not Enough

Year 1999
Composed by: David Arnold, Don Black
Performed by: Garbage
Movie: The World Is Not Enough
James Bond: Pierce Brosnan
Shirley Manson

For “The World Is Not Enough”, the producers commissioned Garbage. It was rather unusual since they commissioned them only to perform the song, not to write it. Basically, the producers wanted the soloist of the band, Shirley Manson (another Shirley!). And she was thrilled about it!

The song placed well on every European chart. It entered the top 10 in Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Finland. In Great Britain it reached 11th place.

Probably the best music video of a James Bond song:

Even Straw sent in a song proposal. But they were no match for Garbage 1)The Music of James Bond” by Jon Burlingame, book published by Oxford University Press in 2012, even though they did raise the bets with “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang”.

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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 in 2012

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