Writing’s on the Wall
The song “Writing’s on the Wall”, written and performed by Sam Smith for the movie “Spectre”, was an instant success. It entered the British chart right in 1st place 1)”Spectre-tacular! Sam Smith’s Writing’s On The Wall makes history as it becomes the first EVER Bond theme to top the charts” – article published in Daily Mail on October 3, 2015!
According to Sam Smith, the song was good after the first shot. In the first half an hour it was already recorded 2)”Hear Sam Smith Break Down His Bond Theme, ‘Writing’s On The Wall’” – material published on September 25th 2015.
This is the complete list of songs that have been themes for the James Bond movies. And even of those that didn’t make it into the soundtracks.
The music evolved, along with the concept itself. This is just one facet of it.
The whole story reveals how a good idea makes its way to becoming the best version of itself. You can try new things or mess it up… But in the end it will sound really good.
- Introduction + James Bond theme
- 1962: Kingston Calypso (Dr. No)
- 1963: James Bond Is Back / From Russia with Love / James Bond Theme
- 1964: Goldfinger
- 1965: Thunderball
- 1967: You Only Live Twice
- 1969: On Her Majesty's Secret Service
- 1971: Diamonds Are Forever
- 1973: Live and Let Die
- 1974: The Man with the Golden Gun
- 1977: Nobody Does It Better (The Spy Who Loved Me)
- 1979: Moonraker
- 1981: For Your Eyes Only
- 1983: All Time High (Octopussy)
- 1985: A View to a Kill
- 1987: The Living Daylights
- 1989: Licence to Kill
- 1995: GoldenEye
- 1997: Tomorrow Never Dies
- 1999: The World Is Not Enough
- 2002: Die Another Day
- 2006: You Know My Name (Casino Royale)
- 2008: Another Way to Die (Quantum of Solace)
- 2012: Skyfall
- 2015: Writing's on the Wall (Spectre)
A surprising series of re-orchestrations that were originally classic songs, in heavy metal style
|↑1||”Spectre-tacular! Sam Smith’s Writing’s On The Wall makes history as it becomes the first EVER Bond theme to top the charts” – article published in Daily Mail on October 3, 2015|
|↑2||”Hear Sam Smith Break Down His Bond Theme, ‘Writing’s On The Wall’” – material published on September 25th 2015|
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