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Greatest James Bond Theme

Discussion in 'Music' started by AsianWithAFro, Sep 6, 2010.

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  1. AsianWithAFro

    AsianWithAFro Premiership Player

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    What do you think is the greatest James Bond Theme?

    For me it's a tie between this:

    [YOUTUBE]tj2MBLsAVbY[/YOUTUBE]

    And this:

    [YOUTUBE]uaqcGat1WUI[/YOUTUBE]
     

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  2. raskolnikov

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    For Your Eyes Only
     
  3. SunKing

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    So many classics..

    Probably either Diamonds Are Forever or Goldfinger.
     
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    Casino Royale
    Goldeneye
    Thunderball

    (although I think this says more about my musical preferences than the relative merits of the Bond themes...)
     
  5. Bomber32

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    Goldfinger narrowly over Live and Let Die. For Your Eyes Only comes in as my third pick.
     
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    [YOUTUBE]XgFtQPgHyek&feature=related[/YOUTUBE]
     
  7. krusden

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    Live and let die.

    It's by a beatle after all. :thumbsu:
     
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    You Only Live Twice (good enough for Robbie Williams to plunder)

    Live and Let Die (great booming performance at the Academy Awards)
     
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    You only live twice, for me.
    There's been some great ones and some recent shockers.

    Little known fact: Muse were asked to do the last theme song, but could not fit it into their scheduling.
     
  10. lioness

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    Live and Let Die. Amazing song.
     
  11. AsianWithAFro

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    Thank god they didn't It would be criminal if they did.
     

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    You Only Live Twice [awesome] just ahead of Live And Let Die
     
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    [YOUTUBE]8BOWrm4xzQ0[/YOUTUBE]

    First Bond movie I ever saw as a kid, got my first glimpse of tits in a movie. Will always hold a special place in my heart as a result.:thumbsu:
     
  14. Adrian Shelton

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    A-Ha The living daylights

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    36 now so no wonder i liked them as a kid
     
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    I like THE SPY WHO LOVED ME open title sequence but onto music videos
    i like the DURAN DURAN one A VIEW TO A KILL thats a good music video same as Chris cornells music video YOU KNOW MY NAME , i totally hated the Quantum of solace one and also i have started a thread on here called WHO SHOULD SING THE NEXT BOND THEME and i have said bring in the old school rockers and i also said bring in someone like Alice cooper or Kiss or maybe AC/DC at least people might like it .
     
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    GoldenEye - Words by Bono and the Edge
     
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    Ooooooohh, Shirley! Love 'em both along with . .

    From Russia With Love - Matt Monro
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    Alice Cooper's Man With The Golden Gun was rejected in favour of Lulu's version.

    [YOUTUBE]XsoyhpBsPus[/YOUTUBE]
     
  19. Eddie Dingle

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    Yes. I concur.
     
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    Has to be by the most successful singer/musician/songwriter of all time. Live and Let Die by Sir James Paul McCartney
     
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    Thunderball and Casino Royale for me.
     
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    1. Tom Jones - Thunderball
    2. Nancy Sinatra - You Only Live Twice
    3. Shirley Bassey - Goldfinger

    There is an alternate version of You Only Live Twice where the guitars are more prominent, which I think is better than the version most people are familiar with.
     
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    +1 for a View To Kill
     
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