Nothing makes a movie more mysterious, boombastic and exciting then an amazing soundtrack. Ever since 007 has graced the silver screen, which has now been 24 times, there has always been those signature tittle songs to help set the mood and foreshadow the film. The James Bond tittle tracks have been some of the most riveting and culture shocked songs any film has ever created. It has also seen some of the biggest names in music create them.
It’s an honor granted to a select few artists, many of whom have gone on to become music legends. Now that Bond is back in the new movie Spectre, it’s only a matter of time before we find out who the lucky artist is that will lend their vocals on what is sure to be an epic track.
But while we anxiously wait for the Spectre, here is a history lesson on some of the most iconic James Bond theme songs and the artists that created them.
Madonna Die Another Day from Die Another Day
Jack White and Alicia Keys Another Way to Die from Quantum of Solace
Garbage The World is Not Enough from The World is Not Enough
Adele Skyfall from Skyfall
Duran Duran A View to a Kill from A View to a Kill
Paul McCartney and Wings Live and Let Die from Live and Let Die