Poll: What's your favorite Bond song of all time?
September 25th, 201527
Bond films are like cultural time capsules: each film introduces the world to a new car, new gadgets, and a new theme song forever linked to an actor who’s typecast as liking his martinis shaken, not stirred.
Sam Smith’s “Writing’s on the Wall” for SPECTRE debuted today under the shadow of Adele’s Grammy and Academy Award winning song for 2012’s Skyfall. It has all the hallmarks of a successful Bond song: earnest vocals, pop-orchestral arrangement, and a composition that feels weirdly somber compared to the exploits of everyone’s favorite government assassin. Here, have a listen:
In the UK, the "James Bond Theme" has hit the top 20 charts 15 times since the first Bond film — Dr. No — was released in 1962. Here's every theme song from the previous 23 films:
How do you think it compares? Let's put it to a vote!
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