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Learn Who Warbles James Bond’s QUANTUM OF SOLACE Theme Song!!

I am – Hercules!! Jack White and Alicia Keys have collaborated on “Another Way To Die,” the theme song for the Nov. 7 James Bond adventure “Quantum of Solace.” They follow in the footsteps of Shirley Bassey ("Goldfinger," "Diamonds Are Forever," "Moonraker"), Tom Jones ("Thunderball"), Nancy Sinatra ("You Only Live Twice"), Paul McCartney ("Live and Let Die"), Lulu ("The Man With The Golden Gun"), Carly Simon ("The Spy Who Loved Me"), Rita Coolidge ("Octopussy"), Duran Duran ("A View To A Kill"), a-Ha ("The Living Daylights"), Gladys Knight ("Licence To Kill"), Tina Turner ("GoldenEye"), Sheryl Crow ("Tomorrow Never Dies"), Garbage ("The World Is Not Enough"), Madonna ("Die Another Day") and Chris Cornell ("Casino Royale"). Read all of Variety’s story on the matter here.

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  • July 30, 2008, 1:07 a.m. CST

    Sounds like...

    by James Westfall

    ... ASS!

  • July 30, 2008, 1:08 a.m. CST

    Damn, shouldn't have hesitated.

    by Charles Sheen

    Almost popped my 'First!' cherry. Oh, well. Dignity wins another round.

  • July 30, 2008, 1:10 a.m. CST

    I'm

    by Cpt. Arnoldo

    actually interested in seeing how this ends up working out. Huge White Stripes and Raconteurs fan, not so much Keys, but maybe it can work

  • July 30, 2008, 1:12 a.m. CST

    still not...

    by PLite40

    portishead.

  • July 30, 2008, 1:12 a.m. CST

    you forgot

    by danielitro

    ...Madonna

  • July 30, 2008, 1:16 a.m. CST

    Sounds good....

    by travis-dane

    White has enough energy to pull it of and Keys has a great voice.

  • July 30, 2008, 1:16 a.m. CST

    Should've been The Last Shadow Puppets

    by pleasebanme

    Oh yeah, I forgot. People don't like good music anymore. Here you go: http://youtube.com/watch?v=E1xjw9Kzb5o

  • July 30, 2008, 1:20 a.m. CST

    thanks

    by danielitro

    for the edit... BTW, sounds cool

  • July 30, 2008, 1:30 a.m. CST

    Sweet

    by Dude_Diggler

  • July 30, 2008, 1:39 a.m. CST

    It's weird. I'm not a fan of either of these individuals...

    by flickchick85

    But this collaboration is so odd, it could be inspired. I look forward to hearing it.

  • July 30, 2008, 1:39 a.m. CST

    Interesting, but I would have preferred Muse or Depeche Mode

    by superunknown85

    I hope it's as good as You Know My Name.

  • July 30, 2008, 1:39 a.m. CST

    No Amy Winehouse?

    by SkidMarkedUndies

    WTF?!

  • July 30, 2008, 1:40 a.m. CST

    Agreed on the Last Shadow Puppets.

    by mr_macphisto

    This, however, should be...interesting. Good interesting, or bad interesting? YOU decide.

  • July 30, 2008, 1:40 a.m. CST

    Lifetime Channel Bond

    by Prossor

    is what these are turning into, soap operas with a 'troubled' bond and his feminista boss and whats up with the bond girl equals everyhwere? fuck this shit. fuck what that loose cunt barbara broccoli has turned this series into after she took over from her pops.

  • July 30, 2008, 1:48 a.m. CST

    Yeah, sucks about Winehouse...

    by BrooseTheScharuk

    She was practically born to do this.

  • July 30, 2008, 1:53 a.m. CST

    Nice - but GET MUSE TO DO THE NEXT ONE

    by board shitlez

    You know it makes sense. Supermassive Bond Hole.

  • July 30, 2008, 1:56 a.m. CST

    DogPhart, technically the twangy 007 Guitar theme

    by Jed Black

    is Dr. No's song. The "James Bond Theme" is the song you here in Thunderball during the underwater battle and in YOLT while he's in the mini helicopter. Weird huh?

  • July 30, 2008, 1:59 a.m. CST

    Uhhh. Sheena Easton?

    by Monkeybrains

    Was she taking the morning train and then bought 4 eyes only or something like that

  • July 30, 2008, 2:01 a.m. CST

    Alicia Keys...

    by Daytripper69

    ... is certainly gorgeous enough to be a Bond girl! Hope she shows up in the flick.

  • July 30, 2008, 2:10 a.m. CST

    Shirley Bassey

    by Daytripper69

    Speaking of Bond singers, does anyone know if Ms. Bassey has ever been offered a third time to sing for a 007 movie? As far as I know she's still around, doing the nightclub circuit.

  • July 30, 2008, 2:10 a.m. CST

    Oh, for fuck's sake

    by Jed Black

    should read: "is the song you HEAR" Goddamned, lousy lack of a fucking edit button, piece of shit.

  • July 30, 2008, 2:16 a.m. CST

    "Die?" Check. "Another?" Check.

    by Karl Hungus

    All this song title needed was a reference to "gold" and "never" and it would have been perfect.

  • July 30, 2008, 2:25 a.m. CST

    I'm having that

    by SergioGiorgini

    That's a wierd, wierd choice for a collaboration. Gotta give them credit for thinking outside of the box. And even more credit for not going for Leona-fucking-Lewis. THAT would be a warble.

  • July 30, 2008, 2:31 a.m. CST

    Matt Monro "From Russia With Love"

    by NoodlesHahn

    "My orders are to kill you and deliver the Lecter. How I do that is my business."

  • July 30, 2008, 2:34 a.m. CST

    Eon have a habit of...

    by Charlie & Tex

    ...picking a singer or group with a star status slightly on the slide and getting them to sing a theme. The best example is when they unceremoniously elbowed kd lang out of the way for Sheryl Crow; the lang song was a masterpeice and Crow's was Godawful. We hope that this one will be good, but one could only speculate what could have been if Amy Winehouse hadn't have been so fucked up that she was incapable of doing the theme...

  • July 30, 2008, 2:44 a.m. CST

    this is the best they could come up with?

    by the power of GREYSKULL

    and I thought Cornell was scraping the bottom of the barrel...

  • July 30, 2008, 2:45 a.m. CST

    Annie Lennox would'a been sweet!

    by the power of GREYSKULL

  • July 30, 2008, 2:49 a.m. CST

    This is great - Alicia is a good choice

    by Brody77

    And her track "Like you'll never see me again" has special memories for me.

  • July 30, 2008, 2:57 a.m. CST

    Can't be worse than the last couple..

    by BenBraddock

    Actually sounds like an interesting cocktail. They might go together like Rum & Coke! Or end up producing something undrinkable like Blue Curacao & Tomatoe Juice. Hmmm, nice drink analogy... time to hit the bar

  • July 30, 2008, 3:15 a.m. CST

    It's five o'clock somewhere !!!

    by dude_gimme_tabs

    Get the cocktails in. I'll take mine shaken, stirred and surprised !

  • July 30, 2008, 3:23 a.m. CST

    LONG LIVE A-HA!

    by futureboymaddog

    That's all I really wanted to say.

  • July 30, 2008, 3:25 a.m. CST

    The last one was meh, the worst ever was Madonna's

    by newc0253

    Madonna's Bond Theme for Die Another Day was just ass-rapingly bad.<p> Alicia Keys, otoh, knows her traditions, she should do just fine.

  • July 30, 2008, 4:16 a.m. CST

    "MR KISS KISS BANG BANG"

    by supreme101

    What about Matt Monroe "from Russia with love" the first true bond song...ya missed that one...also to answer a question...yes Shirley Bassey did get asked to sing a third bond song...she recorded "kiss kiss bang bang" for "Thunderball" but it was dropped because the producers wanted a song with the movies title...Shirley did record a version but they went with tom Jones...there is a bar in "from Russia with love" called "the kiss kiss club" which was put in the movie to try and link it to the Bassey song.

  • July 30, 2008, 4:19 a.m. CST

    At last a duet - and one that sounds promising

    by SpencerTrilby

    I didn't care for that Whinehouse gal; but White & Keys is a very interesting item. Let's hope the song rocks.

  • July 30, 2008, 4:19 a.m. CST

    he strikes like from russia with looooove

    by supreme101

    oh crap my nerd hat slipped..."the kiss kiss club" is in thunderball

  • July 30, 2008, 4:21 a.m. CST

    Damn, I was hoping for Tenacious D.

    by DerLanghaarige

  • July 30, 2008, 4:23 a.m. CST

    Funny

    by nukethefridge

    White said that he wrote seven nation army as a bond song but thought that he would never get asked to do one!!!

  • July 30, 2008, 4:25 a.m. CST

    nobody does it better

    by supreme101

    oh my god im wrong again..."kiss kiss bang bang" would have been the second bond theme Bassey did..the third she recorded was "diamonds are forever" which is the third Bond song she recorded...THIS IS MY FIRST TALK BACK POSTING AND ITS ALL GOING WRONG...DAWN YOU LUCAS.

  • July 30, 2008, 4:27 a.m. CST

    It's appropriate that Garbage did The World is Not Enough

    by cornponious

    because it was garbage. I was so stoked when Brosnan was brought in to be Bond, but then the quality just wasn't there. <p> These new Bond films, though, absolutely rock.

  • July 30, 2008, 4:30 a.m. CST

    a-ha's 'The Living Daylights'

    by kwisatzhaderach

    is awesome. With you on that one futureboymaddog.

  • July 30, 2008, 5:08 a.m. CST

    Yeah, Last Shadow Puppets woulda been cool.

    by stones_throw

    Hell, "Standing Next To Me" is practically a Bond song already.

  • July 30, 2008, 5:10 a.m. CST

    Too bad the New York Dolls got back together...

    by Cagliostro

    This sounds like the perfect vehicle for Buster Poindexter.

  • July 30, 2008, 5:38 a.m. CST

    Another way to die...

    by photoboy

    ... sounds more like a Bond film name than Quantum of Solace!<br><br> Like futureboymaddog and kwisatzhaderach said, The Living Daylights is still the best Bond theme ever.

  • July 30, 2008, 5:41 a.m. CST

    You missed Sheena Easton..

    by Pawprint

    "For Your Eyes Only"...

  • July 30, 2008, 5:45 a.m. CST

    Keep the Faith

    by scottishnutjob

    I thought it was Winehouse and Ronson then Duffy, then Lennox. Guess it was just PR. Would happily see a Bassey number again but whatever they're doing will be good.

  • July 30, 2008, 5:46 a.m. CST

    boo

    by palewook

    doesn't look like any one has even a clip of the song yet. would like to hear some of it.

  • July 30, 2008, 5:47 a.m. CST

    The World Is Not Enough

    by scottishnutjob

    The World Is Not Enough was an awesome song and one of the best of Bond. Goldeneye was the best ever though.

  • July 30, 2008, 5:50 a.m. CST

    Shirley Bassey

    by Pandas

    She's not doing the nighclub circuit, she's practically royalty here in Wales (come to think of it, as she's now a Dame I guess she is literally kind of royalty). Still sings the national anthem at international rugby matches from time to time and she did a cover of Pink's Get This Party Started or whatever recently in a big bombastic Bond type style which seems to get some airplay and was on a TV ad. I mean, it's not something you'd buy but she does still seem to have the voice so I guess she could handle a Bond track easily enough.

  • July 30, 2008, 5:56 a.m. CST

    Ville Valo

    by TiNSeLToWN TeRRoR

    Should have been him doin it.

  • July 30, 2008, 6 a.m. CST

    Goldeneye

    by TiNSeLToWN TeRRoR

    The only problem i had with that movie was the beginning. No way Bond could have fell fast enough to catch the plane. AND then climb in. AND THEN pull the plane out of that dive. Just sayin!

  • July 30, 2008, 6:05 a.m. CST

    Another vote for Winehouse

    by technoman

    Winehouse would have been ab-so-lu-te-ly perfect for this. :-(

  • July 30, 2008, 6:13 a.m. CST

    Best Bond Songs

    by SamuelLappDance

    1) "Nobody Does It Better" from "The Spy Who Loved Me" ... simply iconic; 2) "Thunderball," love when that dude holds the Thunderb-a-a-a-a-a-ll note; 3) "Live and Let Die," great 007 song ... even the Guns n Roses cover was cool; 4) "The Living Daylights," really underrated track; 5) "For Your Eyes Only," only Bond song where the singer appeared in the opening credits sequence ... damn, Sheena Easton had the best mouth for doing unholy things to back in the day.

  • July 30, 2008, 6:43 a.m. CST

    There hasn't been a good one since Duran

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    Duran. Ironic in that View to a Kill had the ugliest bond girl.

  • July 30, 2008, 7:01 a.m. CST

    Good song

    by mr_l_74

    But view to a kill was damn good song but had tranny as a bond girl

  • July 30, 2008, 8:01 a.m. CST

    View to a Kill-Best Bond Song

    by Samuel Fulmer

    That movie sucked, but the song by Duran Duran gets my vote for the best in a Bond film. Other good ones: Goldfinger, You Only Live Twice, On Her Majesty's Secret Service (not the song, but the theme by John Barry played over the opening credits), Live and Let Die, and Goldeneye. The worst has to be Die Another Day. The Man With the Golden Gun is a terrible song, but it does have some schlock value.

  • July 30, 2008, 8:03 a.m. CST

    I hate Alicia Keys

    by Samuel Fulmer

    Well not personally, but I hate her music. I think it has to do with the fact that everytime I go to a restaurant they play some crap where she sings "Every thing's going to be all right, oh, oh, oh blech." It's that safe sort of crap music that they'll even play at a funeral.

  • July 30, 2008, 8:53 a.m. CST

    Top 7 Bond Songs

    by TheDoctor73

    #7 On Her Magesty's Secret Service (John Berry) #6 The World is Not Enough (Garbage) #5 Goldfinger (Shirley Bassey) #4 Live and Let Die (Paul McCartney) #3 Thunderball (Tom Jones) #2 The Spy Who Loved Me (Carley Simon) #1 GoldenEye (Tina Turner)

  • July 30, 2008, 9:11 a.m. CST

    Best bond song: Live and Let Die

    by ArcadianDS

    wings ftw

  • July 30, 2008, 9:14 a.m. CST

    You Brits reaaaally need to get over Amy Winehouse.

    by :-o

    I know the Beatles were a long time ago and you're due. But every pretty voice or bratty band that comes along must you tout as the second coming? You dismissed Radiohead when they first came out too. And now you get behind this impersonator? We knew Billy Holiday. She aint Billy Holiday.

  • July 30, 2008, 9:18 a.m. CST

    It's gonna be extremely hard to top...

    by NiceGuyEddie19

    Cornell's theme. Just bad ass through and through.

  • July 30, 2008, 9:38 a.m. CST

    A-HA RULES!

    by FleshMachine

    wicked song.

  • July 30, 2008, 9:40 a.m. CST

    SpyGuy's Top 10 Bond Songs (OHMSS not included)

    by SpyGuy

    1. "You Only Live Twice" by Nancy Sinatra <p>2. "The World is Not Enough" by Garbage</p> <p>3. "Goldfinger" by Shirley Bassey</p> <p>4. "You Know My Name" by Chris Cornell</p> <p>5. "Live and Let Die" by Paul McCartney and Wings</p> <p>6. "Thunderball" by Tom Jones</p> <p>7. "The Living Daylights" by a-ha</p> <p>8. "A View to a Kill" by Duran Duran</p> <p>9. "For Your Eyes Only" by Sheena Easton</p> <p>10. "Tomorrow Never Dies" by Sheryl Crow</p> <p>WORST BOND SONG EVER: Madonna's "Die Another Day"</p>

  • July 30, 2008, 9:49 a.m. CST

    I just got off the phone with Norm McDonald...

    by Cletus Van Damme

    ...and he said:<p>"Hey, you know who would come up with a better Bond theme than Amy Winehouse?"<p>"No, Norm...who?"<p>"A CRACK WHORE!"<p>And.....scene.

  • July 30, 2008, 10:01 a.m. CST

    AND THE WINNER IS.....

    by ZipHavoc

    Yeah ok, I'm glad the Winehouse was deemed to much of a fuck up to do it, but my money was on BOBCAT GOLDTHWAITE & SARAH SILVERMAN. Damn.... lost my rent money again!

  • July 30, 2008, 10:04 a.m. CST

    GIVE THE NEXT ONE TO MUSE!!!

    by ZipHavoc

    Just like it says above! Nuff said.

  • July 30, 2008, 10:27 a.m. CST

    The tranny was in FYEO, not AVTAK

    by Karl Hungus

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caroline_Cossey -- because that's how Roger Moore rolled. Sorry but Grace Jones, shockingly, has a vagina.

  • July 30, 2008, 10:34 a.m. CST

    It was obvious they weren't going to use winehouse...

    by Rameses

    Whiney shithouse is so fucked up.. that even if she got as far as actually recording the track { which is very doubtful}...she'll be dead before the movie comes out.She is actually *rotting on her feet* like some sort of zomb

  • July 30, 2008, 10:50 a.m. CST

    last shadow puppets would have been great!

    by Obscura

    They're a band that just stepped out of the same freezer as Austin Powers. they would do one hell of a bond theme.

  • July 30, 2008, 11:01 a.m. CST

    Muse?

    by Saluki

    I'm not seeing it (or hearing it) guys. And Portishead? Way too simplistic. This isn't 1997 anymore. $10 says that the title for this song was the original title for the movie. You Only Live Twice by Nancy Sinatra is still my personal favorite.

  • July 30, 2008, 11:02 a.m. CST

    Oh.........Yay.....

    by conspiracy

    An overrated musical minimalist and part time fashionista who's claim to fame is having a questionable relationship with his uberhot giant titted drummer... And a piano playing, AK-47 pendant wearing Chanteuse who believes that Tupac and Biggie Smalls were modern day Malcom Xs and the government had them murdered becuase thier "Black Power/Pride" message was so strong. And here I though Sheena Easton was a bad choice....Hows about just making a movie worth a damn and FUCK the usually silly song..

  • July 30, 2008, 11:05 a.m. CST

    DayTripper

    by Screwbini

    Shirley Bassey actually has already sung three Bond theme songs - "Goldfinger", "Diamonds Are Forever", and "Moonraker". I would certainly be up for hearing her do a fourth, though.

  • July 30, 2008, 11:30 a.m. CST

    The song is always the worst part of a Bond movie.

    by rbatty024

    I wanted them to do away with the opening pop song when they rebooted the franchise, but once again no one listened to me. Granted, I like the White Stripes and all and Alicia Keys is slightly more talented then other vapid pop singers, but I guarantee their song will have to conform to some sort of spy sound. <p> By the way, Portishead just released a new album so it may not be 1997 but why let that get in the way of exposing an underrated band. Of course, they never go down the path less traveled for songwriters.

  • July 30, 2008, 11:45 a.m. CST

    I'm not going to complain

    by Adelai Niska

    Jack White can slip into just about any genre and make good music and alicia keys can sing. This is better than Winehouse, better than Cornell by a mile and a half.

  • July 30, 2008, 11:50 a.m. CST

    Bassey did FOUR Bond songs...

    by Nasty In The Pasty

    ...if you want to count her recording of the unused "Mr. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" song intended for Thunderball. You can even hear it on the DVD, synched up to the opening titles!

  • July 30, 2008, 11:59 a.m. CST

    Winehouse would've been perfect for an actual Bond movie

    by Spandau Belly

    But this Daniel Craig garbage has no soul so why should it get a soul singer?

  • July 30, 2008, 12:06 p.m. CST

    Anyway, it can't be worst than the recent collaboration...

    by rbatty024

    between Chris Cornell and Timbaland. If Audioslave wasn't enough then his new album should definitively prove that Cornell has lost it.

  • July 30, 2008, 12:10 p.m. CST

    Wait, are there people who still haven't been won over...

    by rbatty024

    by Daniel Craig? The last Bond movie was the best Bond film since Sean Connery. In fact, it was better than a lot of early Bond films (maybe it's not as good as Dr. No or From Russia With Love, in my opinion the best of the bunch, but the rest is debatable). Casino Royale was hands down the best action film in a long, long time. Hell, it was even better than the Bourne movies. Thank God the studios didn't listen to those bitches whining about Bond's hair color.

  • July 30, 2008, 12:31 p.m. CST

    Jack White = Good...

    by Banzai Rootskibango

    Alicia Keys = Bad...

  • July 30, 2008, 12:39 p.m. CST

    QUANTUMMM ... OOOOOFFFFFFF...

    by thebearovingian

    SSOOOOUUUUUUULLLLLLL-AAASSSSSSSSssss<p>Check check. 1,2 1,2.<p>We need Le Vicious Fishus to work on a real QoS title song!

  • July 30, 2008, 12:48 p.m. CST

    rbatty024, yes there are people who still don't like Craig

    by Spandau Belly

    And I'm one of them. I'm not saying Casino Royale was a terrible movie, but it was a forgettable and bland mishmash of the current action-espionage movie landscape, not a distinct movie with its own personality like a real James Bond movie. Craig's Bond will continue to deliver bland movies with some cute stunts that are fine to watch once and that you won't recognize in a few years. There's nothing wrong with creating disposable entertainment, but I'm not going to acting like these films are in any way significant or even distinct.

  • July 30, 2008, 12:59 p.m. CST

    am I wrong?

    by Metlar

    Aren't all James Bond movies supposed to have TITLE tracks? Shouldn't the song be called Quantum of Solace?

  • July 30, 2008, 1:02 p.m. CST

    TB'ers

    by Alex Childress

    I doubt most talkbackers would even consider any African-American singing a Bond theme. The first suggestions are always a white artist

  • July 30, 2008, 1:22 p.m. CST

    I like Keys but Winehouse would've been perfect...

    by Mrhazard

    And GOOOOOLD-FINNGGAAAAAAA... is the best Bond song ever...

  • July 30, 2008, 1:34 p.m. CST

    Ughhh..

    by RAVENL0RD

    From Chris Cornell to those two? I need to know who made that decision so I know who to slap if I see them on the street. I like the Muse idea that is being tossed around on the forum.

  • July 30, 2008, 1:55 p.m. CST

    Spandau Belly, there is nothing bland about Casino.

    by rbatty024

    In fact, what you just described reminded me of the rote, dying franchise that Bond was ever since Connery left. I like Connery's movies a lot but, with the exception of the first two Brosnan films, I never really liked the Bond franchise after Connery left. He became a less and less interesting character. Finally, Casino made Bond flesh and blood again, and the scene in Venice was a bit of genius. The structure of that film is awfully brave for an action movie. <p> Ravenlord, Chris Cornell hasn't done anything of significance since Soundgarden. Granted, I fucking love Soundgarden, but all of the shit he's done since then has called into question his artistic integrity. These days Jack White is ten times what Cornell is. Remember, Cornell is recording his next album with Timbaland. If that isn't a pathetic attempt at pop culture relevance I don't know what is.

  • July 30, 2008, 2:44 p.m. CST

    Jack White?

    by thedarklinglord

    They shoulda got Jack Black!

  • July 30, 2008, 3:19 p.m. CST

    "Keep bleedin', KEEP, KEEP bleeding . . ."

    by WX1

    <p>Leona Lewis. Period. She friggin' even LOOKS like a Bond girl and woulda' easily added to the box office numbers if Lewis would've been cast as one. She's hot and she's the singer around right now.</p> <p>Tell ya. The Bond camp needs to contact me with more ideas.</p>

  • July 30, 2008, 3:23 p.m. CST

    Whoops!!! SergioGiorgini said it first . . .

    by WX1

    <p>. . . sorry I missed that. Kudos to you, SergioGiorgini.</p> <p>I mean, with lyrics like, "you cut me open and I . . ." AND Lewis being the best pop act out of the U.K. since Duran Duran, how the HELL did they miss this?</p>

  • July 30, 2008, 3:23 p.m. CST

    Another Way To Die Another Day Tomorrow

    by Acquanetta

    Why do I get the feeling that "Another Way To Die" was on the filmmakers' short list of potential film titles?

  • July 30, 2008, 3:25 p.m. CST

    Actually, wait . . . (3rd time's the . . .)

    by WX1

    <p>. . . sigh . . . I really gotta learn to read. OK, I said it first, that they shoulda' got Leona Lewis to do the theme.</P> <p>Yikes. Like you care what I think.</p>

  • July 30, 2008, 3:41 p.m. CST

    dogphart3000 - Dr. No DID have a theme song

    by The Gipper

    But it really, really sucked. It was "Three Blind Mice." Check it out, you'll find I'm right.

  • July 30, 2008, 3:53 p.m. CST

    "Goldeneye" was written by U2 and sung by Tina Turner

    by The Gipper

    The unreleased version U2 recorded is much better than the Turner version. 3 best Bond songs -- A View To A Kill The Spy Who Loved Me Live And Let Die For Your Eyes Only Okay, so that was 4...

  • July 30, 2008, 4:05 p.m. CST

    Nasty in the Pasty

    by Screwbini

    Technically you're right, Shirley Bassey did sing "Mr. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang", but it was never used as a theme song, so I didn't count it. Dionne Warwick also recorded a version of that song, which also was also never used.

  • July 30, 2008, 4:15 p.m. CST

    as in from the White Stripes?

    by kungfuhustler84

    as in one of my favorite bands ever? Cool!

  • July 30, 2008, 4:27 p.m. CST

    Live and Let Die

    by kungfuhustler84

    fucking loved it when those little slug things were singing that song in the animated movie flushed away. With the rats? In the British sewer system? I'm gonna take a nap now

  • July 30, 2008, 4:37 p.m. CST

    saluki

    by Prossor

    shut the fuck up with "personal" favorite. you're acting like you're the only one who likes YOLT's song the most. fucking prick.

  • July 30, 2008, 5:06 p.m. CST

    I think I'm the only one...

    by mefrog

    who thought You Know My Name was a good song. Aw.

  • July 30, 2008, 5:18 p.m. CST

    Fall Out Boy

    by Project424

    Isn't the new Bond emo? It's re-imagined, ain't it? Updated? Rebooteded, with a whole new take on it for a younger and hipper generation. Yep, he better be emo, or I. Wont. Watch.

  • July 30, 2008, 7:55 p.m. CST

    Best song?

    by futureboymaddog

    Hard to tell... It's a three-way tie between LIVE AND LET DIE, A VIEW TO A KILL, and NOBODY DOES IT BETTER (THE SPY WHO LOVED ME). As much as I love A-ha!, the version on the album STAY ON THESE ROADS kicks all sorts of ass, but the opening credits version is kinda lame with all the orchestration, which is what usually fucks it all up. When you're getting a band that does 80's synth-pop, you should NOT have a big orchestra.

  • July 30, 2008, 7:59 p.m. CST

    Also...

    by futureboymaddog

    I honestly don't know why they aren't calling these BOURNE films, because the reboot/retcon proves that they are so obviously inspired by the BOURNE films, and for good reason. Does anyone think that the trailers for QUANTUM OF SOLACE and THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM look and sound kinda similar? "Find Bond!" "Find Bourne!" And here comes the big cool motorcycle jump! As much as I loved CASINO ROYALE, you could just smell the Bourne.

  • July 31, 2008, 12:17 a.m. CST

    Oh yeaahhh...

    by Jed Black

    License to Kill is a great song. I totally forgot about it since it accompanies a Dalton. Also Annie Lennox or Depeche Mode would be awesome since half their respective catalogs sound like Bond songs. "It's No Good" and "A Pain That I'm Used To" practically are Bond songs.

  • July 31, 2008, 8:30 a.m. CST

    Futureboymadddog: Who cares if there is a BOURNE influence?

    by SpyGuy

    The Bond franchise finally stepped up its game with CASINO ROYALE and Bond fans are actually looking forward to the next movie for a change instead of dreading it. That's a GOOD thing.

  • July 31, 2008, 8:29 p.m. CST

    by zlad

    They should get the Super Furry Animals to do the theme. Now THERE's something out of left field...