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Topic: Songs that would have been great as Bond Themes

Out of curiosity what songs do you think would have been great as Bond themes?

Ive always thought the song "Nowhere to Run" from The Warriors movie would have been better as a Bond theme, particulary the Moore era

Nowhere To Run :  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zTm95D3u2-k

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All Mine by Portishead. To the mind the best Bond theme never used.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2f9cw-6T1U

Composed by JB, sung by Dame Shirley- it's got the right credentials!

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Muse's Megalomania has always been something of a lost 007esque track. Something about the chord changes and the slow build of the track is very Bondian.

I still have hopes that Muse may contribute to the series at some point.

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Bloc Party could do a great Bond song IMHO. But I would have loved to have heard the song by Shirley Bassey in QoS.

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"Elevation" by U2 would have worked better as a Bond theme.

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GordoLeiter wrote:

"Elevation" by U2 would have worked better as a Bond theme.

I don't think elevation, but rather "hold me, thrill me, kiss me, kill me" by U2 (used for the batman forever soundtrack) would have worked

1 - Lald, 2 - Avtak, 3 - Op, 4 - Fyeo, 5 - Sf, 6 - Ltk, 7 - Dn, 8 - Ge, 9 - Ohmss, 10 - Tswlm, 11 - Yolt, 12 - Daf, 13 - Tld, 14 - Tmwtgg, 15 - Frwl, 16 - Gf, 17 - Twine, 18 - Tnd, 19 - Cr, 20 - Qos, 21 - Tb, 22 - Mr, 23 - Dad

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Ha i like it... if connery did another Bond film it would be called "my love has two faces"... I quite like shut your eyes by Snow Patrol... i think it would suit Craig or Brosnan... maybe a new Bond title, Shut your eyes
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3jFcZjv_kk
here we are- I could almost picture at the start where a union jack parachute would pop out or a loud gunshot is fired as Bond has shot someone, the camera zooms into Craig's eye as the title sequence starts

I love a ride in the country, don't you?

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"Cry Little Sister" by Gerald Mcmann would be perfect for the last Bond adventure ever, it would be a fitting swan song for 007. I could picture this song being used during a scene where Bond is gearing up for the last time.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrMLMV6E4CM

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Kashmir by Led Zeppelin.

"I could be a millionaire, if I had the money" Clifford T Ward

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Der Komissar by Falco

Im convinced this guy should have done a Bond theme

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How about this for Bond24? The title would be good for the movie title too:


http://soundcloud.com/jamesgrantsongboo … evils-debt

Enjoy!

MNIBJB

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'The Greatest View' by Silverchair
'The Pretender' by Foo Fighters

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Predator wrote:

Muse's Megalomania has always been something of a lost 007esque track. Something about the chord changes and the slow build of the track is very Bondian.

I still have hopes that Muse may contribute to the series at some point.

Muse's Supremacy was rumoured to be a contender for Skyfall. Whilst it certainly does not sound like classic Bond in the style of Adele, there's definite Bondian elements to it. I like it.

Muse - Supremacy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ej8rdi-cwdw

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This one would be perfect...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Pes54J8PVw

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Redone with a gender change in the lyrics and updated musically:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNw6J9g5ahw

The scent smoke and sweat of a casino are nauseating at three in the morning. Then the soul-erosion produced by high gambling - a compost of greed and fear and nervous tension - becomes unbearable and the senses awake and revolt from it.

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'Everybody Wants to Rule The World' by Tears for Fears is one I'd nominate as Bond-lite.

You must obey the dance commander
You must obey the dance commander
You must obey the dance commander
You must obey the dance commander

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"Feeling Good" - the Michael Buble version sounds incredibly Bondian to me,

http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=Ehm4HLnr-FQ

"How was your lamb?" "Skewered. One sympathises."

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Couldn't get the link to work, C&D.

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ixtore wrote:

Redone with a gender change in the lyrics and updated musically:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNw6J9g5ahw

Oh no. No no no!!! Maybe Don Henley but not that one!

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Apologies, I don't think it works on mobile devices, unfortunately.

Here's another one but I don't think this works on mobiles either,

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Edwsf-8F3sI

But if you look it up on Youtube just try Buble feeling good (just not the karaoke version!)  ajb007/lol

"How was your lamb?" "Skewered. One sympathises."

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Ok, heard it now- that's always been a great song, and Buble does an excellent version (and whoever did the arrangement) but there's no way that the Bond people would use an existing song, however good.

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Muse do a great version of "Feeling Good" and they are
Desperate to do a Bond theme. I love Anything with a
Good bass line.  ajb007/lol
http://youtu.be/CmwRQqJsegw

1, OHMSS.  2,CR.   3, LTK.  4, FRWL.  5, Skyfall.

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DANSE COMMANDER wrote:

'Everybody Wants to Rule The World' by Tears for Fears is one I'd nominate as Bond-lite.


mothers talk... by tears for fears

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The Man Who Sold The World - David Bowie

http://youtu.be/ZM0e1m9T9HQ

Or even Lulu.
http://youtu.be/TyFAnA9oPRE

1, OHMSS.  2,CR.   3, LTK.  4, FRWL.  5, Skyfall.