Your Favourite Bond Soundtracks?

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  • chrisisallchrisisall Western Mass, USAPosts: 9,062MI6 Agent
    Barbel wrote:
    Watched TND tonight, and was once again thrilled by David Arnold's work. Bold and brassy, soft and subtle, and totally Bondian.
    Thank You!!! B-)
    Dalton & Connery rule. Brozz was cool.
    #1.TLD/LTK 2.TND 3.GF 4.GE 5.DN 6.FYEO 7.FRWL 8.TMWTGG 9.TWINE 10.YOLT/QOS
  • hehadlotsofgutshehadlotsofguts Durham England Posts: 2,107MI6 Agent
    Michael Kaemen's LTK score is brilliant. Really captures the John Barry feel.
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  • BarbelBarbel ScotlandPosts: 36,708Chief of Staff
    Michael Kaemen's LTK score is brilliant. Really captures the John Barry feel.

    Sorry, I disagree completely. IMHO it's down there with the GE and FYEO scores as the poorest soundtracks.
  • hehadlotsofgutshehadlotsofguts Durham England Posts: 2,107MI6 Agent
    Barbel wrote:
    Sorry, I disagree completely. IMHO it's down there with the GE and FYEO scores as the poorest soundtracks.

    Those are my least favourite soundtracks as well. The synth sound is a bit much for my ears.
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  • chrisisallchrisisall Western Mass, USAPosts: 9,062MI6 Agent
    LTK is Kamen's worst soundtrack ever. That said, it's not too bad. :)
    Dalton & Connery rule. Brozz was cool.
    #1.TLD/LTK 2.TND 3.GF 4.GE 5.DN 6.FYEO 7.FRWL 8.TMWTGG 9.TWINE 10.YOLT/QOS
  • hehadlotsofgutshehadlotsofguts Durham England Posts: 2,107MI6 Agent
    The AVTAK score is good though. Shame about the Beach Boys song in the snowboarding scene in the PTS, really out of place for a Bond film.
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  • ThunderpussyThunderpussy Behind you !Posts: 63,792MI6 Agent
    The more I listen to "Skyfall" the more I like it, some great tracks.
    even the music for the Train sequence "Take the Bloody shot "
    has the sound of the train tracks as part of it. Marvellous -{
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  • Mr_OsatoMr_Osato Posts: 398MI6 Agent
    Lately been listenin to TSWLM soundtrack....and I like it! Bond '77 is a great track.
    OHMSS, FRWL, DN, GF, CR, GE, SP, YOLT, TB, TSWLM, LALD, TLD, TND, FYEO, SF, MR, TMWTGG, TWINE, OP, AVTAK, DAF, LTK, QOS, DAD

    1. Connery 2. Craig 3. Brosnan 4. Dalton 5. Lazenby 6. Moore
  • DelicatessenInSteelDelicatessenInSteel Posts: 181MI6 Agent
    Soundtrack wise..used to be OHMSS & YOLT & for a while Thunderball all on Vinyl... Now I Love Moonraker, LALD, OHMSS..after LD lost interests in the soundtracks (although I like the music as presented in the films) but not as stand alone listening that makes me see or feel things other than what was in the movie. I only disliked GE or at least most of it NSNA & QOS because the nonstop running punching and kicking there were no moments to develop themes.
    1.MoonRaker 2.OHMSS 3.LALD 4.OP 5.FYEO 6.DR. NO 7.YOLT 8.LTK 9.CR 10.AVTAK
  • always shakenalways shaken LondonPosts: 6,287MI6 Agent
    I like three blind mice (DR NO) :x
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  • StawazStawaz CanadaPosts: 101MI6 Agent
    My favourite Soundtrack would have to be Tomorrow Never Dies, it's so fantastic! But in close second would be The Living Daylights, and in third, probably [EDIT] On Her Majesty's Secret Service. I'm not a big fan of Goldeneye's score, but if you listen to this part right here, it's amazing: http://youtu.be/j_us6n5mnq8?t=4m46s

    One of my favourite pieces of Bond music ever.
  • chrisisallchrisisall Western Mass, USAPosts: 9,062MI6 Agent
    Stawaz wrote:
    My favourite Soundtrack would have to be Tomorrow Never Dies, it's so fantastic! But in close second would be The Living Daylights, and in third, probably [EDIT] On Her Majesty's Secret Service.
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    Dalton & Connery rule. Brozz was cool.
    #1.TLD/LTK 2.TND 3.GF 4.GE 5.DN 6.FYEO 7.FRWL 8.TMWTGG 9.TWINE 10.YOLT/QOS
  • StawazStawaz CanadaPosts: 101MI6 Agent
    Oh, something to add. I think that if David Arnold ever retired, Michael Giacchino would make a great composer. He is currently doing the new Star Trek movie's soundtrack, so you may be a little bit iffy, but just listen to this soundtrack from my favourite game of all time, Medal of Honor: Frontline. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wq3eRXmboC4

    A cool part about the game is that you're actually pretty much James Bond in World War 2. You're an OSS Agent sent to infiltrate Nazi plans, and such. The level where that song is taken from, Manor House Rally, is a very Bond-like sequence, where you sneak into a Nazi Party at a big Manor, in disguise, and then, when you're found out, you pretty much fight your way through the house with a silenced pistol. I remember playing it when I was about 6, and still think it's the best game.
  • FranzSanchez'sIguanaFranzSanchez'sIguana Posts: 6MI6 Agent
    I think the scores to all the Bond films are really good. However the scores that stick out to me the most(in no order) are:
    The Living Daylights
    Skyfall
    Casino Royale
    Goldfinger
    You Only Live Twice
    Quantum of Solcace
    On Her Majesty's Secret Service
    Licence To Kill
    Live and Let Die
    The Spy Who Loved Me
    "When it gets up to your ankles, you're going to beg to tell me everything. When it gets up to your knees, you'll kiss my ass to kill you!"

    Top 10 best Bond films(imo):
    #1 CR, #2 SF, #3 GE, #4 GF, #5 LTK, #6 OHMSS, #7 TSWLM, #8 FYEO, #9 TB, #10 FRWL
  • DelicatessenInSteelDelicatessenInSteel Posts: 181MI6 Agent
    Stawaz wrote:
    Oh, something to add. I think that if David Arnold ever retired, Michael Giacchino would make a great composer. .

    Absolutely his soundtrack to the incredibles is pure Bond. -{ -{
    1.MoonRaker 2.OHMSS 3.LALD 4.OP 5.FYEO 6.DR. NO 7.YOLT 8.LTK 9.CR 10.AVTAK
  • JarvioJarvio EnglandPosts: 4,236MI6 Agent
    I have recently come to the conclusion that Thunderball is my favourite score. A shock as it's far from my favourite film, or even title song. But the score is just magnificent. It feels so intense and atmospheric -{

    And... I don't care what anyone says, but I also love the Goldeneye score.
    1 - LALD, 2 - AVTAK, 3 - LTK, 4 - OP, 5 - NTTD, 6 - FYEO, 7 - SF, 8 - DN, 9 - DAF, 10 - TSWLM, 11 - OHMSS, 12 - TMWTGG, 13 - GE, 14 - MR, 15 - TLD, 16 - YOLT, 17 - GF, 18 - DAD, 19 - TWINE, 20 - SP, 21 - TND, 22 - FRWL, 23 - TB, 24 - CR, 25 - QOS

    1 - Moore, 2 - Dalton, 3 - Craig, 4 - Connery, 5 - Brosnan, 6 - Lazenby
  • BarbelBarbel ScotlandPosts: 36,708Chief of Staff
    100% agree re the TB score, glad to see that you too appreciate its epic quality.
    GE is at or near the bottom of my list, though the slower pieces aren't bad.
  • JarvioJarvio EnglandPosts: 4,236MI6 Agent
    Barbel wrote:
    100% agree re the TB score, glad to see that you too appreciate its epic quality.
    GE is at or near the bottom of my list, though the slower pieces aren't bad.

    Indeed, TB's score is pure epicness!

    Regarding GE, it's not my favourite of anything, but I do admire it for being different more than anything really.

    I'm going to attempt the impossible, and try to rank order all the scores.... will post again once I've figured out my list!
    1 - LALD, 2 - AVTAK, 3 - LTK, 4 - OP, 5 - NTTD, 6 - FYEO, 7 - SF, 8 - DN, 9 - DAF, 10 - TSWLM, 11 - OHMSS, 12 - TMWTGG, 13 - GE, 14 - MR, 15 - TLD, 16 - YOLT, 17 - GF, 18 - DAD, 19 - TWINE, 20 - SP, 21 - TND, 22 - FRWL, 23 - TB, 24 - CR, 25 - QOS

    1 - Moore, 2 - Dalton, 3 - Craig, 4 - Connery, 5 - Brosnan, 6 - Lazenby
  • JarvioJarvio EnglandPosts: 4,236MI6 Agent
    edited August 2013
    My order of the scores. This was really hard. I love 1-11, and like 12-17.... 18 onwards gets dodgy for me though:

    1 – TB – Intense, atmospheric, memorable, epic, full of character
    2 – OHMSS – It really has to rank high. So much to like
    3 – AVTAK – Not only do I love the film, but the score is also amazing. “He’s dangerous” just rules
    4 – DAF – Gotta love Wint and Kidd’s theme. The score is great and feels unsettling in a brilliantly effective way
    5 – LALD – Always adored this. Full of character. My favourite non-barry score
    6 – TLD – Great stuff from barry
    7 – GF – Mainly for that awesome Miami tune. Also, love the fort knox raid music
    8 – GE – Underrated, different, full of character, atmospheric, nostalgic
    9 – FRWL – Love the slower eerie-sounding SPECTRE bits. Great score
    10 – YOLT – Just because it’s 10th doesn’t mean I don’t love it. I do. A great all-rounder
    11 – MR – Again I love the score. There are so many great scores in this series of films
    12 – OP – Used to be higher. Kinda got tired of it, but it’s still a very decent score. I see it as similar to AVTAK’s, but just not as good
    13 – LTK – Nothing wrong with this one, and refreshing really
    14 – TMWTGG – Hit and miss. It’s ok overall. Has some great tunes, like "Hip’s Trip"
    15 – SF – Not great. But I did like some tunes rather a lot. The shanghai music particularly. And the bond/eve shaving scene
    16 – TSWLM – The themesong is AMAZING. But the score... nah. Some good bits though
    17 – FYEO – Fair enough that people hate it. It is very different. It’s an acquired taste. I myself like it, but compared to most of the others...
    18 – QOS – Honestly, from TND onwards they just never did it for me. But I do remember liking a few things about this one
    19 – DAD – I can’t remember much about it. But I do remember more than TND, TWINE and CR
    20 – DN – It wasn’t the best. But at least I remember it

    These last three just never did it for me, and I can hardly remember them:
    21 - CR - As I somewhat like the Vesper death music
    22 - TWINE - Just not my cup of tea. Almost tied with TND, but if I had to pick, then TWINE is a tiny bit better
    23 – TND - Again, just not my cup of tea
    1 - LALD, 2 - AVTAK, 3 - LTK, 4 - OP, 5 - NTTD, 6 - FYEO, 7 - SF, 8 - DN, 9 - DAF, 10 - TSWLM, 11 - OHMSS, 12 - TMWTGG, 13 - GE, 14 - MR, 15 - TLD, 16 - YOLT, 17 - GF, 18 - DAD, 19 - TWINE, 20 - SP, 21 - TND, 22 - FRWL, 23 - TB, 24 - CR, 25 - QOS

    1 - Moore, 2 - Dalton, 3 - Craig, 4 - Connery, 5 - Brosnan, 6 - Lazenby
  • BarbelBarbel ScotlandPosts: 36,708Chief of Staff
    TND is my cuppa, IMHO Arnold's best Bond score- "Backseat Driver" is great to drive to!
  • JarvioJarvio EnglandPosts: 4,236MI6 Agent
    Barbel wrote:
    TND is my cuppa, IMHO Arnold's best Bond score- "Backseat Driver" is great to drive to!

    I'll check out that track now... Maybe I'm just not a fan of Arnold. But maybe I'll grow accustomed one day
    1 - LALD, 2 - AVTAK, 3 - LTK, 4 - OP, 5 - NTTD, 6 - FYEO, 7 - SF, 8 - DN, 9 - DAF, 10 - TSWLM, 11 - OHMSS, 12 - TMWTGG, 13 - GE, 14 - MR, 15 - TLD, 16 - YOLT, 17 - GF, 18 - DAD, 19 - TWINE, 20 - SP, 21 - TND, 22 - FRWL, 23 - TB, 24 - CR, 25 - QOS

    1 - Moore, 2 - Dalton, 3 - Craig, 4 - Connery, 5 - Brosnan, 6 - Lazenby
  • chrisisallchrisisall Western Mass, USAPosts: 9,062MI6 Agent
    Barbel wrote:
    TND is my cuppa, IMHO Arnold's best Bond score- "Backseat Driver" is great to drive to!
    +1 :007)
    Dalton & Connery rule. Brozz was cool.
    #1.TLD/LTK 2.TND 3.GF 4.GE 5.DN 6.FYEO 7.FRWL 8.TMWTGG 9.TWINE 10.YOLT/QOS
  • ThunderpussyThunderpussy Behind you !Posts: 63,792MI6 Agent
    +1 :)) , I love the TND score.
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  • MooresflaresMooresflares Posts: 30MI6 Agent
    Moonraker by a mile, John Barry absolutely on fire here
  • The Red KindThe Red Kind EnglandPosts: 3,239MI6 Agent
    Moonraker by a mile, John Barry absolutely on fire here

    Great choice {[]

    For me it would be (in no particular order)
    OHMSS, MR, LALD, TLD, OP
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  • Matt SMatt S Oh Cult Voodoo ShopPosts: 6,597MI6 Agent
    Moonraker by a mile, John Barry absolutely on fire here

    Great choice {[]

    For me it would be (in no particular order)
    OHMSS, MR, LALD, TLD, OP

    Excellent choices! Those are all at the top for me, though LALD I like better on its own rather than as a Bond soundtrack.
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  • BlackleiterBlackleiter Washington, DCPosts: 5,615MI6 Agent
    OHMSS and YOLT. Just beautiful!
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  • James SuzukiJames Suzuki New ZealandPosts: 2,406MI6 Agent
    OHMSS and YOLT. Just beautiful!
    -{ Absolutely. I love 'Bond on Kobe Docks' and Barry's instrumentation of 'We have all the time in the world.' What are your fave tracks, BL?
    Been listening to the FRWL soundtrack, lots of hidden gems there such as '007 takes the lektor' and 'Bond and Tania'.
    Oh and I love FYEO soundtrack a lot. (A drive in the country is so good, i swear i find myself humming that atleast a dozen times a day). I understand that the soundtracm is not everyone's cup of tea, but i like it cause its so different
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  • MilleniumForceMilleniumForce LondonPosts: 1,214MI6 Agent
    In order of film release, the best scores for me are YOLT, LALD, TSWLM, FYEO, AVTAK, LTK, TND, and DAD.

    Honourable mentions - because they have a few awesome tracks - OHMSS and SF.

    Weakest for me are Spectre, only because it's a lot of the same from Skyfall, and NSNA - which I think is dreadful.
    1.LTK 2.AVTAK 3.OP 4.FYEO 5.TND 6.LALD 7.GE 8.GF 9.TSWLM 10.SPECTRE 11.SF 12.MR 13.YOLT 14.TLD 15.CR (06) 16.TMWTGG 17.TB 18.FRWL 19.TWINE 20.OHMSS 21.DAF 22.DAD 23.QoS 24.NSNA 25.DN 26.CR (67)
  • Mr_OsatoMr_Osato Posts: 398MI6 Agent
    OHMSS and YOLT. Just beautiful!

    The best imo. Also mentions for DAF, MR, GF from Barry. From the others TND is fantastic and LALD is pretty groovy stuff.
    OHMSS, FRWL, DN, GF, CR, GE, SP, YOLT, TB, TSWLM, LALD, TLD, TND, FYEO, SF, MR, TMWTGG, TWINE, OP, AVTAK, DAF, LTK, QOS, DAD

    1. Connery 2. Craig 3. Brosnan 4. Dalton 5. Lazenby 6. Moore
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