Current and former members of The Wedding Present cover 20 Bond classics.
Musicians associated with British indie-rockers The Wedding Present have released an album of 20 James Bond cover versions. The band formed in Leeds in 1985 and was associated with the C86 movement in the UK.
According to the band’s singer, David Gedge, Not From Where I’m Standing was conceived during a 2013 soundcheck while band members started playing You Only Live Twice – indeed, that is the contribution of The Wedding Present.
That gave him the idea of inviting current and former members of both The Wedding Present and his side project, Cinerama, to do an entire album of Bond covers.
James Bond Theme
You Only Live Twice
The Wedding Present
Follow The Moths
The Man With The Golden Gun
Live And Let Die
The World Is Not Enough
Diamonds Are Forever
Tomorrow Never Dies
Danielle Wadey & Charles Layton
All Time High
Nobody Does It Better
For Your Eyes Only
The Legendary Len Liggins
Mr Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Sleeper & David Gedge
From Russia With Love
A View To A Kill
Terry de Castro
Die Another Day
Such Small Hands
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
We Have All The Time In The World
Gedge appears on several of the tracks, including the Louis Armstrong’s classic We Have All the Time in the World.
Not From Where I’m Standing is out now and proceeds go towards mental health charity CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably).
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