Soundtracks

SPECTRE soundtrack available to pre-order from Amazon

September 29th, 2015 by

The soundtrack for SPECTRE is to be released on 23rd October, days before the London première, and is available to pre-order from Amazon now. The original soundtrack album will be released on Decca, but few details are yet available. Composed by long time Sam Mendes collaborator Thomas Newman the listing on Amazon has no mention of the […]

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London exhibition to showcase Bond soundtrack art

July 16th, 2013 by

Press release: On the 23nd of July, Art Vinyl will celebrate 50 years of James Bond Soundtracks at the Aston Martin W-One showroom in Mayfair. The exhibition celebrates the best in art, photography and graphic design for the numerous soundtracks from the very first Dr No, all the way through to last year’s smash hit Skyfall. According […]

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Three James Bond soundtracks to be reissued on vinyl

April 17th, 2013 by

Three James Bond soundtracks will be re-released on vinyl this month in sporting the original sleeve design. The three soundtracks are Dr No, Goldfinger and Live And Let Die, with the latter also available in a high definition digital audio. While Goldfinger seems an obvious choice, as it has what many consider to be the […]

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50 Years Of Bond Themes available 8th October

October 2nd, 2012 by

The official 007 website has this afternoon announced two CD collections of digitally remastered music from fifty years of James Bond films. The first CD features the theme songs from the first 22 films (as well as We Have All The Time In The World by Louis Armstrong), while the second is a double CD […]

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50 Years of Bond Music

February 29th, 2012 by

50 years of James Bond

2012 sees the 50th anniversary of the most enduring film franchise in cinema history.  By the golden anniversary of 1962’s Dr No, there will have been 23 James Bond adventures featuring six 007s, countless Bond villains, hundreds of beautiful Bond girls and almost two dozen of the most instantly recognisable theme songs in cinema history. […]

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Quantum of Solace soundtrack

January 18th, 2012 by

After the excellent reaction to Daniel Craig’s first outing as 007 in Casino Royale, much was expected of the follow-up, Quantum of Solace.  An original story following on directly from the end of the previous instalment, the 22nd James Bond movie once again turned to an old hand to provide the soundtrack. Unlike the accelerated […]

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Casino Royale soundtrack

November 24th, 2011 by

The James Bond franchise has seen regular changes in actors, style and direction over the years.  And, after Pierce Brosnan’s final appearance as 007 in Die Another Day, the series underwent arguably its greatest reinvention to date. Whilst being the 21st film in the series, Casino Royale took James Bond back to his roots, as […]

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Die Another Day soundtrack

September 6th, 2011 by

Die Another Day soundtrack

Now firmly established as the James Bond franchise composer after his excellent scores for Tomorrow Never Dies and The World Is Not Enough, David Arnold returned for this third Bond outing on what would become Pierce Brosnan’s final appearance as 007. Initially, Arnold turned once again to lyricist Don Black with whom he had collaborated […]

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The World Is Not Enough soundtrack

July 4th, 2011 by

After the warm reception for his soundtrack to Tomorrow Never Dies, the producers had a relatively simple choice when deciding who to select to score the next instalment in the 007 series.  So, in September 1998, David Arnold became the first person to be invited to score a second Bond film since John Barry when […]

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Tomorrow Never Dies soundtrack

May 14th, 2011 by

After Eric Serra’s score for Goldeneye met with a less than positive response, the producers of the next instalment of the 007 series, Tomorrow Never Dies, once again had to search for a new composer.  And, thanks to a recommendation from the man whose name will forever be associated with the music for 007, an […]

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