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Eilish wrote The Song for No time To Die, with her brother, Finneas O'connell
U.S. singer Billie Eilish has to write the youngest artist to record the title song for the James Bond film series, on may 18.
Cary Joji Fukunaga, the Director of the No time To Die, said Eilish One of "a select few is now chose," and that her song "echo for generations to come".
Dame Shirley Bassey , Duran Duran , Lulu and Madonna are just some of the acts provided songs for The Franchise in The Past .
Both, Adele and Sam Smith won an Oscar for their musical contributions to The Last Two 007-Films - Skyfall and Spectre, respectively.
While we wait to hear what The Song sounds Eilish s, here is a personal summary of The Best tracks in the series so far - and the worst. Top Five Bond themes5) Nobody does It Better, Carly Simon,
movie: The Spy who Loved Me, 1977
Highest UK chart position: 7
for example, poetry: "Like the sky all above me The Spy who loved me, my secrets safe Tonight . "
lyricist Carole Bayer Sager deserves extra praise for the secret the title of Roger Moore , the third Bond film in Marvin Hamlisch 's lush and elegant composition.
The Oscar-nominated song many times, has been covered over The Years with artists such as Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Aimee Mann and Dame Julie Andrews . 4) Diamonds are Forever Shirley Bassey
Film: Diamonds are Forever, 1971
Highest UK chart position: 38
for example lyric: "diamonds are forever, And Then pet him. Touch it, stroke it and undress it. "
John Barry and Don Black 's tune can be considered also in the vicinity of the ankle, the producer Harry Saltzman , but it is still The Duo Ivor Novello songwriting award.
A Black proudest moments was, as said, the rating of Director Steven Spielberg , the height of The Track . 3) live and Let Die, Paul Mccartney and Wings
Film: live and Let Die, 1973
Highest UK chart position: 9
example of poetry: "If the changing world in which we live, is constantly in and cry say live and let die. "
This is a dynamic masterclass in the pulse-accelerating rock, courtesy of Beatles producer George Martin .
Then, to be covered by Guns N' Roses, it was The First James Bond theme to be nominated for The Best original song Oscar. 2) We Have All the time in The World Louis Armstrong
Film: On Her Majesty 's Secret Service , 1969
Highest UK chart position: 3
for example lyric: "Every step of the way will find us with the cares of The World far behind us. "
Written by John Barry for George Lazenby 's solitary outing as Bond, this poignant ballad was One of Louis 'Satchmo' Armstrong's last recordings.
The Track , which appears only charted in the UK after the use in a 1994 commercial beer - not played over the opening credits instead of during a romantic montage halfway through the Film. 1) the Goldfinger, Shirley Bassey
movie: Goldfinger, 1964
Highest UK chart position: 21
for example lyric: "He's The Man , The Man with the Midas Touch . "
Tells the story of John Barry to a song about a villain in the style of Mack The Knife , Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley came only with The Bond -Track everyone remembers.
Fans of the US sitcom Frasier may recall, Kelsey Grammer ' s reluctant Interpretation of The Song in The Last episode of The Cheers spin-off of the sixth season. determines the Worst five Bond Themes5) For your eyes Only, Sheena Easton
Film: For your eyes Only determines, 1981
Highest UK chart position: 8
for example, poetry: "you see what no One else can see, and now I'm Breaking Free . "
Nominated for The Best song Oscar, Bill Conti 's desolate ballad was rewritten, at The Producers request. (In the original version, the title of the film appeared much later in The Track . )
To Date , Scottish actor Easton is the only singer to appear physically, in a Bond title sequence. 4) All Time High-Rita Coolidge
Film: Octopussy, 1983
the Highest UK chart position: 75
for example lyric: "All I wanted was a sweet distraction for an hour or Two . "
This is a deadly matt MOR dirge, hastily lyricist Tim Rice and perfunctorily written by Evita carried out by Coolidge for Roger Moore , the sixth outing as 007.
in the same year, brought with it a negligible tune, "by Lani Hall , taken from Sean Connery 's "rogue" Bond film, never say Never. 3) The Living Daylights by A-ha
movie: The Living Daylights , 1987
Highest UK chart position: 5
for example lyric: "Hey driver, where are we going? I swear to show my nerves. "
According to composer John Barry , the work with the Norwegian pop-trio, on the dark theme for Timothy Dalton 's first 007 movie was like "play ping-pong with four balls".
The Bond producers a more traditional, Bassey-esque number, when they came, license to Kill Gladys Knight Two years later. 2) The Man with the Golden Gun , Lulu
movie: The Man with the Golden Gun , 1974
the Highest UK chart position: N/A
for example lyric: "He has a powerful weapon he has a million calls A Shot . "
One of The Few 007 theme to miss The Charts completely, the John Barry /Don Black composition also features some of The Most blatantly suggestive lyrics in The Franchise .
Alice Cooper 1973 album Muscle of Love features a song with the same name, the have the Rock Star wrote for the film-only it is Rejected . Toby Stephens , Rosamund Pike , Madonna and Pierce Brosnan in die Another Day 1) die Another Day Madonna
movie: die Another Day , 2002
Highest UK chart position: 3
for example lyric: "I guess I'll die Another Day it's not my time. "
Mixed by Paris-based producer preview Mirwais, Madonna's attempt at a dance-vibe to the 007 franchise, is a overcooked misfortune.
The American singer also has a Cameo Appearance in Pierce Brosnan 's fourth and last Bond movie, playing a fencing instructor named Verity.
This is an updated version of an article that was first published on the Bbc News website in 2008.
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