James Bond Songs

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .
  1. Dr. No (1962)
  2. From Russia with Love (1963)
  3. Goldfinger (1964)
  4. Thunderball (1965)
  5. You Only Live Twice (1967)
  6. On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
  7. Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
  8. Live and Let Die (1973)
  9. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
  10. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
  11. Moonraker (1979)
  12. For Your Eyes Only (1981)
  13. Octopussy (1983)
  14. A View to a Kill (1985)
  15. The Living Daylights (1987)
  16. Licence to Kill (1989)
  17. GoldenEye (1995)
  18. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
  19. The World Is Not Enough (1999)
  20. Die Another Day (2002)
  21. Casino Royale (2006)
  22. Quantum of Solace (2008)
  23. Skyfall (2012)
  24. Spectre (2015)

Here's the best songs and title sequence. Roughly starting with best.


GoldenEye, 1995, Tina Turner.

Opening with a Hammer and Sickle ☭ theme, Soviet flag, and Stalin statue. And, of course, curvaceous girls.

Quantum of Solace

Quantum of Solace. 2008. Title sequence.

First rap song in 007. Another Way to Die, by Jack White and Alicia Keys. Nice song. The title sequence is multifaceted, and returns the naked girls silhouette but in more artistic ways.

Tomorrow Never Dies

Tomorrow Never Dies, 1997, title sequence.

Tits and Ass Fill Your Eyes

The World Is Not Enough

The World Is Not Enough. 1999

The Spy Who Loved Me

The Spy Who Loved Me, 1977. Opening Sequence. Song “Nobody Does it Better” sung by Carly Simon.

Carly Simon (born 1945) is also famous for the song You're So Vain. Sexual Anthropology in Carly Simon's “You're So Vain”

For Your Eyes Only

For Your Eyes Only, 1981, Opening Title Sequence. Featuring song of the same name, by Sheena Easton.

Sheena Easton (born 1959). She's also famous for the song My Sugar Walls Sheena Easton ♪ My Sugar Walls the song is written by Prince.

A View to a Kill

A View to a Kill, 1985. Opening Title Sequence

sung by band Duran Duran.

Die Another Day

Die Another Day, 2002. Opening Title Sequence.

Sung by Madonna (born 1958). It does not feature girl silhouette, but does feature a sexy Asian girl. The theme is torture.

Casino Royale

Casino Royale, 2006, title sequence. The first to break the girl silhouette motif. It featured no girl at all. But guns, yes. The sequence is made of animation of playing cards.


Skyfall. 2012. Title sequence. Song by Adele. Nice song. As years go by, the title sequence got more sophisticated, animation tech more advanced, and motif more chewy. Not the old gun barrel and girl shadows.
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Skyfall, Sévérine

in 007 Skyfall, there this hot chick Sévérine. She has a Beretta gun in her thigh. you wonder, why thigh? Men hide gun usually in breast pocket, inside suit, or on ribcage. women needs to show cleavage, shoulder, slender waist. So, the only place, is inner thigh, inside skirt.

what's a Beretta? apparently, it's oldest gun maker. Founded in 1571, in Italy. It pistols, is used world wide.

here's a scene, dialog between Bond and Sévérine