The Best James Bond Movie Theme Songs Songs

The Best James Bond Movie Theme Songs

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List Criteria: Title theme songs from James Bond films

The best James Bond theme songs manage to blend perfectly with the Bond movie's opening credits (the title sequence). For Bond fans, the title sequence is extremely important, as it sets the theme of the entire film. This list includes most of the major theme songs from 007 movies, dating back to the 1960s, along with the artists and the movie titles (if they are different than the song titles). From the originals to the remixes from the famous djs around the world. Some of these 007 theme songs are great, and some are not great -- but which one is the best? That's up to you to decide, with your votes!

Typically, major music stars are recruited to sing the James Bond film these songs, and in 2012, Adele's song "Skyfall," from the Bond movie of the same name, was released. Adele is just one of the heavy hitting singers chosen to sing the title James Bond song. Others include Carly Simon ("Nobody Does It Better," from 1977's The Spy Who Loved Me), Rita Coolidge ("All Time High" from 1983's Octopussy) and of course, the incomparable Shirley Bassey, who sang three James Bond Movie theme songs (for Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever, and Moonraker).

Here's the thing: It's totally okay to love a James Bond theme song from some of the best rock bands of all time, even if you didn't particularly love the movie. When you vote, be sure to consider the actual song, not just the film as a whole.

Are you a 007 movie fanatic? If so, check out these lists of the hottest James Bond babes, the best James Bond cars and of course, the best James Bond movies of all-time. Enjoy!


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    Live and Let Die

    most listed
    Live and Let Die Paul McCartney and Wings Theme song from Live and Let Die.

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    Goldfinger


    Shirley Bassey Theme song from Goldfinger.

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    Skyfall


    Skyfall Adele Theme song from Skyfall. 

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    Nobody Does It Better

    the people's #1
    Nobody Does It Better Carly Simon Theme song from The Spy Who Loved Me. 

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    For Your Eyes Only


    For Your Eyes Only Sheena Easton Theme song from For Your Eyes Only.

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    A View to a Kill


    A View to a Kill Duran Duran Theme song from A View to a Kill. 

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    James Bond Theme

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    James Bond Theme John Barry Theme Song from Dr. No. 

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    Diamonds Are Forever


    Diamonds Are Forever Shirley Bassey Theme song from Diamonds Are Forever. 

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    You Only Live Twice


    You Only Live Twice Nancy Sinatra Theme song from You Only Live Twice. 

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    GoldenEye


    Tina Turner Theme song from GoldenEye. 

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    You Know My Name


    You Know My Name Chris Cornell Theme song from Casino Royale. 

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    Thunderball


    Thunderball Tom Jones Theme song from Thunderball. 

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    From Russia With Love


    From Russia With Love Matt Monro Theme song from From Russia with Love.

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    The World is Not Enough


    Garbage Theme song from The World is Not Enough. 

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    We Have All The Time In The World


    We Have All The Time In The World Louis Armstrong Theme song from On Her Majesty's Secret Service. 

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    The Living Daylights


    The Living Daylights A-ha Theme from The Living Daylights.

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    License to Kill


    License to Kill Gladys Knight Theme song from License to Kill. 

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    The Man with the Golden Gun


    The Man with the Golden Gun Lulu Theme song from, The Man with the Golden Gun.

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    All Time High


    Rita Coolidge Theme song from Octopussy.

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    Moonraker


    Moonraker Shirley Bassey Theme song from Moonraker. 

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    Tomorrow Never Dies


    Tomorrow Never Dies Sheryl Crowe Theme song from Tomorrow Never Dies. 

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    On Her Majesty's Secret Service


    On Her Majesty's Secret Service John Barry Theme song from On Her Majesty's Secret Service. 

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    Die Another Day

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    Madonna, Mirwais Ahmadzaï Theme song from Die Another Day. 

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    Another Way to Die


    Another Way to Die Jack White & Alicia Keyes Theme song from Quantum of Solace. 

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    A View to a Kill (Main Titles)

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    A View to a Kill (Main Titles) Duran Duran & John Barry Theme song from A View to a Kill.

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    The Living Daylights

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    A-ha Theme song from The Living Daylights.

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    Never Say Never Again

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    Never Say Never Again Lani Hall Theme song from Never Say Never Again. 

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    Writing's On the Wall

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    Writing's On the Wall Sam Smith Theme song from Spectre.

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    Jack White, Alicia Keys

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