The Best James Bond Movie Theme Songs Songs
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The Best James Bond Movie Theme Songs

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 'Octop***y') and of course, the incomparable Shirley Bassey, who sang three James Bond Movie theme songs ('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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    new! Never Say Never Again

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    Casino Royale

    Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass More
    12
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    A-ha More
    22
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    Adele More
    24
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    Sheryl Crow More
    25
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    John Barry More
    28
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    John Barry More
    32
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    The Man With the Golden Gun

    Lulu, John Barry More
    33
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    John Barry, Duran Duran More
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    Die Another Day

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    Alicia Keys & Jack White More
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    Lulu More
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    Sheryl Crow, Mitchell Froom More
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    Gladys Knight More
    53
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    Shirley Bassey More
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    Louis Armstrong More
    56
  17. 15
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    Rita Coolidge More
    59
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    The Living Daylights

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    Tom Jones More
    67
  20. 12
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    Matt Monro More
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    Tina Turner More
    69
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    Chris Cornell, David Arnold More
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    Nancy Sinatra More
    72
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    Garbage More
    81
  25. 7
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    Shirley Bassey More
    83
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    A View To A Kill

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    Skyfall

    Adele More
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    For Your Eyes Only

    Sheena Easton More
    92
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    Goldfinger

    Shirley Bassey More
    94
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    Carly Simon More
    94
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    Paul McCartney More
    100
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