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  1. 'The Best of Bond… James Bond' CD Collection Released

    The ‘Best of Bond… James Bond’ CD collection of 007 title themes is released today just in time to mark the forthcoming debut of Quantum of Solace in theatres.

    Bond fans have the option of choosing between the regular CD or CD+DVD formats. Both feature
    23 tracks plus a bonus in the previously unreleased James Bond Theme track credited to John Arnold.

    New additions include Madonna’s ‘Die Another Day’, Chris Cornell’s ‘You Know My Name’ and k.d. Lang’s ‘Surrender’. The title theme from Quantum of Solace, ‘Another Way To Die’ by Jack White and Alicia Keys, is not featured.

    The line-up of Bond themes includes:

    CD

    1. James Bond Theme – John Barry Orchestra
    2. From Russia With Love – Matt Monro
    3. Goldfinger – Shirley Bassey
    4. Thunderball – Tom Jones
    5. You Only Live Twice – Nancy Sinatra
    6. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service – John Barry Orchestra
    7. We Have All The Time In The World – Louis Armstrong
    8. Diamonds Are Forever – Shirley Bassey
    9. Live and Let Die – Paul McCartney and Wings
    10. The Man With The Golden Gun – Lulu
    11. Nobody Does It Better – Carly Simon
    12. Moonraker – Shirley Bassey
    13. For Your Eyes Only – Sheena Easton
    14. All Time High – Rita Coolidge
    15. A View To A Kill – Duran Duran
    16. The Living Daylights – A-Ha
    17. Licence To Kill – Gladys Knight
    18. GoldenEye – Tina Turner
    19. Tomorrow Never Dies – Sheryl Crow
    20. Surrender – kd lang
    21. The World Is Not Enough – Garbage
    22. Die Another Day – Madonna
    23. You Know My Name – Chris Cornell
    24. Bonus Track – James Bond Theme – John Arnold (previously unreleased)

    DVD

    1. A View To A Kill – Duran Duran (music video)
    2. For Your Eyes Only – Sheena Easton (music video)
    3. GoldenEye – Tina Turner (music video)
    4. The Living Daylights – A-Ha (music video)
    5. All Time High – Rita Coolidge (music video)
    6. Goldfinger – Shirley Bassey (Live at Royal Albert Hall, 1974)
    7. Documentary: The Music Of James Bond

    The official press release follows:

    Capitol/EMI to Release ‘The Best of Bond… James Bond’ in Expanded CD, CD/DVD & Digital Album Formats on October 28

    As 007 fans eagerly await the November 14 U.S. opening of MGM’s new James Bond film, Quantum of Solace, Capitol/EMI announces an expanded CD, CD/DVD and digital release of ‘The Best Of Bond… James Bond’ on October 28. The CD and digital album both feature 23 musical standouts from the Bond franchise’s 46 years plus a previously unreleased bonus track, and the CD/DVD includes five music videos, a filmed concert performance and more.

    Just as James Bond has evolved over time, so have the films’ memorable themes. ‘The Best Of Bond… James Bond’ collects an impressive selection of classic and contemporary Bond themes by many of popular music’s top stars, including Paul McCartney and Wings’ “Live and Let Die,” Madonna’s “Die Another Day,” Duran Duran’s chart-topping “A View To A Kill,” Shirley Bassey’s “Goldfinger,” Tina Turner’s “GoldenEye,” kd lang’s “Surrender,” Sheryl Crow’s “Tomorrow Never Dies,” Chris Cornell’s “You Know My Name,” Carly Simon’s “Nobody Does It Better,” and Tom Jones’ “Thunderball,” among many others. John Arnold’s previously unreleased “James Bond Theme” closes the collection.

    EON Productions/Danjaq, LLC, is owned by the Broccoli family and has produced twenty two James Bond films since 1962, including Quantum of Solace. The James Bond films, produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, make up the longest running franchise in film history and include the recent blockbuster films GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World is Not Enough, Die Another Day and Casino Royale. EON Productions and Danjaq LLC, are affiliate companies and control all worldwide merchandising of the James Bond franchise.

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    Devin Zydel @ 2008-10-28
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