James Bond Theme

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James Bond Theme
Composer Monty Norman
Released 1962-06-21
Title Origin Official

The James Bond Theme is a surf rock instrumental composed by Monty Norman for the very first James Bond movie, Dr. No. The tune has since been rearranged for nearly every James Bond movie, and is featured in most of the James Bond video games as well.

Games

James Bond 007 (A8)

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James Bond 007 (A8)
Output - POKEY.svg
Arranger Unknown
Released 1984-??-??
Format SAP


007: Live and Let Die (ZXS)

Platform - ZXS.png
007: Live and Let Die (ZXS)
Output - AY.svg
Arranger Unknown
Released 1988-??-??
Format AY


007: License to Kill (ZXS)

Platform - ZXS.png
007: License to Kill (ZXS)
Output - AY.svg
Arranger Unknown
Released 1989-??-??
Format AY


Brubaker (C64)

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Brubaker (C64)
Output - SID.svg
Brubaker - C64 - Snow.png
Arranger Stefan Hartwig
Programmer Oliver Blasnik
Released 1992-04-??
Length 0:11.21
BPM 94
Format SID
Loops No


James Bond 007: Agent Under Fire (GC/PS2/XBOX)

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James Bond 007: Agent Under Fire
Arranger Don Veca
Released 2001-03-13
Length 2:00
Format UNK
Loops No


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James Bond 007: Agent Under Fire
Arranger Don Veca
Released 2002-03-12
Length 2:00
Format UNK
Loops No


Platform - XBOX.png
James Bond 007: Agent Under Fire
Arranger Don Veca
Released 2002-03-26
Length 2:00
Format UNK
Loops No


This game uses a fully orchestrated version of the theme song. All three platforms the game was released on share the same exact music.

This song was later used in the game 007 Nightfire.

Trivia

  • The Nintendo 64 game The World Is Not Enough was supposed to feature the James Bond theme song. However, Eurocom and Electronic Arts were unable to obtain the rights for the song.

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