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The Top James Bond Soundtracks: Ranked

To celebrate the release of the new James Bond romp, ‘Spectre’ we thought it would be apt to pay homage to the various Bond soundtracks over the years which have seduced our eardrums like so-many saucy natured by-gone spies – and give our humble opinion on which ones really got us going and which ones barely turned on the motor of the Aston. Tell us whether you think we’ve got it right in the comments section!
24. ‘Another Way to Die’ – Jack White & Alicia Keys (2008)

23. ‘All Time High’ – Rita Coolidge (1983)

22. ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’ – Lulu (1974)

21. ‘For Your Eyes Only’ – Sheena Easton (1981)
20. ‘Die Another Day’ – Madonna (2002)
19. ‘Moonraker’ – Shirley Bassey (1979)

18. ‘From Russia with Love’ – Matt Monro (1963)
17. ‘You Know My Name’ – Chris Cornell (2006)

16. ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ – Sheryl Crow (1997)

15. ‘The Living Daylights’ – Aha (1987)
14. ‘Diamonds are Forever’ – Shirley Bassey (1971)

13. ‘Licence to Kill’ – Gladys Knight (1989)

12. ‘The World is Not Enough’ – Garbage (1999)

11. ‘Nobody Does it Better’ – Carly Simon (1977)

10. ‘You Only Live Twice’ – Nancy Sinatra (1967)

9. ‘Goldfinger’ – Shirley Bassey (1964)

8. ‘Live and Let Die’ – Paul McCartney & Wings (1973)

7. ‘We Have All the Time in the World’ – Louis Armstrong (1969)

6. ‘GoldenEye’ – Tina Turner (1995)

5. ‘Skyfall’ – Adele (2012)

4. ‘Thunderball’ – Tom Jones (1965)

3. ‘Writing’s on the Wall’ – Sam Smith (2015)

2. ‘A View to a Kill’ – Duran Duran (1985)

1.  John Barry РThe James Bond Theme (OBVIOUSLY)
The playlist below will take you through every single Bond soundtrack from John Barry’s iconic main theme, Gladys Knight, Rita Coolidge’s ‘All Time High’ (most underrated in our view) and of course a whole host of others.
ALL of which are now available in the new book ‘The Ultimate James Bond Collection’ which features all of the music you can listen to below in one place! ¬†Click here to find it – the perfect gift for any Bond lover this Christmas.


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