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Goldfinger (1964) Main Titles designed by Robert Brownjohn

The Main Title Designers

Maurice Binder (1918-1991)

Robert Brownjohn (1925-1970)

Daniel Kleinman

Maurice Binder (1918-1991)
Dr. No (1962)
Thunderball (1965)
You Only Live Twice (1967)
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Live And Let Die (1973)
The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Moonraker (1979)
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Octopussy (1983)
A View To A Kill (1985)
The Living Daylights (1987)
Licence To Kill (1989)

Robert Brownjohn (1925-1970)
From Russia With Love (1963)
Goldfinger (1964)

Also designed the UK & US
poster artwork for Goldfinger (1964)

Daniel Kleinman (1960- )
GoldenEye (1995)
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Die Another Day (2002)
Casino Royale (2006)
Skyfall (2012)
Spectre (2015)
No Time To Die (2020)

Also directed the music video for Gladys Knight's title song ‘Licence To Kill’ (1989)

Main titles for Quantum of Solace (2008) created by design studio MK12
ABOVE: The main titles for Quantum of Solace (2008) were created by design studio MK12.
 
John Barry conducting the recording session of You Only Live Twice (1967)

The Composers

Monty Norman

John Barry (1933-2011)

George Martin (1926-2016)

Monty Norman (1928- )
Dr. No (1962)
Composer of ‘The James Bond Theme’

Sang ‘Underneath The Mango Tree’ featured in Dr. No (1962)

John Barry (1933-2011)
Dr. No (1962)
Arranger ‘The James Bond Theme’
From Russia With Love (1963)
Goldfinger (1964)

Thunderball (1965)
You Only Live Twice (1967)
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)
Moonraker (1979)
Octopussy (1983)
A View To A Kill (1985)
The Living Daylights (1987)

George Martin (1926-2016)
Live And Let Die
(1973)

Also produced the single version of
Shirley Bassey's ‘Goldfinger’ (1964)

Marvin Hamlisch (1944-2012)

Bill Conti

Michael Kamen (1948-2003)

Marvin Hamlisch (1944-2012)
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

Bill Conti (1942- )
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Michael Kamen (1948-2003)
Licence To Kill (1989)
Eric Serra

David Arnold

Thomas Newman

Eric Serra (1959- )
GoldenEye (1995)


GoldenEye End titles
‘The Experience of Love’
composed & sung by Eric Serra
David Arnold (1962- )
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Die Another Day (2002)
Casino Royale (2006)
Quantum of Solace (2008)
Thomas Newman (1955- )
Skyfall (2012)
Spectre (2015)

Dan Romer

Dan Romer (1983- )
No Time To Die (2020)
   
 
Sheena Easton in th emain titles of For Your Eyes Only (1981)

The Singers (Main and End Titles)

Matt Monro (1930-1985) Shirley Bassey Tom Jones

Matt Monro (1930-1985)
‘From Russia With Love’
Written by Lionel Bart
From Russia With Love (1963)

Heard on a radio in the film
and performed over the end titles.

Shirley Bassey (1937- )
‘Goldfinger’
Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley
Goldfinger (1964)
‘Diamonds Are Forever’
Lyrics by Don Black
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
‘Moonraker’
Lyrics by Hal David
Moonraker (1979)

Tom Jones (1940- )
‘Thunderball’
Lyrics by Don Black
Thunderball (1965)

 

Nancy Sinatra Paul McCartney Lulu

Nancy Sinatra (1940- )
‘You Only Live Twice’
Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
You Only Live Twice (1967)

Paul McCartney & Wings
Paul McCartney (1942- )
‘Live And Let Die’
Composed by Paul and Linda McCartney
Live And Let Die (1973)

Lulu (1948- )
[Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie]
‘The Man With The Golden Gun’
Lyrics by Don Black
The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)

Carly Simon Sheena Easton Rita Coolidge

Carly Simon (1945- )
‘Nobody Does It Better’
Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

Sheena Easton (1959- )
‘For Your Eyes Only’
Lyrics by Michael Leeson

For Your Eyes Only (1981)
[the only singer to appear in
the opening credit titles to date]

Rita Coolidge (1945- )
‘All Time High’
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Octopussy (1983)

Duran Duran a-ha Gladys Knight

Duran Duran
Simon Le Bon (1958- )
‘A View To A Kill’
Composed by Duran Duran & John Barry
A View To A Kill (1985)

a-ha
Morton Harket (1959- )
‘The Living Daylights’
 Composed by Pal Waaktaar & John Barry
The Living Daylights (1987)

Gladys Knight (1944- )
‘Licence To Kill’
Composed by Narada Michael Walden,
Jeffrey Cohen & Walter Afanasieff
Licence To Kill (1989)

Patti LaBelle Tina Turner Sheryl Crow

Patti LaBelle (1944- )
‘If You Asked Me To’ [end titles]
Written by Diane Warren
Licence To Kill (1989)

Tina Turner [Anna Mae Bullock] (1939- )
‘GoldenEye’
Written by Bono & The Edge
GoldenEye (1995)

Sheryl Crow (1962- )
‘Tomorrow Never Dies’
Written by Sheryl Crow & Mitchell Froom
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

k.d. lang Shirley Manson Madonna

k.d. lang [Kathryn Dawn Lang] (1961- )
‘Surrender’ [end titles]
Music by David Arnold & David McAlmont,
Lyrics by Don Black

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

Garbage
Shirley Manson (1966- )
‘The World Is Not Enough’
Written by David Arnold & Don Black
The World Is Not Enough (1999)

Madonna [Louise Ciccone] (1958- )
‘Die Another Day’
Written by Madonna & Mirwais Ahmadzaï
Die Another Day (2002)
Madonna also appears in the
film as Verity [uncredited]

Chris Cornell (1964-2017) Jack White & Alicia Keys Adele

Chris Cornell (1964-2017)
‘You Know My Name’
Written by Chris Cornell & David Arnold
Casino Royale (2006)

Jack White (1975- )
& Alicia Keys (1981- )
‘Another Way To Die’
Written by Jack White
Quantum of Solace (2008)

Adele [Adkins] (1988- )
‘Skyfall’
Written by Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth
Skyfall
(2012)
Oscar® Winner 2013
Best Original Song
(Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth)

Sam Smith

Sam Smith (1992- )
‘Writing's On The Wall’
Written by Sam Smith & James Napier
Spectre (2015)
Oscar® Winner 2016
Best Original Song
(Sam Smith & James Napier)

The Singers (performances and vocals featured in the film)

Byron Lee (1935-2008) Diana Coupland (1928-2006) Louis Armstrong (1901-1971)

Byron Lee (1935-2008)
Guitarist - Byron Lee and the Dragonaires
‘Kingston Calypso’ and ‘Jump Up
[featured in the film]

Dr. No (1962)

Diana Coupland (1928-2006)
‘Underneath The Mango Tree’
[featured in the film]
Dr. No (1962)
Also married to Monty Norman 1956-76

Louis Armstrong (1901-1971)
‘We Have All The Time In The World’
Lyrics by Hal David
[featured in the film]
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)

Nina [Van Pallandt] B.J. Arnau (1941-1989) Chrissie Hynde

Nina [Van Pallandt] (1932- )
‘Do You Know How
Christmas Trees Are Grown?’
Lyrics by Hal David
[featured in the film]
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)

B.J. [Brenda] Arnau (1941-1989)
‘Live And Let Die’
Composed by Paul and Linda McCartney
[performance featured in the film]
Live And Let Die
(1973)

The Pretenders
Chrissie Hynde (1951- )
‘Where Has Everybody Gone?’ and
‘If There Was A Man’
Written by Chrissie Hynde & John Barry
[featured in the film & end titles]
The Living Daylights (1987)

Original recordings used in the James Bond films

‘London Calling’ The Clash

'Boum!!' Charles Trenet

‘Boom Boom’ The Animals

The Clash
Joe Strummer (1952-2002)
[John Graham Mellor]
‘London Calling’ (1979)
[featured in the film]
Die Another Day (2002)

Charles Trenet (1913-2001)
‘Boum!!’ (1938)
[featured in the film]
Skyfall (2012)

The Animals
Eric Burdon (1941- )
‘Boom Boom’
(1964 recording written by
John Lee Hooker in 1962)
[featured in the film]
Skyfall (2012)

Composers and singers from other James Bond films

Burt Bacharach

Herb Alpert

Dusty Springfield (1939-1999)

Burt Bacharach (1928- )
Composer music score
Casino Royale (1967)

Herb Alpert (1935- )
[Main title theme]
Casino Royale (1967)

Composed
by Burt Bacharach
Performed by
Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass

Dusty Springfield (1939-1999)
‘The Look of Love’
[featured in the film]
Casino Royale (1967)
Composed
by Burt Bacharach,
Lyrics by Hal David

Mike Redway

Michel Legrand

Lani Hall

Mike Redway (1939- )
‘Have No Fear Bond Is Here’ [End titles]
Casino Royale (1967)
Music by Burt Bacharach,
Lyrics by Hal David

Also sang ‘Dream on James,
You're Winning’ [featured on the
original soundtrack album]

Michel Legrand (1932-2019 )
Composer music score
Never Say Never Again (1983)

Lani Hall (1945- )
‘Never Say Never Again’
Music by Michel Legrand
Lyrics By Alan & Marilyn Bergman
Never Say Never Again (1983)
[main & end titles]

Also married to Herb Alpert
who produced the song and played
solo trumpet on the recording.

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