Rejected 007 Songs | Fade 2 Grey

Rejected 007 Songs

Tracks

St. Etienne, Tomorrow Never Dies

Blondie - For Your Eyes Only

Pulp – Tomorrow Never Lies

Phyllis Hyman - Never Say Never Again

Shirley Bassey -  Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Motiv 8 and Kin Mazell - Searching For The Golden Eye

Pet Shop Boys – Living Daylights

Anthony Newley - Goldfinger (Demo)

Red Flag – Beyond The Ice

Ace Of Base - Golden Eye

Swan Lee - Tomorrow Never Dies

The Fixx - Fatal Shore

Shirley Bassey - No Good About Goodbye

Alice Cooper - Man With The Golden Gun

Dot Allison – Tomorrow Never Comes

Johnny Cash - Thunderball

Alizee – J.B.G.

Lorine Chandler - You Only Live Twice

Straw – The World Is Not Enough

Bono – Golden Eye (Demo)

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There are some interesting songs and demos of what could have been and were James Bond theme songs.

Among my favourites is the demo by Bono singing Golden Eye, (the Ace Of Base song was pulled by their record company for fears of the film becoming a flop. The song was then rewritten and released as their single Juvenile)

I like the synthpop tune Beyond The Ice by Red Flags which is dark a song. Pulp´s excellent Tomorrow Never Dies would have been fantastic and the mighty Dame Shirley Bassey´s No Good About Goodbye- is everything a good Bond tune should be-

I have always loved Alice Coopers Man With A Golden Gun which can be found on his Muscle of Love album,it wasn´t used because of the risky lyrics!!

Blondie were also asked to record a theme tune but weren’t allowed to write it themselves so they said no and wrote one anyway which was included on their album The Hunter. Johnny Cash´s Thunderball is a brillant track but not as a Bond theme song-great lyrics-

 

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