The songs and music of the James Bond films have been a vital part of the success of the James Bond movie franchise. Over the last 50 years they have been performed by some of the greatest artists of the modern era. The songs continue to set the benchmark for excellence, with this year Adele winning a Grammy for the theme tune to the highly successful Sky Fall.
The Songs of James Bond brings together some of Australia’s most accomplished, individual and respected singers to perform these unforgettable songs. Rather than presenting covers of these timeless classics, a more contemporary edge will be given to the songs to suit each performer, whilst staying true to the iconic James Bond sound.
Maria Mercedes and Susie Ahern, two of Australia’s most respected singers, have a wealth of experience between them and have sung with the whose who of the Australian music scene.
Ben Mingay and Kiyomi Vella represent the new breed of Australian singers with limitless talent who have already established their own style and sound.
Designed specifically for the concert, visual artist Georgie Pinn will be providing a visual backdrop of images and footage inspired by the James Bond Films.
The Spectre Orchestra, a fourteen piece ensemble made up of some of Melbourne’s most in demand musicians will bring a fresh new contemporary sound to these classic songs.
Together the sight and sound of The Songs Of James Bond will feature twenty two songs from the James Bond films in a two hour concert that will appeal to music lovers of all ages and every fan of the phenomena which is James Bond.
|1977||The Spy Who Loved Me||“Nobody Does It Better”|
|1999||The World Is Not Enough||“The World Is Not Enough”|
|1969||On Her Majesty’s Secret Service||“We Have All The Time In The World”|
|1981||For Your Eyes Only||“For Your Eyes Only”|
|1967||You Only Live Twice||“You Only Live Twice“|
|1997||Tomorrow Never Dies||“Tomorrow Never Dies”|
|1963||From Russia With Love||“From Russia With Love”|
|1985||Thunderball||“Mr Kiss Kiss Bang Bangl”|
|1974||The Man With The Golden Gun||“The Man With The Golden Gun”|
|1989||Licence To Kill||“Licence To Kill”|
|1985||A View To Kill||‘A View To Kill”|
|1983||Octopussy||‘All Time High”|
|2008||Quantum Of Solace||“Another Way To Die”|
|2006||Casino Royale||“You Know My Name”|
|1971||Diamonds Are Forever||“Diamonds Are Forever”|
|1973||Live And Let Die||“Live And Let Die”|