Posts Tagged ‘James Bond’

The title song for the 24th Bond movie Spectre was released today. The song entitled Writing’s on the Wall is performed by Sam Smith and is now available to download as a single on iTunes. Listen to the full track after the jump. The Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter co-wrote the song with Jimmy Napes. Spectre directed […]

Decca Records will release the official soundtrack album for the 24th James Bond movie, Spectre. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award nominee Thomas Newman (American Beauty, Finding Nemo, The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, Wall-E) who previously scored the last installment in the series, Skyfall. The soundtrack will be released physically […]

Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that Sam Smith has recorded Writing’s On The Wall, the theme song to the 24th James Bond film Spectre. The singer/songwriter has co-written the song with Jimmy Napes. The track will be released to download and stream on September 25, 2015 by […]

Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that Thomas Newman will return to score the 24th film in the James Bond series, Spectre. The composer will reteam with director Sam Mendes who previously helmed 2012’s Skyfall. They also collaborated on the features American Beauty, The Road to Perdition, Revolutionary Road and Jarhead. Spectre stars Daniel Craig in the title role, alongside  Ben […]

‘Skyfall’ Recording Sessions

Posted: October 16, 2012 by filmmusicreporter in Composer Interviews
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Sony Pictures Belgium has published a short video from the recording sessions of the score for the latest James Bond film Skyfall. The video features footage of the film’s composer Thomas Newman conducting the orchestra at Abbey Road Studios in London, as well as the composer talking about his first score for the Bond series. […]

The Music of Bond: The First 50 Years

Posted: October 10, 2012 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Events
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Last Friday, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences celebrated the music of the James Bond series at the event The Music of Bond: The First 50 Years at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The Academy has published a couple of video clips from the event, including guitarist Vic Flick’s live performance […]

‘Skyfall’ Soundtrack Preview

Posted: October 9, 2012 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Cinema Musica has published an audio preview of Thomas Newman’s soundtrack for Skyfall. Check out the embedded video after the jump for the three tracks New Digs, Severine and The Moors from the soundtrack album. As previously reported, the soundtrack will be released in Europe on October 29 and in the US on November 6 […]

‘Skyfall’ Soundtrack Details

Posted: October 6, 2012 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Film Music Reporter has received the track list of the soundtrack album for Skyfall. The album for the 23rd James Bond movie features the film’s original music composed by Thomas Newman. As previously announced, Sony Classical will release the soundtrack overseas on October 29, 2012 and in the US on November 6. To pre-order the […]

The cover art for the soundtrack album for the latest James Bond installment Skyfall has been published. The album featuring the film’s original music composed by Thomas Newman will be released overseas on October 29, 2012 and in the US on November 6 by Sony Classical. To pre-order the CD, visit Amazon. The full track […]

Adele confirmed today that she has co-written and performed the theme song for the latest James Bond film Skyfall. The song is written by the English singer/songwriter and Paul Hepworth (Rolling in the Deep) and was recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London. Hepworth is also credited as the arranger with J.A.C. Redford on the […]