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The Best of the Bond Songs – Our Top Picks

When it comes to watching movies or looking for movie suggestions, it will be no surprise if you stumble across some of the Bond movies. This is because there are 24 movies to watch as well as a 25th movie underway that will be released some time in 2020/21. Since there are so many of these movies to watch, you might find it difficult to choose your favourite.

With the Bond films being so popular, it is no surprise that the films have earned themselves accompaniment from some of the worlds finest artists. If you are one of the few who haven’t watched at least one Bond film, you will probably still be able to identify some of the songs from these movies. In this article, we will discuss some of the best of the Bond songs, if you are interested, make sure you keep reading this article.

James Bond Theme Song

One of the most iconic songs from the Bond movies is the James Bond Theme song. This song played in the very first James Bond film called Dr. No which was released in 1962. When you hear this song, you will be able to tell where it is from as soon as it starts playing. This song has no words in it, but its tune has become synonymous with secret agents and spies! The song is so famous that it can be bought and used as a ringtone for your phone.


The second one of the best Bond songs is the song Goldfinger by Shirley Bassey. This song was introduced in the third Bond film which is also called Goldfinger and is played in the opening credits of this film in 1964.

Casino Royale

Chris Cornell wrote the marvellous ‘You Know My Name’ song which was used as the theme to the Bond film Casino Royale. Try listening to this in the car on your next trip to the bingo, you’ll like a Bond girl as you play those bingo games…. Maybe!?


The next one of the best Bond songs is the song Thunderball by the singer Tom Jones and is played in the movie called Thunderball which was also introduced in 1964 following the Goldfinger movie.

Diamonds are Forever

Another one of the best Bond songs as well as one of the most popular of the bond songs is the song Diamonds are Forever which came out in 1971 and is played in the 7th James Bond movie which is also called Diamonds Are Forever.

Live and Let Die

If you have not seen the James Bond movies, you will probably have heard this song before elsewhere. The song Live and Let Die is another one of the most popular songs in the Bond movies by the singer Paul McCartney.


When it comes to the more recent Bond movies, the song Skyfall by Adele. This song was introduced in the 2012 Skyfall movie and is the first Bond theme song to win an Oscar.

Have a Listen Today

Although you might not have the time to watch all the Bond movies, you could still have a listen today to all the popular songs in these movies.