Best James Bond Song (That Isn't a James Bond Song)

by NarniaIsAwesome | created - 31 Mar 2020 | updated - 23 Jun 2020 | Public

These songs weren't actually the theme songs for 007 films, but they should've been! They all have a mysterious, faraway sound that most Bond themes use. I mean, just picture the typical 007 opening credits with them playing - perfect!

Which is your favorite? Note: The song titles are links to the YouTube videos.

Discuss (or sing about) here!

1. Alanis Morissette

Soundtrack | Dogma

Alanis Nadine Morissette was born in Ottawa, Canada, on June 1st 1974. Alanis' Greek name is a feminine version of her father's name, Alan. Her mother's name's Georgia and she has two brothers: Chad and Wade (Alanis' Twin). She learned to play the piano at age 6 and the guitar at age 21. In 1986 ...

Uninvited by Alanis Morissette

2. Madonna

Soundtrack | A League of Their Own

The remarkable, hyper-ambitious Material Girl who never stops reinventing herself, Madonna is a seven-time Grammy Award-winner who has sold over three hundred million records and CDs to adoring fans worldwide. Her film career, however, is another story. Her performances have consistently drawn ...

Frozen by Madonna

3. Led Zeppelin

Soundtrack | The Song Remains the Same

Led Zeppelin are a popular British band best known for their iconic "Stairway to Heaven" as well as for co-creating the music genre of heavy metal. Since their nine albums were recorded between 1968 and 1979, Led Zeppelin has been one of the most popular bands of all time, having sold more than 300...

Kashmir by Led Zeppelin

4. Freddie Mercury

Soundtrack | Flash Gordon

Freddie Mercury was born on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar. His parents, Bomi and Jer Bulsara, sent him off to a private school in India, from 1955 til 1963. In 1964, he and his family flew to England. In 1966 he started his education at the Ealing College of Art, where he graduated in 1969. He ...

The Show Must Go On by Queen

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5. Céline Dion

Soundtrack | Titanic

Hailing from the small town of Charlemagne, Québec, Céline Dion has become one of the all-time greatest singers. Céline was born in 1968, the youngest of 14 children. Early in childhood, she sang with her siblings in a small club owned by her parents. From these early experiences, Céline gained the...

Lovers Never Die by Celine Dion

Suggested by Silitonga

6. Scorpions

Soundtrack | Knight and Day

Scorpions is known for his work on Knight and Day (2010), The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) and Rock of Ages (2012).

Still Loving You by Scorpions

7. Björk

Soundtrack | Dancer in the Dark

Born in 1965 in the Icelandic capital city of Reykjavik, the daughter of Gudmundur Gunnarsson (an electrician) and Hildur Hauksdóttir who divorced before her second birthday, Björk grew up in a hippie-type community with her mother and her seven siblings. She started to study classical music at the...

Hunter by Bjork

Suggested by Tyuji Vulpus

8. Muse

Soundtrack | World War Z

Muse is a British alternative rock band formed in Teignmouth, Devon, England. The trio is comprised of Matthew Bellamy (vocals, guitar, piano), Wolstenholme (bass guitar, backing vocals) and Dominic Howard (drums, percussion). They are noted for their lyrical focus on sociopolitical and ...

Starlight by Muse

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9. Jefferson Airplane

Soundtrack | Four Brothers

Jefferson Airplane, a rock band based in San Francisco, California, was one of the pioneering bands of psychedelic rock. Formed in 1965, the group defined the San Francisco Sound and was the first from the Bay Area to achieve international commercial success. They were headliners at the three most ...

White Rabbit by Jefferson Airplane

10. Evanescence

Soundtrack | Daredevil

Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1995 by singer and pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody. After recording independent albums, the band released their first full-length album, Fallen, on Wind-up Records in 2003. Fallen sold more than 17 million copies ...

Wake Me Up Inside by Evanescence

11. Scorpions

Soundtrack | Knight and Day

Scorpions is known for his work on Knight and Day (2010), The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) and Rock of Ages (2012).

Humanity by Scorpions

12. Kendrick Lamar

Soundtrack | Black Panther

Kendrick Lamar is a hip-hop artist from Compton, California. He's signed with Dr. Dre's label, Aftermath. Kendrick also has his own label, known as 'Top Dawg Entertainment', with includes artists such as Jay Rock, ScHoolboy Q and Ab Soul. Kendrick's major label debut album, 'good kid m.A.A.d city' ...

DNA by Kendrick Lamar

Suggested by BONAFIDE BOSS

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