Top 5 Rejected James Bond Theme Songs

CINEMATIC 007 -- Head of Section offers up his personal top five rejected Bond songs, by artists including The Beach Boys, Alice Cooper, Blondie, Johnny Cash, and others. This is only an exhibition, not a competition, so please, no wagering.


TOP 5 REJECTED JAMES BOND SONGS:

Opening:
Mr Kiss Kiss Bang Bang – Dionne Warwick
Mr Kiss Kiss Bang Bang – Shirley Bassey

Other Remakes:
You Only Live Twice – Julie Rodgers
Goldfinger – Anthony Newley

Notable Rejected:
You Only Live Twice – The Beach Boys
The Living Daylights – Pet Shop Boys
Goldeneye – Ace of Base

Alternate Titles:
Tomorrow Never Lies – Pulp
Beyond The Ice – Red Flag

Oddest Entries:
For Your Eyes Only – Blondie
The Man With the Golden Gun – Alice Cooper
Thunderball – Johnny Cash

Runners Up:
Quantum of Solace – Shirley Bassey
Forever, I Am All Yours (Quantum of Solace) – Eva Almer
Spectre – Radiohead

Top 5:
5. Sleep with Me Tonight (Casino Royale) – Sandra
4. The World Is Not Enough – Straw
3. The World Is Not Enough – Amar
2. Tomorrow Never Dies – Swan Lee
1. Tomorrow Never Dies – Saint Etienne

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