What is/are your favourite MAIN title song/s from EACH ERA?

edited September 2011 in Bond Movies Posts: 2,498
I know there is a favourite title song thread but what are people's favourite MAIN title songs from each era? Here are mine:

Connery era:

From Russia With Love and Diamonds Are Forever (ranking first equal)

Moore era:

For Your Eyes Only

Dalton era:

The Living Daylights and License to Kill (ranking equal)

Brosnan era:

Goldeneye

Craig era:

You Know My Name (for Casino Royale)
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  • KerimKerim Istanbul Not Constantinople
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    SC: You Only Live Twice (Goldfinger runnerup)
    RM: Live and Let Die (A View to a Kill a very close second)
    TD: The Living Daylights (obviously)
    PB: Goldeneye (Um, Garbage I guess)
    DC: You Know My Name (No brainer)
  • PrinceKamalKhanPrinceKamalKhan Monsoon Palace, Udaipur
    Posts: 3,096
    SC: TB(Tom Jones)
    GL: OHMSS(John Barry and Orchestra)
    RM: AVTAK(Duran Duran)
    TD: TLD(a-ha)
    PB: TWINE(Garbage)
    DC: CR/YKMN(Chris Cornell)
  • 0BradyM0Bondfanatic70BradyM0Bondfanatic7 It was this or the priesthood.
    Posts: 28,231
    Great thread @Bounine!

    Connery Era:
    FRWL(close tie for second goes to DN and TB)
    Moore Era(they're all so good...):
    AVTAK(close second LALD, and that was a tough choice. Damn...)
    Dalton Era:
    TLD(A-HA TLD is better!)
    Brosnan Era:
    DAD...JUST KIDDING!...GE.
    Craig Era:
    YKMN(obviously)

    Nothing better than that Bond music... :-"
  • Connery- Diamond's Are Forever (Shirley Bassey is pure class)

    Moore- Nobody Does it Better (Im suprised no one's mentioned this one. And your right @0BradyM0Bondfanatic Moore had by far the best opening themes)

    Dalton- Licence to Kill (Im sad to say it but I didn't really care for either of Dalton's song's)

    Brosnan- Goldeneye (Like Dalton's music I didn't really care for Brosnsan's either. However "Surrender" was easily the best song in a Brosnan film and should've opened the movie.

    Craig- You Know My Name (Easily the best Bond opening theme since the Moore days. I love that song)
  • Posts: 1,856
    Connery
    FRWL (INSTRUMENTAL)

    Moore
    LALD (Areed with @brandy and @Double ohh)

    Dalton
    TLDL

    Brozza
    GE

    Craig
    YKMN (or how to make the best bond theme EVER)
  • 0BradyM0Bondfanatic70BradyM0Bondfanatic7 It was this or the priesthood.
    edited September 2011 Posts: 28,231
    Yes @DoubleOhhSeven. Connery' films have the classic DN, FRWL, GF, TB, and DAF, but Moore has MORE that are better vocally. We have to also count out DN and FRWL when comparing the best vocal themes, so Moore wins 4-3(I don't hold FYEO and MR as the best, as such with Connery's YOLT and DAF. If we count both DN and FRWL, the music is stronger for me on Connery's side, him winning 5-4. I hate to choose a winner, because they are all different in their own special ways. For the best of Connery and Moore together, I'd rank them thus:
    1.FRWL
    2.DN
    3.TB
    4.AVTAK
    5.LALD
    6.GF
    7.TSWLM
    8.OP
    9.FYEO
    10.DAF
    11.MR
    12.TMWTGG
    13.YOLT

    How would you list them @DoubleOhhSeven?
  • DarthDimiDarthDimi Behind you!Moderator
    Posts: 19,028
    SC: DAF
    RM: MR
    TD: TLD
    PB: GE
    DC: none but if I must YKMN
  • Connery: YOLT (just love it) with DAF second
    Lazenby: Tough choice but I'll go with OHMSS
    Moore: My favorite era for bond songs. LALD with FYEO close behind.
    Dalton: TLD
    Brosnan: Goldeneye (not much of a contest really)
    Craig: CR
  • M_BaljeM_Balje Amsterdam, Netherlands
    edited September 2011 Posts: 3,678
    Connery: You Only Live Twice (2th Diamonds Are Forever)
    Moore: For Your Eyes Only (2th Nobody Does It Better)
    Dalton: The Living Daylights
    Brosnan: The World is not enough (2th Goldeneye)
    CR: You Know My Name
  • DaltonCraig007DaltonCraig007 They say, "Evil prevails when good men fail to act." What they ought to say is, "Evil prevails."
    Posts: 15,534
    Connery : YOLT
    Moore : AVTAK
    Dalton : TLD
    Brosnan : GE
    Craig : Neither.
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    Hmm lets see :

    Connery : Goldfinger
    Moore : Live and Let Die
    Dalton : The Living Daylights
    Brosnan : The World is not Enough
    Craig : Casino Royale
  • NicNacNicNac Moderator
    Posts: 7,343
    Connery ; You Only Live Twice (Nancy Sinatra)
    Moore: Moonraker (Shirley Bassey)
    Dalton: On balance I would say Licence To Kill (Gladys Knight) but I agree with @DoubleOhhSeven
    Brosnan: The World Is Not Enough (Garbage)
    Craig: You Know My Name (Chris Cornell)
  • Posts: 2,105
    Conman ; You Only Live Twice
    Moorenator ; The Spy Who Loved Me / Moonraker / AVTAK
    Daltomite! : The Living Daylights
    Brozzer ; Goldeneye / Surrender
    Craig-The-Man ; You Know My Name
  • Connery - You Only Live Twice/Diamonds Are Forever
    Moore - Live And Let Die/A View To A Kill
    Dalton - The Living Daylights
    Brosnan - Surrender (does that count?)
    Craig - You Know My Name
  • Connery - Goldfinger
    Moore - Live and Let Die
    Dalton - The Living Daylights
    Brosnan - Goldeneye
    Craig - Casino Royale
  • Samuel001Samuel001 Moderator
    Posts: 13,282
    Connery - Diamonds Are Forever
    Lazenby - On Her Majesty's Secret Service
    Moore - Live And Let Die
    Dalton - The Living Daylights
    Brosnan - GoldenEye
    Craig - Casino Royale
  • Artemis81Artemis81 In Christmas Land
    edited September 2011 Posts: 543
    Connery: Diamonds Are Forever
    Lazenby: OHMSS
    Moore: Live and Let Die
    Dalton: The Living Dayligts
    Brosnan: TND and TWINE
    Craig: You Know My Name
  • SC - From Russia With Love
    GL - OHMSS
    RM - Live and Let Die
    TD - The song about a kilt, oh! Licence To Kill
    PB - Goldeneye
    DC - You Know My Name

    Strangely my favourite songs come from my favourite film by each actor.
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    Sean Connery: From Russia with Love and Thunderball
    George Lazenby: On Her Majesty's Secret Service
    Roger Moore: All except Octopussy and For Your Eyes Only
    Timothy Dalton: The Living Daylights
    Pierce Brosnan: GoldenEye (the only good one of the four)
    Daniel Craig: You Know My Name
  • edited September 2011 Posts: 2,498
    Interesting seeing people's preferences. Yeah, every song from the Moore era is good.
  • connery: thunderball and you only live twice
    moore: all of his songs were great but spy who loved me was the best
    daulton: living daylights
    brosan: the world is not enough
  • edited September 2011 Posts: 18
    Connery: From Russia With Love
    Moore: Live and Let Die and For Your Eyes Only
    Dalton: The Living Daylights
    Brosnan: The World Is Not Enough
    Craig: You Know My Name

    For Your Eyes Only was nominated for the best original song at the Academy Awards in 1982 if I recall.
  • edited September 2011 Posts: 1,856
    ^so was LALD (well not '82 but you know)

    So Far No Votes for AWTD
  • Connery: You Only Live Twice
    Moore: A View To A Kill
    Dalton: Licence To Kill
    Brosnan: The World Is Not Enough
    Craig: You Know My Name
  • edited September 2011 Posts: 321
    Connery - You Only Live Twice
    Moore - Live And Let Die
    Dalton - The Living Daylights
    Brosnan - The World Is Not Enough
    Craig - You Know My Name
  • Posts: 1,497
    Connery Era: Tie: FRWL/DAF
    Lazenby: OHMSS
    Moore Era: MR (Bassey's finest moment--sends shivers down my spine)
    Dalton Era: TLD
    Brosnan Era: TWINE
    DC: Tie: YKMN / AWTD
  • edited September 2011 Posts: 44
    From Russia With Love and O.H.M.S.S are my favourite Bond main themes. They are just total Bond in my opinion and the reason John Barry is a legend. :)

    Live and Let Die and Licence to Kill are my next favourites.

    Followed by A View to a Kill, The Living Daylights, and suprisingly For Your Eyes Only.

    The intro's to ALL of David Arnold's main themes (pressuming he did them) were excellent, but after 20 secs they are terrible. Perhaps he can only do intro's and change scene music. :) Because 'I'm the money' from CR soundtrack is about 10 secs and good lol. :-))
  • Connery - Nancy Sinatra's YOLT
    Lazenby - er, well that music was quite good actually.
    Moore - Wings LALD
    Dalton - A-HA Daylights
    Brosnan - Sheryl Crowe by a long distance, TND
    Craig - hhmm, tough one this, Well it's either a neat effort from Soundgardens Cornell or some awful (and I'm going to stop there). Casino Royale wins oddly enough

    I fear I may have to borrow Connerys 'Beatles Ear Muffs' for what they come up with next time %-(
  • doubleoegodoubleoego #LightWork
    Posts: 11,090
    SC - DN, FRWL, GF, TB, YOLT and DAF are all equally perfect.

    GL - OHMSS bone chillingly awesome

    RM - AVTAK

    TD - TLD

    PB - GE and TND

    DC - YKMN
  • It's interesting how both the theme songs and the films went downhill following Goldeneye which was around the time Albert Romolo Broccoli passed away.
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