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Title: The Best Of Bond ...James Bond (2008) Distributor: Capitol CD Number: 509992-43552-25
CD - TBofB
Just an 8 page booklet with front CD cover and rear/inside cover of black page with silver line 007 logo. Centre pages has 21 movie posters montage with other pages for full track listings. Behind CD placing is the red theme gun barrel. The CD's silver/black gun barrel label has silver line 007 logo with red title lettering.

Tracks ...

  1. James Bond Theme
    John Barry & Orchestra
  2. From Russia With Love
    Matt Monroe
  3. Goldfinger
    Shirley Bassey
  4. Thunderball
    Tom Jones
  5. You Only Live Twice
    Nancy Sinatra
  6. On Her Majesty's Secret Service
    The John Barry Orchestra
  7. We Have All The Time In The World
    Louis Armstrong
  8. Diamonds Are Forever
    Shirley Bassey
  9. Live And Let Die
    Paul McCartney & Wings
  10. The Man With The Golden Gun
  11. Nobody Does It Better
    Carly Simon
  12. Moonraker
    Shirley Bassey
  13. For Your Eyes Only
    Sheena Easton
  14. All Time High
    Rita Coolidge
  15. A View To A Kill
    Duran Duran
  16. The Living Daylights
  17. Licence To Kill
    Gladys Knight
  18. GoldenEye
    Tina Turner
  19. Tomorrow Never Dies
    Sheryl Crow
  20. Surrender
  21. The World Is Not Enough
  22. Die Another Day
  23. You Know My Name
    Chris Cornell

  24. Bonus Track (previously unreleased)
  25. James Bond Theme
    John Arnold
Duration: 79 mins 23 secs.

Another update of 2002 release this time pre-QOS. This time we lose the previous album's final 2 tracks of James Bond Themes and gain DAD, CR's Cornell theme finally on a Bond CD, TND's Surrender is brought back with lang getting a mention on the add on label describing this album as THE NEW BEST OF BOND. Strange addition is another James Bond Theme cover by John Arnold ( is this composer David's dad or brother ? ) which starts with an upbeat guitar rift of the famous tune but is spoiled when the organist joins in which makes it sound like a poor cover for a video game. At least this album runs in the right movie order but not all 007 titles are mentioned on the rear list.

As before if a newcomer to the world of Bond music this is an excellent introduction. Despite having all the tracks bar the mentioned final two it's still a must for your collection. So listen and enjoy !