IS BILLIE EILISH SINGING THE NEW JAMES BOND THEME SONG?
January 15, 2020
Rumors have been circulating that pop star Billie Eilish will be recording the title track for the new James Bond film, No Time To Die.
The American singer and songwriter responded to the rumors by sharing photos of the Bond Girls on her Instagram story, confirming that she will be recording the official theme song for “No Time To Die.”
Billie Eilish has seemingly confirmed the rumors that she will be performing the official theme song of the latest Bond movie #NoTimeToDie after she shared photos of the Bond Girls on her Instagram Story. pic.twitter.com/MmGoaOa0yk
— Film Updates (@FilmUpdates) January 14, 2020
The singer also posted a picture of the “007” logo saying that she will singing the theme song.
Eilish, who turned 18 last month, has made history by being the youngest artist in history to write and record a theme for the franchise. She composed the song with the help of Finneas O’Connell, who also produced her Grammy-nominated album “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”.
The official James Bond twitter page has also confirmed Eilish’s title song:
The #NoTimeToDie title song will be performed by @billieeilish. Billie has written the song with her brother @finneas and is the youngest artist in history to write and record a James Bond theme song. pic.twitter.com/Qd5cYIRlmg
— James Bond (@007) January 14, 2020
Usually, The Bond song is release in the month leading up to the film’s premiere. “No Time To Die” will premiere in cinemas on April 3rd.
Cary Joji Fukunaga, the film’s director, said: “There are a chosen few who record a Bond theme. I am a huge fan of Billie and Finneas. Their creative integrity and talent are second to none and I cannot wait for audiences to hear what they’ve brought – a fresh new perspective whose vocals will echo for generations to come.”
Eilish now joins the closeness of Duran Duran, Shirley Bassey, Sir Paul McCartney and Madonna for being asked to record the Bond theme.
Watch the full “No Time To Die” trailer:
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