In the latest episode of the Bond Music: Six of the Best series Jarrod and Alan infiltrate a secret meeting at the opera to discuss the soundtrack from QUANTUM OF SOLACE (or is that “Something of Boris”?) – Does David Arnold depart on a high note? Will there be a new record for shortest track? Will Alan get out of the boot? — Tune in & find out!
In the latest Bond Music; Six of the Best episode we move on to the Daniel Craig era as Jarrod and Alan discuss David Arnold’s score for CASINO ROYALE. David Arnold slows things down for a this reboot of the franchise. Is it too slow? Does it need more Barry? Is it just Barry enough? — Tune in & find out!
As a thank you for the folks that visit the James Bond Lexicon site on a regular basis, here’s an early look at the cover for the upcoming James Bond Lexicon book, currently scheduled for release in April 2021.
On the latest episode of the On Her Majesty;s Secret Podcast Van and Alan take a look at half a dozen of Roger Moore’s non-Bond movie outings, plus a discussion of his early pre-Bond TV career.
The movies we covered included:
- The Fiction Makers
- The Man Who Haunted Himself
- The Wild Geese
- Escape From Athena
- ffolkes (aka North Sea Hijack)
- Cannonball Run
And Alan tells the story of why he doesn’t remember meeting Sir Roger. – Check it out here.
The latest Bond Music: Six of the Best episode’s session is all about DIE ANOTHER DAY. It’s not a fan-favorite film in the Bond community, but is the soundtrack shaky as well? How about that Madonna tune – club jam awesomeness?…good Bond song?…. And just where did Jarrod get his CD from? — Tune in & find out!
With the James Bond Lexicon book now in production, here’s a sneak peek at the proposed page design and layout. – Let us know what you think.
The latest episode of Bond Music: Six of the Best is all about THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH. Alan has the lead on this episode. The lads will provide factoids and discussion on the main title song, 6 of their favorite tracks (hence the title of the podcast), and a bonus remix…maybe more!
How will the 2nd Arnold soundtrack compare to his first? What do the Wonder Twins have to do with it? And what is Alan doing with a fake, wooden laptop? — Tune in & find out!
The print version of the upcoming James Bond Lexicon will cover 271 Bond stories published between 1953 and 2019; but what of anything that is released after the manuscript was completed? Entries for those stories will be posted here on the companion website.
And we’ve just posted the first batch – with 39 new entries covering the events of the two latest James Bond comics:
- Ian Fleming’s James Bond Vol. 3 #1-6 (Dynamite Comics 2019)
- Ian Fleming’s James Bond: Reflections of Death anthology (Dynamite Comics 2020)
You can find links on the Lexicon Updates section of this website.
On the latest episode of Bond Music: Six of the Best we discuss the sounds of Tomorrow Never Dies. Will Alan & Jarrod fawn all over David Arnold’s initial entry into Bond film scores? (probably) And the debate will be decided: Sheryl Crow vs KD Lang: the lads will decide which one they prefer! — Tune in & find out!