Bond Music: Six of the Best Analyzes Die Another Day

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!

Bond Music: Six of the Best thinks The World is Not Enough

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!

First Lexicon Update Entries Posted

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.

Bond Music: Six of the Best on Tomorrow Never Dies

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!

14 Connerys and No Bond

Over on the Her Majesty’s Secret Podcast network we took a look at Sir Sean Connery’s extensive movie career outside the world of 007, coming up with a list of 14 different movies to discuss from his earliest roles in the late 1950s up to his last movie in 2003.

The movies covered were:

  • Hell Drivers (1957)
  • Marnie (1964)
  • The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
  • A Bridge Too Far (1977)
  • The First Great Train Robbery (1978)
  • Outland (1981)
  • Highlander (1986)
  • The Name of the Rose (1986)
  • Untouchables (1987)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
  • The Hunt For Red October (1990)
  • Rising Sun (1993)
  • The Rock (1996)
  • League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)

Tune in to see if you agree with our assessments and recommendations on which from the list are worth a watch.

Bond Music: Six of the Best reviews GoldenEye

The GoldenEye soundtrack is an easy target for us to point fingers at as the worst 007 movie score. But why did it turn out that way, and is there a few actual golden nuggets in there? – Join Jarrod and I as we discuss these and many other aspects of Eric Serra’s contribution to Bond’s musical history.

Bond Music: Six of the Best has a Licence To Kill

The latest episode’s of Bond Music: Six of the Best is all about LICENCE TO KILL. 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!  What will the boys make of Michael Kamen’s only 007 soundtrack? Is the soundtrack truly as bland as many say it is?  Where does one get a license to kilt?  —  Tune in & find out!