BILLIE EILISH RELEASES NO TIME TO DIE

MUSIC

The official theme song to new James Bond film releasing on 9th April 2020

Five-time GRAMMY Award winning artist Billie Eilish has released her latest song, ‘No Time To Die’, the official theme song to the upcoming James Bond film. The song was produced by her brother; fellow multi GRAMMY Award winning FINNEAS alongside Stephen Lipson, with orchestral arrangements by Hans Zimmer and Matt Dunkley, and guitar from Johnny Marr.

No Time To Die comes ahead of the film’s global release, which hits theatres from 12th November 2020 in Singapore through Universal Pictures International. 18-year-old Eilish is officially the youngest artist in history to both write and record a James Bond theme song.

“Billie and FINNEAS have written an incredibly powerful and moving song for No Time To Die, which has been impeccably crafted to work within the emotional story of the film,” said Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, the producers of No Time To Die.

“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,” said director Cary Joji Fukunaga.

Eilish said, “It feels crazy to be a part of this in every way. To be able to score the theme song to a film that is part of such a legendary series is a huge honour.  James Bond is the coolest film franchise ever to exist. I’m still in shock”.  FINNEAS adds, “Writing the theme song for a Bond film is something we’ve been dreaming about doing our entire lives. There is no more iconic pairing of music and cinema than the likes of Goldfinger and Live and Let Die. We feel extremely lucky to play a small role in such a legendary franchise, long live 007!”

Billie Eilish, ifpi presentation, London, 19 February 2020. Photo by: Carsten Windhorst

In February, Billie Eilish made GRAMMY history as the youngest artist to win in all four major categories, taking away five wins in total for Best New Artist, Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Vocal Album.  She had also performed live during the In Memoriam segment at the 92nd Oscars.

Listen to No Time To Die via https://smarturl.it/NoTimeToDie

More news on Billie is her ‘bad guy’ track was named as the biggest Global Single of 2019. IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, has named bad guy by Billie Eilish as the biggest global single of 2019.

Bad guy (the fifth single from Billie Eilish’s first album ‘When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?’ was an instant hit, topping the charts in more than 15 countries around the world. It became Spotify’s second most streamed song globally last year too. The track notched up 19.5million ‘global converted track equivalents’ last year – a metric that includes audio and video streams as well as download sales (weighted based on the relative value of each method of consumption).

“Billie Eilish has taken the world by storm with her incredible voice and genre-defying sound. She is also an artist who addresses important issues like mental health in her lyrics that clearly resonate with her fans all over the world,” said IFPI boss, Frances Moore (pictured presenting Billie Eilish with her latest award).

 

Here are the Top 10 Global Digital Singles for 2019:

  1. bad guy (19.5M) – Billie Eilish (Universal Music)
  2. Old Town Road (18.4M) – Lil Nas X
  3. Senorita (16.1M) – Shawn Mendes , Camila Cabello (Universal Music)
  4. Sunflower (13.4M) – Post Malone, Swae Lee (Universal Music)
  5. 7 Rings (13.3M) – Ariana Grande (Universal Music)
  6. Dance Monkey (11.4M) – Tones & I
  7. I Don’t Care (10.3M) – Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber
  8. Shallow (10.2M) – Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper (Universal Music)
  9. Someone You Loved (9.1M) – Lewis Capaldi (Universal Music)
  10. Without Me (9.1M) – Halsey (Universal Music)

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