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Billie Eilish will be recording the new James Bond theme song

The 'bad guy' singer will be the youngest person in history to record a Bond song

2020-01-14

Words: Steve Brown

Billie Eilish has been confirmed as the next person to join the long list of singers to record the James Bond theme song.

No Time to Die is set to hit cinemas in April this year and marks the last outing for Daniel Craig as Ian Fleming's iconic 007 agent.

Since the announcement of the film, people have been speculating who would be following Sam Smith as the next singer to record the Bond theme.

 
 
 
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And now, the 'bad guy' singer Billie Eilish has been confirmed and has written the song with her brother, Finneas, and she has become the youngest person ever to record a Bond theme.

Writing on Twitter, the official account for the Bond film wrote: "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."

In a statement, 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 honor.

"James Bond is the coolest film franchise ever to exist. I’m still in shock”.

Finneas added: “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 so so lucky to play a small role in such a legendary franchise, long live 007.”

Watch the trailer for No Time to Die below: