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Encyclopedia > The Spy Who Loved Me (soundtrack)
The Spy Who Loved Me
Soundtrack by Marvin Hamlisch
Released 1977
Recorded April 1977
Label EMI
Producer Frank Collura (Reissue)
Professional reviews
Marvin Hamlisch chronology
Funny Lady
(1975)
The Spy Who Loved Me
(1977)
The Absent-Minded Waiter
(1977)
James Bond soundtrack chronology
The Man with the Golden Gun
(1974)
The Spy Who Loved Me
(1977)
Moonraker
(1979)
Alternate cover
Re-release cover

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The theme song "Nobody Does it Better" composed by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager, and performed by Carly Simon and was the first theme song to be titled differently than the name of the movie, although the phrase "the spy who loved me" is in the lyrics. Original The Spy Who Loved Me soundtrack cover, featuring Nobody Does It Better Nobody Does It Better is a James Bond theme used for the 1977 film The Spy Who Loved Me and released Single EP, Soundtrack Album. ... Marvin Hamlisch (born June 2, 1944) is an American composer. ... Carole Bayer Sager (born March 8, 1947 in New York City, New York) is an American lyricist, songwriter and singer best-known for writing the lyrics to many popular songs performed on Broadway and in Hollywood films. ... Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945 in New York City) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy Award winning American musician who emerged as one of the leading lights of the early 1970s singer-songwriter movement. ...


The song became a hit that is still popular today and has been featured in numerous movies including the recently released Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Little Black Book (2004), Lost in Translation and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004). Mr. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... Promotional poster for Little Black Book Little Black Book is a 2004 drama / romantic comedy film, directed by Nick Hurran. ... The year 2004 in film involved some significant events. ... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason is a 2004 movie directed by Beeban Kidron. ...


In 2004, the song was honoured by the American Film Institute as the 67th greatest song as part of their 100 Years Series. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The American Film Institute, celebrating the 100th anniversary of film, created several top 100 lists covering movies in American cinema. ...


The soundtrack to the movie was composed by Marvin Hamlisch, who filled in for veteran John Barry due to his being unavailable for work in the United Kingdom due to tax reasons. The soundtrack, in comparison to other Bond films of the time, is more disco-oriented and included a new disco rendition of the "James Bond Theme", entitled "Bond 77". Marvin Hamlisch (born June 2, 1944) is an American composer. ... John Barry. ... This article is about the music genre. ... The James Bond Theme is one of the signature themes for the James Bond films. ...


An element of the Barry style remains in the suspenseful film sequence in which Bond and Amasova try to track down Jaws at an antiquated site in Egypt. The accompanying Hamlisch music echoes Barry's "Stalking," from the pre-credit fantasy sequence of From Russia with Love, featuring Bond (Sean Connery) and villain Red Grant (Robert Shaw). For the Ian Fleming novel, see From Russia with Love. ... Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born 25 August 1930) is a retired Scottish actor and producer who is perhaps best known as the first actor to portray James Bond in cinema, starring in seven Bond films. ... Robert Shaw (August 9, 1927 – August 28, 1978) was an English stage and film actor and writer. ...


Track listing

  1. Nobody Does It Better - Main Title – Carly Simon
  2. Bond 77
  3. Ride To Atlantis
  4. Mojave Club
  5. Nobody Does It Better (Instrumental)
  6. Anya
  7. The Tanker
  8. The Pyramids
  9. Eastern Lights
  10. Conclusion
  11. Nobody Does It Better - End Title – Carly Simon


In addition, Hamlisch incorporates into his score several pieces of classical music. As Stromberg feeds his duplicitous secretary to a shark, the villain plays Bach's Air on the G String — famous for accompanying the disaster-prone characters in TV adverts for Hamlet cigars. He then plays the opening string section of the second movement, Andante, of Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 'Elvira Madigan' as Atlantis rises from the sea. Original The Spy Who Loved Me soundtrack cover, featuring Nobody Does It Better Nobody Does It Better is a James Bond theme used for the 1977 film The Spy Who Loved Me and released Single EP, Soundtrack Album. ... Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945 in New York City) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy Award winning American musician who emerged as one of the leading lights of the early 1970s singer-songwriter movement. ... Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945 in New York City) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy Award winning American musician who emerged as one of the leading lights of the early 1970s singer-songwriter movement. ... “Bach” redirects here. ... The Air on the G String is an adaptation of Johann Sebastian Bachs famous Air. ... “Mozart” redirects here. ...


"Nocturne No. 8 in D-Flat, Op. 27 No. 2" by Chopin crops up later, as reportedly does an excerpt from Saint-Saëns' "The Aquarium" from "The Carnival of the Animals". Chopin redirects here. ... Charles Camille Saint-Saëns () (9 October 1835 – 16 December 1921) was a French composer, organist, conductor, and pianist, known especially for his orchestral works The Carnival of the Animals, Danse Macabre, Samson et Dalila, and Symphony No. ...


Finally, Hamlisch cheekily segues his score into an excerpt from that for David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia when Bond and Anya Amasova are wandering through the desert; according to a documentary on the DVD, this idea was originally a joke by one of the film editors who played the music over the dailies of the scene. It became a trend, with the subsequent two films in the series similarly referencing 'classic' film music within their scores. Sir David Lean, KBE (March 25, 1908 – April 16, 1991) was an English film director and producer, best remembered for big-screen epics such as Lawrence of Arabia, The Bridge on the River Kwai, and Doctor Zhivago . ... Lawrence of Arabia is an award-winning 1962 film based on the life of T. E. Lawrence. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ...

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