Listen to Billie Eilish's new James Bond theme for 'No Time To Die' in full

14 February 2020, 00:05

Billie Eilish has released her new James Bond theme
Billie Eilish has released her new James Bond theme. Picture: Getty

By Tom Eames

Billie Eilish has unveiled her official theme song for the upcoming James Bond movie No Time To Die.

The piano-driven ballad will be used as the main theme song for the final movie in Daniel Craig's reign as 007.

Listen to the song in full below:

Billie Eilish - No Time To Die (Audio)

The track was co-written and produced by her brother Finneas O'Connell.

American singer Billie Eilish is the youngest artist to sing a James Bond theme tune at 18 years old, and she has written the song with her brother Finneas.

Billie has become one of the biggest artists around over the past 12 months, scoring hits with the moody 'Bad Guy' and 'Bury a Friend'.

She follows the likes of recent performers Sam Smith and Adele in recording the coveted theme tune, after Beyoncé and Ed Sheeran had been tipped for the job in recent months.

"It feels crazy to be a part of this in every way," she said.

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

All 23 James Bond movie theme songs, ranked

Bond producers Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli described the song as "incredibly powerful and moving", adding it had been "impeccably crafted to work within the emotional story of the film".

Director Cary Joji Fukunaga said: "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."

Daniel Craig will be returning for his fifth and final James Bond movie in No Time to Die, directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga and co-written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge.