June 26th, 2010

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Alternative Bond Themes - "You Only Live Twice" by Lorraine Chandler

I've decided to change the title of this series of posts to "Alternative Bond Themes," rather than "Rejected," as it's not clear if some of these different versions were ever seriously considered for the movie with which they are associated.

And this entry is such a case - In the 1990s, this alternative example of a possible "You Only Live Twice" theme song, performed by Detroit soul artist, Lorraine Chandler, was discovered in the vaults of RCA Records. The track appears to originate from the 1960s, and may have been intended as a demo for consideration by the film's producers.



Previous Alternate Bond Themes.
"Goldfinger" by Anthony Newley
"For Your Eyes Only" by Blondie
"Quantum of Solace" by Shirley Bassey
"Thunderball" by Johnny Cash
The video I posted earlier of "The Man With The Golden Gun" by Alice Cooper has now been taken down.