GoldenEye (soundtrack)

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GoldenEye: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack from the United Artists film
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Soundtrack album by Éric Serra
Released November 14, 1995
Genre Soundtrack
Length 54 minutes
Label EMI
Éric Serra chronology
Léon: The Professional
(1994)Léon: The Professional1994
GoldenEye
(1995)
The Fifth Element
(1997)The Fifth Element1997
James Bond soundtrack chronology
Licence to Kill
(1989) Licence to Kill1989
GoldenEye
(1995) GoldenEye1995
Tomorrow Never Dies
(1997) Tomorrow Never Dies1997
Singles from GoldenEye: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack from the United Artists film
  1. "GoldenEye"
    Released: November 7, 1995
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AllMusic 3/5 stars
Filmtracks 1/5 stars

GoldenEye: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack from the United Artists film is the soundtrack to the 17th James Bond film of the same name and was composed by Éric Serra. It was released by EMI on November 14, 1995. Serra composed and performed a number of synthesizer tracks, including the radically reworked version of the James Bond Theme that plays during the gun barrel sequence, while John Altman and David Arch provided the more traditional symphonic music. The producers hired composer John Altman to write a more traditional, orchestral score piece for the tank-chase scene in St. Petersburg. Serra's original, unused track for that sequence can still be found on the soundtrack album as "A Pleasant Drive in St. Petersburg".

The theme song "GoldenEye" was written by Bono and The Edge of rock band U2 and was performed by Tina Turner. The song was later covered by Nicole Scherzinger for the 2010 remastering of the GoldenEye 007 video game.

The Swedish pop band Ace of Base was also involved at one point, producing a different theme song—also called "GoldenEye"—which does not appear in the film or soundtrack. This song was later released with slightly revised lyrics as "The Juvenile" on their 2002 album Da Capo, replacing the word "GoldenEye" with "Juvenille".[citation needed]

The soundtrack does not feature the comedic rendition of the Tammy Wynette song "Stand By Your Man" from the film, which was sung by Minnie Driver.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "GoldenEye" – Tina Turner
  2. "The GoldenEye Overture: Half of Everything is Luck/The Other Half is Fate/For England, James"[A]
  3. "Ladies First"
  4. "We Share the Same Passions: The Trip to Cuba/The Same Passions"
  5. "Little Surprise for You: Xenia/D.M. Mishkin"
  6. "The Severnaya Suite: Among the Dead/Out of Hell/The Husky Tribe"
  7. "Our Lady of Smolensk"
  8. "Whispering Statues: Whispers/Two Faced"
  9. "Run, Shoot, and Jump"
  10. "A Pleasant Drive in St. Petersburg"[A]
  11. "Fatal Weakness"
  12. "That's What Keeps You Alone"
  13. "Dish out of Water: A Good Squeeze/The Antenna"
  14. "The Scale to Hell: Boris and the Lethal Pen/I Am Invincible"
  15. "For Ever, James"
  16. "The Experience of Love" – Éric Serra

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b contains the "James Bond Theme", originally composed for the Dr. No soundtrack

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