November 20, 2012 @ 4:35 pm
There are several essential elements to a classic James Bond flick. Double-oh-seven has got to match wits with a megalomaniacal baddie. He's got to bed down exotic, international hotties. He's got to slurp down some shaken-no-stirred libation - preferably in some sort of casino setting, looking stunning in a tailor-made suit.
Our favorite spy has also got to have bombastic opening credits music, a precedent established in his 1962 debut, “Dr. No.” So as America's top action flick, “Skyfall,” was opening we we asked readers for their favorite Bond themes. And this is how you all voted:
But what?!? We weren't expecting a win for Lulu's “The Man With the Golden Gun.” But not a single vote for the queen of Bond divas, Shirley Bassey, who sang not only “Goldfinger,” but also “Diamonds Are Forever” and “Moonraker”? What is this world coming to?
By Published in the Tacoma Weekly
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