Billie Eilish's 'No Time to Die' Theme Song Has Arrived

Lawrence Kim
February 14, 2020

Billie Eilish, the 18-year-old music superstar who broke records by winning four major Grammy Awards just a few weeks ago, has added another line to her already-impressive resumé: she's officially the youngest person to ever sing a theme song for a James Bond movie.

It includes Johnny Marr on guitar with orchestral arrangements by Hans Zimmer and Matt Dunkley.

The 18-year-old When We All Asleep, Where Do We Go? singer premiered the song on Thursday (February 13) ahead of the film's release.

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.

Eilish shared her thoughts on writing the theme for the newest entry into the beloved franchise: "It feels insane to be a part of this in every way. I'm still in shock", she said in an interview.

About a minute into the number, a synthesizer pipes in with a haunting snippet of John Barry's classic Bond theme, written for Dr. No.

Billie, who penned the number with her brother and usual co-writer Finneas O'Connell, begins the song accompanied by just a piano. "Their creative integrity and talent are second to none and I can not wait for audiences to hear what they've brought - a fresh new perspective whose vocals will echo for generations to come".

The film will be out in United Kingdom cinemas on 2 April.

Billie Eilish has continued her trend of uber-long fingernails on the red carpet, this time teaming the black nails - each adorned with a stone - with a Chanel tracksuit and fingerless lace gloves.

Check out the post below to hear a preview of Billie Eilish's "No Time to Die" for the next James Bond film.

No Time to Die, directed by Cary Fukunaga, centers on the James Bond following the events of Spectre.

Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the Central Intelligence Agency turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with risky new technology.

We'll also see Rami Malek introduced as new villain Safin, joined by other newcomers like Knives Out star Ana de Armas and Captain Marvel's Lashana Lynch. No Time to Die is set to hit theaters on April 10.

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