Billie Eilish has kicked off 2020 with five Grammy Awards, an Oscars overall look and now a James Bond concept music.
The singer on Thursday unveiled her really expected title track for the most recent Bond installment, “No Time to Die,” co-published by Eilish and her brother, Finneas.
At eighteen, she is the youngest artist at any time to publish and report a Bond concept — incorporating to the Gen-Z anti-pop phenom’s rising list of historic achievements.
“Was it evident to most people else that I’ve fallen for a lie?” she sings on the track. “You were never ever on my aspect / Fool me once, idiot me 2 times / … now you will never ever see me cry / There’s just no time to die.”
With “No Time to Die,” Eilish joins the ranks of earlier Bond performers which includes Adele (“Skyfall”), Paul McCartney and Wings (“Live and Allow Die”), Duran Duran (“A Watch to a Kill”), Gladys Knight (“License to Kill”), Madonna (“Die One more Day”) and Tina Turner (“GoldenEye”).
Adhering to a banner 2019, the “Bad Guy” hitmaker has ongoing her sizzling streak, sweeping the top four categories at the Grammys and hitting the stage at Sunday’s 92nd Academy Awards, the place some speculated she would debut her new Bond tune.
Rather, she performed an intimate rendition of the Beatles’ “Yesterday” for the ceremony’s In Memoriam section.
“It feels outrageous to be a element of [‘No Time to Die’] in each and every way,” Eilish explained when her involvement was introduced. “To be ready to rating the concept music to a movie that is element of such a famous series is a substantial honour. James Bond is the coolest movie franchise at any time to exist. I’m nonetheless in shock.”
“No Time to Die,” starring Daniel Craig in his last outing as 007, follows Bond out of retirement and again into the world of espionage, extravagant vehicles and significant-tech gadgets.
A number of stars, which includes “Captain Marvel” actress Lashana Lynch, “Knives Out” breakout Ana de Armas and “Bohemian Rhapsody” frontman Rami Malek, are set to make their Bond debuts when the Cary Joji Fukunaga movie premieres later this calendar year.
Cowritten by “Fleabag” and “Killing Eve” mastermind Phoebe Waller-Bridge, the twenty fifth Bond experience hits theaters April 10.