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Billie Eilish has confirmed that she will be recording the official theme song for the upcoming James Bond film, No Time To Die.
The 18-year-old is the youngest artist in history to record the James Bond theme song… so no pressure!
According to reports, Billie wrote the song with her older brother Finneas O’Connell, who she recorded her Grammy-nominated debut album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? with.
“There are a chosen few who record a Bond theme. I am a huge fan of Billie and Finneas,” said No Time To Die director Cary Joji Fukunaga.
“Their creative integrity and talent are second to none and I cannot wait for audiences to hear what they’ve brought – a fresh new perspective whose vocals will echo for generations to come.”
And as you can imagine, Billie and Finneas are beside themselves with excitement too, describing it as a dream come true.
“It feels crazy to be a part of this in every way,” she said in a statement, according to CNN.
“To be able to score the theme song to a film that is part of such a legendary series is a huge honour.
“James Bond is the coolest film franchise ever to exist. I’m still in shock.
“Writing the theme song for a Bond film is something we’ve been dreaming about doing our entire lives.
“There is no more iconic pairing of music and cinema than the likes of Goldfinger and Live And Let Die. We feel so so lucky to play a small role in such a legendary franchise, long live 007.”
Billie Eilish has some pretty big shoes to fill, as the likes of Shirley Bassey, Adele, Sam Smith, Tom Jones, Tina Turner, Madonna, and Duran Duran are just a few of the big names who have had the honor of recording the James Bond theme.
And to pile on the pressure, even more, Adele and Sam Smith – who recorded the themes for Skyfall and Spectre respectively – won ‘Best Original Song’ Oscars for their tracks Skyfall and Writings on the Wall.
Do you think she has what it takes?