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Movie composer Thomas Newman takes over from David Arnold and follows in the Bond composer footsteps of the great John Barry with his new score for Skyfall, starring Daniel Craig.
Thomas Newman is the new Bond composer! Following on from the work David Arnold did on the previous five Bond films, Newman takes Bond into the new decade with a decidedly modern score that tips its hat to the classic Bond sound.
One of the most critically acclaimed Bond actors in the franchise's history, Daniel Craig returns as the more complex, cerebral and realistic Bond he showed audiences in Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace. Picture: Sony
Filming Skyfall clearly looks like a typically physical experience for Daniel Craig - and it's reflected in Thomas Newman's score. Picture: Sony
It's not just Thomas Newman on the Skyfall soundtrack - pop superstar Adele has recorded the film's iconic title song, and she posted this picture on Twitter as it was released.
Another action-packed scene from the new James Bond movie, Skyfall. Picture: Sony
Daniel Craig between takes on the set of the new James Bond film, Skyfall. Picture: Sony
Naomie Harris gets to grips with her role as Eve in Skyfall - she plays a fellow agent alongside Daniel Craig as James Bond. Picture: Sony
The great Judi Dench returns as M in Skyfall. Picture: Sony
Another still from Skyfall, this one showing a typically sharp-dressed Daniel Craig as James Bond. Picture: Sony
Daniel Craig, new Bond villain Javier Bardem and Bérénice Marlohe line up for Skyfall.
Daniel Craig in the Skyfall poster.
David Arnold and Thomas Newman spoke to Classic FM in an exclusive interview with film music expert Tommy Pearson - to be broadcast on Friday 19th October.
David Arnold and Thomas Newman with interviewer and film music expert Tommy Pearson, after they were interviewed for a Classic FM Bond music special.