Soul Jazz Records are releasing this 2xLP expanded version of Studio One 007 - Licenced to Ska: James Bond and Other Film Soundtracks and TV Themes, originally only ever available as a long-deleted 7" RSD box set. This new edition is fully remastered and expanded to a massive 18 super rare and killer cuts from the Studio One empire.
Featuring The Skatalites, Lee Perry, Jackie Mittoo, The Wailers, Roland Alphonso and The Soul Brothers, rare and classic tracks from Jamaica's no.1 record label, Studio One.
Extensive sleeve notes discuss the connections between James Bond, Jamaica and ska music. Jamaica was the setting for Dr. No, Live and Let Die, The Man with the Golden Gun and the recent No Time to Die and the home for Bond's creator, Ian Fleming. There is also an extended essay on The Skatalites and their post-modern love and ska-ification of all styles of music - from classical music to TV themes, from detective movies to Fiddler on the Roof!
Aside from the James Bond-related cuts this album also includes killer tracks from the secret agent 1969 spoof Our Man Flint, the Clint Eastwood-starring Spaghetti Western Hang 'Em High, the Brazilian movie masterpiece Black Orpheus and more.
The vinyl album is presented in superb gatefold sleeve, with full inner and house bag.
- Double Vinyl LP
- Expanded Version
- Fully Remastered
- Previously Only Available as a Now-Out-of-Print 7" RSD Box Set
- Rare Tracks
- Extensive Sleeve Notes
- Extended Essay on The Skatalites
- Gatefold Sleeve
- Inner Sleeve
- House Bag
- Jackie Mittoo and The Soul Brothers - James Bond
- The Skatalites - Dick Tracy
- The Soul Brothers - James Bond Girl
- The Skatalites - Guns of Navarone
- Roland Alphonso and The Studio One Orchestra - From Russia with Love
- The Soul Brothers - Thunderball
- Jackie Mittoo - Hang 'Em High
- The Soul Brothers - Mr Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
- The Soul Brothers - 007
- Lee Perry and The Wailers - Pussy Galore
- The Soul Brothers - Mr. Flint
- The Skatalites - Ball of Fire
- The Soul Brothers - James Bond Danger Man
- The Soul Brothers - Lawman
- The Skatalites - Black Orpheus
- The Skatalites - Exodus
- The Skatalites - Dr. Kildare
- The Soul Brothers - Fiddler on the Roof