Live and Let Die
- ALive and Let Die
- BI Lie Around
Red Rose Speedway (Archive Collection)
Paul was asked by producers Harry Saltzman and Albert R. Broccoli to write the theme tune for the new James Bond film, 'Live and Let Die'. The song was recorded at George Martin's AIR Studios during a break in the Abbey Road sessions for Red Rose Speedway, and was nominated for Best Original Song at the 1974 Oscars along with two nominations the same year at the GRAMMYs. Paul recently received a BMP Citation Of Achievement for 8 million broadcast performances of 'Live and Let Die'.
Most songs are self-commissioned: you write them for your own pleasure or to get yourself out of trouble, but in some cases somebody else commissions a song, and that’s a nice thing; that’s where the craft comes inPaul