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Published: 9/8/2015

SESAC’s James Napier (PRS) Writes New James Bond Theme Song

SESAC-affiliated writer James Napier co-wrote the theme song for the upcoming new James Bond movie, Spectre.  Co-written and performed by Sam Smith, the track "Writing’s On The Wall" marks the first James Bond theme song recorded by a British male solo artist since 1965. Released by Capitol Records, the song will debut and be available to purchase and stream on Sept. 25. Spectre, starring Daniel Craig as Bond, will be released in the UK on Oct. 26 before hitting US theaters on Nov. 6.

James Napier
is a GRAMMY© Award-winning songwriter and was named SESAC’s Songwriter of the Year at the 2015 SESAC Pop Music Awards. Napier took home the Song of the Year honors for his smash hit “Stay With Me,” also recorded by Sam Smith.