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Billie Eilish was an interesting choice for a Bond Singer, and "No Time to Die" is a really different Bond Song.

Normally, Bond Singers are strong and assertive. They take up a large space in the mix and eclipse the orchestra.

The vibe that Eilish gives off in her performance is basically the opposite of this: broken and withdrawn. They still make her huge in the mix. It kind of comes across as someone with a camera zooming in on someone crying in a corner across the room. I almost feel like I'm disrupting something. And apparently, so does the orchestra, mixed in a way that it tiptoes around her.

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@paul And this fits perfectly with the character and story of the film. She really nailed it.

Craig's Bond is more vulnerable and attached (and, frankly, human) than his predecessors'. Her song comes in when he's potentially at his lowest, and certainly when he's at his most heartbroken.

He's at the end of his rope, in more ways than one, and the song really meets that energy. Bond *is* crying in a corner across the room.

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