"This is one of the highlights of my career. I am so excited to be a part of this iconic British legacy and join an incredible line up of some of my biggest musical inspirations." This, from Sam Smith, is a rare example of a musician releasing a statement that isn't riddled with hyperbole. Because there are few greater honours in music than being invited to record a Bond theme.
That's not to say there haven't been a few duds over the years, and a few that have more-or-less faded into obscurity - but the 007 franchise has also spawned some of the most powerful and iconic songs in musical history.
It wasn't easy, given how many incredible tracks there have been over the fifty years the film franchise has been going, but we managed it. Here is every single Bond theme, ranked from worst to best.