After sweeping the big four Grammys categories and lending her vocals to the Oscars’ In Memoriam tribute, Billie Eilish is already back for her next big spotlight moment: singing the title track to April’s No Time to Die, the 25th James Bond film. The title track, also called “No Time to Die,” dropped on YouTube on Thursday evening, giving fans of taste of what Eilish brings to a tradition that recently won “Skyfall” singer Adele an Oscar.
The song was produced by her brother, FINNEAS, alongside Stephen Lipson, with orchestral arrangements by Hans Zimmer and Matt Dunkley, and guitar from Johnny Marr. At 18 years old, Eilish is the youngest Bond theme singer in history.
“There are a chosen few who record a Bond theme. I am a huge fan of Billie and FINNEAS,” director Cary Joji Fukunaga in a statement. “Their creative integrity and talent are second to none and I cannot wait for audiences to hear what they’ve brought – a fresh new perspective whose vocals will echo for generations to come.”
No Time to Die is poised to be Daniel Craig’s last as 007, though he’ll be sharing the 007 status with Captain Marvel’s Lashana Lynch. At the top of this latest installment, Bond has left active service, living retired and “happy” in Jamaica. He’s immediately pulled back in action when an old pal from the CIA shows up at his doorstep. Things blow up from there.
Returning to the cast are Ralph Fiennes as M, Naomie Harris as Moneypenny, Ben Whishaw as Q, Rory Kinnear as Bill Tanner, Jeffrey Wright as CIA officer Felix Leiter, and Lea Seydoux, who returns as her Spectre character Dr. Madeleine Swann, daughter of the mysterious Mr. White character.
No Time to Die comes out on April 2 in the U.K. and April 10 in the U.S.