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Sex Mob: Sex Mob Does Bond

Considering the material and the band rep, the title of this recording was probably inevitable. Even so, it doesn’t give a very accurate impression of the music, which isn’t as goofy as the name might suggest. The band doesn’t really, uh, “do” Bond, so much as they, um, “do” the secret agent’s personal film composer, John Barry. With few exceptions, the band restricts themselves to Barry’s Bond music. In other words, you won’t find names like McCartney or Le Bon among the composer credits. Nor will you find many obvious choices. The band covers only two familiar themes outright-“Nobody Does It Better” and “You Only Live Twice.”

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