Two iconic franchises in their respective areas which are Bowers & Wilkins and James Bond are partnering up. These are two well-known British brands. They want to celebrate how music has been utilized in the various 007 stories over the past 60 years.

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One way they are doing this is with this special edition of the B&W Px8 headphones dubbed the “007 edition”. These feature a Midnight Blue colorway inspired by the dinner jacket that James Bond wore in his first on-screen appearance in 1962’s “Dr.No”.

The Sound of Cinema
Every world-famous cinema release you can think of has its own uniquely identifiable music that lives long in the memory even after the final credits roll – but in all of cinema, there can be few better examples of memorable music than the scores that have propelled James Bond films over the past six decades. From Monty Norman’s signature theme through each of the iconic title songs, music has been inextricably linked with 007.

Bowers & Wilkins, Abbey Road Studios and The Music of Bond
Bowers & Wilkins’ relationship with the James Bond film franchise is intertwined with its 40-year relationship with Abbey Road Studios, where its flagship 800 Series loudspeakers have been used to monitor the recording of countless film scores, including Skyfall (2012) and Spectre (2015). And more recently, in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the James Bond film franchise, Abbey Road Studios engineers used Bowers & Wilkins loudspeakers to help create Bond 25, an album featuring all 25 iconic Bond themes with brand new arrangements recorded by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in Abbey Road Studio One.

The “007 Edition” of the Bowers & Wilkins Px8 are available for pre-order now at 007store while it will be at select retailers on Oct 26th for $799.99

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