You Only Live Twice
John Barry

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John Barry's score for this James Bond outing re-enters the chart after a year away

Part of the early run of John Barry/James Bond successes, You Only Live Twice was also the first time the world heard the famous 'Capsule In Space' instrumental. In 1967, John Barry had already found his niche as part of the Bond franchise. It could be argued that he was every bit as essential to its success as Sean Connery, such was the quality of his musical characterisation of the suave agent. But with the series' fifth instalment (and the fourth with a John Barry soundtrack), things were about to go intergalactic…