From Russia With Love – Matt Monro (1963)

£54.95

An individual, limited edition, example of vinyl art made from a genuine, original, 45rpm, 7” single featuring the  single, From Russia With Love by Matt Monroa. The record was released in 1963, on the Parlophone record label and has been reworked into the silhouette of a Walther PPK hand gun, the pistol used by James Bond.

Presented in a satin black box frame
Limited Edition of 100, signed and numbered by myself, the artist

Title: From Russia With Love
Media Artist/s: Matt Monro
Record Label: Parlophone
Medium: Mixed media, hand cut from an original 7″ vinyl single
Era: 1960s
Genre: Jazz

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Additional information about this, Matt Monro vinyl art.

Matt Monro – The Artist

Matt Monro (born Terence Edward Parsons, 1930 – 1985) was an English crooner who became one of the most popular entertainers on the international music scene during the 1960s and 1970s. Known as The Man with the Golden Voice, he filled cabarets, nightclubs, music halls, and stadiums throughout the world in his 30-year career. His notable recordings include the UK Top 10 hits: “Portrait Of My Love”, “My Kind of Girl”, “Softly As I Leave You”, “Walk Away” and “Yesterday” (Originally by The Beatles). He also recorded several film themes such as “From Russia With Love” for the James Bond film of the same name, “Born Free” for the film of the same name and “On Days Like These” for The Italian Job.

From Russia With Love – The Song

From Russia With Love is the main title song for the film of the same name. Written by Lionel Bart and performed by Matt Monro. It was one of his most famous songs. From Russia with Love is a 1963 British spy film and the second in the James Bond film series produced by Eon Productions, as well as Sean Connery’s second role as MI6 agent James Bond. It was directed by Terence Young, produced by Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman, and written by Richard Maibaum and Johanna Harwood, based on Ian Fleming’s similarly named 1957 novel. In the film, Bond is sent to assist in the defection of Soviet consulate clerk Tatiana Romanova in Turkey, where SPECTRE plans to avenge Bond’s killing of Dr. No. 

The Walther PPK Pistol – The Shape

James Bond is a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming. The Spy Who Loves Me is the tenth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, and the third to star Roger Moore as the fictional secret agent James Bond. The storyline involves a reclusive megalomaniac named Karl Stromberg, who plans to destroy the world and create a new civilisation under the sea. Bond teams up with a Russian agent, Anya Amasova, to stop Stromberg. The pistol that he uses throughout the series is predominately a Walther PPK.

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Weight 1030 g
Dimensions 25 × 4.5 × 25 cm

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