The Wedding Present are set to release a new charity album made up of covers of James Bond themes.
‘Not From Where I’m Standing’, due out on December 4 via the Come Play With Me label, sees current and former members of the band taking on 20 classic Bond themes, all in aid of mental health charity CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably).
Speaking of the project, the band’s David Gedge said: “Where do ideas like this come from? Well, I can tell you that this one was born during a soundcheck in New Zealand, in 2013, when the band were playing around with the main melody of the classic Bond theme ‘You Only Live Twice’.
“And then came another idea. Each of the artists on this proposed compilation would be
required to have a physical connection to Cinerama or The Wedding Present. I liked the unifying feel of that. I