MADONNA 'Die Another Day'

 'Die Another Day' New Madonna Single

October 2002 (Newstream) -- "Die Another Day," Madonna's new single and the title song for MGM's forthcoming James Bond film, will be in stores on October 22, it was announced today by Warner Bros. Records. The song has had a triumphant first week response at radio, reaching a listener audience of over 32 million and is expected to debut at #24 on the Billboard singles chart. "Die Another Day" was written and produced by Madonna and Mirwais with string arrangements by Michel Colombier.

Madonna's new single is part of the Music From the MGM Motion Picture Soundtrack Die Another Day which also contains a score composed by former Bjork collaborator David Arnold as well as The James Bond Theme - "Bond vs. Oakenfold", remixed by cutting edge dance master, Paul Oakenfold. The soundtrack will be released November 12th on Warner Bros. Records. This enhanced CD will feature Madonna's "Die Another Day" music video, the "making of the video" segment and Bond bonus extras.

This is Madonna's first new single since last spring's "What it Feels Like for A Girl" which appeared on her multi-million selling album Music. The stunning video which accompanies the single was directed by Traktor and will premiere globally on MTV on October 10th.

The initial "Die Another Day" CD Maxi release includes the following:

Die Another Day (Single Edit), Dirty Vegas Mix, Thee RetroLectro Mix, Thunderpuss Club Mix, Deepsky Remix and Brother Bond-age club mix Madonna is currently working on a new album which will be released in 2003. Her new film "Swept Away", directed by her husband, Guy Ritchie, is scheduled to open Friday, October 11th.