Description Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey DBE (born 8 January 1937, Cardiff, Wales) is a Welsh singer. She performed the theme songs to the James Bond films Goldfinger (1964), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), and Moonraker (1979). She is the only singer to have recorded more than one James Bond theme song. Bassey is an international artist who has accumulated 20 silver discs for sales in Britain, Europe and the Middle East; fifty-plus gold discs for international record sales; and countless greatest-hits collections including one gold and two platinum. Her Top 10 albums include Shirley; Something; Something Else; Never, Never, Never and 2007's Get the Party Started.