Carly Simon’s Nobody Does it Better

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Carly Simon’s Nobody Does it Better

Carly Simon's Nobody Does it Better

Movie Music

The song was written by Marvin Hamlisch (music) and Carole Bayer Sager (lyrics). Carly Simon recorded for the 1977 James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me, which starred Roger Moore. Bond was famous and infamous for his work as a spy and as a lover. “Nobody Does it Better” was released on the soundtrack album for the film as well as a single. It had international charting success, rising to #1 on the U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary Tracks, #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and Cash Box 100; #1 in Canada and Ireland; #5 in France and Norway; #7 in the U.K.; and #8 in Australia. The song sold more than one million copies and earned an RIAA gold record.

Carly Simon was born Carly Elisabeth Simon in The Bronx, New York and has been a highly successful singer-songwriter, musician, actress and writer. She is the former wife of singer-songwriter James Taylor, and their two children Sarah “Sally” Maria Taylor and benjamin “Ben” Simon Taylor are also musicians.  She continues to record, tour and perform

Here are the lyrics to “Nobody Does it Better” by Carly Simon:

Nobody does it better
Makes me feel sad for the rest
Nobody does it half as good as you
Baby, you’re the best

I wasn’t lookin’ but somehow you found me
I tried to hide from your love light
But like heaven above me
The spy who loved me
Is keepin’ all my secrets safe tonight

And nobody does it better
Though sometimes I wish someone could
Nobody does it quite the way you do
Why’d you have to be so good?

The way that you hold me
Whenever you hold me
There’s some kind of magic inside you
That keeps me from runnin’
But just keep it comin’
How’d you learn to do the things you do?

And nobody does it better
Makes me feel sad for the rest
Nobody does it half as good as you
Baby, baby, darlin’, you’re the best

Baby you’re the best…[Repeat]

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