Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey DBE (born 8 January 1937) 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 compilation albums including one gold and two platinum. Bassey has toured and performed with amongst others Nelson Riddle, Count Basie, Humphrey Lyttelton and Woody Herman; and has recorded with Carl Davis (London Symphony Orchestra), John Barry, Johnny Harris, the Swiss group Yello, Chris Rea and The Propellerheads. She has sold 135 millions albums worldwide to date, making her one of the world's best-selling artists alongside Paul McCartney, Pet Shop Boys, Phil Collins and Rod Stewart.