Royalty free Spy music

  • This jazzy track sneaks behind you like the pink panther. Perfect for the somewhat snobbish mood in comedy, dramedy or cartoon. Also good for old school spy movies or investigation scenes, with not too serious mood. Imagine black-gloved killers, mysterious shading, thriller scenes that tickle your nerves.

    Epic cinematic trailer music with the majestic atmosphere and heroic mood, that evokes dramatic feelings of greatness, and triumph. Very good for adventures films or fantasy movies, the superiority of a hero, film credit sequence, historic documentary. Main themes are bravery, heroism, medal of honor, patriotism, glorious victory, superhero power. This production music will take your visuals to the next level.

    Ultra-cool corporate and funky music track, perfect for your business projects! Also good for comedy spy show, casino and gambling, hip urban commercials, bank heist, private eye scenes, caper story, a soundtrack for films like Oceans 11 or Beverly Hills Cop.

    Spy Girls in the City! Burlesque style, cabaret track with a sound of 1930s jazz and swing music.

    Triumphant, victorious, and energizing hip-hop track with a cool urban feel. Featuring big sound brass melody and strong beats. Best for enthusiastic commercials, crime in progress, TV productions, party visuals, sports competitions. Stand up for everything you ever believed in!

    A smooth modern jazz piece in the style of the movie Ocean Eleven. With a catch bass progression and slick piano lines, it'll bring the mood of a sophisticated skim planning. Great for spy, robbery and comic crime scenes. Also good for gambling game, casino and jackpot, Las Vegas, magic show, luxury life, etc.

    Asian lounge music featuring marimba, mallets, percussions, and synthesizers. This ethnic flavour piece creates a mysterious, catchy, and reflective ambience. Good underscore for world documentary, spy movies, exotic drama plots of forbidden love, good prophecy or bad prediction.

    "The Contamination" is a dark, hypnotic, and suspenseful track. It features cinematic tense atmosphere, strings, repeating synth and pulsing bass line. This track would be nice for thriller and horror stories, paranormal activities, creeping snakes images, poisoned environment, overuse of resources, air pollution, or crime scenes.

    A funny and very playful track. Great for funny scenes, cartoons, humor scenes, parody and comical films. Moods: childish, silly, sweet, amusing, idiotic, fatty, dumb, sneaky, lazy, cute and much more.

    This is a calm and easy swing jazz music. Great for smooth and cool music background, spy and quirky scenes, funny detective spy scenes, nightclub background, cooking music, coffee shops and restaurant background, casino and criminal trailers and more.

    Dark and suspicious urban hip hop loop with strings, guitars, vocal chops and piano bits. Best for prison movies, action trailers, gangsta movies, spy plots in Tarantino style, video games, or original YouTube content.

    This is a funny and comical track. Great for comedy and humor scenes, spy and detective moods, cartoon and animation videos, funny youtube videos, kids and children projects, amusing and playful backgrounds and much more.

    This one is an epic action instrumental soundtrack. Featuring massive orchestral elements such as oriental strings, Arabian oud, ethnic percussions, and middle eastern darbuka. The mood of the track is dominant, escalating. Ideal for cinematic trailers, big action scenes, fighting, and chasing scenes. Also perfect for travel projects, desert nature landscape, cultural documentaries about the Arabian world.

    This is dixie and gypsy jazz music with old school acoustic sound and swinging feelings. Main instruments are acoustic bass, piano, banjo, acoustic guitar, electric guitar and drums. This funny tune can perfectly fit for silent movies, comedies, children videos, and other positive Videos, Radio, Multimedia, Youtube projects.

    Pizzicato strings, vibraphone and percussion combine for measured arrangement suggested to underscore scenes depicting mystery, detective comedy, spy theme, intrigue and crime in progress. Key of A flat, 60 bpm.

    Ethnic music theme from the ancient Near East and North Africa fused with cinematic modern textures. This mystical groove creates a majestic and unforgettable ambience that is perfect for suspenseful film soundtrack, dramatic movie trailers, spy film openers, Assassin's Creed style games, Arabian documentaries and more. It is based on ethnic guitars, strings, cello, piano, bass, flutes, percussion and brass.

    The ironic and slightly mysterious music in the style of noir. Spy guitar, strong brass, live bass accurately convey the mood of Hollywood movies.

    Dark, minimalistic track with a bouncy, glitched sound. Featuring futuristic synth effects, electronic percussions, and smooth beats. Great underscore for sci-fi movie trailer, bioweapon and virus lab, molecular biology, CSI crime investigation, futuristic or hi-tech robotics.

    This is retro jazzy music with acoustic sound and casino atmosphere. Main instruments are piano, vibraphone, acoustic bass, drums and horns. This track can be perfect background music for gambling scenes, caper story, night outs, elegant evenings, high fashion, corporate promos, luxury with an urban edge. A must hear!

    Suspenseful cinematic hybrid-orchestral composition. Climatic symphonic strings leading to brass cords suggest a threat or dramatic events. The lines are high pitched and backed with deep orchestral brass, which implies danger. A significant build-up and tense ending are making it suitable for trailers or intense scenes. Perfect for the chase, action plots, spy movies, or WW2 games. Also, the track works excellent in documentary films, historical dramas, decisive battle, etc.

    This is a vintage action music in the 70's style, full of smooth and tension. It is great for spy and detective background, police cops shows and criminal scenes, tension and comedy suspense, funny comical chase, etc.

    A suspenseful orchestral track. The low pizzicato strings and the clock ticking give this music a semi-dark mysterious feeling, while the rest of the instruments color the tune in more comic colors, turning it suitable for whimsical commercials, ads, youtube videos with a wink and animations. This music is like a realization that something is wrong in toy-land and the investigation is starting. Full of fun instrumentation and melodies.

    This is a vintage action music, 70s style, full of smooth and tension. Great for spy and detective background, police cops shows and criminal scenes, tension and suspense funny comical comedy music, cool and funky retro chase and adventure music and more.

    Playful, yet suspenseful orchestral track with half funny half tense spy mood. Used bassoons, pizzicato strings, horns, and different orchestral percussions, which bring more dynamic in this composition. Perfect for comedy crime sitcom, detective and espionage scenes, whimsical investigation methods, etc.

    Droppin' the bomb is a dark lo-fi hip hop track with a mysterious and abstract background. It will give character and attitude to your content. You can use it as a backdrop for your projects, as a sound saver of computer games like GTA, urban visuals, crime in planning or progress, hight suspense scenes, CSI investigation, detective sitcoms like a Scum, etc.

    This is a funny and comical track.Great for comedy and humor scenes, spy and detective, cartoon animations, funny Youtube videos, kids and children projects, amusing and playful backgrounds and much more. Orchestration: pizzicato strings, drums, tuba, bassoon, percussion.

    Steady, crawling, suspenseful groove with cool bass guitar and drum groove instrumental. Great loop for suspense moments, street gang, spy games, dark comedy, cocktails recipes videos, film production.

    Mysterious and menacing thriller music with an uneasy, almost creepy vibe. Suitable for crime documentary, CSI investigation, suspicious scenes, creepy horror stories, mysteries and thrillers. Featuring mallet instruments, percussions and synthesizers.

    Energetic and dramatic music, great for use in games, trailers and projects that need a lively, exciting soundtrack. Available in three versions. Think about Sherlock Holmes, fascinating adventures, fantasy movies, spy/detective like darker music.

    Whimsical, suspicious and cautious orchestral track with clarinet, pizzicato strings, bassoon, oboe, and percussion. Works well for short films, puppet theater, voice acting cartoons, comics crime where you want to emphasize circumstance, detective spy games, theatrical productions, and more.

    Energetic, uplifting and heroic cinematic action track, in the style of Hollywood MCU movie themes. A full orchestra drives the theme, with dynamic drums and an electric bass adding extra power. The excellent soundtrack for an adventure film, spy fiction, cinematic projects, caper stories, or David Copperfield show.

    A simple short loop for spy chase, spy games, spy movies, spy videos and so on. Instruments are drum, bass and guitar. the feeling (both sound and mood) is somewhat "old", remembering the TV movies of 60's and 70's.

    Slightly mysterious and with a sense of humor. Featuring a marimba, piano and bongos. A fun tune for a colorful story, great for cartoons and video games.

    A slinky, suburban and cinematic atmosphere in your project reminiscent of works like American Beauty, Ghost World, Desperate Housewives and Six Feet Under, this piece will make a great accompaniment to your video. Lighthearted and jovial scenes need, percussive and lighthearted music such as this. Starting with a repeating marimba pattern, a percussive piano part soon joins the fray, giving a levity and punchiness to the texture that evokes the upbeat side of Thomas Newman and other similar American composers.

    This is a funny and amusing comical music, full of humor and smile. It is great for comedy and cartoon videos, playful and joyful scenes, funny detective and spying moods, children and kids background, quirky and sneaky films, cute and easy moods, funny animals videos, animation games, funny youtube videos, happy and positive moods and much more.

    This is jungle tribal music, full of mystery and intrigue. Great for spy films, documentary films, mysterious adventure scenes, travel shows, world and ethnic productions and much more.

    This is a funny and comical track. Great for comedy and humor scenes, spy and detective moods, cartoon and animation videos, funny Youtube videos, kids and children projects, amusing and playful backgrounds and much more. Orchestration: pizzicato strings, percussion, bass, drums, tuba

    Funky smooth jazz melody in the 1970s (seventies-era) style with saxophone as a leading instrument. Suitable for various genres of multimedia projects about secret agents, heists, shady deals, etc.

    This is an electronic track with atmospheric piano pads. Perfect for cinematic video projects, psychological thrillers, ominous scenes, haunting movies, scary moments, emotional tension, etc.

    A dark, strange and menacing ensemble string piece. Ideal for crime scenes, thrilling investigation, mystical dark video, serious spy action, etc.

    This is a spy and detective style music, full of groove and smoothness. Great for investigation and criminal background, funny and comical police, detective trailers and much more.

    This is a funny and amusing comical music, full of humor and smile. It is great for comedy and cartoon videos, playful and joyful scenes, funny detective and spy films, children and kids background, quirky and sneaky films, cute and easy moods, funny animals videos, happy and positive moods and much more.

    This tune sneaks behind you like the pink panther. Perfect for comedies and children movies. Featuring a playful Fender Rhodes and drums.

    Sinister and gloomy, featuring double bass swinging, and finger snaps that create a dark but also funny mood. Good for gangster comedy segues, spy parodies, lounge and cocktail background, high-class call girls or a millionaire's heist.

    Vibes play jazzy 46 second loop inspired by Pink Panther comedic spy scenes, accompanied by piano, upright bass, and drums. Suggested for media spots, humorous film sequences, underscoring of practical jokes, setups, swindles and acts of deceit. Key of A minor, 115 bpm

    Dangerous 8-bit electronic audio with a dark and mysterious mood. Features square synth melodies with a hip-hop style rhythm. Great for all kinds of games including RPG, Metroidvania, action/adventure, and more!

    A unique tune with a great sense of humor and full of rhythm in shoes of tap dance. Suitable for animations and comedies, caper story, magic show, cooking video, vintage cinema, Harry Potter like movie. Featuring strings, muted piano, and various junk percussion.

    A groovy looped trip hop influenced track with crispy drums and cool sounding rhodes.

    A suspenseful loop featuring only strings in a tense, driving rhythm. Great for games, chase themes, spy themes, anime, game shows, and more!

    This is a smooth and funky fusion jazz music. Great for casino and vegas scenes, jazz and funk radio stations, smooth and funky moods, food and cooking shows, event-agency videos, coffee break and restaurant lounge zones and all projects needing a retro twist vibe.

    Sophisticated instrumental in kinda 60's cool jazz vibe for spy scenes, casino gambling games, detective investigation, conspiracy, and art performance,

    Hip Hop track in a tense mood. It features strings and synths. Good for spy video, suspense scenes, badass hero, Agent 007, James Bond, secret agent, espionage, cops and robbers.

    An adventurous Middle Eastern track with a mysterious feel. Great for espionage video games, oriental style films or documentaries, Persian history, exotic antiquities, and more.

    Funky, groovy background music track with confident sound featuring wah-wah guitar, electric organ, piano and sax. Great for comedy sitcom, cinematic action, adventure films, Caper Story and spy chase scene, casino and gambling games, bank heist. In the style of Ocean's Twelve.

    Pizzicato, cello, muted trumpet and Piano combine to create a typical cartoon style track which resembles a character or day to day scene progressing.

    Cool, corporate, funky music track. Perfect for your presentations, business projects, comedy spy show, casino and gambling, commercials, bank heist, private eye scenes, caper story, a soundtrack for films and more.

    Enigmatic and contradictory ambient instrumental track with the complex sound of synth pads, harp, flute, piano, strings, and sound fx. Great for suspense scenes, long term thinking, waiting time, puzzle games, thriller films, CSI investigation, a documentary about unsolved mystery or secrets`.

    It's like sneaking into a dark old house with a flashlight - searching for clues. Featuring lots of fun instruments like castanets, fender Rhodes, flute, oboe, and celesta. Perfect for cartoon or a video game.

    Back in the 80's.Retro Synthwave feeling. High energy with cool electronic beat. Perfect for action videos, extreme sports, spy stories, high-tech products, and innovations.

    This is a vintage action music, 70s funky style, full of smooth and tension. It is great for spy and detective background, police cops shows and criminal scenes, tension and suspense funny comical comedy music, retro chase, and adventure.

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With the popularity of spy movies, tv shows and games throughout the last century, there has become a style of music synonymous with the genre. The music is usually instrumental, often using a repetitive riff, with the aim to build suspense. Despite the music adding drama, it is historically a chilled sound, rooted in jazz.

History of spy movies music

Whilst early espionage movies used silence more than music to create its desired effect, in the 1960s, when the spy genre grew, the theme tunes became an integral part. The most famous spy movie series also set the musical standard for much of what followed; John Barry's score for James Bond became an immediate classic, and the tune from the first Agent 007 film, Dr No, with its sweeping arrangement and dramatic strings, brought a lush style that has been followed for decades after.

Soon after, this trademark style was consolidated by Henry Mancini's orchestral arrangement of the Pink Panther theme. Its creeping, insistent riff builds suspense which is released by explosive blasts of saxophone. The song is a famous example of the lounge music genre that spy music has become known for.

Mission Impossible influence

Equally well known worldwide at establishing the aforementioned format is the Mission Impossible theme. The song was originally written by Lalo Schifrin for the sixties tv programme and subsequently used in its video game. It was reworked by Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen for the nineties movies, and its rhythmic pace and loud/quiet dynamic makes it one of the most recognisable ever theme tunes.

Later soundtracks to detective movies have in part developed to include wider influences, but mostly return to the traditional origins. Successful spy series such as the Bourne and Oceans franchises put huge importance on its soundtracks. The latter was composed by David Holmes, who respected the spy music history whilst adding more modern electronic touches.

Bond movies famously have a different song and singer every time, unusually relying heavily on vocals and lyrics, whilst still keeping the jazz and lounge influences and the musical bombast of epic strings. The diversity and similarity of these songs has helped spy music to be one of the most recognized soundtrack genres.

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