wikipedia on Diamonds are Forever:
Producer Harry Saltzman hated the song and it only made the film due to co-producer Albert Broccoli. One of Saltzman's major objections was to the innuendo in the lyrics. Bassey would later return for a third performance for 1979's Moonraker.
What innuendo? Boy times have changed?
That's Dame Shirley Bassey . . .
OP= oh, so glad to be gay.
I believe, r4, the song lyrics suggest that diamonds can act as a substitute for men. The innuendo is.... just how literal is that?
They are all I need to please me
They can stimulate and tease me. Etc etc
Saw a good biopic on the telly about her whilst in London last fall. Wonder if it's available on the internets.
Oh and she married a gay you know.
(note the use of britishisms: telly, whilst)
She fucked Peter Finch . . . in his prime.
I Who Have Nothing... the song every queen wants to sing during a bitter breakup!
Supposedly she was considered for the role of Nancy in the Oliver film.