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For those of you disappointed in this score...remember...This is Bad Boys 3 lol....Have you heard Bad Boys 1+2? Cmon now...relax and take it for what it isI'd be surprised if we don't see some Wallfisch scores this year. He has been so prolific lately, would be weird to suddenly go an entire year without a single assignment.CD coming from LLL!Really liked this score, and the movie wasn't as bad as people claim as well... Benjamin Wallfisch does some very nice stuff, his horror scores are always on point like It 1 & 2, Annabelle: Creation, A Cure for Wellness...<br><br>I know he's gonna deliver it with Mortal Kombat even if the movie isn't that good. But kind of a bummer that his next scheduled project comes out in 2021 LOL'Cause maybe the expected all the cues from the sessions
I like this music!The #balfeness !!!! Has outdone himself on Bad Boys for Life.<br>A nod to the last but brought it up to date.<br>This and 6 Underground has blown me away with Balfe’s musici can't understand, when someone is saying "it REMINDS of mw2" when those mentioned cues are completely re-used 1:1. it's identical, sometimes layered with mancinas themes. it doesn't just remind you of mw2 when lorne seriously uses the identical tracks or parts from mw2 -_-<br><br>@bayhem: then listen to it. i'm not a fan of lorne, but his work there is real fun and some real good action cues. with the themes of Zimmer, it's crazy that it's just a game. one of or maybe THE best work of lorne!Colleague of mine (a film score fan too) asked me which new Balfe score is better in my opinion - Bad Boys for Life or 6 Underground?<br><br>Honestly - and as much as I praised BB3 - I couldn't decide......<br><br><br>Both movies have a lot of songs, which is something I don't like. Look at Transformers. There are songs too but they don't overshadow the score. The score is still the star and that's why people flood Steve's Twitter with praise. Day after day. <br><br>But sadly for Lorne, his recent work in film WAS indeed overshadowed by the random songs. If they didn't rely on songs so much, I'm sure that 6 Underground would've been the crown jewel for Lorne. It's a big, big movie that begs for equally big and memorable score (though we can't really expect Transformners-syze score). <br><br>At the end of the day, Lorne did good on 6 Underground but it was just a small sign of what COULD have been.....Some of the action bits, yeah......
This right here is my single biggest issue with Balfe as a composer. And with the recording sessions clips he posts it is truly a mystery. Tinfoil hat on I'd say he skimps on the budget and hires those musicians just for a couple hours to shoot those clips for PR and the actual score is all synth but that's a baseless claim of course lol...<br>....................<br><br><br>It's bigger than that.....<br><br>After all, this is a Bruckheimer production. His movies established Hans and the entire MV/RC sound. His movies are known for their awesome scores. Scores that are populrar with the ordinary viewers as well.  But 2008 onward, things changed.....Back in the 90's and early 2000's every single Bruckheimer film had a spectacular score. Powerful, melodic themes, cues that stayed with you, scores that attracted the attention of the average Joe. <br><br>Nowadays tho, we don't have that. Hell, when was the last time a (newer) action score from MV/RC-related composer was praised the way 'The Rock' was praised?<br><br>Lorne's Mission Impossible? No. Not even close. <br><br><br>Personally, I like what Lorne did with BB3, especially with the emotional cues. But put it next to Mancina's work. I mean it's not even a contest. The Mancina score is one memorable, melodic track after another. There's not a single boring track. Every track is a banger. <br><br>But the newer scores? They have two or three tracks that are  good and everything else is.......utterly forgettable.<br><br>I blame it on the lack of themes. Orchestra or not, more scores need to have actual themes.Some cues sound like Speed 2Guess I'm the only person around here who hasn't listened to the Modern Warfare 2 score. So I can't really have an opinion on this matter..... lolThis right here is my single biggest issue with Balfe as a composer. And with the recording sessions clips he posts it is truly a mystery. Tinfoil hat on I'd say he skimps on the budget and hires those musicians just for a couple hours to shoot those clips for PR and the actual score is all synth but that's a baseless claim of course lol...Everyone keep mentionning mw2 but those drums reminded me of...skylanders giants lol! Just listen to the track « Arena battle » and let me know
The clips are on his Facebook page.2/5 stars? Why are people hating on this?Me tooExcited!!!God’s gun theme reminds me of part of “River Mission” from Battlefield 2: Modern Combat OST. I think Lorne was an additional composer on that score aswell (excellent OST btw)
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Steffen reply Replies: 1 || 2011-11-22 17:41:38
Hallo!
Ich habe kürzlich eine Rockversion von Hans Zimmers "Dream is Collapsing" aufgenommen. Auch wenn der Traum, dass Hans Zimmer himself es mal zu hören bekommt wohl nicht in Erfüllung geht, erreiche ich hier sicher ein paar Leute die es interessiert.
Ich weiß nicht wie das mit Spam und direktem Verlinken ist, daher verzichte ich darauf. Wer Lust hat, einfach "Steffen Schöps Hans Zimmer" bei Youtube in die Suchleiste eingeben!
Ich danke euch! :)


Me again2011-11-22 18:05:12
Whoopsy... sorry, this is an international page and it deserves an english comment!
So i just wanted to say that i made a Rock Version of Hans Zimmers "Dream is Collapsing". I know that the dream that Hans Zimmer himself could hear it will not come true, but still i think that there are a few people here that could be interested.
So if you want, just write "Steffen Schöps Hans Zimmer" in the Youtube Search bar. That`s it, so easy!
Thanks a lot! :)

Tina reply Replies: 0 || 2011-11-16 19:56:55
Tut mir leid, ich habe die Meldung, dass solche Posts hier unerwünscht sind, erst im Nachhinein gesehen. Ich weiss einfach nicht mehr weiter...

Tina reply Replies: 0 || 2011-11-16 19:54:59
Als ich letztens wieder mal die Soundtracks von Disney Filmen, wie "The Lion King" angehört habe, musste ich enttäuscht feststellen, dass von "The Lion King II" nie eine Score Version erschienen ist. Das Lied von der Szene mit dem Feuer hat es mir echt angetan. Ich liebe es!! =)

Gibt es wirklich keine Möglichkeit, dieses eine Lied zu kaufen???

Timmi reply Replies: 2 || 2011-11-12 01:02:31
Kommt es eigentlich vor das man als Komponist vollständig von seinem Werk überzeugt ist bzw. das man selbst keinen Punkt mehr sieht den man verbessern könnte oder ist immer etwas nicht ganz perfekt ??


Mathi2011-11-15 18:52:10
Nein Timmi, ich bin auch seit einiger zeit ein junger komponist, und bei mir kommt es nicht vor, dass ich mit meinen stücken komplett zufrieden bin... Hans auch nicht :)


Mathi2011-11-15 18:53:20
Sry Timmi, die Information über Hans Zimmer findest du in den vielem Reportagen in Youtube..

me reply Replies: 1 || 2011-11-10 22:53:46
danke für die tolle musik für modern warfare 2


Hans Zimmer2011-11-10 23:45:27
gern geschehen! :)

Tertderhoof reply Replies: 0 || 2011-11-04 11:48:32
What about the English invent football championship?

Bondo reply Replies: 0 || 2011-11-02 01:16:32
My two cents, take it or leave it...

I LOVE this site! It's a great resource and pretty much THE go-to place for information on Zimmer and co. People need to stop destroying the integrity of this site by posting unofficial and unchecked tracklists, and requesting EVERY SINGLE SCORE in existence just because they found the track titles on ASCAP. I know Hybrid works very hard to get this information, and we should be happy with what we've got.

If you want bootlegs, do a little detective work and figure it out yourselves. Count on Hybrid to post what's real; the man does his homework.

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////// reply Replies: 0 || 2011-11-02 00:41:52
Why is there no release for The Dilemma when these are on ASCAP?


TITLES
CAR SHOW
SLOW DANCE
ADVICE AT THE BANK
RONNY TALKS TO DIANE
YOU HAVE EIGHT MINUTES
HANDJOB SPY
MASSAGE/BILLIARDS
RONNY OUT LATE
PARANOID
LOWDOWN FROM FELIX
CLIMBING THE TREE
SAD SACK MISDIRECT
OH YEAH THE ANNIVERSARY
UNTRUSTWORTHY
CAMERA RETRIEVAL
NICK LEAVES INTERVENTION
IT S NOT HEALTHY
TO CHRYSLER MEETING
MOMENT OF TRUTH THE
CUT THESE LUNATICS A CHEQUE
MIRACLE ON ICE
RONNY GOES WALKING
BACK OF THE CAB
NOT GAY
BRENNAN FANFARE
DEAL MADE
GARDEN MUSIC
WE NEED TO TALK
SOMETIMES
TALKING IT OUT

Blu reply Replies: 8 || 2011-10-28 09:23:59
Congrats H-Z.com for becoming the "almost" official website! Now, please, can you do some housecleaning and remove all the bootleg discussions around this place?


Hybrid Soldier2011-10-28 12:44:24
Actually, I'm not far from thinking that it'd be a very good idea...


Anonymous2011-10-28 13:09:15
Actually, I'm not far from thinking that it'd be a very bad idea...


Hybrid Soldier2011-10-28 13:24:48
You know, "Anynonymous", if I get the order, just a few clicks and the "secondary market" stuff listed on all this site is gone forever ! ;)

Your call, Antas & Nico ! ;)


Anonymous2011-10-29 01:01:19
well do it Hybrid do it, you have the power, don't you, what kind of arrogance. What maintain this site as number one for over the years was definitely the information of many of the unreleased scores. But, like you say, just a few clicks and the secondary market in gone forever, it's your page.


Mr. Fate2011-10-29 02:04:28
You present a valid point Anonymous. Sure, some of the discussions of recent have gotten out of hand and are a mess, but there are many useful pieces of information around this site. I'd think it would be sad to lose all that information, especially since this place is about the only place you can find it.

It may be a drastic analogy (just because I couldn't think of anything on a smaller scale) but it'd almost be like the burning of the Library of Alexandria. So much information was stored there, and then it got burned down losing countless priceless documents for all eternity. What great writings could have been there that we never even knew existed? If you choose to delete whatever you want to, you could be destroying information that could have been of value for many years to come.

Perhaps, I don't entirely understand what all Hybrid was thinking about deleting, but I'd just like you to consider these sort of things before making a regrettable decision.


cheesy2011-10-29 02:41:08
Don't you think bootleg discussion would continue either way? I mean, let's be real here, most of the crap discussions about fake complete scores actually take place on the topic boards for official albums (like recent Inception, Sherlock Holmes, ect). Deleting the secondary market pages wouldn't stop these discussions. In all honesty, it would probably just make the problem even worse, due to the scramble and lack of information. I think if we could just revert back to merely a few months or so ago, when the bootleg discussion was minimal yet consolidated and helpful, then we would see the balance.

I don't know if Hybrid was just making a veiled threat there, but going through with the decision in question just seems like it would be counterproductive, unnecessary, and, above all, regrettable. I second everything the others said, and affirm the usefulness of the information you're threatening to delete. Anon has a point; the secondary market pages are what make this site so unique.


Anonymous2011-10-29 02:44:34
Thank you Mr. Fate!!!!, finally someone understand my point of view.


Anonymous2011-10-30 03:52:53
Well, it's done. This site has gone.

Trent Easton Navarro reply Replies: 0 || 2011-10-29 01:15:29
I just bought the album Kettle Whistle by Jane's Addiction and to my surprise I saw Harry Gregson-Williams produced a couple of tracks on it. Some of these tracks were also mixed/recorded at Zimmer's old studio, Media Ventures. As a fan of both Jane's and HG-W, I was pretty excited about this. Anybody here know more about this unusual collaboration?

Thanksful reply Replies: 0 || 2011-10-28 00:59:17
Awesome ... Awesome Music...awesome soundtracks ... in every movie...i love your tracks!!! ...unbelieveble ...!!! THANKS FOR THIS EMOTIONS AT WATCHING FILMS WITH YOUR MUSIC TRACKS!!!!!!

Louise reply Replies: 1 || 2011-10-15 10:39:57
HELP - fans like you may be able to help me :0)
In the big battle scene from "On stranger tides" the score "lends" a little bit from a big classical score.
I just can't remember which classical piece. Can you help me? I'm going slightly mad here.
Best wishes
Louise - Denmark


Alex2011-10-22 23:19:38
It doesn't.

Go to IMDB and check the soundtrack / source cue listing if you don't believe me.

Dante Sánchez reply Replies: 0 || 2011-10-19 21:18:08
Hola soy de República Argentina (America del Sur). Es increíble la música que Hans realiza. Yo lo conoci y me hice fanatico con la pelicula Gladiator junto a Lissa Gerard. Luego lo descubro mas con otros films como Piratas del Caribe,Rain Man, etc, etc,. Queria hacerle un pedido si esta dentro de sus posibilidades. Quisiera la traduccion del tema que toca su orquesta junto a johnny marr -Inception Premiere- Es un tema que lo escucho y me inspira el comienzo de cada dia por la fuerza que tiene. muchas Gracias!

Ertug 23 reply Replies: 0 || 2011-10-16 16:34:41
Es ist schön die musik zu hören am besten ist die musik zu verstehen das gefühl zu geben an was zu glauben,hoffen,und zu wünschen,das gefühlsbewustsein was der mann hat ist einmalig
auf der welt.Ich würde mir wüschen wenn eine mischung zwischen, (0,34s,2,12s THE LAST SAMURAI THEME SONG UND TEARS OF THE SUN THEME SONG 3,28s,5,47s.

Louis reply Replies: 1 || 2011-10-09 06:43:51
I really like the music Hans Zimmer and the people he works with create and I became curious about his work and his career. So I visited some websites and found the following information on imdb.com :

"He told in an interview that he would retire for some years after The Dark Knight, saying he has been exhausted in the past years. He also said that he wants to help young composers and would produce their scores..."

That impressed me and earned my appreciation. But then I checked whether it's a valid information or not because I thought it would mean that he wants to try to help and support young composers, that he would try to encourage and promote young talents. Anyways I must have got that wrong because when I came to this site one of the first things I read was " Hans Zimmer and other composers from Remote Control do not accept demos or unsolicited audio/video material. Please, don't ask us how to contact them either. " But then if I didn't get it wrong, and I must say I hope so, how will he be able to discover talents? If there was somebody who is really a great composer/musician, how could he get to know it when it says that he doesn't want to be contacted? I'm just curious about that and I hope I can get some answers, thank you (:


Alex2011-10-09 07:49:03
You said you were curious - here are the answers

1. Start composing ; get a degree ; compose for anything you can get paid for.

2. Get representation - Zimmer/Rifkin Remote Control Productions can't solicit material from you or Joe Compose without an (accredited) agent or manager.

3. In terms of contacting - these (awesome) dudes can't because they run a FAN SITE.

4. Networking - everyone knows someone. And some people might know a guy who's an RCP dude. Being nice and a book of faces are your film friends are key here.

5. GET OUT THERE AND DO IT. Because procrastination gets you nowhere.

Now ...go.

^ This all applies to Lorne Balfe's early career.

Phil reply Replies: 0 || 2011-09-24 14:11:04
Congrats to Henry Jackman for being nominated in the WSA Discovery of the Year category..... let's hope he wins as he will then perform the following year in Ghent. Bravo and good luck Mr Jackman!

Curt reply Replies: 0 || 2011-09-14 19:52:47
Does anyone know where I can find a copy of a song called "Price"? I understand it was either composed or remixed by Ryland Allison while working with Hans Zimmer.
Any leads?

Stephen White reply Replies: 0 || 2011-09-08 13:26:25
Saw new Steve Mcqueen film "Shame"at Venice Film Festival last week. The opening & closing music is very similar to The Thin Red Line score. Does anyone know if this is intentional? Is it a variation on the original theme? HZ is not credited...

Ricardo Andrade reply Replies: 0 || 2011-08-03 18:12:23
Is it ok for a man to cry while listing to Hans Zimmer soundtracks...where does he get inspirations to produce such beaultifull music...are you in touch with the supreme power...may God bless you and keep you halthy and happy and alive for years and years to come...so you can bring more majestic beautifull soul touching music to the rest of us...thank you Rico.

Steffi reply Replies: 0 || 2011-07-25 13:04:34
Yo, that's what's up truhtfully.

Becky reply Replies: 0 || 2011-07-25 09:27:36
Back in school, I'm doing so much laernnig.

Denver reply Replies: 0 || 2011-07-25 04:15:55
Haha, shouldn't you be charging for that kind of knwoldege?!

Robinson reply Replies: 0 || 2011-07-25 02:21:20
Great article, thank you again for wirting.

Josie reply Replies: 0 || 2011-07-24 15:12:56
No more s***. All posts of this qaultiy from now on

jXe reply Replies: 0 || 2011-07-20 06:47:08
I dont care for the interface of the new HansZimmer Wesbite. I enjoyed the old look more. But thanks anyway.

dr.ehsan reply Replies: 0 || 2011-07-10 08:44:38
hans is the best ........

Duck reply Replies: 1 || 2011-06-30 23:09:41
huh? what happened to the illusions page? and its comments? I was about to comment on it..


Anonymous2011-07-04 15:20:13
It appears that all the pages related to Two Steps From Hell are removed.

Feliz reply Replies: 2 || 2011-06-30 20:53:01
@Antas, Nicolas and possibly Damien
The 5-star rating system: It kind of gives a much more vague/inaccurate idea of a score's real rating than the old 10/10 system since it apparently can't display half stars or fractions of stars.

Is this a capability you're planing to add to the 5-star system? If not, well, I like the 5-star idea, but the 10/10 system was really more useful...


Damien, Moderator2011-06-30 21:55:55
I think displaying half star (or even quarter but perhaps less readable) could be done, but you will not be able to rate it with such a detail (you will be able only to give whole star note).


Feliz2011-06-30 22:42:00
Right, I think that would be fine. You could still get a better idea of the aggregate fan rating, or if the HZimmer.com rating really is a 4.5 instead of a 4, etc.

Steve reply Replies: 1 || 2011-06-25 05:57:57
Hallo!
Mich würde mal interessieren wie man als Deutscher auf so einen Soundtrack wie für Black Hawk Down kommt. Das ist schon extrem gut. Leave no man behind ist mein absoluter favourite. Immernoch. Aber die anderen gehen einen immer wieder in die Knochen weil sie passen so zu den Bildern. Hab mir erst grad wieder das Album angehört und hab mal schnell geschaut wie man sie erreichen kann^^.


smith2011-06-25 15:45:11
was meinst du denn mit als deutscher an sowas zu kommen?

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