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Sadly, he doesn't seem to say anything new besides the background information on the Zimmer and Harry Gregson scores he's worked on. Plus the Skyscraper information still doesn't excuse the generic committee product that score turned out to be.Does anyone know what songs Max Aruj and Steffen Thum have worked on?Though there are differences, I think HZ & NGS styles mix together rather well.<br><br>Tracks like "Fort Walton", "Goodspeed Tracks Jade" or "Jade" are exceptions for sure. Apart from these, most tracks blend very well, imo.<br>It's very different from Armageddon for exemple, when team Trevor and team Harry had very different styles (big anthems & guitars VS darker material and more subtle theme developments) and also different sound equipments (I can tell immediately who did what thanks to the sound banks they used). The Rock doesn't suffer from those extreme differences imo.<br><br>We fans here listened to those scores for over 20 years and we've learnt how to spot each composer (thanks to this website and all the infos on each track we got over the years). I'm not sure I could have noticed all those details back in 1996, or even 10 years ago.<br><br>Nonetheless, The Rock is one of the greatest action scores ever. While more coherent scores like Crimson Tide or The Fan grew on me over the years, The Rock keeps a very special place in my heart.yes i hope 2 cd!!!!Hi, <br>Ever paid tribute to Gorecki?<br>I think you should<br><br>Cheers<br><br>Mjt Sprengers
The only way I won't be able to the listen to it before the episode is if it will be released in Germany in the night to tuesday. But I don't know how I would find that.Does someone know something about the soundtrack already? Like how many songs there will be or maybe even the full track list? Or will it be a big surprise?I will, Backbiter, because I live in Germany and in my country the final episode will be released on monday. I will watch it with my friends and therefore we will watch it around 8pm in my time. If the soundtrack will be released in the night from sunday to monday, I will be able to listen to the soundtrack before I watch the final episode.Yasss<br><br>Please be 2 discsThis is an okay score. Nothing super spectacular, but it fits the movie very well. The only issue I really took is that the end credits arrangement of the Pokemon video game theme is absent from the CD - I would wager quite a few people bought the CD just for that only to be disappointed. For me, it would have ended the CD perfectly.<br><br>Anybody know why it was left off? Something Nintendo told them 'no' on?
Very interesting interview. Thanks man!Judging by the YouTube views, not a lot of people have listened to this 1-hour chat with Steve. So I'm posting it here for you folks to enjoy - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bR0TPYmidNYI have nothing against any of the composers who worked on The Rock, but to my ears, the Nick Glennie-Smith stuff sounds obviously different from the Hans Zimmer stuff, and they both sound very different from the Harry Gregson-Williams stuff. And the transitions are a tad jarring at times. I've never seen anyone else post this opinion before, though, so I may be the only one!<br>=====================<br><br><br>That's actually very interesting. Never thought of it that way. And you're right. For those who are well aware of the overall MV/RC sound, there is indeed a difference between the Zimmer style and the Glennie-Smith style. However, I think that the two styles blend pretty well in The Rock. The movie itself allows for that. So I would argue that, while watching the actual movie, the two styles work very well together and they complement each other. <br><br>But listening to the score alone, yes, I can definitely see where you're coming from. The differences are obvious. Having said that, I still consider it to be a masterpiece of action scoring. And not only action. The emotional bits are great too. JADE is an extremely beautiful and tender track :))<br><br>P.S. The Peacemaker is on my personal TOP 5 of the greatest action scores of all time. I can't believe the score is not as popular as The Rock. Same for Eraser, by the way. Watch the movie again on a good sound system and you'll be blown away by the awesome Silvestri score. I really wish those two scores were more popular with the public......The 90s had some of the greatest action movie scores ever<br>================================<br><br>Without a doubt. I grew up in the 90s and I was there for all of it. Truly one of the best decades for film music (and for cinema in general). I mean, it's the decade that changed action scores forever. Exactly because of scores like The Rock, Twister, Armageddon, Crimson Tide and The Peacemaker. Granted, Harold Faltermeyer kinda started it all in the mid-80s with his work on Top Gun, Tango and Cash and Beverly Hills Cop 2, but it was Hans and his team who really got the ball rolling. By the way, I'm super happy that Hans and Faltermeyer are teaming up for Top Gun 2. At least according to IMDb....<br><br><br>==================<br>The opening theme is probably Zimmer's best in the genre<br>==================<br><br>Agreed. It's the ultimate Zimmer power anthem. I know the younger generation knows Hans mainly from his work on comicbook movies like Batman and Spider Man, but for me, 90's Zimmer will always be the best Zimmer. And my favorite Zimmer :))I'm so excited hear that.
No you won't, the score will be released after the final episode.Yesssssssssss yessss yesCan't wait for this soundtrack.<br>Just a few days left.Oh. My. Gods. (The old ones and the new.) That's so good news. And I can't wait for sunday.<br><br>The best is, that I can here the soundtrack before I watch the final episode. And I like to hear to a score without knowing wich music belongs to what kind of scene.Yesss. Can't wait!
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Rain Man (Soundtrack)
Label: Capitol Records
Length: 40'41 (Score: 11'12)
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  1. Iko Iko - The Belle Stars (2:53)
  2. Scatterlings Of Africa - Johnny Clegg & Savuka (4:05)
  3. Dry Bones - The Delta Rythm Boys (2:53)
  4. At Last - Etta James (3:00)
  5. Lonely Avenue - Ian Gillian & Roger Glover (3:09)
  6. Nathan Jones - Bananarama (5:10)
  7. Leaving Wallbrook / On The Road (2:52)
  8. Las Vegas / End Credits (8:20)
  9. Stardust - Rob Wasserman & Aaron Neville (4:35)
  10. Beyond The Blue Horizon - Lou Christie (3:44)
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Michael Poleschuck reply Replies: 1 || 2017-02-15 08:51:43
How did Nick Glennie-Smith involved in that movie? And who, except Zimmer and Glennie-Smith, played and sang on this soundtrack (I mean, in the cue "Las Vegas" i heard live electroguitar, gospel choir, soloists and saxophone).


Michael Poleschuck2017-02-15 08:52:54
One little thing. Jay Rifkin (together with Al Clay) recorded and mixed Rain Man

Dimitris Krommidas reply Replies: 4 || 2016-08-09 23:30:55
I didn't know where to post this, so I will post it here.
Hybrid Soldier, do you know what cues Zimmer wrote for Sniper?(1993).
Or does anybody else knows anything?
Thank you. Greetings from Greece.


Hybrid Soldier2016-08-10 00:08:39
Just watch the film it's pretty obvious... Mark & Hans wrote about 5/6 cues, more action/emotional moments. Pretty cool actually, sort of Tears of the Sun 10 years before... :)


Dimitris Krommidas2016-08-10 00:41:51
Thank you for the reply.
I have an album with 33 tracks. I will try to figure Zimmer/Mancina cues.


Hybrid Soldier2016-08-10 08:25:07
I know what you're talking about and HZ/MM's cues are not in it.


Dimitris Krommidas2016-08-10 14:24:07
I see...well...it's ok..thank you again.

Philip Urban reply Replies: 0 || 2016-08-09 14:25:53
Diene Musik kann man einfach nicht beschreiben... Ich fühle was sehr besonderes immer wenn ich mir irgendein Soundtrack von dir anhöre oder auf Klavier spiele. Danke für diese Gefühle die du weiter gibst. Ich würde so gerne auch so inspirierend werden wie du, wenn ich Erwachsen werde. Es ist unwahrscheinlich weil ich sehr gut sein muss und dabei auch noch so viel glück haben, dass mich jemand "entdeckt" :)

nedim ilker o&#287;uz reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-17 00:00:00
request is to secure music for the movie rain man you have helped me .. really .. it is very desirable respects turkey

ned&#305;m reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-17 00:00:00
hello

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-22 00:00:00
this is the best sountrack for movie thank you

Enrico reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-22 00:00:00
Today, the man that ispired Rain Man has died... :( Bad news

Erik reply Replies: 0 || 2009-10-04 00:00:00
Perfect!

yasemin reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-23 00:00:00
These are magnificent !

AMROS reply Replies: 0 || 2009-03-24 00:00:00
MAGNIFICENT

Adam reply Replies: 0 || 2008-12-25 00:00:00
I think this movie is one of the best movies in the world and the music which goes with this movie is just amazing, i think this movie is the movie where you can see Dustin Hoffman play the best role of his life, i never ever saw him act this well in any of his movies

Andrew Friend reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-31 00:00:00
I was very over welld with the film and music

abdulrahman khan reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-19 00:00:00
i think that this is the best music i aver heared with all the thanks to mr. zimmer.

ashley reply Replies: 0 || 2008-03-29 00:00:00
leaving wallbrook is a song that touched me deeply. The blend of instruments used especially the flute had much to do with it. Could you please refer me to similar sounding songs of that nature. Panpies are beautiful but work much better with and arrangement of other sounds as in "leaving wallbrook"
Thanks
Much appreciated!

Onur hic reply Replies: 0 || 2007-12-31 00:00:00
Leaving wallbrook on the road is an unbelievable soundtrack

Atal reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-13 00:00:00
Hey , where can i find fact about you.. ?

I've found just a little bit..

Star reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-31 00:00:00
I was a teenager when I saw this movie. I fell in
love with the music beceause it seemed to capture
each sceen with the perfect song. Hans Zimmer
did such a exceptional job capturing the emotions
of his viewers. Dustin Hoffman impressed me with
such close accuracey in portraying his level of
Autisim.

Star reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-31 00:00:00
I was a teenager when I saw this movie. I fell in
love with the music beceause it seemed to capture
each sceen with the perfect song. Hans Zimmer
did such a exceptional job capturing the emotions
of his viewers. Dustin Hoffman impressed me with
such close accuracey in portraying his level of
Autisim.

TinkerBuzz reply Replies: 0 || 2007-03-02 00:00:00
I'm Watching this Film in English at school_It's Pretty good and interesting to know what it woul be like living with someone Autistic. I think it would be hard. Please help me with my studies by answering my previous questions. Thankyou.

*The Jam*

TinkerBuzz reply Replies: 0 || 2007-03-02 00:00:00
What do people think of the Music for Rain Man? When was it made? What Category of Music is used?
Please Reply_thankyou.

*The Jam*

Suicune reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-19 00:00:00
This was the first Zimmer USA soundtrack and he did a wonderful score. Extraordinary. I love the whole soundtrack, epecially the End Credits. I would like to be released a full score version (and able to be bought, of course).

Christopher Clynes reply Replies: 0 || 2006-11-23 00:00:00
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Lee Rouxuan reply Replies: 0 || 2006-10-09 00:00:00
i love the music...it's extraodianary feeling when listened;)

araSH reply Replies: 0 || 2006-08-18 00:00:00
MAGNIFICENT

Dawid Bukowski reply Replies: 0 || 2006-05-27 00:00:00
Nice movie but I love whore.

dmitrii reply Replies: 0 || 2006-02-21 00:00:00
its amazing

Sandra Muller from Syndey Australia reply Replies: 0 || 2005-11-30 00:00:00
Hi Hans,
I am a fan of the movie Rainman, as there was a particular song in this movie that captured my soul.... "--Leaving Wallbrook"--. I have today found all the other songs you have contributed to the movie industry. With every song that I open and listen to, I'm amazed that I haven't taken note sooner, as you have such a powerful expression. Sandi

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