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Everyone keep mentionning mw2 but those drums reminded me of...skylanders giants lol! Just listen to the track « Arena battle » and let me knowThe 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)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)"It's good shit lieutenant" The principle is based on Thomas Newman's Bond.  "Take back what's ours" and "the truth" is Ad astrahonnestly, I do get why people refer to MW2, but to be honest, it's not the same.  With the amount of time I heard that score, I can say that it uses the same drums, and a pattern that is quite similar to the one used in MW2, but it is not a copy/paste.  It's no different to me than Junkie XL re-using the same pattern of drum in all of his recent scores since Mad Max.  When it comes from the same composer, I guess it's normal to have works that parts that similar from a score to another.  Just think of John Murphy who re-use his powerful theme from Sunshine in a lot of his scores (28 weeks later, kick-ass, etc).   <br><br>Actually I'm quite glad he re-used the themes from Mancina as that was, to me at least, a big miss for BB2 even though Rabin and Jablonsky did a great job.  It's like doing a James Bond movie without the Bond theme.  It might be good, but it miss the little something that gel everything together. ;)  I really like what Lorne did on this one.  Even though he re-used the theme, he made them his own, in a similar way he did with MI Fallout, while sometime paying homage to the original ones. ;)  My 2 cents.Not really familiar with either Mancina’s BB score or MW2, but I’m really enjoying this. It’s like an old-school MV score filtered through Lorne’s sound. The main tune (which I’m guessing is Mancina’s) is a lot of fun, particularly when paired with the choir. <br><br>And as for Ad Astra, the villain motif in “Take Back What’s Ours” sounds like it was directly lifted from the space scenes of that score.
can I see the clip? is it on YouTube?can I see the clip? is it on YouTube?I love the score. It is action packed and to the point.<br><br>I saw his orchestra clips as well but I wonder why he actually spends the money and effort for orchestra when the end product sounds (as usually) 100 percent sample library. All the dynamics of real players are gone in the final mix so why bother with orchestra at all...I'm highly disappointed by the score... Lorne went the very easy way and recycled the MW2 score as well as the Mancina theme in almost every track. Like seriously... the only thing u here is MW2, Main Theme and lot of rustle-synth score. 1/10! No effort went in this score and I dont say that often.As for Ad Astra, unfortunately i can't hear anything from Ad Astra aswell :/ It's just MW2 mixed with Mancinas themes for me. And the cues from MW2, they aren't just drums, all the guitars, melodies, vibes, even the choir or the voices are included. The above mentioned cues from MW2 are not complete, there are plenty of them, but these will give you the idea of what we've mentioned. Again, i'm not mad, i'm happy that a wider audience can hear these cues, but then again, on MW2 they sounded better and fresher than on the BB3 score (i mean the quality of the recordings - you can hear the cues and instruments more directly. On the BB3 score it sounds like being in a bathroom hearing to the MW2 score). And as i said earlier, i would like to understand or know what Lorne thought about using all these cues. Time pressure? Unused opportunity for a wider audience? And then again that synth-sound even using a real orchestra :/
@ Mr Tweedy:<br><br>MW2 has hundred of cues, which has all the special atmosphere and sound-effects, but try listen to these cues to understand what i and others mean:<br><br>- Guerilla Tactics <br>- Guerilla<br>- Contingency<br>- Breach<br>- Retreat and Reveille<br><br>Funny thing, play the cue "Guerilla Tactics" from MW2 and let Shazam try to find out what track that is. It shows me as "Lorne Balfe - We're Dangerous People" from BB3 :DI really like this score!<br>Sure he used Mancina's Theme, that's allright cool, I don't hear anything similar to Ad Astra....don't know why somebody compare this score with Ad Astra....<br>That MW2 sounds are very great, he don't copy himself, he just used the Drums, what's definitely be OK!!<br><br>I don't know why people always want to compare scores....Everybody use his own Temp Music sometimes, that's normal!Please could you give me the exact name of the track from MW2 that is used in BB3? I’d like to compare both!I love Lorne´s music and all, but I am genuinely wondering, why they decided to re-use MW2 so much in the scoreas for the drums, yes, i would understand. but the orchestra? you're recording the strings from a real orchestra, so why the downgrade in sound-quality?
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Composer - ConductorScore SupervisorMusic Production ServicesSupervising Orchestrator
Lorne BalfeAlan MeyersonSteven KofskyBruce Fowler
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Ironclad
Label: Varese Sarabande
Length: 57'21
HZimmer.com rating:        4/5
Fans rating:     rate at 1 out of 5 rate at 2 out of 5 rate at 3 out of 5 rate at 4 out of 5 rate at 5 out of 5   2/5 (9984 votes)
  1. The Magna Carte (4:17)
  2. King John Arrives (2:07)
  3. God Protect Us (1:56)
  4. Mobilizing (1:17)
  5. We Claim This Castle (1:28)
  6. The Art of Naivety (1:53)
  7. The Battle Begins (6:31)
  8. Marshall and Isabel (1:42)
  9. Dilectio (1:34)
  10. Insidiae (3:22)
  11. Hunger Sets In (2:32)
  12. Desparatus (2:54)
  13. Ciminatio (9:24)
  14. No Salvation (1:43)
  15. Concursus (3:34)
  16. The Final Battle (6:54)
  17. Final Resolution (1:45)
  18. Corvus Cantus (2:38)
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Tim reply Replies: 10 || 2011-09-10 15:39:10
look at this ---> h t t p ://hans-zimmer.com/index.php?rub=disco&id=1006

Hans and Lorne are looking for the voice of the Assassin's Creed Revelations Theme Song! It's great thst Lorne is on the franchise dispite it wasn't nessesary to change the composer, in my opinion - Jesper Kyd's stuff is still fantastic :)


Tim2011-09-10 15:41:24
oooops! sorry - that's the correct link
h t t p://www.ujam.com/contests/acrevelations/introduction


Ele2011-09-10 17:02:12
I don't get it. Who will be in charge of composing music? Jesper? Lorne? Hans? Or all of them?


T-Mann0362011-09-10 18:02:57
I think Hans will be providing the themes while Lorne composes the rest of the scores in each track.


Hybrid Soldier2011-09-11 09:33:10
Hans wrote nothing for Assassin's Creed.


Ele2011-09-11 10:54:16
So what is Lorne doing in this project? Composing only main theme, leaving all the music to Jesper? Or there will be some sort of collaboration?


Hybrid Soldier2011-09-11 15:18:03
Lorne wrote the Assassin's Creed - Revelations score.


Jesper had nothing to do with the score either. ;)


T-Mann0362011-09-11 17:03:40
So Hybrid... the Assassin's Creed: Revelations video game score will be composed only by Lorne Balfe, right?


Hybrid Soldier2011-09-11 17:47:15
It's actually already done.

Recorded 3 weeks ago... ;)


Ele2011-09-19 20:55:26
What about this?

topdollarpr.blogspot.com/2011/09/jesper-kyd-scores-assassins -creed.html


Michasz2012-04-19 22:15:36
strings and choral parts ale brilliant! Really good score!

smith reply Replies: 0 || 2011-06-17 15:29:26
best score this year! man how i love the violine...

brilliant work here from mr. balfe. hopefully we can hear more from him!

HZ-fan reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-29 00:00:00
looking forward to Lorne's next scores -> they will get even better and better ;)

Prott reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-26 00:00:00
Great score!

matthew reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-11 00:00:00
wow!!
Ciminatio really sounds like a pure cinema moment!

Meridius reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-10 00:00:00
"final resolution" track makes me happy ... pure glory.

Tim reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-10 00:00:00
this score draws you into medieval. very intense - like Atli did on the Eagle! :)

MK reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-10 00:00:00
Varese has just withdrawn this title and going to release it again on March 10 with higher price. What is this?! I just ordered this from SAE and now they had to cancel it from my order.

al bundy reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-10 00:00:00
You can buy it as import from european stores like amazon.de or colosseum.de

Kaya reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-10 00:00:00
My order shipped from Varese but I did pre-order like a month ago. I sent them an email and they said the original delay was because they were waiting on their first shipment from overseas. So my guess is they got their shipment, sold out, realized it cost more then they though to import discs and are bumping the price if that's the case.

dftgm kimik reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-09 00:00:00
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fabien reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-09 00:00:00
Lorne Balfe has something, this kind of thing you don't want to say to keep pleasure... Do continue your collaboration with zimmer. Promising!

Richard reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-07 00:00:00
First time through: fairly impressed.

Second time through: thoroughly impressed.

Now: can't stop listening. D:

Tim reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-07 00:00:00
I wanna watch the movie just to see how the score hits the mood of this :)

Brad reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-07 00:00:00
Wow, this is score is so heartfelt and real. Lorne Balfe may end up being the best student Zimmer has ever produced, because this soundtrack is fantastic. I just sat through the entire listen (the leaked version) and it had me, from the eerie vocals to the soothing strings to the quirky instrumentation that beckons Sherlock Holmes. Ironclad is a wonderful listen and all credit must go to Balfe for this one. I will definitely end up buying this one.

Danny G. reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-07 00:00:00
Got some reminisce of clash of the titians, a bit of sherlock holmes, and some inception in there (the loud horns lol)

Bondo reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-03 00:00:00
Is this on Amazon US yet?

Prott reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-26 00:00:00
Sounds great!
Like Sherlock Holmes mixed with King Arthur .. both in one package. :-)

Richard reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-26 00:00:00
Samples!

www.amazon.co.uk/Ironclad/dp/B004PL91IW/

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-16 00:00:00
Lorne Balfe is talented as hell.

john reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-15 00:00:00
lol. it says that the track has been played recently, because someone else have already clicked on the track to be played on the radio. so you weren't able to request that track. it was also for me a pain in the ___ ^^ but i managed to record those cues from the webradio. i love to hear to those tracks without a break until the cd is out :) can't wait to buy it as the three tracks are really really promising!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-14 00:00:00
doesn't work somehow

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-13 00:00:00
What am I doing wrongley? If I click the links I always get the message "Your request failed. Reason given:
Track recently played (Err#: 609)" ALTHOUGH I've never played it.

gggh reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-09 00:00:00
oh and btw, am I hearing there some 'albanian' folk-melodies? ^^
It's on the medley, not sure which track it is actually.

gggh reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-09 00:00:00
yes now I've heard all the tracks in the webradio and I have to say this is really great.
Sure a bit King Arthur, but why not. But I'm also hearing Inception, those Booom-booooooooooooom.

I'm loving the instruments, especially the violin when it haves it solo, like in Hunger Sets In.

Lorne really is a great great talent, and I'm really looking forward to his new movies, and yes of course to this release here.

Hans did it right to have Lorne in his team. He learned a lot from the boss and now he can put some wonderful music out.

Brave Lorne!!!

Ele reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-09 00:00:00
Sounds really cool. I can hear some King Arthur and Pillars. Maybe some Tudors as well. Anyway, it's coming from Lorne, 100 % fun to listen for sure.

Bou reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-08 00:00:00
Badass cover

Bondo reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-08 00:00:00
FYI Hybrid, I have access to Windows MSN Live Messenger here

Bondo reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-07 00:00:00
Rango, The Eagle, now Ironclad?? It's a good time to be a Zimmer (and co.) fan!! =D

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