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I agree completely.<br><br>The movie was awesome, the score works perfectly, and the only thing I didn't like was the use of songs. Too much of them. Songs rarely work during intense action scenes. They distract.<br><br>But every time the score started, I liked it. Bay may be known as the big action guy, but when it comes to scoring the more intimate/emotional moments, he and the composer (no matter who he is) always do a good job.Greenaway for President! :))I agree with Knight.<br><br>It seems some peeps were expecting power anthems left and right. Yes, this is a big movie, but not a "Transformers-big" movie. I didn't like the use of source music (I hate songs in action movies) but when Balfe's work popped up I noticed it right away.<br><br>The more emotional cues were definitely the most memorable.What a fantastic soundtrack.<br>It’s totally crazy and works brilliantly in the film.<br>The bit emotional sections are very classic Bay but Balfe’s electronic weirdness is very unique.<br>It’s nothing like Balfe’s Dark Materials BUT why I’m earth should it be !<br>10/10Gavin should be listed as conductor
Because Ice Age was composed by David Newman and Collision Course was composed by John DebneyWhen i heard just the sound clips, i thought wtf. Sounds like the worst score, a michael bay movie ever had. Then i listened to the whole album and i have to say, there are some pretty cool tracks. I really like the electronic rhythmic stuff. Welcome to florence is awesome. The emotional moments are nice, but standard balfe stuff. In the movie, the music works really good. I think this music style is the only style, that works in THIS movie. And as hybrid says a mish mash of score and songs. The movie itself is.....strange. but at least the action rocks as hell.If "The Meltdown," "Dawn of The Dinosaurs" and "Continental Drift" are added, then how come "Ice Age" and "Collision Course" aren't?I haven't heard the album yet but there isn't much score in the film. It's like Bad Boys II meets Domino in terms of editing, songs everywhere (19 sourced songs used), short cues... Hell there's even a 13 Hours cue tracked in the film ("Getting Aboard The Plane")."Second time"... lol
Another awsome score by lorne balfe. I really like the film 6 underground directed by michael bay, is very awsome and intense and i begin to hear the score composed by lorne balfe, and its phenomenal and his second time working with michael bay since 13 hours, which i like lorne balfe's score too. Balfe's work is really inspiring in his film score.I don't expect Lorne to make a masterpiece with each movie, but it is true that most of her films are action candies, and I can't understand how she can deliver 6 underground and then make His dark materials.  It seems that within Lorne there are a thousand different composers.  And I don't know what to expect from Lorne again.Can't help noticing not one, but two Zimmer titles in here.... Tracks 14 and 16. lol.What is most disappointing is that this is a Michael Bay movie with a score being so bad. Historically his movies have fantastic scores by either Hans, Steve Jablonsky, and even Lorne Balfe. But this is hands down the worst Michael Bay score I’ve ever heard. <br><br>It’s functional, yes, but nothing compared to 13 Hours, any of the Transformers movies, The Rock, Pearl Harbor, etc. I definitely had high hopes for another good “power anthem” score... and the only cues that are any good are just Time ripoffs.<br><br>Highly disappointing.Again, if we have to expect every piece of work of one composer is have to be as good like his others pieces of work, that's pretty underwhelming and impossible.<br><br>Yeah, 6 Underground is not a good score by any means (neither Gemini Man, but is far more listenable), but works perfectly in the hiperbolic movie.
I expected a lot from this score, and the truth is that it left me cold.  Honestly, I think it is Bay's fault, Balfe has shown that he is capable of doing everything, but here it gives the feeling of being covered.  Again, Balfe must focus on fewer projects and the projects he accepts are of quality.There are speculations about the track "Til Death Do Us Part "as being composed by Brandon Campbell. Can anyone confirm whether it was Djawadi or Campbell who composed it?Come to Portugal again.> which ones are listenable<br>all of the ones I listed are the melodic/orchestral moments in the score not counting Memories and Beautiful Sunday.<br>Listen to Haunt the Living, Thrones, A Million Battles or One, But Not Done and tell me that the score is a travesty.Knight - okay, let us know which ones of these tracks are even listenable? Hyperbolic nonsense defines this score, but I do not blame Balfe - this would have been what Bay wanted. Such a shame to see his artistic credibility reduced to this after the stellar work on His Dark Materials and acceptable material on Gemini Man,.
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Hans ZimmerGeoff ZanelliDominic LewisTom Gire
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Rango
Label: Anti Records
Length: 34'18
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  1. Welcome Amigo (1:06)
    Rick Garcia, Kenneth Karman, Gore Verbinski, James Ward Byrkit
  2. Rango Suite (5:58)
    Hans Zimmer
  3. Certain Demise (0:24)
    Heitor Pereira (Produced by Hans Zimmer, Gore Verbinski)
  4. Medley : It's A Metaphor / Forkboy (0:43)
    Hans Zimmer, Geoff Zanelli / Lard
  5. Welcome To Dirt (0:58)
    Hans Zimmer, Geoff Zanelli
  6. Name's Rango (1:33)
    Hans Zimmer, Dominic Lewis
  7. Lizard For Lunch (1:26)
    Jose Hernandez, Anthony Zuniga, Robert Lopez, Hans Zimmer, Tom Gire, John Sponsler
  8. Stuck In Guacamole (0:21)
    Heitor Pereira (Produced by Hans Zimmer, Gore Verbinski)
  9. Underground (3:18)
    Hans Zimmer, Geoff Zanelli
  10. We Ride, Really! (0:51)
    John Thum, David Thum, Geoff Zanelli, William Malpede (Produced by Hans Zimmer)
  11. Rango And Beans (1:04)
    Hans Zimmer
  12. Medley : Bats / Rango Theme / Ride of The Valkyries / An Der Schönen Blauen Donau, Op. 314 (4:28)
    Hans Zimmer, Tom Gire, John Sponsler, John Thum, David Thum, Louis Knatchbull
  13. The Bank's Been Robbed (0:23)
    Rick Garcia, Kenneth Karman, Gore Verbinski, James Ward Byrkit
  14. Rango Returns (1:16)
    Hans Zimmer, Dominic Lewis
  15. La Muerte A Llegado (0:45)
    Rick Garcia, George Del Hoyo, Kenneth Karman, Gore Verbinski, James Ward Byrkit
  16. It's A Miracle (1:58)
    Hans Zimmer, Geoff Zanelli
  17. El Canelo (0:44)
    Los Lobos, Gore Verbinski
  18. The Sunset Shot (0:53)
    Hans Zimmer
  19. Walk Don't Rango (2:49)
    Los Lobos, Arturo Sandoval, John Thum, David Thum, Michael Levine (Produced by Hans Zimmer, Gore Verbinski)
  20. Rango Theme Song (3:57)
    Los Lobos, John Thum, David Thum, Michael Levine (Produced by Hans Zimmer, Gore Verbinski)
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SPS reply Replies: 0 || 2017-01-29 09:39:26
Welcome to dirt reminds of the start of a pop song by I think a female vocalist. Any ideas?

Zimson reply Replies: 0 || 2014-04-13 12:31:00
Welcome to Dirt is really beautiful. Who did the major part, Zanelli or Zimmer?

vicky reply Replies: 4 || 2014-02-06 18:35:31
Hi.. I love rango theme and lizard for lunch.. Could any1 tell what kindda music is lizard for lunch?.. I mean which country style music is that?..


Arreoz2014-02-07 13:36:40
Really? Is that a serious question?


Vicky2014-02-08 07:45:26
Yes.. I love that music.. I wanna know some other album's name exactly like this music and style.. Cud u help me pls.. I tried in Rex Allen albums but i cudnt get this kindda music.. Basically im a cowboy music lover..


MacArthur2014-02-08 17:28:23
Try Lone Ranger.


Edmund Meinerts2014-02-08 18:16:16
lol, Mac...that's not what she's looking for...

Anonymous reply Replies: 1 || 2013-06-19 02:32:11
8 additional composers! Busy score!


Mike2013-07-17 00:16:40
If I'm not mistaken, the reason there's so many is because Verbinski made some decision that involved the need for the score to be reworked, almost from scratch, in a short time.

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2013-06-18 23:45:04
The Rango suite is intensely enjoyable, in my opinion.

lkjj reply Replies: 0 || 2013-05-12 17:32:46
YES It has leaked

El Baradei reply Replies: 1 || 2013-01-24 18:02:17
It seems Hans likes to take exisiting pieces of music and mixes them instead of writing new music.
Also the main theme is just another version of Jack Sparrow's theme.
I think his last REALLY good score was King Arthur.


Evenstar2013-01-24 21:55:59
lol... king arthur? really?

Ds reply Replies: 18 || 2012-12-11 12:46:49
The new "Lone Ranger" trailer states: "MUSIC BY HANS ZIMMER" !!!

I thought it was scored by Jack White, but this is AWESOME news!


Macejko2012-12-11 13:08:03
It's a proof that justice exists!


Tim2012-12-11 17:37:51
Yay! Before Hans Jack White was on the notes - at least that's what imbd said at that time ;)


Vordmira2012-12-12 00:19:10
Jack White might sing a theme song for the film which is co-written by Hans Zimmer


Mike2012-12-12 00:28:21
Speaking of films Hans Zimmer will score, did anyone see the newest trailer for Man of Steel? The music sounded very Gladiator-ish, but I don't know if that's what it was.


Mr. Charles2012-12-12 01:49:22
I hear it, Mike. It almost sounds like an alternate version of "Elysium". It's not quite what we hear on the OST. If it's not Gladiator, it's definitely Lisa Gerrard. Without a doubt


Zantlwisder2012-12-12 03:31:10
It's Lisa Gerrard's "Elegy"


tomPoland2012-12-12 13:50:15
it's terrible news - hz is making MoS, he shouldn't involve in something else
no minions, co-writers, and so on - pure Zimmer please, its THE SUPERMAN, no some B class movie


Ds2012-12-12 13:56:59
I think the music we hear in the beginning of the MoS trailer is the same track we heard in Zack Snyder's movie "Legend of the Guardians". Kind of a remix of the Lisa Gerrard song from "Man on Fire".


Ds2012-12-12 14:38:18
No sorry i was wrong, this is definitely "Elegy" by Lisa Gerrard. Sorry!


blu2012-12-12 15:17:39
I am pretty sure master Z can handle this whilst giving MoS the best he can. These guys have never failed to deliver under tight deadlines before.


tomPoland2012-12-12 15:42:06
that's the point - there is no tight deadlines! he has like 7 months to create something memorable, epic, climatic; with orchestra, choir and all that goosebump stuff

taking another project will make MoS worse that it could be, i fear


Hybrid Soldier2012-12-12 15:58:34
You speak like Hans is just starting working on MOS.

You think he was sleeping in the last 5 months ? ;)


Pierre2012-12-12 17:39:06
He's currently recording Man of Steel. That means it's written. Loads of time to work on the Lone Ranger.


Jasper2012-12-12 18:16:46
I honestly think that the coming year is going to be the most exciting Hans Zimmer year in a long time. As far as I know, he'll be doing the soundtracks for 3 major films next year, none of them sequels. All new themes, all new music. Looking forward to an amazing 2013. If the world doesn't end, that is :p


Mike2012-12-12 22:13:12
I'm excited for the same reason, Jasper, but we shouldn't get our hopes too high. Maybe he'll be rushed and we'll have another Curse of the Black Pearl that takes cues from his other movies.

In all seriousness though, I'm really excited. Especially for Man of Steel.


Ds2012-12-12 22:21:48
Man of Steel & Lone Ranger scores will certainly be great, but i think Lone Ranger is more the kind of movie that needs a true fantastic and epic score - the kind of movie for which Hans is the best.


Joshua2012-12-12 22:24:37
Score for Man Of Steel records in mid January. He'll have 5-6 months to work on Lone Ranger.


Mike2012-12-12 22:35:34
Awesome!

pbm reply Replies: 2 || 2011-03-14 00:00:00
Question everybody..i know i must be very stupid to ask this but..what's the name of the original music used in the track Bats, it plays at 2.15.

Thank you


Jiri W Krecek2011-09-09 05:47:06
THe flying bat song is Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner


S2012-01-01 03:26:32
But the 2.15 bit is actually from 'An der schönen blauen Donau Waltz' composed by Johann Strauss II

Rango Sparrow reply Replies: 0 || 2011-09-17 09:11:06
01-1m10v1.5 (0:54)
02-1m15-17v16.1 (3:08)
03-1m19v1.04 (0:48)
04-2m27v12.09 (1:44)
05-2m28v12.01 (0:37)
06-2m29v2.8 (1:29)
07-2m33-36v7.06 (2:24)
08-2m37v11 (2:29)
09-2m41v3.6 (1:18)
10-2m41v3.8 (1:28)
11-3m43v4 (0:57)
12-3m48v6.02 (1:03)
13-3m50v4.7 (0:31)
14-3m51v1.3 (0:44)
15-3m51v1.6 (0:39)
16-3m53v3.7 (1:32)
17-4m55v1.9 (0:56)
18-4m56v1.00 (0:56)
19-4m59v1.01alt (1:16)
20-4m59av7 (0:53)
21-4m62v1.4 (1:04)
22-4m64v1.07 (0:33)
23-4m66v3 (0:35)
24-4m66v3alt (0:35)
25-4m68v2 (2:07)
26-4m69v8.1 (0:53)
27-4m70sv1 (0:15)
28-4m71v12.3 (1:59)
29-5m74v7 (0:54)
30-5m76v3.6 (3:30)
31-5m78av9.6 (0:36)
32-5m79v5.3 (0:56)
33-5m79v5.3 (0:56)
34-5m81av1.5 (1:16)
35-5m84v5.3 (0:57)
36-6m87v2.02 (1:31)
37-6m88v1.12 (1:34)
38-6m89v6.01 (1:35)
39-6m91v2.7 (5:37)

Total time: 59:09

Anonimo reply Replies: 2 || 2011-09-16 07:04:13
anyone knows about the demo recordings of rango?? i saw de the cover today


Agnt007dman2011-09-16 08:07:54
yes, I saw them the other day. I wonder too


Smith2011-09-16 21:23:15
what should i know about them? they leaked.

rhys reply Replies: 0 || 2011-08-04 11:00:05
sigh why do they never release the entire score..

Bast reply Replies: 2 || 2011-03-12 00:00:00
Spoiler Inside:
He miss a song when Rango goes out Dirt and he walks alone in the desert and he crosses the road. It's a sad song. Someone see the song and have the song ?
PS:Sorry for my bad english but I hope you understand me :p


Mikey2011-07-01 14:04:17
Explosions in the sky - your hand in mine


Trent Easton Navarro2011-07-01 23:28:26
It's not by EitS but by Danny Elfman, taken from his score of The Kingdom

Norm reply Replies: 1 || 2011-03-14 00:00:00
@ Bast

The song when Rango walks out in the desert isn't by Zimmer. It's Danny Elfmans song "Finale" from the Movie "The Kingdom" - don't know why they used this one...wasn't Zimmer able to compose a better track?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPgKFySmbrw


Mikey2011-07-01 14:03:22
Actually, i thought it was

Explosions in the sky - your hand in mine

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-21 00:00:00
Thanks Hybrid!! =)

pbm reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-20 00:00:00
I knew it was a famous piece, just couldn't quite put a name to it xP

pbm reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-20 00:00:00
Thank you guys :D

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-20 00:00:00
I added all the credits ! ,)

Joshua reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-19 00:00:00
@pbm i think its from the nutcracker?

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-19 00:00:00
The Ride of the Valkyries is also in there

JOnathan Rochat reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-19 00:00:00
--> PBM

Yes this is a classical reprise, "Le Beau Danube Bleue" composed by Strauss (Op 314). This is written on the title of the song if you buy the album on iTunes!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-19 00:00:00
wow how could you not know the blue danube :-D?? Have you been living under a rock all your life or something :-p

pbm reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-15 00:00:00
I'm sorry, I meant 2.25..I'm sure it's a well known classical tune...just can't put a name to it :X

Fearandloathing reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-15 00:00:00
That little track if i think its the same as what you mean, is kind of a steller reprise of the Rango theme:

The OSt version cuts that piece out and instead uses a banjo intro, while th emovie cuts right to the guitar then that piece, then the end....I found it weird. I dont know who composed it tho.

Trent Easton Navarro reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-14 00:00:00
@ Norm

Maybe it was used in the temp track and Verbinski really liked it. I thought it fitted the scene perfectly, best piece of music in the entire film. Judging by the rest of the score it's pretty obvious Zimmer wasn't capable to compose something better.

Norm reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-14 00:00:00
@ Trent

You're right - that track fits the scene perfectly. But if I was the composer for a movie and the director said to me: "Don't Bother - we use the work of another Composer for that scene" I would have worked my ass of the create a track a hundred times better! Just wondered why Zimmer hasn't done that.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-14 00:00:00
@ The Dude

You notice that first minute of the track from the duel looks a loot like Parlay from POTC AWE?

Bast reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-14 00:00:00
@Norm
Thanks ;)

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Adam reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-12 00:00:00
Please let us request walk don't rango.I'TS MY FAVOURITE ONE!!

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