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Agree, solid work, but dosen't sound like John Williams, more like Danny Elfman.<br><br>Also, the main theme sounds like Pirates of the Caribbeanwhat an incredible album! it is getting very close to my personal favorite which is dunkirk. there is so much mastery in both. one thing that dunkirk has that this album doesn't have is a sense of repetition. both albums have some kind of non-finality. with dunkirk, i feel transported back to the beginning. with this one, i am not sure what comes next.<br><br>Hans and team probably have their share of anecdotes but here's another one.<br><br>i was playing this one day and my friend's daughter asked me if this was from... she hesitated and asked: the dark phoenix movie? i was astonished. she is 12 and probably not into movie scores. but she was able to pinpoint the right movie from a random part. that's something many aspire to. especially with the millions of super heroes movies out there!<br><br>i told her how impressed i was and went on unleashing my Hans Zimmer collection onto her haha :)Because i don't support the idea of 'only good scores are full orchestral', don't agree with that statement.<br><br>Yes, i love Your Highness and Steamboy, aslo really like stuff like TF (except the four) and TMNT 2. But also something like Pain & Gain, Bloodshot, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th or the Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Deepwater Horizon, even i consider (unpopular opinion) guilty pleasure Battleship.<br><br>Yes, i'm weird :p<br>I love revisiting this score. It's just so much fun, and I love hearing this side of Steve's music. I remember watching interviews where he'd talk about programming John Williams' string patterns into midi instruments, and his love for Williams' work overall. This side of him is rarely shown in his projects. <br><br>But then you have scores like this that show off how much of a wizard he can be with music. Melodic action music, fun and creative use of synth, classic Jablonsky choir chants, and beautiful use of the orchestra. Perfect for a fantasy comedy with a modern twist. <br><br>I cannot stress enough how much I love tracks like "Isabel the Strong", "Labyrinths And Humps", and "Mean Knights and Horsies O' My!". "Playful Secrets" in particular shows just how much of an expert Steve is with an orchestra. It sounds straight out of a John Williams score like Harry Potter or Indiana Jones with a fun Danny Elfman choir on top. Not to mention the beautifully performed bassoon and French Horn combo at 0:39 and 0:44! <br><br>These are the kinds of projects I like to see from Jablonsky. Films and games that allow him to show off his skills and test his abilities to the point where he creates complex, unique, varied, thematically rich, and truly poignant music. <br><br>This is something that I can point to and say "that's 100% a Steve Jablonsky score". It has some influence from Zimmer, but is not copying him by any means. Maybe with the slight exception of "Thadeous".Can't really agree that much with Bloodshot. The reason I was able to be engaged in Jablonsky's past scores similar to this (e.g. TF5, TMNT 2) was his strong melodic voice. Even in the more sound design parts of those scores there was at least several themes that I enjoyed, easily identified, and analyzed some lovely development for them. <br><br>Bloodshot doesn't really have that, it's got themes so minimal (except for KT which I can't really enjoy because the melody sounds identical to "Optimus"), that whatever development is there, I feel nothing toward because it's easy and boring to develop a theme that's basically just a series of chords. <br><br>Keanu I can't entirely judge Jablonsky for as it was also Nathan Whitehead's score, but it just sounds like Bloodshot 0.5 to me. Guitar chords, sound design, string ostinatos, wandering piano theme, been there done that. <br><br>Good lord, do I hope Steve works on Orbital Era though. It would be so refreshing to hear a full-on orchestral Jablonsky score again.
Not only better than Spenser, it's better than Skyscraper.<br><br>Ok, Bloodshot maybe isn't one of the best works by Jablonsky, but after such disappointing with Skyscraper, see Jab in a work with choir, guitars, cool themes (if don't catch the similarities between KT's theme with the Autobots theme ;D) and good action writing (hang in there, i'm not going say is something good as Steamboy or Your Highness, even some of the Transformers/The Island stuff), as for the sound design, i prefer people like Jab, Zimmer or Holkenborg MORE than something dreadful as Reznor/RossJust listen Bloodshot OST again and I like it better than for the first time. Yes there is a lot of sounddesign elements, but quiet and melodic moments are good at some parts. My favorite track is "Bloodshot". For me this work, despite all the problems, is far better than Spencer Confidential.<br><br>There is extremely need of new Sci-Fi (not like Bloodshot, lol) or Fantasy project for Steve to work on. I'm fairly certain that he could provide amazing music for this genres, but for some reason.<br>Also, I've listened a few tracks from his "Keanu" score (posted on his new website) and it's wonderful, hope there will be a full release sometime. This one reminds me of another genre where Steve is good - comedy and parody movies - "Your Highness", "Pain and Gain", "Sims 3" (yes, it's a game score but it has that comedy atmosphere I'm talking about) all are really great scores for its genre.<br><br>For me "Eternals" from Marvel could be a good movie for Steve to work. And honestly, I would like to see what he could brings to "Godzilla vs Kong" crossover more than Junkie XL.<br><br>At least I hope that Katsuhiro Otomo would like to work with Steve again on his new anime project "Orbital Era", truly a dream-project.Yes, the sound mixing in the movie is bad, you can't listen the music properly, is buried under a lot of sound effects.<br><br>It was one of those situations where 'the music is trying to overlook the thunderous sound effects',I do kinda prefer the 2014 score over the KOTM score, but McCreary's work does deserve more love than just being called a 'retreat of the original theme'.<br>It also deserved to be heard more, but the movie's sound mixing was terrible.Wasn't expecting to see someone else here for the same reason. Really hoping those two soundtracks return, they're great for studying music.
Are Steve Jablonsky and Rupert Greyson-Williams still apart of RCP or they went solo too?I wouldn't disagree that Godzilla KOTM is a good score since it works very well for the movie and by itself. I'm just saying that Junkie XL can bring something new and interesting to the franchise which hasn't been done before.Before someone jump, i will said in this kind of movies, change a composer is very common, don't say i don't want McCreary will be back, only i prefer other people try other things.<br><br>Like i said, i listen very OFTEN the three scores in this movies, and i love each style (as for the movies... well, prefer G14 and KSI over KOTM)@Moggyman<br><br>If you think that all McCreary did was modernize the Godzilla theme, you clearly haven't listend to the score.<br>He indeed used and modernized the themes for Godzilla & Mothra.<br>Besides that he wrote new themes for Rodan, Ghidorah, Monarch, The Russel Family and a theme he called the Ancient theme.<br><br>Besides this, he used the orchestra, choir, soloist and specialty instruments in the best way they can be used.<br><br>His score was one of the best blockbuster and orchestral scores of the last couple of years, in my opinion.<br><br>Until I hear Holkenborg's score I can't really comment on if it will be good. But at the moment I am sad McCreary isn't coming back. But I am very curious what Holkenborg will doI disagree, the McCreary's score in that movie is really, really good... but I put this, as myself i listen very often the other two: G14 and Skull Island, also really, really good, can't put a score over another because one composer uses a theme (a very mytical one, if you are a movie monster fan), specially in that franchise.<br><br>Yes, Ifukube create a wonderful theme (and the original movie have a really tough score to listen isolated of the movie), but other composer make a wonderful themes (and polaraising), like Otani (which his score for GMK is FULL electronic, but really good) or Oshima (great theme, maybe the inspiration for Desplat's theme), even the most forgotten Reijiro Koroku create a terrific theme for the character in 1984
Bear McCreary is a good composer but all he did for Godzilla KOTM was modernize the original Godzilla theme, which isnt super creative. Junkie, on the other hand, may give us a really creative score based on his eagerness to do the project.Yeah besides the massive disappointment that is the movie Godzilla: King of the Monsters, the even bigger disappointment is that Bear McCreary won't be back for more.you fool.... its impossible ! everybody knows that there is only one batman theme.... (joke)In a recent interview, Junkie mentioned that he's bringing back themes for Superman and Wonder Woman, while everything else is new. I wonder if he's gonna make a new Batman theme.It's true, there is completely different team from composer to director in crossover :)
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Steve JablonskyClay DuncanNick Glennie-SmithSuzette Moriarty
ComposerAmbient Music DesignConductorOrchestrator
Your Highness
Label: Varese Sarabande
Length: 60'13
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  1. Let Us Quest! (4:29)
  2. Isabel The Strong (4:30)
  3. Goodbye My Tinys (2:53)
  4. Best Man (1:26)
  5. The Greatest Most Beautifullest Love Song In All The Land (1:33)
  6. The Virgin Is Plucked (3:04)
  7. Not In My Castle (1:43)
  8. Leezar's Date, Belladonna's Hate (1:21)
  9. Playful Secrets! (1:52)
  10. Mean Knights And Horsies O' My! (3:16)
  11. Here Come The Marteetee (2:27)
  12. A Fistful Of Snakes (1:47)
  13. Isabel Thrashes (2:36)
  14. Muldiss Darton, City Of Lore (1:39)
  15. The Same Betrayal As Before (0:59)
  16. Labyrinths And Humps (5:21)
  17. Kill-Trophy And The Warrior's Birth (1:45)
  18. The Effening (1:02)
  19. Tis I, Thadeous The Hero (1:57)
  20. Heroes Unite (1:05)
  21. Orgy Of Violence (6:35)
  22. 'Til We Meet Again (1:50)
  23. Way Of The Warriors (1:11)
  24. Thadeous (3:52)
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superultramegaa reply Replies: 1 || 2020-09-21 23:51:10
I love revisiting this score. It's just so much fun, and I love hearing this side of Steve's music. I remember watching interviews where he'd talk about programming John Williams' string patterns into midi instruments, and his love for Williams' work overall. This side of him is rarely shown in his projects.

But then you have scores like this that show off how much of a wizard he can be with music. Melodic action music, fun and creative use of synth, classic Jablonsky choir chants, and beautiful use of the orchestra. Perfect for a fantasy comedy with a modern twist.

I cannot stress enough how much I love tracks like "Isabel the Strong", "Labyrinths And Humps", and "Mean Knights and Horsies O' My!". "Playful Secrets" in particular shows just how much of an expert Steve is with an orchestra. It sounds straight out of a John Williams score like Harry Potter or Indiana Jones with a fun Danny Elfman choir on top. Not to mention the beautifully performed bassoon and French Horn combo at 0:39 and 0:44!

These are the kinds of projects I like to see from Jablonsky. Films and games that allow him to show off his skills and test his abilities to the point where he creates complex, unique, varied, thematically rich, and truly poignant music.

This is something that I can point to and say "that's 100% a Steve Jablonsky score". It has some influence from Zimmer, but is not copying him by any means. Maybe with the slight exception of "Thadeous".


MrZimmerFan2020-09-22 12:37:42
Agree, solid work, but dosen't sound like John Williams, more like Danny Elfman.

Also, the main theme sounds like Pirates of the Caribbean

Joshua reply Replies: 0 || 2015-08-10 07:05:52
Man, the all synth version of the themes for the end credits of this film is fantastic. Almost wish they would have used those instead. Wish they would have included an end credits suite with those versions on the album.

Geofcraze634 reply Replies: 0 || 2014-02-02 06:11:54
Some soundtracks like Kill-Throphy And The Warrior's Birth imagines that I'm playing Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings... Awesome soundtrack, Steve Jablonsky

Evenstar reply Replies: 4 || 2012-03-07 23:00:20
Varese Sarabande will release "Battleship" on 05/08/12.


Adrian2012-03-08 02:07:48
As in May or August?


Areozz2012-03-08 02:48:34
....Well, when is the movie coming out? It's May 8, not August 5.


Ds2012-03-08 15:37:59
The movie comes on april 11th in Europe, i hope there will be a digital release at the same time!


T-Mann0362012-03-08 17:24:06
Next two months-- This I gotta listen to!

Stevie reply Replies: 0 || 2011-07-25 09:58:15
That's way the besstet answer so far!

Dakota reply Replies: 2 || 2011-04-17 00:00:00
I freaking love Steve's take on the Universal theme. It is so good.


T-Mann0362011-04-29 15:34:19
I love Steve's Universal logo theme as well, Dakota!!!!!


Phil2011-07-15 17:19:54
simply nice score... :)
well, done by Jablonsky ;)

T-Mann036 reply Replies: 1 || 2011-04-29 01:49:20
I'm looking forward to Steve's next film score-- Transformers 3!!!!!


Dakota2011-04-29 02:06:00
F yeah man, it's gonna be epic!!!

T-Mann036 reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-24 17:23:35
I'm having problems with the Your Highness complete score. In track 7 "Angry Boremont", it was corrupted. Either it's from the burned CD or otherwise, I think. If anyone has the original source, please let me know.

OKKU reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-24 10:42:37
Heroes Unite is not bad.

Evenstar reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-19 00:00:00
Linkin Park & Jablonsky about Transformers 3 (+Video Interview with Jablonsky!)
comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=76623#ixzz1Jz6aWgkL

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-17 00:00:00
THIS IS THE TRACKLIST OF THE COMPLETE SCORE:
1.- Universal Logo (Steve Jablonsky Version)
2.- Prologue / Maiden Saved
3.- Thadeous and Dwarfs
4.- Run From Dwarfs
5.- Introducing Belladonna
6.- Best Man
7.- Angry Boremont
8.- The Greatest Quest
9.- Leezar Kidnaps Belladonna
10.- The King's Decree
11.- Leezar's Trick
12.- Belladonna's Fate
13.- Thadeous & Courtney Wake Up
14.- Thadeous Falls Down Steps
15.- Wizard's Lair
16.- Wizard Foretells Quest
17.- Camp Action
18.- Eat Heart
19.- Brothers In Tent
20.- Julie Captured
21.- Julie & Boremont Alliance
22.- Carriage Chase
23.- Leezar's Dinner
24.- Tracking The Knights
25.- Fabious Tells of Love for Belladonna
26.- Girl Lures Thadeous
27.- Captured by White People
28.- Marteetee
29.- Snake Fist Attack
30.- Snake Fist & Isabel
31.- Meeting Isabel
32.- Fabious and Courtney
33.- Leezar Snorts Fairies
34.- Travel to Muldiss Darton
35.- Knights Attack Fabious
36.- Tavern Fighting - Part 1
37.- Tavern Fighting - Part 2
38.- Courney Has Compass
39.- Work Together
40.- Labyrinth
41.- Minotaur Penis Trophy
42.- Fabious Torture
43.- Mothers Prepare Belladonna
44.- Fabious Rescued
45.- Warriors Unite
46.- Heroes Battle Leezar
47.- Isabel and Thadeous
48.- Heroes Return
49.- Isabel Returns

T-Mann036 reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-17 00:00:00
To the anonymous person who've posted the complete score tracklist... THANKS FOR EVERYTHING!!!!! We needed that.

/&/ reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-17 00:00:00
Wow the Complete Score is 1hours and 13 minutes long.
pff the score release 1 hours.
we all die 13min not on cd
13 minutes is a joke!!! buy the score release and not the illegal download bullshit!

T-Mann036 reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-17 00:00:00
@ /&/

Quit being such a hater. Just because the additional 13 minutes wasn't in the official soundtrack doesn't mean you'll have to whine and complaint about it. And besides, the additional 13 minutes isn't a joke... it is 100% real and legit.

/&/ reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-17 00:00:00
T-Mann036
13 minutes!!!!

Its been so boring! for 13 minutes, the cry begin. one hour film score in a public score publication better is not. you comedian!

T-Mann036 reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-17 00:00:00
I never joke around /&/. Sometimes (if not all), the official soundtrack doesn't have a lot of film scores. Case in point-- Transformers: Revenge of The Fallen.

/&/ reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-17 00:00:00
T-Mann036

We are talking about your Highness and not have transformers - revenge of the fallen. Your problem is with nothing to harmony that it since! Perhaps Transformers 3 score is longer? Can do what no one if RC is too lazy to publish longer score.


You make very good music, but are not the only who make good music.


John Debney, Trevor Rabin, Brian Tyler, or bear McCreary would be the best alternative.

/&/ reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-17 00:00:00
Have you ever thought? If ever illegal gedownload is that at some point ever no CD publications appear more?

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-17 00:00:00
@ /&/

I don't think illegal downloads will be the end of physical CD releases. You would think that 8 tracks, cassettes, and MP3s would have ended vinyl, but it's still kickin'. And T-Mann036 is right, just because there's an additional 13 minutes is nothing to cry about. The film itself is an hour and 42 min, so that's a difference of about a half hour. There is not music in every single scene. That would mean that there's music continuously from when the Universal logo comes up to the time the end credits finish playing. Stop your complaining.

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/&/ reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-17 00:00:00
It is me personally to buy prefer official publications. When illegal uploads to download and I think it also not very much. But there was once a time as it was to film remember to continue to publish. Thinking of times about it!
It will come out every year to enough music from Zimmer and co. Because, similar to many things that were for the other score not on it.

T-Mann036 reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-17 00:00:00
While I was listening to the complete film score, it appears to me that track 7 (Angry Boremont) was interrupted. If anyone has the full track, please let me know.

Per reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-17 00:00:00
Well, the tracklist of the 'complete' shown below leaves out the 3 theme suites, so it has closer to 25 min more than the official, not just 13 min... not that it's very important though, just thought I would mention it.

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-16 00:00:00
@T-Mann

I didn't realize you have it. I just got it, I'll let you know what I think. I'm baffled that there's a complete score for a film that has only been out for a week, especially by Steve. He's my favorite right below Hans.

T-Mann036 reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-16 00:00:00
@Dakota

At first, I had doubts that it was fake. But after listening to the complete film score, I was epically blown away. Although I haven't seen the picture at a theater, Steve have done an outstanding job composing as well as the conducting of Nick "The Rock" Glennie-Smith.

49 tracks in 1 hour, 13 minutes!!!! Let me know what you think of Jablonsky's complete score.

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-15 00:00:00
I know. I realized that when Hyrbid pretty much stated it's real

T-Mann036 reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-15 00:00:00
LZ isn't lying at all, Dakota. It is no longer a rumor. The "Your Highness" complete film score is real.

Joshua reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-11 00:00:00
Great Score! Just saw the film, its silly as hell an i was laughing all the way threw it. The score really is its own character in the film. Its the music Thadeous undoubtedly hears in his head when he goes on his quest lol

MK reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-10 00:00:00
@Miles Blitch

Yes, you are right.

Miles Blitch reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-10 00:00:00
@MK

I've been listening to the score, and I wouldn't say that there is a "heavy" Transformers influence, any more than usual in Jablonsky's works. That said, some parts are heavily influenced by Pirates of the Caribbean (Thadeous' theme in particular), but I can live with it.

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