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What's with the credits here? Howard Shore? No Lorne Balfe?I genuinely was surprised that they went with Richter in the first place. <br><br>Literally just came out of the movie and I can’t believe such a dull and generic score could come from the names attached. What happened? Other than that beautiful almost sweeping string theme (that went nowhere) - there’s nothing. <br>I kept waiting for the music to peak and reach a hundred but it never did. <br><br>It’s no Interstellar, no First Man, no Gravity, not even The Martian.Link to said theme?The synth man creating a mostly synthesizer score? what a shock...because that's what Hans does
Main theme is on Youtube. I quite like it. I prefer Hans doing themes like this rather than the stuff he is doing with FIFA.I'm surprised no one is talking about this one, its one of Rupert's best scores imo.Lately I have been listening to the album carefully, and the truth is that I did not quite understand why Hans did not just use a big orchestra instead of the synthesizer.It would have really been interesting to see Ritcher scoring a chase on the photo, although without a doubt his work would not have been anything generic.Richter is a conceptual artist, I love his Leftovers score, but come one, scoring to picture ?<br><br>He writes pieces that are used in scenes, not the other way around...<br><br>Richter scoring a moon buggy chase ? Hell no... lol you could see from day one it was gonna be replaced...
^ Yeah the edit floating around matches Felix’s almost to a T. Only major difference is <br><br>“Our Final Stand - Showdown - United Greece - Finale”<br><br>Which is broken up into four separate cues. Realistically you could edit it anyway you want if you prefer the smaller cues. Personally, I like the long suite-like format of this release. Kinda like the album release for “Event Horizon” lol.I hope they at least release Richter's score.My Edit:<br><br>01. Rise Of An Empire - Marathon - King Darius - Artemisia - Man To God - War (13:36)<br>= <br><br>M1A Rise of An Empire (09:48)<br>M1B From Man to God King (03:44)<br><br>02. Greek Council - Persian War Plan - Spartan Fight Training - Greek Conversation - Your Commander Is Greek (10:47) <br>=<br><br>M2 Greek Council (03:39)<br>M3 Greek Conversation (07:06)<br><br>05. Suicide - General Bandari - Circle Battle (7:30) <br>=<br><br>M6 Suicide/General Bandari (02:10)<br>M7 Circle Battle (05:16)<br><br>06. Sex - Fire Battle (12:04) <br>=<br><br>M10 Sex (05:36)<br>M11 Fire Battle (06:21)<br><br>11. Our Final Stand - Showdown - United Greece - Finale (16:08) <br>=<br><br>M15-17A Our Final Stand/Showdown Pt.1 (08:19)<br>M17B-19 Showdown Pt.2/Finale (07:37)I'm not really interested in Balfe's part of work, but it would be a big disappointment if Richter's work wouldn't released.<br><br>But I think there's a good chance that movie (and music in particular) get an Oscar nominations, so let's just hope for the best.@mpolonest123 any idea how to break up the really long cues on the complete? it’s a lot of tracks that are made up of several cues
Artemisia Suite = History of Artemisia <br>Greek Action Suite = Marathon <br>Xerxes Rebirth Suite = From Man to God King<br>Greek Sacrifice Suite = ???<br>Artemisia’s Childhood Suite = Artemisia’s Childhood<br>Greek Attack Suite = Greeks on Attack<br>Queen Gorgo Suite = Queen Gorgo<br>Xerxes Thoughts Suite = Xerxes Thoughts<br>Greek History Suite = History of the Greeks<br>Greek Victory Suite = Greeks Are Winning<br><br>Hope this helps! :-)Hybrid can you tell us what album cues are the suites ?!well, from what Lorne wrote on Twitter, it should be releasedCool thanks for getting back! I am still a little bit confused though. Do any Basil Poledouris cues go somewhere in that list? It’s been a very very long time since I have seen the film.The Hans cues used are :<br><br>1M1 OPENING CREDITS / MAIN TITLE (USED FROM 2:18 TO 3:03)<br>1M2 GOLDEN STAIRCASE (USED FROM 0:00 TO 1:56)<br>2M2 JACK SEES WOLVES<br>2M3 BLACK WOLF<br>2M6 THE TREK CONTINUES (USED FROM 0:28 TO 1:15)<br>3M1 THIN ICE<br>3M2 SKUNKER'S DEATH<br>3M3 FULL MOON WOLF ATTACK<br>3M3A MORNING WOLF ATTACK<br>6M4 THE BEAR<br>6M4A THE BEAR ATTACK<br>7M3 IN THE STABLE<br>7M5 WHITE FANG FIGHTS SATAN<br>8M1 FIGHT MONTAGE (FIRST HALF USED)<br>8M3 PIT FIGHT (FINAL 20 SEC USED)<br><br>All the rest, by definition, is Basil's score...
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Crysis 2 (VG) (Limited)
Label: La-La Land Records
Length: 97'15
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CD1
  1. Crysis 2 - Intro (3:09)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  2. Insertion (3:38)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  3. Battery Park (3:23)
    Borislav Slavov
  4. New York - Aftermath (2:44)
    Borislav Slavov
  5. No Escape (2:30)
    Tilman Sillescu
  6. Close Encounter (2:00)
    Tilman Sillescu
  7. SOS New York (2:05)
    Borislav Slavov
  8. Chase (2:26)
    Borislav Slavov
  9. Under Assault (2:00)
    Tilman Sillescu
  10. Crynet - Shoot Him Down! (2:07)
    Borislav Slavov
  11. Sneak And Shoot (3:34)
    Borislav Slavov
  12. Gate Keepers (2:19)
    Borislav Slavov
  13. Rampage (1:54)
    Tilman Sillescu
  14. Nanosuit 2 - Crynet Systems (1:17)
    Borislav Slavov
  15. Rising Spear (1:12)
    Borislav Slavov
  16. Dead Man Walking (2:05)
    Tilman Sillescu
  17. Contamination (2:24)
    Borislav Slavov
  18. Sinister Breed (2:02)
    Tilman Sillescu
  19. Dystopian Nightmares (2:06)
    Tilman Sillescu
  20. Catastrophic Beauty (2:02)
    Tilman Sillescu
  21. Semper Fi (1:58)
    Tilman Sillescu
CD2
  1. Flooded Streets - Aquarium (1:25)
    Borislav Slavov
  2. In Obsurum (2:19)
    Tilman Sillescu
  3. Devastation (1:39)
    Tilman Sillescu
  4. Shadowzone (2:27)
    Tilman Sillescu
  5. Alien Suite (2:06)
    Borislav Slavov
  6. Unsafe Haven (1:56)
    Tilman Sillescu
  7. Terminal Escape (0:59)
    Borislav Slavov
  8. Under The Clock (1:51)
    Tilman Sillescu
  9. Morituri (2:19)
    Tilman Sillescu
  10. Intersection (1:33)
    Tilman Sillescu
  11. Times Square - Evacuation (1:59)
    Borislav Slavov
  12. Burning Night (1:32)
    Borislav Slavov
  13. Resolution (Reprise) (2:06)
    Borislav Slavov
  14. Eye Of The Storm (2:27)
    Borislav Slavov
  15. New York (2:37)
    Borislav Slavov
  16. Our Only Hope (4:35)
    Borislav Slavov
  17. Out Of The Ashes (1:59)
    Tilman Sillescu
  18. Alien Logo (0:44)
    Tilman Sillescu
  19. The End Of The Beginning (2:01)
    Borislav Slavov
  20. Walk In The Park (2:01)
    Tilman Sillescu
  21. Epilogue (3:18)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  22. One Way In (1:21)
    Borislav Slavov
  23. Nano-Catalyst (0:49)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  24. Invaders (1:27)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  25. Under Siege (0:50)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
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tomPoland reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-19 00:00:00
score composed by Boris Slavov and Campbell Askew
mycrysis.com/news/dev_diaries/dev-blog-crysis-2--the-music-p roduction

Martin reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-19 00:00:00
WHEN?!?!?

He made AWESOME work at the MW2 Soundtrack so I have HUGE expectations with this one.
I recently saw "The Dilemma" and the Soundtrack was the style what all people know from Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe.

Keep up with the good work!!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-19 00:00:00
"Contrary to earlier reports, the developer diary confirms that the majority of the music for Crysis 2 was composed by Borislav Slavov (aka Bobby Glorian) and Tilman Sillescu. After they both applied to score the game, Crytek's senior audio director Campbell Askew asked to work together to achieve a versatile and high quality score. The pair communicated on almost a daily basis to brainstorm and develop ideas, in what Slavov describes as a very enjoyable and revealing process."

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-19 00:00:00
Who composed these 42 tracks??

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-17 00:00:00
"On Crysis 2, Zimmer determined the overall musical direction and produced a range of major themes. However, it has been reported that his employee Lorne Balfe of Remote Control Productions handled much of the rest of the music. This production approach echoes that of Zimmer's video game debut, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. In addition, Zimmer worked closely with the team at Crytek to optimise the score. Notably, British musician Graeme Norgate of GoldenEye and TimeSplitters fame is the audio director for the title, having become part of Crytek after they bought Free Radical Design. It appears that the original composer of Crysis, Inon Zur, was not involved with the sequel."

http://www.squareenixmusic.com/musicnews2.php?subaction=show full&id=1297840487&archive=&start_from=&ucat=7&

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-17 00:00:00
Hans is doing another video game?

Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure

He must be getting fond of these game projects . . .

Robborboy reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-16 00:00:00
Dear God. That music on the new Crysis 2 trailer. Simply amazing.

Brad reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-16 00:00:00
Hybrid,
Just out of curiosity, there's been a leaked score listed as Crysis 2 going around the internet lately. Is that the official one that we'll see here? Thanks. Here's the tracklist:
01. Insertion (3:10)
02. Battery Park (3:26)
03. New York - Aftermath (2:44)
04. No Escape (2:31)
05. Close Encounter (2:00)
06. SOS New York (2:05)
07. Chase (2:28)
08. Under Assault (2:01)
09. Crynet - Shoot Him Down! (2:07)
10. Sneak and Shoot (3:45)
11. Gate Keepers (2:18)
12. Rampage (1:54)
13. Nanosuit 2 - Crynet Systems (1:13)
14. Rising Spear (1:18)
15. Dead Man Walking (2:04)
16. Contamination (2:24)
17. Sinister Breed (2:02)
18. Where is the Exit? (1:17)
19. Dystopian Nightmares (2:06)
20. Catastrophic Beauty (2:04)
21. Semper Fi (1:58)
22. Flooded Streets - Aquarium (1:32)
23. In Obscurum (2:20)
24. Devastation (1:39)
25. Shadowzone (2:27)
26. Alien Suite (2:05)
27. Unsafe Haven (1:55)
28. Terminal Escape (0:57)
29. Under the Clock (1:51)
30. Morituri (2:23)
31. Intersection (1:32)
32. Times Square Evacuation (1:58)
33. Burning Night (1:27)
34. Resolution (Reprise) (2:05)
35. Eye of the Storm (2:28)
36. New York Theme (2:36)
37. Our Only Hope (2:04)
38. Out of the Ashes (1:59)
39. Alien Logo (0:44)
40. The End of the Beginning (2:01)
41. Walk in the Park (2:01)
42. Epilogue (3:17)
Total: 1:28:16
If this is the legitimate score, wow! An hour and a half of new Zimmer/Balfe music? Oh happy day!

Robert reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-16 00:00:00
I hate do disapoint you guys, but this info here is incorrect / incomplete..

I heard from a reliable source that Hans Zimmer actualy did only the Main theme of the score and Lorn did the Epilogue. Rest of it was composed by other composers...

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-16 00:00:00
Hey guys stop putting that bootleg track in here !! It's a game rip !

And Robert, I've got reliable sources too ! ;)

Prott reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-16 00:00:00
Robert: There are quite a few other tracks that sounds like Hans Zimmer`s work (Morituri for example) + I think it`s safe to say that when you hear RCP samples, it`s from RCP (The End of Beginning, etc.). :-)

On the other hand - there are tracks which does sound different.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-16 00:00:00
I did ask Lorne if EA brought some of its insiders in... He just told me to wait for the OST credits cause it's a bit "complicated" !! :P

Avatar reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-16 00:00:00
name of song in the Crysis 2 trailer pls

Feared reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-16 00:00:00
I'm a fan of Zimmer since '95, I have like 50 albums from him, and I didn't find any similarities with this score and his other workds. Hey even MW2 had 'that' Zimmer sound even if he only composed the main themes.
Crysis 2 has 1 or 2 cues that sound near Zimmer, but 90% of it could be anyone outside RCP.
Nice score though. :)

Brad reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-16 00:00:00
@Feared: You shouldn't be ashamed because I have that same 42-track rip. However, I have to strongly disagree with you about the sound of the score. It is very RCP and is actually a very good score. After Modern Warfare 2 I though Zimmer could never top himself in the videogame genre, but here Zimmer may have. While there isn't an exact theme you will go away humming, the scale and scope of the score is absolutely epic and the orchestrations are really well done. I listened to the nearly hour and half score all the way through last night and thoroughly enjoyed it. Hans Zimmer is truly one of the most versatile composers ever.

Feared reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-16 00:00:00
Why should i be shamed?
Yes I listened to that rip, and if it"s fromt he game, than it's the OFFICIAL score.
When the LLL edition will be out I'll buy it for sure, but it does not sound anything RCP to me.

Tim reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-16 00:00:00
@Feared
how do you know? it's not released, yet. did you listen to a rip of the game's leaked beta version?? if that's true shame on you!!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-16 00:00:00
All what i want to know is who composed these 42 tracks, Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe or not??????????????

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-16 00:00:00
Feared, what I heard so far sounded a lot like Lorne Balfe... ;)

barbarosa222 reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-15 00:00:00
great great great!

Ennaeus reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-15 00:00:00
OO surpriseee!

CoD511 reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-15 00:00:00
Epic news, I was wondering who did the C2 soundtrack :D

squrl reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-15 00:00:00
"Insertion" is indescribably epic.

john reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-15 00:00:00
yes the first three tracks are good, but the rest... meh! :(

Ele reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-15 00:00:00
Well, I will still tag it as Lorne Balfe only, the same as MW2, considering that he did majority of the score.

Gatterboy reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-15 00:00:00
As far as I know, Zimmer and Balfe did only a few tracks for the game, the rest was composed by internal Crytek composers.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-15 00:00:00
Wait & see about that, Lorne didn't tell me anything about the team involved ! Just told me they had an orchestra for it ! haha ;)

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-15 00:00:00
soundtrack of modern warfare 2 is better and more epic!

JourMort reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-14 00:00:00
Well, it's from the game. Soundtrack was in that beta in 'Extras' menu (and can be found in game's folder). I now for sure. :)

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