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Finally this gets some sort of release outside of China !Well it's complicated cause on the first film it was done such in a hurry that some themes became more "situation themes" than "character themes". But yeah, there's a loooooooooooot !I did a breakdown for the hell of it a while back, the sheer amount of themes/motifs is astounding, not quite as many as Lord of the Rings or Star Wars but very close!<br><br>Itís tricky to really place some of the theme meanings in as much as they were repurposed for the other films through temp tracking.I was recently revisiting all of this scores and I was wondering...<br><br>Could anyone help me identify all of the themes from the whole saga and tell mewhat they represent?<br><br>I already got a lot of them like the Kraken, Davy Jones, Mermaids, the main theme, etc. But others are still a bit confusing on what they represent, like for example the theme Neely and Badelt created in the first movie that were used in the following movies.<br><br>Thanks in advance!why no cd release?
Haha!  Wear the mask. how fitting.yap. and all of the alternates :PI want that "Final Confrontation" cue so much!Most of them are done actually and should have been released a while ago !Hybrid why is HZ scoring so many films lately, has he placed a bet with himself or something? lol<br><br>Looking forward to it. Boss Baby was a really fun score.
I'm confident he would care. Not saying he has any control over it. <br>I don't think Mondo should be making any money from this release. It ought to be canceled and removed from their website. <br><br>It's more than just a tempo issue. The tone is entirely off, and parts that were once pleasing to hear, now sound awful to my ears.<br><br>Seems Mondo is lacking the proper quality control. Hopefully this is a wake up call for them. If enough people avoid buying this album or return it, they'll get the message. I like to see capitalism work properly. <br>Maybe Pope is involved.Great news! The first one is fun, not Zimmerís best animated score imo but itís still pretty enjoyable. I almost wish they got Conrad Pope involved again, ďLoveĒ is one of the most beautiful cues of the past few years.The first one was quite pretty good.We knew Steve would return for quite some time, but I was surprised Hans would actually return too. But he's very involved with that one.
Who is Hans Zimmerman?i want it so much <3I guess it's only fair that they do shoulder the blame, considering again that releases like these aren't really the norm for them. I still wouldn't expect a recall and replacement, since it'd be a lot of money down the drain there. Their loss ultimately at the end of the day.<br><br>A bit disappointed about the content being the exact same as the leak, as I would've liked some of the film edits or at least the alt mixes I've seen pop up. I guess I'll just have to hope Disney does end up cooperating with LLL sooner than later.You gotta realize one thing, most of the time, Hans doesn't even know about these releases (and honestly I think he doesn't care). Only a few labels like LLL play ball and have him involved (but as Hans doesn't own most of his music, they have no other reason than courtesy to do so).<br><br>As for MI2, people who complained about the "content" instead of the tech aspect of it were goddamn wrong. Yes, the film mixes / OST mixes are pretty different. Because you have suites & sometimes material specifically arranged for the album or alternate cues.<br><br>Mondo having released the final mixes (and I know what Paramount provided them, it's just exactly the same 2 CD set copy that leaked years ago), I have no problem if the content is different.<br><br>And that's the topic on which they answered, James. Technically, they're not wrong, but they are ditching the REAL problem, for which they are responsible for ! The speed issue is on them, not on what they got.Considering the recent issues with the isolated score on Days of Thunder's 4K release sounding very inconsistent, I do wonder if Paramount has simply been poor in preserving stuff. Especially when they mention the studio and not the record label, which might've had a better copy on hand (they did finally put the OST on digital recently, after all).<br><br>I am not going to hold Mondo responsible for this, especially considering they normally do just press the regular OSTs onto LPs. I don't expect them to be fully privy to if a score sounds fine or not, since they're often just given the stuff prepared for them. Besides, repressing records would be a super expensive ordeal, especially with how limited they're often designed to be now.<br><br>And honestly: since no one has made the comparison to Sherlock 2 yet, how bad sounding is it really? I'd much rather it be slightly off than it being complete trash like the Perseverance release of Rain Man was. If HZ was able to let that slide once, then he won't be so worked up over a small tempo issue.
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Crysis 2 (VG) (Digital Volume 1)
Label: E.A.R.S. (Digital Download Only)
Length: 36'24
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  1. Crysis 2 Intro (3:10)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  2. Insertion (3:30)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  3. Battery Park (2:45)
    Borislav Slavov
  4. New York Aftermath (2:46)
    Borislav Slavov
  5. No Escape (2:33)
    Tilman Sillescu
  6. Close Encounter (2:02)
    Tilman Sillescu
  7. SOS New York (2:06)
    Borislav Slavov
  8. Chase (2:27)
    Borislav Slavov
  9. Under Assault (2:01)
    Tilman Sillescu
  10. Crynet Shoot Him Down! (2:09)
    Borislav Slavov
  11. Sneak And Shoot (3:46)
    Borislav Slavov
  12. One Way In (1:23)
    Borislav Slavov
  13. Gate Keepers (2:20)
    Borislav Slavov
  14. Rampage (1:56)
    Tilman Sillescu
  15. Invaders (1:30)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
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Bondo reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-13 00:00:00
I'm really digging the Zimmer (and Balfe?) tracks, it really sounds like a twisted version of INCEPTION. Hopefully more of the Zimmer/Balfe music will be on the Lalaland version...

Tim reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-13 00:00:00
Well, I guess there isn't signaficantly more Hans/Lorne at all...

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-29 00:00:00
Outstanding score, filling the air of the game with energy, suspans, thrill. Hans is a Genius!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-20 00:00:00
I added this digital version too, but I'm definitely looking for the La-La Land version... ;)

Prott reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-20 00:00:00
Yeah, me too... from what I saw there`s really more than 5 minutes of Zimmer`s (RCP-made) music in the game. :-)

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