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what 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/Ross
Just 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 1984Bear 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 :)But the film was particularly bad...<br><br>So I rather have a whole other team do something ELSE lol...
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CD1

  1. Inception - Time (4'35)
  2. Incpetion - Dream Collapsing (2'25)
  3. The Pacific - Honor (2'59)
  4. Sherlock Holmes - Discombobulate (2'22)
  5. Angels & Demons - 160 BPM (6'45)
  6. The Dark Knight - Aggressive Expansion (4'35)
  7. Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End - Up Is Down (2'40)
  8. Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End - Drink Up, Me Hearties (4'35)
  9. The Da Vinci Code - Chevaliers De Sangreal (4'07)
  10. Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest - The Kraken (5'01)
  11. Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest - Jack Sparrow (5'59)
  12. Batman Begins - Eptesicus (4'56)
  13. King Arthur - Woad To Ruin (6'59)
  14. The Last Samurai - Opening Theme / Safe Passage / Way Of The Sword (6'25)
  15. The Ring - This Is Going To Hurt (2'51)
  16. Pearl Harbor (3'47)


CD2

  1. Mission Impossible II - Injection (4'53)
  2. Gladiator - Suite (The Might Of Rome / The Battle / Honour Him (7'17)
  3. Gladiator - Now We Are Free (Vocal) (4'21)
  4. The Thin Red Line (6'11)
  5. The Rock (5'06)
  6. Crimson Tide - Roll Tide (3'37)
  7. Crimson Tide - Eternal Father, Strong To Save (1'21)
  8. The Lion King - This land (2'57)
  9. True Romance - You're So Cool (3'45)
  10. Thelma & Louise - Main Theme (2'53)
  11. Regarding Henry - Walking, Talking Man (3'34)
  12. Days Of Thunder - Main Title (4'43)
  13. Green Card - Restless Elephants (6'13)
  14. Driving Miss Daisy (4'55)
  15. Rain Man - Main Theme (3'10)
  16. Rain Man - Las Vegas (4'23)
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Zimson reply Replies: 0 || 2014-06-30 20:41:32
Just noticed on soundtrack.net that there's going to be a new best of Hans Zimmer performed by this orchestra with 6 cds of music. Release date is currently set on July 28th.
§soundtrack.net/album/the-music-of-hans-zimmer-the-definitiv e-collection/

Zimson reply Replies: 9 || 2014-05-13 22:36:50
Is there any information yet, if RCP is going to do the Warcraft movie? Release date is currently March 2016.


Edmund Meinerts2014-05-13 22:41:03
I don't see why it would be RCP. Duncan Jones has worked with Clint Mansell and Chris Bacon before; the latter's score for Source Code is actually quite good, and it would be pretty cool if he got the gig. I'd also be more than happy to see one or more composers from Blizzard's team do the movie as well; maybe not five or six of them like there is on the games, but say Russell Brower and maybe one other guy. That would be cool.


Zimson2014-05-14 08:16:00
This movie will be fundamentally different from Moon and Source Code, so it wouldn't surprise me, if they also hire a new composer. I'm fairly sure that the WoW-composers or at least Russel Brower will be somehow involved, but since they never scored such a big-budget movie it's unlikely that they will do it alone.

When do you think will they announce the composer(s)?


trent easton navarro2014-05-14 14:32:02
Still no reason why it should be a RCP composer. There are other composers you know :P

As for the announcement, it varies per film. Still waiting to find out who will score Ridley Scott's Exodus and Michael Mann's Cyber (although that one is rumored to be scores by Atticus Ross or someone from RCP)


Saurabh2014-05-14 17:59:35
I'd love if Harry Gregson Williams reunited with Ridley for Exodus. His work on Kingdom of Heaven was very rich and in my opinion a masterpiece. Correct me if I'm wrong but it didn't go down well with Harry as his music was replaced by other works to some extent. Scott's recent partnership with Streitenfeld is uneven and sub par considering the scores to his previous films like KOH, Gladiator, Matchstick Men, etc.


Hybrid Soldier2014-05-14 18:57:52
Alberto Iglesias will score Exodus... For tax reason... lol


trent easton navarro2014-05-14 21:45:15
Really, Iglesias? That would be a very unusual choice, even for tax reasons. Also any idea than who'll score Cyber?


Edmund Meinerts2014-05-14 22:12:31
That same tax reason is why Lucas Vidal scored the most recent Fast and Furious movie, or why Federico Jusid was originally going to do 300: Rise of an Empire...there's some law that makes it much cheaper for movies shot in Spain to use as many Spanish crew members as possible. I'm guessing this is something similar.

Very interesting and weird pick though. Iglesias is a pretty low-key and experimental type of composer, which strikes me kind of as the exact opposite of what you would want for a big biblical movie like this. Not sure what to think. :|


Saurabh2014-05-14 22:17:28
Has Iglesias done something as big as Exodus previously?


0-cool2014-06-26 10:41:03
unusual choice but I think he'll do great, unless Scott butchers it.

MacArthur reply Replies: 8 || 2013-09-25 21:59:44
Wait Zimmer did the trailer music for Transformers 3


Mike2013-09-26 20:04:40
What prompts that question?


MacArthur2013-09-26 21:16:41
The Guy Below Said that he did the trailer music. and I didn't know that


MacArthur2013-09-26 21:29:54
Mike real quick do you know if there is a way for the songs on the TDKR app to be transferred to mp3. or has it been do cause if that's the case then technically you could have the whole TDKR score.


Mike2013-09-27 01:15:27
If I knew of a way, I'd have those suites by now...lol


Anonymous2013-09-27 01:53:19
You can simply play them whilst running a lead from your iPhone headphone socket to the line-in on your sound card and recording the input signal. Quite simple.


MacArthur2013-09-27 03:13:09
well I know that but the recordings aren't that good I want it to sound like the actual soundtrack recordings.


Anonymous2013-09-27 05:18:11
Then hack into RCP and get the music. There is no way you can make music like this sounds like album masters from a studio!


MacArthur2013-09-27 05:55:14
No I'm talking the tracks, and asking if it is possible to turn them into mp3. Cause in theory it should be possible. but I don't know. If you get what I'm saying.

naveed reply Replies: 0 || 2013-07-09 12:52:53
he is the best composer in the world.i love him because of his musics such as "now we are free","transformers dark of the moon trailer","molossus","inception","mission impossible",pirates of the caribbean"and more...

MAROUAN reply Replies: 0 || 2013-04-13 15:32:02
THANK YOU

Takehiro reply Replies: 0 || 2011-08-06 19:25:17
Yay, some tracks from this have now been released on a 2CD physical set by Silva Screen in the UK, along with new recordings :) Film Music of Hans Zimmer Vol. 2

Arnab Hossain Mondal reply Replies: 0 || 2011-08-06 11:34:16
Hello..U r god of music.I can't explain my feelings when i listen you. i just lost in your music...GRT ZIM...

supriyo podder reply Replies: 0 || 2011-08-06 11:06:28
hello I am from India. I am a dying fan of U.When I listen ur soundtracks, I simply lost in this world of simplicity. I think U r a precious gift from god to this Earth. Keep Rocking......

fabien reply Replies: 0 || 2011-06-19 19:30:55
an excellent interpretation of Hans' music. I am impressed. The 2007 edition was not so amazing!
Don't wait to listen to it.

fabien reply Replies: 2 || 2011-06-16 08:38:57
passionning interview of Zimmer :
http: //www.musikmachen.de/Stories/ Interview-mit-Hans-Zimmer


Prott2011-06-16 11:21:02
Great interview! Thanks for sharing. :)


fabien2011-06-16 22:15:41
de nada!

arun reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-18 07:39:40
hi zim,am ur lovale fan,i heard all ur music track. I like all of them what a performance from you.its really gr8 gr8 man.especially angels and deamons chanceless zim.keep going ya,your style guitar what a performance superb one. am from india. i am classical musician but i like ur music more. ur music definitely comes feels and i forgot the world man...keep movinggggggggggggggggg

Madie Kay reply Replies: 1 || 2011-05-05 02:55:38
Oh my gosh! Dr. Zimmer has made the best music ever! Every
time I watch a movie, and I see his name in the credits, I get really
excited! I hope to be in your band one day! :D I hope you need a
Clarinet player! :D


P-unit2011-05-06 00:56:25
Madie, sorry but he's not a Doctor.

Madie Kay reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-05 02:59:52
Oh! By the way, I memorized every bit of music on the soundtrack
of Pirates of the Caribbean!!! 1,2,3! Soon to be 4! Pure genius! I love you!!! Hello from Tennessee!

Cucoranu Bogdan reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-01 05:43:41
I think Hans Zimmer is the best composer in the world , his work is pure clasic and beautiful.For me his greatest OST's are from: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 , Gladiator , Angels and Demons , Pirates Of The Caribbean. Love you Hans Zimmer , keep up the good work , Greetings from Romania

Rui Lima reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-28 21:59:35
After All!... he is a great composer, not only becose the enormous number of works, but for the quality. Maybe its becose the fact of having some times similar parts between musics that made his original style very its own.
My favourite H.Zimmer's OST's: Gladiator, Davinci Code, Pearl Harbour, Angels and Demons.
I can see his music in many great classical composers works.

Rui Lima reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-25 12:06:56
to me, hans zimmer is not one of the best composers of today, but it is indeed one of the most prolific, and has a extremely high number of works, wich only few I consider totally classical, and are theese wich I apreciate more.
I like the music but are all, ... very similar, and has score notes that are very muiscal but always the same.
Gladiator has parts almost identical to Gustave Holst's suite "the Planets" in the 1st mov. Mars, the bringer of war, and then appears again in "pirates of the caribbean", i think.
The music could be more orchestrated, and have a orchestra.

A fan. reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-20 00:00:00
Hans Zimmer, is really wonderful your job that you do. Makes me dream, makes me cry. I love it your job, congratulations!!, I really love this music !!!!!!, I´m Argentina, and always I listen this music, I cry, and I always see the movie "Holiday" so I thank for this present, it´s perfect!! Bye!!

Even Haug reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-15 00:00:00
Hans Zimmer. you make the best musik. period.
your musik give me goosbumps. and i relly liked your new game musik on Crysis 2.
the sounds make the game complete. thumbs upp and im looking forwerd for more of your lovely tunes :D

greeting from a great fan

Stuart A reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-14 00:00:00
I now have more HZ albums than any other. Been replaying Inception every day (quietly) in the office and then usually a blast at home at the weekend. Haven't even seen the film.
When's the next Dan Browne soundtrack coming (assuming Sony are making another one)?

Having just seen the playlist for the greatest hits am now going to go and try and buy it.

Brilliant work.

Thanks

Amir H.Alizadeh reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-09 00:00:00
his music (Hans Zimmer) is fabulous and brillant

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