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Sadly, he doesn't seem to say anything new besides the background information on the Zimmer and Harry Gregson scores he's worked on. Plus the Skyscraper information still doesn't excuse the generic committee product that score turned out to be.Does anyone know what songs Max Aruj and Steffen Thum have worked on?Though there are differences, I think HZ & NGS styles mix together rather well.<br><br>Tracks like "Fort Walton", "Goodspeed Tracks Jade" or "Jade" are exceptions for sure. Apart from these, most tracks blend very well, imo.<br>It's very different from Armageddon for exemple, when team Trevor and team Harry had very different styles (big anthems & guitars VS darker material and more subtle theme developments) and also different sound equipments (I can tell immediately who did what thanks to the sound banks they used). The Rock doesn't suffer from those extreme differences imo.<br><br>We fans here listened to those scores for over 20 years and we've learnt how to spot each composer (thanks to this website and all the infos on each track we got over the years). I'm not sure I could have noticed all those details back in 1996, or even 10 years ago.<br><br>Nonetheless, The Rock is one of the greatest action scores ever. While more coherent scores like Crimson Tide or The Fan grew on me over the years, The Rock keeps a very special place in my heart.yes i hope 2 cd!!!!Hi, <br>Ever paid tribute to Gorecki?<br>I think you should<br><br>Cheers<br><br>Mjt Sprengers
The only way I won't be able to the listen to it before the episode is if it will be released in Germany in the night to tuesday. But I don't know how I would find that.Does someone know something about the soundtrack already? Like how many songs there will be or maybe even the full track list? Or will it be a big surprise?I will, Backbiter, because I live in Germany and in my country the final episode will be released on monday. I will watch it with my friends and therefore we will watch it around 8pm in my time. If the soundtrack will be released in the night from sunday to monday, I will be able to listen to the soundtrack before I watch the final episode.Yasss<br><br>Please be 2 discsThis is an okay score. Nothing super spectacular, but it fits the movie very well. The only issue I really took is that the end credits arrangement of the Pokemon video game theme is absent from the CD - I would wager quite a few people bought the CD just for that only to be disappointed. For me, it would have ended the CD perfectly.<br><br>Anybody know why it was left off? Something Nintendo told them 'no' on?
Very interesting interview. Thanks man!Judging by the YouTube views, not a lot of people have listened to this 1-hour chat with Steve. So I'm posting it here for you folks to enjoy - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bR0TPYmidNYI have nothing against any of the composers who worked on The Rock, but to my ears, the Nick Glennie-Smith stuff sounds obviously different from the Hans Zimmer stuff, and they both sound very different from the Harry Gregson-Williams stuff. And the transitions are a tad jarring at times. I've never seen anyone else post this opinion before, though, so I may be the only one!<br>=====================<br><br><br>That's actually very interesting. Never thought of it that way. And you're right. For those who are well aware of the overall MV/RC sound, there is indeed a difference between the Zimmer style and the Glennie-Smith style. However, I think that the two styles blend pretty well in The Rock. The movie itself allows for that. So I would argue that, while watching the actual movie, the two styles work very well together and they complement each other. <br><br>But listening to the score alone, yes, I can definitely see where you're coming from. The differences are obvious. Having said that, I still consider it to be a masterpiece of action scoring. And not only action. The emotional bits are great too. JADE is an extremely beautiful and tender track :))<br><br>P.S. The Peacemaker is on my personal TOP 5 of the greatest action scores of all time. I can't believe the score is not as popular as The Rock. Same for Eraser, by the way. Watch the movie again on a good sound system and you'll be blown away by the awesome Silvestri score. I really wish those two scores were more popular with the public......The 90s had some of the greatest action movie scores ever<br>================================<br><br>Without a doubt. I grew up in the 90s and I was there for all of it. Truly one of the best decades for film music (and for cinema in general). I mean, it's the decade that changed action scores forever. Exactly because of scores like The Rock, Twister, Armageddon, Crimson Tide and The Peacemaker. Granted, Harold Faltermeyer kinda started it all in the mid-80s with his work on Top Gun, Tango and Cash and Beverly Hills Cop 2, but it was Hans and his team who really got the ball rolling. By the way, I'm super happy that Hans and Faltermeyer are teaming up for Top Gun 2. At least according to IMDb....<br><br><br>==================<br>The opening theme is probably Zimmer's best in the genre<br>==================<br><br>Agreed. It's the ultimate Zimmer power anthem. I know the younger generation knows Hans mainly from his work on comicbook movies like Batman and Spider Man, but for me, 90's Zimmer will always be the best Zimmer. And my favorite Zimmer :))I'm so excited hear that.
No you won't, the score will be released after the final episode.Yesssssssssss yessss yesCan't wait for this soundtrack.<br>Just a few days left.Oh. My. Gods. (The old ones and the new.) That's so good news. And I can't wait for sunday.<br><br>The best is, that I can here the soundtrack before I watch the final episode. And I like to hear to a score without knowing wich music belongs to what kind of scene.Yesss. Can't wait!
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Ramin DjawadiStephen ColemanDaniel KrescoBrian Richards
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Fright Night
Label: Varese Sarabande
Length: 50'31
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  1. Welcome To Fright Night (1:13)
  2. There's A Lot Of Bad People Out There (1:02)
  3. Jerry's Date (5:11)
  4. A Terrible Vampire Name (2:46)
  5. We Could Rock This Evil Thing Together (3:44)
  6. Is That A Stake? (1:21)
  7. 400 Years Of Survival (3:09)
  8. How To Kill A Vampire (1:42)
  9. Just Hit Me (1:27)
  10. No House, No Invitation (3:44)
  11. That's A Mighty Big Cross (2:48)
  12. Letís Kill Something (1:00)
  13. Go Get the Authorities (1:58)
  14. I Can Hear You Breathe (2:56)
  15. I'm All Out Of Beer (3:49)
  16. A Garlicky Omelet (1:20)
  17. Enough With The Vampires (3:09)
  18. Gotta Light (2:48)
  19. Don't Do Anything I Wouldn't Do (1:12)
  20. Fright Night (4:12)
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Miles reply Replies: 2 || 2011-08-17 15:47:58
It's out on iTunes now! Listening to the samples, some of it sounds as interesting as what we heard before, but some is fairly generic horror scoring--tortured strings and such. Any other first impressions?


kaka2011-08-17 15:59:25
fairly basic horror score with lots of jump scare moments and underscore...The most notable, tempo-friendly parts of this are:
welcome to fright night
how to kill a vampire
No House, No Invitation
Let's Kill Something
I Can Hear You breathe
Gotta Light
Fright Night

HOnestly, had I been abe to listen to the entre album I would have just bought the end track Fright Night (which is pretty much a suite of the theme), because that's really the only one you need on this score, to be honest. Everything else is either jump scare music or a shorter/edited version of this track.



Ds2011-08-26 00:48:18
Like the little voice in "400 years of survival".

test reply Replies: 1 || 2011-08-06 18:17:32
stest


west2011-08-15 23:46:43
best

Dakota reply Replies: 1 || 2011-07-20 01:38:31
Looking forward to this!


kaka2011-08-15 23:13:57
sounds very nice...

Miles reply Replies: 1 || 2011-08-06 10:59:40
Varese Sarabande's website has a sample of Track 20, "Fright Night," up. It sounds interesting--a mixture of electric guitar and vintage horror music instruments. Not sure what the rest of the score will be like, but this certainly shows promise! Here's hoping it delivers!


Dakota2011-08-09 22:47:48
I think it sounds good. I can hear just a little bit of Clash of the Titans in there. I also like the transylvania-like tune, that's pretty cool

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