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Yeah, 30-ish seconds into Do You Bleed?"Reminiscent Therapy" is amazing in the way it incorporates a lot of Williams' classic stuff making it feel very natural and organic, like it's part Powell's themes, like he does with "The Adentures of Han".<br><br>This is a really great scoreHe is the chosen one, the one who will bring balance to the film music world...Thats just 'do you bleed?' with a small insert?Haha, It's as the prophecy foretold.
John Powell, the great uniter of film music fans@MrZimmerFan<br><br>I actually like Rogue One, and I do understand why it leans so heavily on the original themes. Here the themes are incorporated more as fan service, but Powell is able to do wonders with interpolating them with his material. <br><br>And something I forgot to mention, this score reminds me so much of Pan in the action sequences. The percussion and brass writing is great lolim surprised how Powell uses his ANTZ percussion in this!<br><br>The track Train Heist, Into The Maw is good example of it.<br><br>This is the only score that will please the gang at JW and HZ alike.When JWFan and HZ.com are discussing the same score....'but not as heavily as Rogue One'<br><br>Because Rogue One have conections with certain aspects or characters from the OT?<br><br>An here you have a track with three themes (or cues) with no conections with the OT, Rogue One have more sense... but the score is fricking awesome :)
So first impressions:<br><br>JP knocked this one out of the park! The whole score has this excellent swashbuckling vibe, which is surprisingly aggressive during the action sequences (entirely due to his trademark percussion).<br><br>The writing style is really interesting, it’s basically John Powell doing his usual style but with some Williams flourishes, especially during the softer cues. The Star Wars themes do return, but not as heavily as Rogue One. And of course the JW cue is great, although surprisingly structured more as an action cue as opposed to a concert suite.<br><br>And for some reason the Han theme sounds vaguely similar to Poe’s theme from Force Awakens.Let’s just say “Reminiscience Therapy”.... hold onto your seats! ;-)This score is awesome!! Powell did a great job at making a score that's differet than all the other SW scores, but still you know it's a SW score. He reprised Williams' theme brilliantly and I can't stop to listen to it!!!what about the music when batman makes it back to the cave and lex opens the case of kryptonite. cant find it in theseYeah I can't agree that Inception or Interstellar are superior pieces of scoring. Certainly not in structure, thematic development, etc. <br><br>What defined those scores is the vision behind them more so than the execution. In so many ways, that is opposite of The World's End. Interstellar is a brilliant score that managed to provide each scene with a simplistic tone, but one that captured the atmosphere behind the scenes perfectly, such as the unique use of the organ. Same with Inception with the guitars. <br><br>With a World's End, the vision is nothing special. It is a rock and roll twist to classic music. But the execution brings enormous power and gravitas to the movie.<br><br>I would sum it up by saying that in Interstellar and Inception, the creation of the music drives the movie's ideas while in At World's End, the movie drives the creation of the music.
Nazg&#251;l for Azog I will never forgive. It's not a Servant of Sauron theme, it's a Ringwraith theme, and Azog's not a Ringwraith, he's a goddam Orc, and that theme doesn't belong there, full stop. It was just put there because it sounds "epic" and would "pump up the action scene". Gondor Restored at the end is just as stupid. And the Dreaming of Bag End theme for Bilbo is indeed lovely, and would have been lovelier still if it actually appeared in the movie. Instead it just gets replaced by copy/pasted Hobbit music from LOTR instead because Peter Jackson desperately wants his audience to remember how good those movies were in lieu of the Hobbit ones being any good on their own. Needless to say it goes missing entirely from the second and third score...along with the Misty Mountains melody (the strongest theme of the first one). I still really like those scores overall but they got absolutely butchered in terms of their thematic usage in the films. Then again those movies were an absolute clusterfuck so I shouldn't be surprised.<br><br>WRT Harry Potter, the 3 note theme does work okay for Voldemort, except that there's already a longer, separate Voldemort theme in Philosopher's, one that I like even more, and which only gets used once in Chamber (when Riddle rearranges the letters). I can understand liking Chamber better than Philosopher when you compare the albums, but in terms of the complete scores there's no contest at all, Philosopher wins by a country mile because of Chamber's rehash issues (and there are some good cues missing from the album, such as the Troll and Forbidden Forest scenes).@Edmund<br>The thing with the Nolan scores (at least Interstellar/Inception) is that they are repetitive, in as much as being built heavily around the suites that I’m guessing they use to edit and temp the film. <br>And while the themes are simple I do think they are structured in a unique enough way which builds emotional resonance through the gradual increase in chords/volume/speed/etc. Even Dunkirk is a relatively simple score theme wise, but is so technically complex.<br><br>And personally I’ve never been in love with Inception. I admire it on a technical level, but outside of “Time” I find it to be a fairly cold score. Obviously what it was meant to do so not a complaint, more of a personal preference thing.You know, I actually like Chamber of Secrets much more than Philosopher's Stone. It has the best moments from that score with improved themes. (I actually like the 3 note motif for Voldemort better than it being used for the stone, it already sounded like the Sith theme from Star Wars so might as well go all the way with it.) It felt more tight, better paced, and had an overall more energetic feel to it.<br><br>The Hobbit, I'm not entirely sure where you're getting heartbreaking from. If you mean the state of its release I absolutely agree, if you're talking about its reprisals the only one I had any issue with was the Return of the King/Gondor Restored theme which had nothing to do with Thorin and Bilbo's relationship. <br><br>The Nazghul theme being used for Azog I thought was fine as he was a servant of Sauron in the movies, History of the Ring and Gollum's themes were used effectively, and the new thematic material for the first film, I thought was wonderful. The themes A Baggins of Bag-End and The Lonely Mountain song being used as a Fellowship type of theme are the greatest highlights for me.See, I don't find Inception or Interstellar (or Thin Red Line) all that "complex". Especially not compared to At World's End (how many themes are in that score, like 15? 20? Pretty much all of which show up in rapid succession during the Maelstrom battle?). The Nolan scores are more about building up around very simple conceptual ideas.<br><br>Unless you're talking about emotional complexity, which is a very different thing and not really possible to objectively judge...You know, I don't think I've ever really gotten the full story surrounding that score. I've heard conflicting reports. My personal belief is that Ross did little to no substantial composition and that all the new stuff (themes, suites, new cues and also significantly fresh arrangements of old material) is pure Williams, but that film is full of reused music from the first film (it's actually quite frustrating, not as bad as On Stranger Tides or as heartbreaking as The Hobbit, but a bit of a rehashy mess and it makes the key error of using the Philosopher's Stone motif as a Voldemort theme). That's where I think Ross comes in and was responsible for taking those cues verbatim from the first film and tweaking/rearranging them just enough to match the timings of the scenes without actually adding any of his "own" notes. His role is likely somewhere between additional music, arrangement and music editing (but as Hybrid likes to point out, oftentimes those sorts of roles are really blurred and overlapping anyways).<br><br>A guy at jwfan did an analysis that helps understand the nature of that score, but be warned, it goes *really* deep:<br><br>www.jwfan.com/forums/index.php?/topic/27619-finished-chamber -of-secrets-thematic-and-originality-analysis/
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Ramin DjawadiGavin GreenawayStephen ColemanAlan Meyerson
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Safe House
Label: Varese Sarabande
Length: 69'02
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  1. Safe House (3:16)
  2. A Hundred Lies A Day (3:16)
  3. Get In The Trunk (4:25)
  4. Do I Make You Nervous? (3:08)
  5. I Used To Be Innocent Like You (2:11)
  6. Tobin Frost (2:19)
  7. Off The Grid (3:28)
  8. Do What You Have To Do (4:49)
  9. Don't Kill Innocent People (3:45)
  10. Who Do You Work For? (3:45)
  11. Walk Away (6:04)
  12. People Change (2:17)
  13. Be Better Than Me (4:12)
  14. Langa (6:14)
  15. More Past Than Future (3:19)
  16. 12 Months (3:06)
  17. Truth (3:43)
  18. I'll Take It From Here (5:47)
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Macejko reply Replies: 0 || 2013-08-04 19:15:56
No word if Djawadi is scoring another Espinosa's film, "Child 44"?

Yumbo reply Replies: 1 || 2012-02-14 19:11:06
Amusing comments.

The score was very restrained.

The end credits song was the highlight, but sounded like Sting.


Evenstar2012-02-19 21:41:21
Most of the djawadi scores (specially horror & thriller) are restrained.

Trent Easton Navarro reply Replies: 10 || 2012-01-30 22:15:07
Great, more mindless, boring droning from one of the worst of Zimmer's minions


Areozz2012-01-31 02:13:24
Great, more mindless, boring droning from one of this site's worst posters


Trent Easton Navarro2012-01-31 07:17:35
Thanks for the compliment, my friend :-)


Aggelos2012-02-13 20:02:17
If only I could become one of Zimmer's minions....
Guys please, help me! I want to become a new Trevor Rabin, a new Harry Gregson-Williams, a new Mark Mancina, a new Hans Zimmer, a new Klaus Badelt, a new Nick Glennie-Smith, a new Ramin Djawadi....


What exactly does some need in order to become an apprentice, a follower, a minion, a disciple, a protege, an acolyte,a gillie, an attendant of the afore-mentioned individuals??????????
I implore/beseech you to help me!!!! I am desperate....


Anonymous2012-02-13 21:42:42
"Areozz"
Great, more mindless, boring droning from one of the members of this "Almost Official Zimmer Site" who in the beggining defended the bootleg scores and now is one of the minions who betrayed that position to turn his site in "Almost Official".


Areozz2012-02-13 23:40:14
Oh wow, did you do a whole lot hunting around this website gathering every post I've ever made and then compiling them and putting them into some kind of machine that would give you a result like that?

Congratulations, sir, on commenting on a post I made two weeks ago. Damn, you either have a shit translator or you're trying to tell me something about myself but are making an absolutely atrocious job of it. I first defended bootleg scores? But now I'm a minion who betrayed the site? WHAT DOES IT MEAN??

You think I have control over this site's "Almost Official" status? Well, thank you very much! I would like to believe so, but you are sadly mistaken. At least I have a name, coward! You might as well be anyone, but by establishing a name to myself people can recognize me--oh! Like you must have in order to have gathered the nonsensical [wrong] assumption you've made about me.


Aggelos2012-02-14 13:52:58
If only I could become a mixture of Mark Mancina, Hans Zimmer, Leonidas Leonardi, Rene Leibowitz, Hermann Boessenroth, Ivan Boutnikoff and Fabien Sevitzky.....


Mr. Fate2012-02-14 17:34:14
Aggelos, I don't know that anyone here will be able to help you much. I seem to recall some kind of contact information being posted on one of information or main pages, though.

And to everyone else in this topic: haters gonna hate.


Aggelos2012-02-14 23:05:19
Mr. Fate, I don't wanna contact the folks... What I suggest is that we have to figure out a way to steal their winning attitude.
We need to become the masters of the synthesizers, to usher a new epoch in our personal lives.


Mr. Fate2012-02-17 16:59:09
How curious!! I had just come to that same realization--although maybe for slightly different reasons than the ones you are after.


Aggelos2012-02-19 19:54:27
Mr. Fate, we need to surpass them, we need to destroy them!!!! That's why we need to stay together... They have colossal power/authority. But if we stay together and become more and more as time goes by, we shall be able to "dethrone" them. Every one last of them........

Mr. Charles reply Replies: 4 || 2012-01-29 03:57:26
Ooooooo....I didn't know Ramin Djawadi was doing this! I'm excited =)


Jen's López2012-01-31 18:40:52
I was waiting for Harry Gregson-Williams :(


Mr. Charles2012-02-11 06:43:38
Just saw it, both the film and the score are good. A few twists....


Al bundy2012-02-11 22:14:14
The score get me tired... sry.


Mr. Charles2012-02-14 01:23:37
So far I've only had a chance to listen to "I'll Take it from Here", but it's good

Joshua reply Replies: 0 || 2012-01-31 01:37:02
Sounds good, cant wait!

Adrian reply Replies: 0 || 2012-01-29 19:11:35
On peut trouver les previews ici:
cinemamusica.de/1710/urbaner-heist-thriller-erhaelt-djawadi- rhythmen-first-listen-zu-safe-house

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