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You guys are hilarious.and that means, tom did the perfect job. they wanted a shitty score and tom delivered. i am sure they would have fired desplat, williams or whoever, just because they would have failed. the task was to compose a shitty score and tom did that. their problem, if nobody buys the soundtrack album or avoid to see the film, just because of a bad filmscore. for us it is great, because we save money.The fact that the directors insisted on a shitty score doesn't absolve the score from being shitty.Go to JXL's Youtube channel and watch his latest video. He talks about the process of scoring the film. If you have a problem with the score, direct your criticism and complains at the director/producers/studio because JXL delivered the score they wanted. They wanted to stay away from themes and wanted an a very alternative score. If Tom didn't deliver that, they would've found someone else who would've done the job and you'll still complain that it doesn't sound how you wanted lol. <br><br>I've heard a couple of tracks which I liked a lot. <br><br>Stretcher Carry is avaibale on soundcloud. It' merely recreation but it's awesome almost like film version.
How can I answer that ?<br><br><br>"At the moment ?" is my only true answer for you lolOlive, if you think Brothers In Arms is nothing more than a RCP power anthem, then you're obviously missing something... To me it's one of the most brilliant action tracks of the last few years.Ola team ! <br>Maybe you do know Joe Kramer won't return to score Mission Impossible 6. And no one seems to know who will.<br>So here's my question : any chance to see someone from RC doing this ? <br><br>Thanks for reading me. Keep goin' your good job here, it's appreciated. :)<br>Wow. Pretty solid! It keeps the core track intact and, somehow, adds even more raw power into it. Thanks for sharing!
@MrZimmerFan<br><br><Is better because there is variety and orchestration><br><br>It is not because a score is orchestrated that it is automatically superior to one half orchestrated and half electronic. My problem with JL is that it's a small score for a composer with as many facets as Elfman. The music is uninspired and (taking one or another track) ends as it begins, nothing catches yours ears beyond of the romantic moments and of the new interpretations of the themes for the heroes.<br><br>@mpolonest<br><br><I actually love that score, but I think the main issue is Elfman completely ignoring what came before and trying to force the classic themes.><br><br>Elfman had two paths: Ignore everything and do things his way or respect what Zimmer did and maintain the sound of previous films. What did he do? He made an uninspiring hybrid of both.<br><br>@HybridSoldier<br><br><Leagues above, and yet I doubt Ben will be able to write something like "Brothers In Arms" from Mad Max.><br><br>Everyone in RCP knows how to do a power anthem these days.<br><br>@Mephariel<br><br><I would not have gotten a chance to work on blockbuster films like Dunkirk, Blade Runner 2049 without Zimmer's influence.><br><br>Obviously not. It could be in smaller jobs and present some potential for years to come.<br>I think I just sharted myself. Thanks!I'm surprised to have not seen more discussion of this score; I honestly think it represents some of the best music out of RCP in the past half-decade. Yeah, it still has the Journey to the Line / Time four-chord power anthem thing going on, but outside of those themes you have some really creative material that at times doesn't even feel stylistically RCP, and hell, even those structurally-simplistic themes are unusually well-orchestrated. And there's a real orchestra!Some of you may like this guy's cover of Brothers in Arms! Pretty epic, honestly. <br><br> com/watch?v=LCIY41hopq4This score has improved my mood on more than one occasion. Nancy Meyers needs to make another movie, so Hans can score it. lol.
Hello great team of Hans Zimmer,<br><br>I was recently listening to "The Might of Rome" (Gladiator soundtrack) and I am craving to listen the long version of the piece around 2:38 - 2:48 (something like an oriental flute). Does it exist as a standalone composition? Is it inspired from some third party artist, if yes, can you please tell my which one?<br><br>Thanks!@Olive<br><br>Wallfisch's career unquestionably benefited from his involvement with Zimmer. He wouldn't have gotten a chance to work on blockbuster films like Dunkirk, Blade Runner 2049 without Zimmer's influence. Wallfisch is a very talented composer, but let's be honest here, his music doesn't immediately strikes anyone as a big action guy. Having Zimmer's name pushing you helps.Hybrid, what do you admire more: Black Hawk Down or Tears of the Sun?"Elfman's score is like Whedon, horrendous & out of place."<br><br>Out of place, yes. Horrendous, no.Leagues above, and yet I doubt Ben will ever be able to write something like "Brothers In Arms" from Mad Max.<br><br>Comparing people is kinda useless...<br><br>The only who's right is Hans in the end, he knows when to use one and when to use the other... ;)

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Hans ZimmerMark MancinaShirley WalkerBruce Fowler
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Days Of Thunder
Label: La-La Land Records
Length: 71'14 rating:        Not yet rated
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  1. Days Of Thunder (Main Title) (3:08)
  2. Rowdy Drives - Who Is This Driver? (2:06)
  3. Let Me Drive - Cole Drives Rowdy's Car (2:26)
  4. Car Building (2:05)
  5. Darlington - Cole Wins (4:47)
  6. You're Home - Daytona Race - The Crash (3:29)
  7. The Hospital (2:20)
  8. Wheelchair Race (0:37)
  9. Rental Car Race (3:50)
  10. Claire Arrives At Her Apartment (1:55)
  11. Physical Kiss (1:05)
  12. Cole Blows His Engine (1:10)
  13. Wheeler - Cole Smashes (2:25)
  14. Cole At The Laundry - Cole Agrees To Drive Rowdy's Car (2:11)
  15. Cole And Harry Fight - Harry Talks To Car (2:52)
  16. Cole In Truck - Pre-Race (3:52)
  17. The Last Race (10:20)
  18. The Last Note Of Freedom - David Coverdale (4:57)

  19. The Hospital (Alternate) (2:21)
  20. Wheelchair Race (Alternate) (0:38)
  21. Claire Arrives At Her Apartment (Alternate Ending) (1:53)
  22. Cole Blows His Engine (Alternate) (1:12)
  23. Pre-Race (Alternate Mix) (2:25)
  24. Days Of Thunder (Main Title) (Rock Arrangement) (4:59)
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Scorefan reply Replies: 4 || 2016-01-20 20:33:31
@Hybrid One question: the cue "End titles" is included is this reléase?

Hybrid Soldier2016-01-20 21:53:55

Scorefan2016-09-03 17:13:35
@Hybrid, do you know why decided not include the cue in the official release?

Hybrid Soldier2016-09-03 18:04:20
I didn't produce this OST lol...

Ask LLL !

Scorefan2018-01-07 01:41:27
I asked them and they say the last cue in the cusheets is the final race.
So the cue End Titles belongs to Days Of Thunder or Music Library?

Michael Poleschuck reply Replies: 0 || 2017-02-16 15:46:09
Interesting, there was Jeff Beck's usual line-up on bass guitar and drums or not? And how did Jeff Beck involved in this movie?

Sam Young reply Replies: 0 || 2016-03-28 14:30:05
What type of main keyboard did Hans play in this soundtrack?, I just heard the Yamaha DX7 (the marimba pitch) and Fairlight (the "aah" pitch) sounds, only don't know the main key he played.

Mr Jesstiece reply Replies: 2 || 2015-10-02 18:20:22
has any one heard a version similar to the last note of freedom but not by coverdale but sounding similar called The Driver.

Hybrid Soldier2015-10-02 19:14:07
Yep it's actually the first song Hans wrote with Terry Reid... It was then rearranged & rewritten with Billy Idol for "The Last Note Of Freedom"...

The Driver was much better... lol

rockhound2016-01-14 11:51:38
david coverdale confirmed on twitter, that trevor rabin played the lead guitar on The Last Note Of Freedom. i really love this song and the guitar work is amazing.

MacArthur reply Replies: 6 || 2013-11-18 16:41:10
Really Good!

Tommy2013-11-20 00:36:53
... not really good sound, the sound is very bad, previous version from First Born Records is much better !!

Cloud2013-11-20 01:55:05
Tommy: Are you crazy? The LLL release is light years ahead of the bootleg.

Hybrid Soldier2013-11-20 10:54:18
Yes for the most part, but LLL fucked up 2 cues, The Hospital & Cole Blows His Engine ! Well done... -_-

Mr Tweedy2013-11-20 11:05:33
The most part is really good yes ! Very good re-mastering job here.
But as mentioned Hybrid, those 2 cues sound like they have a sampling rate conversion problem !
That's crazy they didn't notice such a thing during mastering...

The Last Race doesn't have any mastering problem, but probably comes from another source. The track is not as clear and smooth as the other ones. And the original drum mix is pretty bad. Anyway, good cue !

Octane 932015-04-22 14:37:39
Finally we have the elusive 'Last Race' cue!

One of my favorite scores along with 'Rush.'

Max23042015-07-25 10:37:40
The bootleg is much better

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 25 || 2013-11-08 18:46:19
I got the confirmation I wanted, Mancina did work on The Last Race (and a few other cues).

End of story.


Edmund Meinerts2013-11-08 18:50:59
Thanks for the confirmation. So is it Zimmer/Mancina then?

Hybrid Soldier2013-11-08 19:26:45
The themes are basically HZ so...

LLL couldn't credit him since he was not originally credited for the film (back then you rarely had any additional credited anyway for anything).

MacArthur2013-11-08 21:11:54
So it's basically Zimmer anyway.

Edmund Meinerts2013-11-08 21:16:58
Yeah, with these earlier projects I think it's safe to say Zimmer was a lot more of a solo artist. Not that he didn't have help, of course, but he hadn't yet reached the "write suites inspired by the film and have my team edit it to scene" stage.

I'll have to listen to the Final Race cue myself. You can usually tell when Mancina's had a hand in things, his voice is relatively distinctive (you can pretty easily tell what cues he did on The Lion King, for example). Although this is so early in his career, maybe not as much.

Mike2013-11-09 01:11:11
When would you say Zimmer did get to the "write suites inspired by the film and have my team edit it to the scenes" stage? Because you're right, his older scores didn't do that.

Edmund Meinerts2013-11-09 02:04:09
It's quite hard to say. Zimmer has always had a tendency to put long, suite-like cues on his albums, even on his early scores (which is why you get albums like Crimson Tide and The Peacemaker with only five cues, but with crazy 17-minute lengths and such). But back then you got the impression that he was still largely responsible for writing the actual CUES, too - not to mention a lot of those long "suites" were just a ton of cues that ran into each other. Again, I'm not saying he was entirely without help (e.g. Gavin Greenaway on Peacemaker), but more so than today. Exceptions like The Rock existed, but they were just that: exceptions.

If I had to pinpoint a single score where the "I do suites, team does cues" thing started to become the standard Zimmer modus operandi, then I'd say Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl: Zimmer provided the themes, Badelt and Zanelli and all the rest applied them to cues. Which is interesting, because in that score's case it only came about because of the emergency situation of desperately having to finish the score on time. Then I guess came Batman Begins, and Chris Nolan who apparently likes to have Zimmer write music based on the film's CONCEPT rather than directly to cue (although if Batman Begins has suites, I'm not sure we've ever heard them). By Dead Man's Chest and Da Vinci Code, the suite thing was in full force and hasn't changed since.

Edmund Meinerts2013-11-09 02:07:23
Keep in mind that this is PURE speculation on my part; I'm sure Hybrid could correct me on a lot of the above points.

Hybrid Soldier2013-11-09 09:13:07
Actually I have tried to ask when he actually started that method.

And I didn't get an answer (I mean I did but it was more "why" than "when" lol)...

"No theme, no score. But it took a while to figure that out... you see, you can just start writing to picture. The picture will make it "sound" better. But at the end, you're never going to have a piece that can stand on its own, you've never given the director and yourself the chance to really think it all the way through, and you can't ask [everyone] to help fill in the gaps in the movie, because you have to give them the themes, the sound, the production and the intellectual through-line. So the suite becomes a template for the whole film. Man Of Steel is entirely made from that template (actually it's two suites)..."

King Arthur is a score based on 2 big suites (totally unreleased).

He told me Lion King had some suites too, so it's not a new process... Nine Months has a theme suite (We Can Work It Out on OST).

So I guess it depends, on the schedule too...

Edmund Meinerts2013-11-09 18:06:27
I'd love to hear the King Arthur suites. That score is one of my favorites. Although, I imagine they wouldn't contain much that we haven't heard in other forms in the complete score.

MacArthur2013-11-10 17:27:40
I don't know King Arthur was pretty lengthy as a score album.

and I liked it to.

Anonymous2013-11-10 19:22:41
HZ did a lot of cues himself on TDK, comparatively speaking :P

MacArthur2013-11-10 21:21:12
And as far as we know MoS

Hybrid Soldier2013-11-10 21:41:07
Jeez stop giving your opinion about who did what since you have no clue or anything interesting to add but "I think"... :(

Anonymous2013-11-10 21:44:59
Am I wrong.

Mike2013-11-10 21:45:27
There would not be six additional guys in Zimmer did most of the scene-to-scene scoring himself.

MacArthur2013-11-10 21:46:07
Am I wrong.

My bad Forgot to post my name.

Mike2013-11-10 21:46:58
if* Zimmer did most of the scene-to-scene scoring

MacArthur2013-11-10 21:47:59
There were 4 not 6 mike. :)

Mike2013-11-10 21:50:06
Right, sorry. Must have been thinking of another score. Still, I stand by what I said.

Macejko2013-11-10 21:51:13
MacArthur is just anxious to keep himself in the illusion that every piece of music there is in the world is somehow connected to Hans.

MacArthur2013-11-10 21:57:25
Right the Turkish March by Mozart is Hans Zimmer, Or Star Wars is Hans Zimmer.

Quit being a butt-hole! Mace.

Edmund Meinerts2013-11-10 22:25:53
Ohhhhhhh snap! He called you a butthole, Macejko. You better come up with something really scathing to come back from that one. Might I suggest "poophead"?

Macejko2013-11-10 22:36:23
I think I'd rather go and think about my life, Edmund. After Mac's harsh words, it just... It just doesn't feel the same...

MacArthur2013-11-10 23:22:33
Sorry tough week.

isildur2013-11-11 10:27:06
Oh Man! This is so hilarious :D

MacArthur reply Replies: 0 || 2013-11-08 21:16:05
Real Quick what does the (V) stand for in discography

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 1 || 2013-11-08 09:16:04
Added all the booklet credits !

Guizmox2013-11-08 13:06:42
No Mark Mancina inside...

MacArthur reply Replies: 0 || 2013-11-07 22:36:59
Just bought it.

Guizmox reply Replies: 2 || 2013-11-05 08:34:32
Ladies and Gentlemen.... The tracklisting !!!

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La-La Land Records and Sony Pictures Entertainment present the original motion picture score to the 2011 feature film drama restless, starring Mia Wasikowska and Henry Hopper and directed by Gus Van Sant. Renowned composer Danny Elfman (EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, BATMAN, SOMMERSBY, BLACK BEAUTY) crafts another notable original score – a delicate, but stirring work, in the vein of his music for MILK and SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, that expertly finds the heart and soul of Van Sant’s delightfully offbeat romantic drama. Produced by Danny Elfman and mastered by Patricia Sullivan at Bernie Grundman mastering, this special release is limited to 2000 units and includes exclusive, in-depth liner notes from film music writer Tim Greiving which feature comments from director Gus Van Sant. The attractive art direction is by Dan Goldwasser.


1. titles 2:41
2. battleship 1:09
3. reconciliation 1:26
4. sorry for your loss 1:54
5. waterbirds 1:43
6. meet the parents 2:20
7. on the beach 2:09
8. hiroshima 1:06
9. morning affair 1:33
10. morgue 1:18
11. crime scene 2:45
12. death scene 2:06
13. happy dead girl 1:11
14. battleship 2 1:50
15. a ghost 1:00
16. the letter 1:34
17. parents’ grave 1:49
18. weepy donuts 3:31
19. enoch’s goodbye 1:21
total album time: 34:25

Music by Hans Zimmer
Limited Edition of 3000 Units



La-La Land Records and Paramount Pictures present the world premiere release of acclaimed composer Hans Zimmer’s (BLACK RAIN, THELMA & LOUISE, THE DARK KNIGHT, MAN OF STEEL) full-throttle original score to the 1990 racing drama feature DAYS OF THUNDER, starring Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman and Robert Duvall, and directed by Tony Scott. After waiting decades, film music enthusiasts have finally been rewarded with a worthy release of this Zimmer classic. Clocking in at over 70 minutes, this CD absolutely roars with the kind of blistering dramatic action scoring that vividly demonstrates how Zimmer became one of filmdom’s most important contemporary composers. Rounding out the music presentation are some notable bonus tracks and the song “The Last Note of Freedom,” performed by David Cloverdale. Produced by Dan Goldwasser and mastered by Doug Schwartz, this special limited release of 3000 Units was supervised by the film’s producer, Jerry Bruckheimer and star Tom Cruise. The sleek art design is by Dan Goldwasser, with exclusive, in-depth liner notes by film music writer Tim Greiving, which include feature comments from Bruckheimer and Cruise. This release is dedicated to the late Tony Scott.


1. Days of Thunder (Main Title) 3:08
2. Rowdy Drives/Who Is This Driver? 2:06
3. Let Me Drive/Cole Drives Rowdy’s Car 2:26
4. Car Building 2:05
5. Darlington – Cole Wins 4:47
6. You’re Home/Daytona Race/The Crash 3:29
7. The Hospital 2:20
8. Wheelchair Race 0:37
9. Rental Car Race* 3:50
10. Claire Arrives at Her Apartment 1:55
11. Physical Kiss 1:05
12. Cole Blows His Engine 1:10
13. Wheeler/Cole Smashes 2:25
14. Cole at the Laundry/Cole Agrees to Drive Rowdy’s Car 2:11
15. Cole and Harry Fight/Harry Talks to Car 2:52
16. Cole in Truck/Pre-Race 3:52
17. The Last Race 10:20
18. “The Last Note of Freedom” 4:57
performed by David Coverdale

19. The Hospital (alternate) 2:21
20. Wheelchair Race (alternate) 0:38
21. Claire Arrives at Her Apartment (alternate ending) 1:53
22. Cole Blows His Engine (alternate) 1:12
23. Pre-Race (alternate mix) 2:25
24. Days of Thunder (Main Title) (rock arrangement) 4:59
* contains material not used in film


MacArthur2013-11-05 16:32:25
So no iTunes.

But anyway you can probably get it cheaper on Amazon

trent easton navarro2013-11-05 23:16:26
Ordered! (together with Poledouris' The Hunt for Red October) Another holy grail I can cross of my list :D

MacArthur reply Replies: 2 || 2013-10-29 21:32:32
I was just on Discography. What is the red exclamation point by the CD for?

Edmund Meinerts2013-10-29 21:50:24
I think that means the page it links to is relatively new, i.e. you'll find red exclamation points next to most releases from this year, plus any complete/expanded pages that have been recently created, like the Inception sessions page.

MacArthur2013-10-29 22:41:11

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 5 || 2013-10-29 14:44:13
Coming next week at LLL !!! Amazing !!!!

JamesT2013-10-29 15:54:17
Yay!!! Great news!! Now, if we can get them to release The Fan next!

Edmund Meinerts2013-10-29 15:59:58
Will it include Mancina's cue from the final race? The bootleg was always missing that.

Bioscope2013-10-29 16:23:21
This is great!

Frisbee2013-10-29 16:30:27

trent easton navarro2013-10-29 21:33:47
One of my holy grails and one of Hans' greatest scores! Great to finally have an official release.

Now here's hoping an expanded "The Peacemaker" will also happen some day

ZZHH reply Replies: 0 || 2013-10-29 20:27:51
So cool !!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2013-10-29 16:28:16
Yeah! 23 years later

CAN'T WAIT.© 2001-2017 OST 
Days Of Thunder soundtrack - Hans Zimmer 1990