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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...Yeah... McCreary's score is one of the best from last year so I'd rather have him again.
I open to ANY composer in this movies.<br><br>To answer the question, YES, i'm ready<br><br>Specially to a guy, who loves G14, KSi and KOTMNo way. After what Bear McCreary did on King of the Monsters last year I definitely want him back.Atli still has his studio at Remote but mostly works from home in Iceland.<br><br>Guillaume game back to settle to Remote a couple of years ago (before he was splitting time between RCP & France).<br><br>Heitor still is at RCP as far as I know, haven't heard anything in a while.<br><br>Nathan Stornetta left Remote in 2015 (against Hans' will !! :)) cause he didn't fancy much that whole Hollywood business. He is home in Switzerland doing his own projects, but also touring with Hans...Atli Örvarsson, Heitor Pereira, Guillaume Roussel and Nathan Stornetta ?Marc left RCP in like... 2003 ? lol<br><br><br>And yes he is, check his page, he just doesn't have much going on anyway.
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Conductor - Orchestrator
Hans ZimmerMark MancinaShirley WalkerBruce Fowler
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Days Of Thunder
Label: La-La Land Records
Length: 71'14
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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)

    BONUS TRACKS
  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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HunterTech reply Replies: 1 || 2020-06-16 01:43:58
Anyone know what that material after the lengthy silence at the end of "Days Of Thunder (Main Title) (Rock Arrangement)" is?


Per2020-06-16 07:58:21
It's some drum and guitar take from "Darlington / Cole Wins", or something like that

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 26 || 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.


lol


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


Knight2019-04-15 12:05:55
Do you by any chance know which cues Mancina worked on aside from The Last Race?

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
Nope...


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?
Thanks

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

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 !!!


LA-LA LAND RECORDS PRESENTS
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“DAYS OF THUNDER: LIMITED EDITION”
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“HANS ZIMMER SPECIAL!”
To celebrate our release of DAYS OF THUNDER, we are offering BLACK RAIN and BROKEN ARROW at a special sale price of only $19.98 each! Sale prices good thru 12/2. Only at www.lalalandrecords.com

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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.

TRACK LISTING:

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

DAYS OF THUNDER: LIMITED EDITION LLLCD 1290
Music by Hans Zimmer
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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.

TRACK LISTING:

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

BONUS TRACKS
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
TOTAL ALBUM TIME 71:14
* contains material not used in film

FINAL RACE INSIDE :D


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
Thanks!

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
Thunder-tastic!


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.

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