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@Edmund <br>Given the chance I think Junkie probably could deliver a pretty fun score that stayed thematically consistent with the current universe. It all depends on what the studio/director wants out of the music. The biggest disappointment to me is that this was a huge missed opportunity to do a heroic take on Zimmer’s Superman theme, something we haven’t heard since MoS. Hell, even the trailers did that.... -_-rumor has it Lorne Balfe did this score<br><br>I guess if we do not get any credits then that proves it<br>======================================<br><br>Oh, absolutely! I'm sure we will soon find out that Balfe also scored Star Wars and Titanic. And Harry Potter. And Indiana Jones.Edmund, I somewhat agree - I've seen very little from Junkie to make me think this would have been a groundbreaking, wonderful score. However, maybe it's the Zimmer fan in me, but I would have loved to hear "stock, barely-altered reprises of Zimmer's themes all over the place" in this score. So many scenes begged for just that. Compositionally it doesn't make for an interesting soundtrack or film score, I agree, but I would be willing to sacrifice that for thematic continuity.I certainly understand the criticisms leveled at Elfman's JL score, but I'm not at all convinced Junkie would have been a better option. I've never been too convinced by him anyway (Mad Max was a situation where his sound happened to be a good fit, but even then I think a better composer could have made much more out of the same ingredients). And since anything worthwhile in the previous two (and yeah, I'm aware I like MoS and BvS waaaaaaaay less than the average reader of this site) ended up being by Hans anyway, I really doubt Junkie flying solo would have been up to much. My guess is he would have pulled out stock, barely-altered reprises of Zimmer's themes all over the place without adding much new material on his own, which would have satisfied the DC fans more than what Elfman did, sure, but would have been a lot less interesting as a score album. I mean, say what you want about the questionable thematic decisions Elfman made, the two gigantic full-length action cues are pretty solid in and of themselves. I'll take that over Junkie letting the drums pound for eleven minutes straight, any day of the week.The studio is the music owner now.
There you go. So we probably will never get to hear what Tom planned/did for this movie. I really believe that it would've been great compared to the generic score we got. <br>Only two tracks stood out to me and only one was an actual cue from the movie.Gabriel Yared leaked his Troy back in 2004 but I think he got in quite a lot of trouble for that. There's a reason he hasn't done too many high profile films since then, I think. A few rejecteds have slipped out over the years but it's pretty unheard of for the composer himself to be the one to leak it I think, that would be career suicide if they got caught. Usually they come out the same way complete scores do, some anonymous person working on the scoring team probably did it.and Zimmer criticized Elfman...back and forth, etc. So what? The movie is lame, the score is about as lame as Bat V Sup@JBSO99 you're right. It's so big and widely spread.<br><br>And you're right about me forgetting those score. I just picked these three because Elfman critized Zimmer@Iamtommie  You forgot the theme by Elliot Goldenthal for Batman Forever and Batman & Robin, for not to mention the theme from the 60's TV show and all the themes for all the different animated motion pictures such as The Dark Knight Returns, Mask of the Phantasm, or the videogames like the Arkham series.<br><br>Batman's musical legacy is very big so him saying there is only one theme and his the one he created is really disrespectful to a big amount of composers.
Yeah, that's what I thought you meant. And that's what Elfman should have done if he wanted to use the old themes.I think what Elfman said is not true.<br>Batman has different themes for different movies because every Batman is different.<br><br>Michael Keaton as Batman: Elfman's Theme<br>Christian Bale as Batman: Hans' Theme<br>Ben Affleck as Batman: Hans & Junkie's Theme.<br>Of course much more but the most important.<br><br>Each one if dies Batman's have a different story and a different universe. I think that for each universe a new theme is the best thing you can do. With a different theme you can relate more to this Batman than a previous one.<br><br>By the way, I think TDK, MoS & WW are 3 of the top 10 themes by Zimmer. I think what Elfman did the WW theme is an abomination. He removed the key instrument in the theme because he thought it was childisch.<br><br>I think the Justce League score is way worse than previous DCEU or Batman movies. I hope that Lorne of Junkie will do future DCUE movies instead of Elfman.<br><br>(Seeing Justice League thursday. I am curious if it is really that bad as everyine says)GITS was unreleased, JXL's JL score was completely rejected. The real qustion is how many rejected scores have leaked in the history of modern film scoring?Ghost in a thing that doesn't have life but doesWhich score would that be?
Seeing as how Lorne Balfe “leaked” his own score, I wonder if Tom could easily do the same?Haha - honestly though, before I realized this I felt Jablonsky didn't really bind the score together that well with themes and motifs. This is a pretty cool connection and I'm glad he made it.Almost like this was a film score or something! ;)I don't suppose you have credits for this score, Hybrid?Just realized that the drums in "Battlefield" fit with the beat of "We Have To Go". Awesome to see a connection between the two tracks!
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Call Of Duty - Ghosts (VG)
Label: Activision (Digital Download Only)
Length: 73'38
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  1. Main Theme (3:13)
  2. Ghost Stories (1:46)
  3. Rorke Files (1:58)
  4. Loki Combat (2:00)
  5. Infiltration (2:04)
  6. Tower Battle (1:14)
  7. Sin City (2:01)
  8. Santa Monica Beach Invasion (2:13)
  9. Computer Hack (1:39)
  10. Enemy HQ (1:55)
  11. Threnody (0:54)
  12. Space Suicide (2:04)
  13. End Of The Line (2:38)
  14. Severed Ties (2:12)
  15. Clockwork (1:50)
  16. San Diego Burning (3:31)
  17. Atlas Falls (1:29)
  18. Space Enemy (2:45)
  19. Odin (2:19)
  20. Gathering Intel (1:31)
  21. No Man's Land Battle (1:09)
  22. Trench Run (1:41)
  23. Stealth Kill (3:11)
  24. Liberty Wall (2:37)
  25. Brave New World (2:00)
  26. Northern Andes Mountains, Venezuela (1:41)
  27. Birds Of Prey (1:09)
  28. Federation Base (1:48)
  29. The Hunted (2:01)
  30. Struck Down (1:27)
  31. Ghost Killer (1:14)
  32. Train Chase (1:58)
  33. Federation Battle (2:00)
  34. Legends Never Die (4:37)
  35. Atonement (3:49)
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Michael Poleschuck reply Replies: 0 || 2017-02-14 13:26:46
But why? Why did Harry left, Hybrid Soldier? In 2013 he only write a theme for The East. How it all connected with Tony Scott's death?

isildur reply Replies: 5 || 2014-05-05 20:59:33
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is going to be scored by Harry Greson-Williams reports gamespot.

This should be interesting. Buckley did such a fantastic job on the "Ghosts" I though they would hire him again.

http: //www.gamespot.com/articles/tons-of-call-of-duty-advanced-wa rfare-details-emerge/1100-6419415/

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Mike2014-05-05 21:51:34
I loved Harry/Stephen Barton's work on COD4.....does this mean we might get a return to the sound of MW1? :D


Hybrid Soldier2014-05-05 22:15:15
Harry was supposed to do Ghosts with David but left for his year off in the end...


Mike2014-05-05 22:24:52
Funny you say that, Hybrid, because when I first heard the theme for Ghosts, I thought, "This is reminiscent in tone of the COD4 theme...."


Anonymous2014-05-07 21:05:34
i assume harry will just end up doing the theme and someone else will do the score?


Evenstar2014-05-08 02:57:11
exactly my toughts Anonymous

Tim reply Replies: 1 || 2014-04-12 23:44:18
Guys, Rocksteady and Warner just confirmed David Buckley scoring Batman Arkham Knight along with Franchise veteran Nick Arundel! I'm excited about this!!


isildur2014-04-13 00:38:19
Awesome news! I hope it would be as kick-ass as this.

dark prince reply Replies: 2 || 2014-02-02 00:13:35
Nice score by David Buckley. It's a challenge try to overcome the score by Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe, Brian Tyler and Jack Wall for this franchise, and David didn't, but anyway, this is a good aportation for this videogame saga, is really exciting as should be the scores for this saga


Mike2014-02-02 00:33:46
Again no one talks about the Modern Warfare 1 score by Harry Gregson Williams and Stephen Barton? :( It was awesome, dripping with tension.


dark prince2014-02-02 00:40:48
I didn't hear Modern Warfare 1

Patrick Pondaag reply Replies: 0 || 2014-02-01 17:58:26
Awesome score for Ghosts

MacArthur reply Replies: 2 || 2013-11-27 22:46:08
Again great score.


MacArthur2014-01-17 17:14:35
Any one know who's scoring the next CoD


Mike2014-01-17 17:23:16
No way, man! The next CoD hasn't even been given a title yet! :P

Tunerline reply Replies: 0 || 2013-11-18 08:36:51
David Buckley respect!!!!

MacArthur reply Replies: 2 || 2013-11-12 16:52:35
Are you kidding I love it.


Bioscope2013-11-12 18:21:55
Give it time. It will grow on you. I think it is actually epic!


MacArthur2013-11-12 18:36:19
I do like it it's awesome!

cody reply Replies: 0 || 2013-11-12 15:39:38
kind of a disappointment

Amr Ahmed reply Replies: 0 || 2013-11-12 14:22:26
Very Nice :):):):)

MacArthur reply Replies: 2 || 2013-11-08 22:14:37
Good score! really great stuff


tomPoland2013-11-09 11:22:40
Doesn't have a start to MW3 or especially to BO2.


MacArthur2013-11-10 17:33:46
I didn't Think it did.

MacArthur reply Replies: 2 || 2013-11-07 14:23:06
Who did David work with from RCP (Meaning what main guy Zimmer, Powell, Gregson-Williams...etc)


trent easton navarro2013-11-07 15:03:19
Looking at his credits, he seems to have mostly worked with HG-W


Anonymous2013-11-07 16:39:22
David has been working with HG-W for years and has written many great tracks for films HG-W scored.

TheARMusicGroup reply Replies: 9 || 2013-11-05 19:31:54
Does anybody know where they would release this? The only website that I found that had it available to purchase said that it was only available in the UK.

Also, what are your thoughts on Infinity Ward following Hans Zimmer and Brian Tyler with David Buckley? Personally, I am livid. However, it is still a Call of Duty soundtrack.


MacArthur2013-11-05 19:45:07
iTunes


theeaglesfan0052013-11-05 21:13:26
iTunes


Edmund Meinerts2013-11-05 23:10:32
iTunes

(Am I doing it right?)


Mike2013-11-06 01:45:47
"...what are your thoughts on Infinity Ward following Hans Zimmer and Brian Tyler with David Buckley?"

Why no mention of the excellent, tension filled COD4 score by Stephen Barton and Harry Gregson Williams? ;)


MacArthur2013-11-06 04:35:38
I would comment on that Mike but the thing is it never was released.


MacArthur2013-11-06 16:33:13
@ Mike, who would you want them to follow with.


Mike2013-11-06 17:25:38
I don't have a "who", exactly, but I absolutely loved the tone of Call of Duty 4's score. It was serious, dark, and full of tension. The score was very reflective of the game itself, trying to create a realistic, no-nonsense experience that paints the picture of modern war as it is, with no impossible action scenes or "bad ass" slo mo kills (as opposed to the CoD games from Black Ops onwards :P). CoD4 didn't have an uplifting, heroic Transformers-style theme like Tyler's MW3 score, nor a "The Rock"-style theme like the one Zimmer wrote for MW2. I know it's not gonna happen, but I'd love to have a score like CoD4's again. One that treats CoD like a war game, not an action film.

But then, CoD doesn't treat itself like a war game anymore, really. The reason the CoD scores now sound like action film scores is because the CoD games treat you like Ethan Hunt or Jason Bourne, not a soldier. lol.


MacArthur2013-11-06 20:47:06
Agreed you tend to be a spec force I kinda hope that they go back to WW2 scenario MW2 was good because you were more of a solider. But hearing David's score I like it


MacArthur2013-11-06 22:17:04
My bad They* tend to be more Spec forces.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 8 || 2013-11-03 10:51:07
Thanks to Ado for pointing this out ! ;)


Evenstar2013-11-03 10:53:22
Wow, finally we know who composed it. David Buckley did some nice work in the past. Thanks!


al bundy2013-11-03 10:58:35
When will this be released? I can't find anything on Amazon or iTunes.


Hybrid Soldier2013-11-03 11:09:26
In 2 days !


eXe2013-11-03 11:28:39
Samples 7digital.com/artist/david-buckley/release/call-of-duty-ghost s


MacArthur2013-11-03 16:34:28
I thought It was going to be an RCP guy.

Excited


Mike2013-11-03 18:17:47
"Computer Hack" is striking similar to "Shanghai Infiltration" from Splinter Cell: Double Agent.


Mike2013-11-03 18:18:16
strikingly*


Manulder2013-11-06 19:06:10
why the soundtrack is avaible on amazon.com and not on amazon.fr ?

MacArthur reply Replies: 0 || 2013-11-06 16:33:54
Sounds Good

Legends never die is Awesome.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2013-11-03 18:43:46
why are there no pages on this site for geoff zanelli's nintendo ds call of duty scores? he did mw: mobilized, black ops, and mw3: defiance.

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