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@superultramegaa and others<br><br>Honestly, if you take an objective look back, you can still see RC written all over Powell...And thats all well and good, because I like Powell. Well, maybe not since Hancock, but I like his style.<br><br>That being said, This will be the official first Star Wars outing with an RC score. Sure, Williams phoned in a theme...But going forward I expect RC influence to be the norm.<br><br>And, as for Giacchino...Jesus Christ. For someone who practically MADE his career apeing Williams (Jurassic Park and Medal of Honor video games spring to mind), his Rogue One was  dreadful...I cant disagree with you. <br><br><br>Powell is heavily influenced by Zimmer. The only thing that differs him from the others is that he really has a style of his own that matches the traces of the career he shared with Zimmer. If you listen to any of your action scores, you will notice that they are clearly RCP scores. Even the orchestral, especially "Pan" have some passages that are very reminiscent of Pirates, Prince of Egypt and Gladiator.Really awesome "Is She With You?" cover by Nir Shor!Hey Hybrid Soldier, is Harry returning for the Sequel??Hybrid, Hollywood in Vienna just announced that Zimmer will be receiving the Max Steiner award. Do you know if the Hollywood in Vienna program the same as the The World of Hans Zimmer program? If it is, King Arthur is confirmed to be in the program as well.
I wasn't saying Powell sounds like Williams. I'm saying he's closer in sound to Williams than he is to Zimmer for his animated movies.While John Powell is usually far more melodic and classical than your usual RCP composer, I don't see the Williams similarity. His music doesn't really sounds like Williams' scores. But I think he is perfect for Star Wars. I am much more excited about this than Giacchino's Rogue One.Yeah, this is the best RCP action score of the year so far. Much better than Balfe's efforts and Junkie's.@superultramega It’s funny you should say that about Rogue One because, even though I do like the themes, I will agree that it definitely is weaker than any Star Wars score and seems to lack the life Giacchino normally puts into his music.<br><br>Even weirder, his music for Jupiter Ascending (another big space opera) is far more aggressive and developed, and probably one of his best. It makes me wonder if the Star Wars team wanted the safe route....Ok, not restraint on drums, but I still don't really see how exactly his music for animated films comes even close to being an RC product. When I think of RC I think of the music for the Pirates movies, the early Bay and Bruckheimer films, etc. The work on Shrek, Antz, Ice Age, and How to Train Your Dragon is much closer to a traditional Williams score than any RC product. <br><br>Plus he's working on Star Wars so he's obviously going to try his damnedest to stick to that kind of music, and to avoid the Zimmer style. I just don't understand why you think Powell, of all people is going to be the one to dilute the Star Wars sound. <br><br>Hell, I think Giacchino's score for Rogue One was pretty much nothing more than an unmemorable, and bland version of Star Wars with very little going on besides broken down notes of the Star Wars theme playing and generic Williams copy. Just like Jurassic World. I don't know how Giacchino makes Williams' style bland but he finds a way. At least with Powell we'll get more style and memorability on top of a Williams imitation.
Restraint on drums? <br><br>Have you listened to Green Zone? The Bourne movies? Hancock?<br><br>Cmon...Yeah he's not Zimmer, but this isn't a Williams product we are talking about. It's an RC product. This is what I am talking about.People like Harry Gregson, Jablonsky and Zanelli, despite their melodic tendinsies, would be people chosen for going the Zimmer route. I think Jablonsky's is the closest to Star Wars but even then there's a ton of power themes, and Zimmer hallmarks that keep him away from this sort of style. <br><br>Powell is the last person I would associate with Zimmer. His techniques are very much in vain with the Williams-like composers, like Alexandre Desplat and Michael Giacchino. The complex underscore, the rapid notes, the restraint on drums, instrument variety, the jazz techniques, etc. He's the perfect RCP composer for the job.Of all RCP members, I think he is the one closest to Williams and Star Wars sound, so I think this score will be pure orchestral fun, like most of his scores usually are.<br><br>I cannot wait to listen to it!Well, I guess that is a matter of tastes and opinion, because for me scores like The Incredibles or Up, for saying some examples, are classics inside the animation field.<br><br>But is fine. We have our own preferences and that's okay.Me too! Very fun and « guilty pleasure » score<br>After listening to this one and Todo Mal, I think Andrew is a really versatile composer, both scores are really entertaining and yet have nothing to do with each other
I like this score, altough i think it will fly (get it) under the radar..<br>Hope Andrew continues making scores like thisIMO, though Powell was Hans'protegee 20 years ago, he always had his very own style. And this style evolved so much through these decades you can't really connect any more his mannerisms to those of people at RCP!You can't call Powell "the Zimmer route". He's written some of the densest, flashiest orchestral film music of the last 10+ years!And how is that a bad thing? :-p<br>John Powell is an excellent choice to have both a big sounding and fun RCP score, and an orchestral one which would fit with the previously established style.Cant say Im 100% invested.....<br><br>This will be the first Star Wars score to go the Zimmer route...
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Hans ZimmerLorne BalfeSatnam RamgotraDavid Fleming
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Son Of God
Label: Universal Republic
Length: 68'51 (Score: 50'26)
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  1. In The Beginning (3:47)
  2. Through His Eyes (4:51) *
  3. Faith (13:05) *
  4. Roma's Lament (5:41) *
  5. Fisher Of Men (3:06)
  6. The Upper Room (2:57) *
  7. Promised King (4:32)
  8. Truth (2:44) *
  9. Peace Be With You (2:48) *
  10. I Am (3:44)
  11. Rise Up In Faith (2:48) *
  12. Mary, Did You Know? - Cee Lo Green (2:44)
  13. Soul Of A Man - Steven Stern & George Krikes (4:06)
  14. Life In Color - OneRepublic (4:23)
  15. Oceans - Hillsong UNITED (7:11)
*Contains dialogs from the film
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el angel gabriel reply Replies: 2 || 2016-06-19 17:21:20
paz de DIOS me gusta la interpretación que hace musicalmente del amor de DIOS para con los hombres por eso le envió este mensaje como petición para poder glorificar a DIOS con un instrumento musical


Mike2016-06-19 19:49:24
Escribe en inglés solamente en este sitio web, por favor. ;)


thedicksqueezer2016-06-20 03:31:15
la chocha en la boca. yo pongo mi pene en tu boca y te gusta mi pene mucho. mi pene es muy grande. soy el follador.

Mike reply Replies: 5 || 2014-11-01 01:27:19
Was new music composed for this movie, or is this just the score from The Bible verbatim?


Mike2014-11-01 01:28:27
I guess I should say, was ANY new music composed? Obviously several of the tracks were carried over, but that doesn't mean there couldn't have been a few new cues or something.


NM2014-11-01 10:58:28
I didn't hear anything new. Then again I don't think it matters either way, 'The Bible' score wasn't anything that new to begin with. I was and am still genuinely disappointed with what Balfe (& friends) were asked to produce for this, given his talent. It's not bad music or anything, but it's a really safe score given the subject matter.


JamesT2014-11-01 15:13:35
Characterize "safe" in this instance.


JamesT2014-11-01 15:13:38
Characterize "safe" in this instance.


NM2014-11-01 18:49:12
Unadventurous, staid, playing to the 'modern' sound et al.

It's not terrible, it's got some nice textures, but it just doesn't do much for me. I know it's not a fair comparison, but listen to the dynamism, daring and lyricism of 'The Prince of Egypt' and then compare it to this. It's not that I expected another musical or animation score, far from! But this just, I dunno, just doesn't capture my imagination at all.

Listen to "In The Beginning" on this very site, it's the same kind of basic-melody-over-string-ostinato-build-up you hear nearly everywhere nowadays. It's like a weak version of Chevalier de Sangreal.

That doesn't mean it's bad music, as a standalone piece it's pleasant enough, it's got a nice solo performance, it just doesn't evoke god, or the bible, or faith or struggle. The feeling it evokes to me is closer to American triumphalism if anything, indeed I can imagine it set to the beginning of a Call of Duty game.



prash jackson reply Replies: 4 || 2014-05-05 22:42:17
best Music.. And i Love it.. when i watch the flim i cried. its also cause by this score. Best music for the best movie of Jesus history.


trent easton navarro2014-05-05 22:43:57
Guess you never heard Debney's The Passion of the Christ ;)


Mike2014-05-05 22:45:22
The Passion of the Christ score was BRILLIANT. Beats this one by a long shot.


Edmund Meinerts2014-05-06 00:35:59
For goodness sake, forget Zimmer OR Debney. What about Miklos Rozsa or Alfred Newman? To say that this is the best biblical or Jesus-related score is practically criminal...


Anonymous2014-05-06 04:47:23
For goodness sakes, silence the panel. I think this is an extremely individualized experience, across all those superb films and scores. Let it resonate with whom and however, please.

Val Shauger reply Replies: 2 || 2014-04-14 22:25:36
Son Of God was amazing!! The Bible series also touched my entire family! We were close to God before but now thanks to the lovley Roma Downey and Mark Burnette we are more closer to our Lord than ever. Thank you Roma and Mark for your beautiful work!!


thejok3rrules2014-04-14 22:40:03
You should leave this place before Hybrid (Or someone else (That includes me and everyone else) kicks you out of here. You loved the music, fine, but don't come here and yell how great God is.


Bioscope2014-04-15 05:27:06
This was based on a true story...:)

RealFfingMusic reply Replies: 0 || 2014-03-27 15:53:45
How many tracks are totally new?

Are there any that were just renamed or shortened from The Bible?

Anonymous reply Replies: 11 || 2014-03-25 23:45:18
Lorne Balfe is doing the Hercules score?


trent easton navarro2014-03-26 09:48:15
God, I hope not! Here's hoping a composer with some actual talent ends up scoring this one. Would love to see Ratner reunite with Powell on this one (that or Elfman)


Edmund Meinerts2014-03-26 11:50:56
That would be pretty uninspiring news if it's true.


Edmund Meinerts2014-03-26 11:58:26
Goddammit. It says Balfe's name indeed on Wikipedia. That doesn't mean anything yet, but still...what a thoroughly blah choice of composer.


Edmund Meinerts2014-03-26 19:11:29
Turns out it's not Balfe at all, but rather Fernando Velazquez! That's one of the most interesting composer choices I've seen in a long time. Can't wait to hear what it sounds like, his score for The Impossible a couple years ago was amazing.


trent easton navarro2014-03-26 19:42:37
There's a filmscore God after all!


Spence2014-03-26 19:46:59
Film Music Reporter just reported Fernando Velazquez will be scoring the film.


Anonymous2014-03-26 19:58:11
Huh, the Wikipedia editor must have been a little too hopeful ;)


Edmund Meinerts2014-03-26 20:14:33
Yes, thank you, Spence.


Hybrid Soldier2014-03-26 20:31:56
It's actually crazy some kid toying on wikipedia generated such a conversation here... lol


trent easton navarro2014-03-26 20:48:26
proves once again, never trust wikipedia. just like the time they listed Elliot Goldenthal as the composer for Thor 2


Lambegue2014-03-26 20:55:11
Never trust wikipedia, especially about film music. That's one of the most ill-documented subjects on it...

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2014-03-25 21:09:03
Does anyone know anything about a score release for Heaven Is For Real, by NG-S? Hybrid??

Luffy reply Replies: 1 || 2014-03-18 14:50:27
Hi Hybrid

Could you please tell me, are there any new tracks in the album, beside fisher of men. Are the tracks the exact same as the bible ost or are there any tracks with alternate versions etc.


RealFfingMusic2014-03-24 11:45:05
Same Q. :|

JamesT reply Replies: 1 || 2014-02-26 04:57:09
Looking forward to seeing the movie. Don't get me wrong, I have strong convictions about my Faith and The Bible. LOVED the mini-series, certain I will love the film. BUT WHY the dialog over such wonderfully moving and spiritually-infused music?!? Rather aggravating, thought I don't like mentioning one in the same compliant about the other :) The track names themselves give the appropriate context for the music. Although, I would have bought the soundtrack alone for tracks 13 (original version used in the last half of the trailer), 8, and MOST CERTAINLY 5. Hoping for a complete release someday!


Bioscope2014-02-26 17:17:58
Amen to that!

Gilvane Cezar reply Replies: 8 || 2014-02-16 18:03:21
Will some track action, this time? There are many good works to be thrown away.


Gilvane Cezar2014-02-16 18:05:46
*Will have


Hybrid Soldier2014-02-16 18:42:06
No it's mainly stuff from the Bible OST...


Zimson2014-02-17 00:18:15
Did they really have to make a movie out of a crappy TV show?


Zimson2014-02-17 00:18:55
Omg Cee lo Green???


MacArthur2014-02-17 00:49:44
For the last time what is the download Arrow for? Especially if it doesn't work.


thejok3rrules2014-02-17 02:04:08
For the last time? Really MacArthur? Relax mate.


Hybrid Soldier2014-02-17 08:57:43
Yeah what the hell Mac, who cares ? It's not supposed to work !


MacArthur2014-02-17 15:55:04
Ok thanks. Sorry didn't mean to get all up tight. :)

Ds reply Replies: 4 || 2014-02-16 13:46:35
I really don't understand why some people think it's a good idea to add dialogs from the movie on the original soundtrack. The good thing is that we already own clean versions of almost all these tracks, so it's no big deal :-)


Hybrid Soldier2014-02-16 13:56:03
Yeah actually the only good addition is the great track "Fisher Of Men", which is "clean"...

All those cues are from The Bible series anyway...


Bioscope2014-02-16 15:27:04
And Universal does it again.... Will they never ever learn?


RealFfingMusic2014-02-16 17:40:59
I hope there'll be a clean complete score.


RealFfingMusic2014-02-16 17:42:16
And what is that download arrow on the player for?
Could anybody download?

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