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Hybrid, do you have the Inception credits?Hybrid? Any chance you could upload some unreleased tracks from this to your channel? Or just that suite, that you did but was removed :/Welp, necro thread i guess.Back then people still used CDs from time to time and a CD can only fit a little more than an hour worth of MP3s on it.Music was good, film was better. Nay, good. nothing, better than Hans<br><br>Hans, for you. <3<br><br>Sincerely,<br>Ricardo
Sometimes, I wish the world was, one with iself. This, music and harmony set into one man's vision. Hans, you inspire us. You, alone. <br><br>Sincerely,<br>RicardoIt's not officially available but a clear version can be found on the bleeding fingers website under Andrew Christie.Can someone ask Powell or Zimmer to put up some demos or suites from this score for study. It's such a great score and a real demonstration that a team effort can produce real quality.@Hybrid Soldier<br>Did HZ just do the first season of wormhole and then his stuff gets reused/rearranged by Jacob Shea or did he consistently write throughout several seasons?Thanks for the great insight as always Hybrid!
Any idea when can we expect a track list of Tom's score ?It depens on person, you don't like it but this ost got millions of likes. You are only free to express your opinion.Mmmh yeah let's say he acted like a music producer until Rupert was in, even as early as 2016 (right after BVS) he met with Patty Jenkins, he was never gonna do it because he was on tour anyway but he had the ideas as to who could/should score it. He had many ideas, submitted names etc.<br><br>Rupert got the gig in the end. Rupert I think could actually have come back to WW84, WW was a tough project but there was no problem (hell, he nailed it with Aquaman too, which was much easier cause there was no "legacy" to follow), but it really is Hans who showed interest to actually do it. Hans got really attached to Wonder Woman, playing the theme in his 2017 Live Tour. I think he wanted more than be the "WW Theme Writer", he wanted to have a full WW score.@Hybrid to what extent was HZ involved on the first Wonder Woman?<br>He said in an interview for WW84 that he was reluctant to accept because he had ę†fought hard to get Rupert the gig†Ľ<br>Is it a case of the producers/director wanted him and he said ę†I canít do it but Ruper can†Ľ? And was the first one a mess, hence the fact that RGW isnít scoring the sequel?Itís encouraging to know that Tom was proud of this score, as excited as I am to hear his reuse of themes I am just as excited to see what new ideas he came up with for the project. <br>Someone who supposedly heard a bit of the music on here (I think they worked as his assistant) said it sounded a bit like Fury Road and Deadpool mixed, but who knows. <br><br>If the score hasnít been recorded yet my personal wish is for Conrad Pope to be involved somehow lol
Hey, so...a new expanded album for KFP2 seems to have leaked last January, and I haven't seen it listed on this site yet.  I bring it up because it finally honest-to-God included a cue from the Zen Ball sequence I've been waiting to hear isolated for years, since BOTH the other albums just completely omitted it.  And I dunno, I guess I feel like it deserves some acknowledgement.It would be cool if Junkie has the chance to use Rubert's Aquaman theme as well now that we have it. It would make the score feel even more complete!Only things I can say about the whole Hans / Superheroes / Justice League thing from a few years ago, or why Hans didn't want to return for JL, is simply because he didn't like doing Batman again. Just too weird, being committed to the TDK trilogy for so many years and have to redo it.<br><br>But the good part for him in BVS was that without it, no Wonder Woman, and he's glad to be expanding that since he was so close to production of the first score and did WW84.<br><br>But it's not like there was a problem with Snyder or Superheroes in general, more like just "Please, I'm done with Batman" ! :D<br><br>As for Tom's score for Justice League, Hans had not heard it, but he knew Tom was proud of it. So yeah, I'm glad we'll finally see that happening. Hans wrote enough material for Superman, Batman, WW and other themes in these movies, I'm sure Tom could have a lot of fun using all that and add his own touch. I honestly don't know if it was really finished or not, recorded, even partially (BVS was recorded in august/september 2015, 6 months before the film was released, and the score was reworked until the very end for the Ultimate Edition). Wait & see !So the game is best-selling. So is Justin Bieber. Since when does that mean anything about quality?÷sterreich freut sich auf Sie und Ihre neuen Meisterwerke.<br><br>Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Hans Zimmer. <br>No more words needed.
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Rio 2
Label: Sony Classics
Length: 55'10
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  1. 20th Century Fox Fanfare (Rio 2 Samba Version) (0:24)
  2. Batucada Pagode (1:35)
  3. Over The Falls (featuring Milton Nascimento) (3:39)
  4. Breakfast In Rio (3:08)
  5. Fireworks On The Roof (featuring UAKTI) (1:27)
  6. Traveling Family (1:59)
  7. Sideshow Freaks (featuring UAKTI) (3:08)
  8. Stalking The Ferry (2:06)
  9. River Boat To The Loggers (featuring Carlinhos Brown & UAKTI) (2:59)
  10. Escorted To The Clan (featuring UAKTI & Barbatuques) (5:40)
  11. Up Carla's Monkey (featuring UAKTI) (2:15)
  12. Spider Invite (featuring UAKTI & Barbatuques) (2:46)
  13. Humans Are Longer Than They Told Me (featuring UAKTI) (2:23)
  14. Tongue-apult To Blu's Nightmare (2:08)
  15. Red Bullies (featuring UAKTI) (3:19)
  16. Tantrums Lead to Explosions (featuring UAKTI) (3:42)
  17. Lollipops Are Bad For Your Teeth (featuring Milton Nascimento, UAKTI, & Barbatuques) (3:55)
  18. Battle For The Heart Of The Forest (4:45)
  19. Romeo And Julietís Unfortunate Demise (featuring UAKTI & Barbatuques) (3:52)
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Brent reply Replies: 3 || 2014-04-23 23:23:56
Interesting development: filmmusicreporter.com/2014/04/23/john-powell-to-take-break-f rom-film-music-to-compose-concert-music/


Hybrid Soldier2014-04-24 00:01:22
Well I don't think he's taking another break...

It's still the continuity of his 2012 decision to step back... Rio 2 & HTTYD 2 being some kind of parenthesis... If he has a project he cares about, he'll score it... But like I said before, don't expect him to go berserk scoring 7 films a year and saying yes to everything, like in the past... Far from it...


Anonymous2014-04-24 05:49:32
Of all the film composers I know, Powell was one of the few I did not want to step aside.


Anonymous2014-04-24 05:57:03
So, he is not returning for Dragon 3 Or Kung fu Panda 3?

Ds reply Replies: 4 || 2014-04-22 15:58:58
Big interview with John Powell about his career here:

empireonline.com/features/john-powell-career


Anonymous2014-04-22 17:51:10
Good read! Thanks for the share!


Ds2014-04-22 21:11:11
Yeah, it's a really interesting and funny interview. Interviews of him aren't that frequent, so I enjoyed it twice more!


isildur2014-04-22 22:07:33
Cheers :)


trent easton navarro2014-04-23 14:04:15
"Thatís why film music is getting terribly uninteresting. Itís a snake sucking its own cock. Everything sounds like The Dark Knight if it is big and epic. Everything sounds like Bourne Identity if it is small and spy-y."

Hard to disagree with this one.

The rest of the interview was also very interesting.

aldan reply Replies: 0 || 2014-04-09 08:29:20
Heard this score,.....

One thing to say: a true comeback!

The score in Rio 2 is nothing but inventive, engaging, and fun.

Yes it's animated movie, and you may expect some mickey-mousing here and there, but the Powellness is still there and improving. The orchestration is highly advanced, the previous themes are smartly arranged (in some you might hear a new theme on the fact that is the old theme).

Having said that, this score still doesnt reach the level of HTTYD, Mars, Robots, and other Powell's animated score( blame the movie i guess), but it ranks one of the highest in Powell's sequel score

Standout cue: "battle for the heart of the forest" and perhaps "bola viva" (from song album)

This score makes me even believe what a mighty score HTTYD 2 will turn out to be

Ds reply Replies: 3 || 2014-04-05 17:48:29
I saw it today, it is such a joy to watch a movie scored by John Powell. Big smile on my face!


Lambegue2014-04-05 20:45:18
Is this as good a score as everybody here seems to hope ?


Pablo Reyes2014-04-05 21:08:06
I'm sure the score will be a masterpiece. Is the movie any good, though?


Ds2014-04-05 21:50:52
I'd say that both movie and score are on par with the 1st one. They are funny, sunny and colourful. More particularly, this score is a very enjoyable, light and playful listening experience. Especially if you were missing John Powell :-)

But the real beast everyone's waiting for is, of course, How to train your dragon 2!

J. A. J. reply Replies: 3 || 2014-03-26 04:22:37
Track lengths can now be seen on Soundtrack dot net.

Also, the song album is out now, and having heard it, I can happily say that Powell plays a pretty big part in the arrangements of many of the songs.


Pablo Reyes2014-03-26 23:30:19
Agreed.


Pablo Reyes2014-03-30 18:30:41
The Bola Viva track from the album has Powell written all over it.


J. A. J.2014-03-31 02:49:45
The songs are pretty much necessary if one wants a complete presentation of Powell's work. Hopefully, the song album will eventually get shown on this site.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 18 || 2014-03-21 00:10:37
He has finally returned... lol


Edmund Meinerts2014-03-21 00:25:50
This is mostly an appetizer to the main course of HTTYD2, but hopefully it will be a very nice one. I can't even begin to say how much I've missed John Powell over the last nearly-two years.


Paul2014-03-21 01:08:12
Loving what I'm hearing on those samples! Glad to have our boy back!


Pablo Reyes2014-03-21 01:57:26
What samples? I'm dying to hear the score! I absolutely adore Powell's music and it's incredible how happy I am to have him back.


Paul2014-03-21 02:30:50
Here:

filmmusicreporter.com/2014/03/20/rio-2-score-album-preview/


Pablo Reyes2014-03-21 02:59:29
Many thanks! The samples are a masterpiece! Can't wait to hear the full score!


Brent2014-03-21 07:31:47
Yes! He's finally back. I'm so glad that I get to enjoy an old fashioned Powell score. I've missed that the past couple of years.

Now, when Gregson-Williams returns, I'll be one happy guy.


Hybrid Soldier2014-03-21 08:35:02
Harry is doing Antoine Fuqua's next movie...


And well, as for live action for JP, I don't think it's gonna happen anytime soon... He carefully choose to score what he wants now... And he loves animation...


Leo2014-03-21 08:42:38
Don't forget the new video game, Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. Hopefully it gets a release. :P


Saurabh2014-03-21 08:47:02
As much as I love JP's animation stuff, which no doubt is awesome, it's his live action stuff that I'm missing the most. He adds this unique propulsion to the action with the Middle eastern and Indian(sometimes almost Bollywood-esque) drums like in Bourne, Mr and Mrs. Smith, Jumper,etc which seems to be somewhat missing in the current action scene. It's JP's this signature style that I miss sorely in live action.


Hybrid Soldier2014-03-21 09:09:04
Well what came out of Green Zone is probably not encouraging him to return to that... lol


Saurabh2014-03-21 09:24:02
I think anyone who works with Greengrass won't have anything encouraging to tell. Like Cillian said in Inception, " We didn't have many 'meaningful' experiences together." lol

Here's hoping JP crushes it with HTTYD2.


Lambegue2014-03-21 10:09:56
At last !
On this one I won't listen to samples, I'll just wait until I can hear the full album...


Pablo Reyes2014-03-21 18:17:07
What's wrong with Green Zone? The Attack And Chase cue is really good and exciting! As Saurabh said, anything by the man is as precious as gold. But that's just my opinion.


Lambegue2014-03-21 18:27:01
I think that Hybrid's commentary isn't refering to the quality of the score itself, but to the working process between Powell and Greengrass.


Pablo Reyes2014-03-21 20:15:34
Oh yeah, I see how that could be misinterpreted. What happened between Powell and Greengrass?


Ds2014-03-21 20:18:15
It's funny that you guys are speaking about John Powell, I just re-listened to "Bim Bam Smash" from The Bourne Supremacy, what an awesome action cue!!


Hybrid Soldier2014-03-21 20:25:20
Well he had to re-write Green Zone several times ?

When he understood the mess he was in on Captain Phillips, HZ called John Powell who probably had a good laugh telling him "don't do it"... I guess it says it all...


Jon2014-03-22 15:09:26
Samples sound great! Can't wait!

Saurabh reply Replies: 2 || 2014-03-21 04:54:01
I won't say he finally returned unless it's something live action. But anything by the man is as precious as gold.


Edmund Meinerts2014-03-21 13:04:18
Powell does some of his best work in animated movies, and they give him scope to write expansive, stylish music that often doesn't exist in a live-action movie. I never understand why some people feel the need to look down on animated flicks when, really, they probably offer a much better canvas to composers than most action movies. Just look at the wildly varying difference in quality in Henry Jackman's works...


Paul2014-03-21 18:00:06
Exactly. And didn't Hybrid just say Powell isn't really interested in live action at this point? I'm sure he'll do some for his friends, but it would be interesting if he took an animated picture outside of the US industry.

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