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Because they didn't work direcly in this score, but their material from the previous one was reused.Does anyone know why some of the composer names are in brackets? Thanks!thanks4:05 of "STEALTH" some of the best soulful action music I've heard from a Zimmer score. I wonder who wrote that particular section. This the type of stuff I would play trying to rush a pregnant woman to the hospitalIn case he's visiting this site, I wanna say 'Thank You' to Ashton Gleckman who does the 'Behind the Score' episodes on YouTube. I loved the 1-hour episode for the Transformers scores and I actually learned a lot. Very educational. I found the video by accident and now I plan on watching his other videos as well.<br><br>Job well done, my friend.
@Hybrid <br>You don't add anymore Trevor Morris things ?Probably for chronological purposes<br>even though the movie uses a shortened version of Romanian Wind at that timei saw the movie a couple of weeks ago again and the showdown in the school is very well shot and intense and trevors music is effective there. you can hear track 8 and 19 in that scene. a really good action scene.<br>===============================<br><br><br>I agree. <br><br>And I think at the end of the day the movie itself is not the type of movie that could win people over with its score. No matter how successful and popular it is and no matter how good the score is. I Am Number 4 was part of the YA craze that took over Hollywood a few years back (we all know how people feel about those movies), and even the most successful YA movies (like Twilight) are not exactly known for their scores.<br><br>People - even film critics who are supposed to talk about all aspects of the movie - were too busy talking about half-naked characters and Kristen Stewart's acting..... and completely ignoring the good work done by Alexandre Desplat.<br><br>It was pretty much the same with I Am Number Four...<br><br>It's not that Trevor created a "bad" score, it's simply a case of a nice, little score that went under the radar. No one bothered to talk about it..... Just like his score for Torque, which as far as I'm concerned is one of his best scores.I just find it odd how people gravitate to the triumphant or inspirational music first, rather than the more subtle, unique pieces.<br>===========================<br><br><br>I totally get what you're saying. I also get kinda frustrated when a "big" track overshadows an entire score. The best recent examples are IMO the Transformers scores. I don't blame folks for gravitating towards the epic sound and the power anthems, but A LOT of subtle, equally great tracks end up getting completely ignored. And just like you, they're usually my favorite tracks. <br><br>But why most people don't think like us?<br><br>The reason I think is because those "big tracks" are presented - most of the time - during the most memorable moments in those movies. They immediately get people's attention. They're stuck in their mind along with those iconic images. And I think by nature, people are more attracted to the big and "in your face". For most casual listeners the more subtle tracks work in the context of the movie and they absolutely do notice them while watching the actual film. But unlike you and I they don't feel the need to listen to them separately. They're too busy paying attention to the "big track". That goes even for some score fans.<br><br>While tracks like the Star War theme, the Indy theme, the Transformers theme, the Gladiator theme, the Godfather theme, the Armageddon theme, the Pirates theme, the Lord of the Rings theme are so big, melodic abd easily digestable that folks simply can't resist them. And when there are vocals involved as well (like Gladiator) it's even better, because people treat it as a full-blown song. An emotional song that they can listen to over and over again.<br><br>The subtle tracks simply can't win against that. Sadly....<br><br>By the way, speaking of The Island, My Name is Lincoln (as much as I like it) is not my favorite track of the score. The more subtle opening track (The Island Awaits You) and especially the Lima One Alpha theme are my personal favorite tracks. Of course, they're nowhere near My Name is Lincoln, in terms of popularity.<br>Why is Romanian Wind not sequenced after Case Re-Opened? Is not the former 7M48 and the latter 7M47?
Yeah that is true, canít argue there lol<br><br>And is it me or does ďCalypso Must Be ReleasedĒ sound like Black Hawk Down?To be fair there is a lot of King Arthur in At World's End too. Just the general feeling you get from the action tracks in both scores is virtually identical. Hell, one of the main themes from King Arthur even appears when Bootstrap Bill remembers that Will is his son.@MrTweedy<br>Thatís totally fine, everyone has their own favorite HZ scores, which is awesome!<br><br>Itís funny though, I feel like DMC is far more schizophrenic than AWE. Now donít get me wrong, I absolutely love DMC. Itís the score that got me into Hans Zimmer. But still, I feel like a major part of that score is note-for-note reprises of cues/themes from COTBP. Not to mention the temp tracking of King Arthur.<br><br>AWE always felt far more original to me, especially considering that the entire tone of the music shifts from the ďrockínírollĒ sound of the first two to a more traditional score (at least by Hans Zimmer standards lol)@MrTweedy<br><br>Just curious, what scores do you considered to be Zimmer's best?The Pinnacle of Hans' career?<br>Although I really like this score, I don't agree. But hey, I know it's just a matter of opinion, okay? ;)<br><br>Of course it shows Hans strengths in almost every area (action, drama, romance, comedy...) but for me it's too much of a medley of previous works, without much personality.<br>It feels a bit like a palette with too many colors. From the action sequences borrowed from Drop Zone, to the Morricone inspirations for Jack's Sequences, to Gladiator's duduk that ended up there with no real reason, to a beautiful Love Theme that brings another new shape to the sonic identity... it's like the score sometimes goes schizophrenic.<br><br>Though each individual idea is really enjoyable to listen to, I think Hans has made scores that are much more cohesive and enjoyable as a whole!
i also think it is an underrated score. especially the action music has a couple of nice touches. i saw the movie a couple of weeks ago again and the showdown in the school is very well shot and intense and trevors music is effective there. you can hear track 8 and 19 in that scene. a really good action scene. the emotional music is nothing ground breaking, but a lovely listen.Y'know, it's funny. The big names that always get the most attention in film music are often not my favorite tracks of the scores they represent. Now We Are Free, Arrival to Earth, Like A Dog Chasing Cars, Star Wars Main Theme, Indiana Jones Main Theme, Infinite White, One Day, Circle of Life, The Fellowship. Though they are the most well known, they're usually nowhere near the peak of quality of their scores. <br><br><br>I noticed this the most in Hans Zimmer's concerts (not World of Hans Zimmer mind you). The parts he played from The Dark Knight Trilogy in particular usually had the least substance. Just the bombastic tracks. The only choice I agreed with was Time from Inception. There was no Am I Not Merciful, A Watchful Guardian, Sunrise Over Pride Rock, none of that. <br><br><br>Even with Star Wars, the main theme and the Force theme are solid pieces of music, but neither come close to the beauty of Princess Leia's theme, or the wondrous Yoda theme. <br><br><br>Same with Lord of the Rings. The Fellowship Reunited, Very Old Friends, Gollum, and The Breaking of the Fellowship are much more substantial pieces than The Fellowship Theme alone in my opinion. <br><br><br>Can't say anything about My Name is Lincoln because I haven't finished The Island score yet, but yeah. I just find it odd how people gravitate to the triumphant or inspirational music first, rather than the more subtle, unique pieces.Thanks guys, will check out these cues.Hmm, aside from "The Guardian Suite' I don't think I've heard any other tracks from this score. And I have a feeling I'm not the only one....lol.<br><br>Speaking of.........I would most definitely put "The Guardian Suite' right up there next to "Now We Are Free" and "My Name is Lincoln". It's *that* good and powerful. Shame that the movie is not as popular as The Island and Gladiator. If it was, that suite would've been one of the most popular film score tracks with millions of views on YouTube. It certainly deserves it.Very underrated score. As already pointed out by a couple of reviewers, it's a nice, little throwback to MV/RC's Golden Years and Trevor's own scores from 1997 to 2002. Give it a listen if you can. It's not long and it's worth it.
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Madagascar - Escape 2 Africa (Complete Score)
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  1. Logo (0:43)
    James Dooley (Harry Gregson-Williams)
  2. Young Alex (3:53)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  3. Traveling To New York - News Reel (3:26)
    will.i.am, Hans Zimmer
  4. Scissors & Hand Cream (2:27)
    Ryeland Allison (Erick Morillo)
  5. Second Biggest Slingshot (1:09)
    James Dooley
  6. Thank You Freaks (0:24)
    Hans Zimmer, James Dooley
  7. Gremlins!!! (0:15)
    James Dooley
  8. Vivaldi Plane Musak (3:24)
    Jacob Shea (Antonio Vivaldi)
  9. Small Incandescent Bulb (0:40)
    James Dooley
  10. Thank You For Choosing Air Penguin - Like Kissing Your Sister - Deploy Flaps (2:08)
    James Dooley, Geoff Zanelli (Erick Morillo)
  11. Who Says A Penguin Can't Fly (0:11)
    James Dooley
  12. Grit & Spit - Behold The Lion!! (0:47)
    Hans Zimmer, Heitor Pereira, Lorne Balfe
  13. Bad Kitty (0:55)
    Geoff Zanelli (Ennio Morricone)
  14. It's Africa (1:04)
    Hans Zimmer, James Dooley (John Barry)
  15. Dancing About A Plane Crash (0:31)
    Lorne Balfe
  16. He's Come Home - Julien Arrives (1:39)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  17. Party (4:31)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  18. Big & Chunky (3:24)
    will.i.am, Hans Zimmer
  19. Operation Tourist Trap (1:09)
    James Dooley
  20. Following Nana (0:31)
    Geoff Zanelli
  21. This Is Where You Slept - Foofie (2:44)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  22. We're New Yorkers (1:31)
    Geoff Zanelli (John Kander, Fred Ebb)
  23. Shark Attack (0:32)
    Jacob Shea
  24. Few Extra Thumbs (0:59)
    James Dooley
  25. Warpaint (Part 1) (0:54)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  26. Warpaint (Part 2) (1:26)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  27. Wake Up Teetsi - Let's Dance (0:33)
    Lorne Balfe
  28. Fight (0:47)
    Lorne Balfe
  29. Banishment (1:46)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  30. You've Got A Brown Spot (1:03)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  31. Witch Doctors Disease - Little Squirt (0:44)
    Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea
  32. Big Squirt (0:21)
    Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea
  33. We're All Unique - But Will It Fly? (1:17)
    Hans Zimmer, James Dooley, Lorne Balfe
  34. One In A Million - Dying Holes (2:23)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe (Erick Morillo)
  35. Rise Up! (0:34)
    Ryeland Allison (Erick Morillo)
  36. She Loves Me (1:32)
    will.i.am, Hans Zimmer
  37. Melman Professes (1:00)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  38. No Water (0:29)
    Lorne Balfe
  39. Life Isn't Fair (1:04)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  40. Makunga Has Spoken (0:50)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  41. Crossing The Line (2:13)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  42. Small Sacrifice (0:07)
    Jacob Shea
  43. Julien Solution (1:40)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe (Erick Morillo)
  44. Alex Is Gone! (2:01)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  45. Found The Clog (1:16)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe (John Kander, Fred Ebb)
  46. Volcano Song (1:31)
    will.i.am, Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe, Ryeland Allison
  47. Did You Really Mean It? - Maternity Leave (1:43)
    Hans Zimmer, James Dooley, Lorne Balfe
  48. Rotisserie (1:23)
    Lorne Balfe (John Kander, Fred Ebb)
  49. Alex On The Spot (1:46)
    will.i.am, Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe, Ryeland Allison
  50. Nana's Got A Gun (0:52)
    James Dooley, Geoff Zanelli
  51. Basset Hound (0:24)
    Geoff Zanelli
  52. Gods & Sushi (0:59)
    Jacob Shea (Erick Morillo)
  53. Ride The Wave (1:04)
    Hans Zimmer, Geoff Zanelli
  54. To Us (1:33)
    Hans Zimmer, Geoff Zanelli (Ennio Morricone)
  55. Love Has No Boundaries (1:11)
    will.i.am, Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  56. Move It (3:43)
    will.i.am, Erick Morillo, Hans Zimmer
  57. Best Friends (End Titles) (2:27)
    will.i.am, Hans Zimmer, Heitor Pereira, Ryeland Allison, James S. Levine
  58. Party (End Titles) (3:32)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  59. Rescue Theme (3:38)
    Hans Zimmer
  60. Chums (2:16)
    Hans Zimmer, Heitor Pereira
  61. Logo (Alternate) (0:43)
    Harry Gregson-Williams, James Dooley
  62. Big & Chunky (Alternate) (3:22)
    will.i.am, Hans Zimmer
  63. We're New Yorkers (Alternate) (1:31)
    Geoff Zanelli (John Kander, Fred Ebb)
  64. She Loves Me (Alternate) (1:45)
    will.i.am, Hans Zimmer
  65. Volcano Song (Alternate) (2:50)
    will.i.am, Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe, Ryeland Allison
  66. Best Friends (Alternate) (3:54)
    will.i.am, Hans Zimmer
  67. Alex On The Spot (Demo) (1:42)
    will.i.am, Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe, Ryeland Allison
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Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 1 || 2015-08-18 23:45:15
Here too !


Anonymous2015-08-19 15:31:09
i never got why the shrek music became the dreamworks logo for a few movies...KFP2 did the same thing...the HGW credit threw me off a second, then I remembered that

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