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Maybe this is just the sceptic in me speaking, but the process is a bit different this time around to when he did the original. This time, he has an existing score to pull from. Those themes are set in stone. And this is, from what I understand, essentially a shot-for-shot remake, so all this really will be is an 'adaptation' rather than a completely fresh score. Beyonce is working with Tim Rice and Elton John for the songs as well, so the responsibilities seem to be as split as they were the first time round.<br><br>If nothing, I guess this will all result in an interesting look at how Zimmer would reinterpret an older score of his. Not many composers get that opportunity.Yeah, I think he has to do The Lion King first because they have to incorporate the songs with the score. There was even an article saying that Beyonce was working with Zimmer.DT-2017<br>It depends, because it's a musical, and some tracks have to be prepped prior to filming, so he might do a little bit of each throughout this year I'm guessingDark Phoenix is out later this year, The Lion King won't be out until next year. It's a pretty safe bet he'll score Dark Phoenix first.hank you
Are the war-cry vocals in Red Warrior part of the music or are they added in for the OST?@Hybrid Really? I guess itís not a total surprise considering how much of a mess the film turned out to be. Divergent was a similar situation where the score in-film was butchered...The funny thing with Dark Tower, is that the production was so lost they made him write the score 3 times... Who knows what were the other versions like...Itís interesting with Junkie. As a composer on a purely scene basis, heís not that good (this is coming from someone who loves his music). My primary issue with him is that he tends to score scenes with ambience, or stretched out sound design. That was a huge problem I had with Dark Tower.<br><br>But like I said elsewhere, heís still growing as a composer. Watch something like Black Mass where the music in film complements the scenes amazingly.Hans does not have the credit as a producer on this.<br><br>XL is limited, I agree, but I hope he does something fun (the film is not even taken seriously).
Funnily enough, I'm far more critical of Hans than Junkie, given how much the former relies on ghostwriters, but the fact of the matter is that Hans fundamentally understands how to write a film score, and Junkie, from what I've heard, simply doesn't. Mad Max, although a success, is more a function of the film suiting an extremely rhythmic, percussive sound, rather than Junkie being competent, IMHO. So - somewhat joking here, as I know it won't happen - I'd be down for Hans writing a suite for this and Junkie basically copy/pasting it into the film.Hybrid, do you have credits for this version by any chance?welp, looks like we're back to the whole "tom holkenborg aka junkie XL" thing againPoint Break is fantastic!!!!I like Dark Tower, not a terrific score, but i liked it.<br><br>But Point Break... oh, god
What about the Dark Phoenix score? Did he finish it already or doing it in between the Lion King?Wow, I never realized that the oscorp theme is basically Watergate from Frost/NixonI wish so much more! The movie promises to be as good as the last Jumanji! I'm not a big fan of Point Break or Dark Tower, but I think XL has a lot of stuff to explore this time, like in Mad Max.It does not have to be anything extraordinary, just something that gives life to the film.Yes he has, for a few months now actually...Hybrid, do you know if Hans has started on the new Lion King yet?
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Hans ZimmerLorne BalfeThomas FarnonSteven Kofsky
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Sons Of Liberty (TV Series)
Label: A&E Television Networks (Digital Download Only)
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  1. Sons Of Liberty Main Title Theme (3:53)
  2. Boston Radicals (2:16)
  3. Dark Horses (1:38)
  4. Seider's Death (2:24)
  5. Queen And Country (2:31)
  6. Liberty Tree (3:14)
  7. Small Victories (2:15)
  8. Making Waves (3:09)
  9. Coin Con (2:58)
  10. Sons Of Liberty Variation (2:07)
  11. Fifty Shades Of Red (2:03)
  12. Smuggling (5:32)
  13. United We Stand (1:53)
  14. Boston Seige (2:14)
  15. Uneasy Calm (2:36)
  16. Red Coats At Dawn (2:41)
  17. The East India Company (2:41)
  18. Sons Of Liberty Reprise (4:13)
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Max reply Replies: 0 || 2017-11-13 11:58:46
Any idea when or if this soundtrack will be available on iTunes again?

Luciano reply Replies: 0 || 2015-09-03 15:58:46
Grande Hans & co

Felix reply Replies: 0 || 2015-03-01 17:25:54
@Hybrid: The Pantani Score has a release Hybrid Soldier, it's a Single with 5 Tracks, it's now on Spotify

OKKU reply Replies: 0 || 2015-02-10 20:37:56
Liberty Theme is very good.Thanks

Ds reply Replies: 5 || 2015-01-27 21:25:06
So it's available today... but where? Can't find it on iTunes or Amazon...


Mike2015-01-27 21:31:38
"Label: A&E Television Networks (Digital Download Only)"

Try a search for that label. ;)


Hybrid Soldier2015-01-27 21:33:46
Well so far I only found it on Spotify, nowhere else... But History was handling this release, Lorne didn't have anything to do with it, he just got notified of this release today like us...

I guess it'll hit more "general" stores soon...


KC2015-01-31 18:02:15
I keep checking and still nothing..
So looking forward to the release!


Kc2015-02-03 03:25:47
It's on ITunes today. great score!!


Anonymous2015-02-04 17:59:58
Yes it is indeed a great score. Too bad the TV show itself was so silly. I think the founding fathers would be turning over in their graves if they knew how they were portrayed in this soap opera. I believe the History Channels "Revolutionary War" docu-series from a few years ago was much better.

Mike reply Replies: 3 || 2015-01-30 21:06:09
"Boston Radicals"...Skylanders, anybody?


Andrew2015-01-31 22:03:14
Yes, because it composed by Balfe :)


Anonymous2015-01-31 22:07:38
Sounds great so far but I'm gonna wait for the illuminated star edition. :)


Edmund Meinerts2015-01-31 22:44:12
Sure, Andrew...that explains part of it, but man, it really, really does sound veeeery close to Skylanders. You can't just write that off as "it's Balfe" entirely, any more than you can write off 12 Years a Slave sounding like Time because "it's Zimmer".

Dimitris Krommidas reply Replies: 0 || 2015-01-27 20:50:32
Great!!!!

Macarenox reply Replies: 2 || 2015-01-27 17:28:08
They return: Hans and Balfe


Bioscope2015-01-27 18:40:34
Wow.Lorne returns to the same arena he explored in ASSASSIN'S CREED III.


Lambegue2015-01-27 19:50:40
I liked the theme, so I'm quite curious to hear it in his long version.

And... "Fifty shades of Red" ?^^

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