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Sadly, he doesn't seem to say anything new besides the background information on the Zimmer and Harry Gregson scores he's worked on. Plus the Skyscraper information still doesn't excuse the generic committee product that score turned out to be.Does anyone know what songs Max Aruj and Steffen Thum have worked on?Though there are differences, I think HZ & NGS styles mix together rather well.<br><br>Tracks like "Fort Walton", "Goodspeed Tracks Jade" or "Jade" are exceptions for sure. Apart from these, most tracks blend very well, imo.<br>It's very different from Armageddon for exemple, when team Trevor and team Harry had very different styles (big anthems & guitars VS darker material and more subtle theme developments) and also different sound equipments (I can tell immediately who did what thanks to the sound banks they used). The Rock doesn't suffer from those extreme differences imo.<br><br>We fans here listened to those scores for over 20 years and we've learnt how to spot each composer (thanks to this website and all the infos on each track we got over the years). I'm not sure I could have noticed all those details back in 1996, or even 10 years ago.<br><br>Nonetheless, The Rock is one of the greatest action scores ever. While more coherent scores like Crimson Tide or The Fan grew on me over the years, The Rock keeps a very special place in my heart.yes i hope 2 cd!!!!Hi, <br>Ever paid tribute to Gorecki?<br>I think you should<br><br>Cheers<br><br>Mjt Sprengers
The only way I won't be able to the listen to it before the episode is if it will be released in Germany in the night to tuesday. But I don't know how I would find that.Does someone know something about the soundtrack already? Like how many songs there will be or maybe even the full track list? Or will it be a big surprise?I will, Backbiter, because I live in Germany and in my country the final episode will be released on monday. I will watch it with my friends and therefore we will watch it around 8pm in my time. If the soundtrack will be released in the night from sunday to monday, I will be able to listen to the soundtrack before I watch the final episode.Yasss<br><br>Please be 2 discsThis is an okay score. Nothing super spectacular, but it fits the movie very well. The only issue I really took is that the end credits arrangement of the Pokemon video game theme is absent from the CD - I would wager quite a few people bought the CD just for that only to be disappointed. For me, it would have ended the CD perfectly.<br><br>Anybody know why it was left off? Something Nintendo told them 'no' on?
Very interesting interview. Thanks man!Judging by the YouTube views, not a lot of people have listened to this 1-hour chat with Steve. So I'm posting it here for you folks to enjoy - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bR0TPYmidNYI have nothing against any of the composers who worked on The Rock, but to my ears, the Nick Glennie-Smith stuff sounds obviously different from the Hans Zimmer stuff, and they both sound very different from the Harry Gregson-Williams stuff. And the transitions are a tad jarring at times. I've never seen anyone else post this opinion before, though, so I may be the only one!<br>=====================<br><br><br>That's actually very interesting. Never thought of it that way. And you're right. For those who are well aware of the overall MV/RC sound, there is indeed a difference between the Zimmer style and the Glennie-Smith style. However, I think that the two styles blend pretty well in The Rock. The movie itself allows for that. So I would argue that, while watching the actual movie, the two styles work very well together and they complement each other. <br><br>But listening to the score alone, yes, I can definitely see where you're coming from. The differences are obvious. Having said that, I still consider it to be a masterpiece of action scoring. And not only action. The emotional bits are great too. JADE is an extremely beautiful and tender track :))<br><br>P.S. The Peacemaker is on my personal TOP 5 of the greatest action scores of all time. I can't believe the score is not as popular as The Rock. Same for Eraser, by the way. Watch the movie again on a good sound system and you'll be blown away by the awesome Silvestri score. I really wish those two scores were more popular with the public......The 90s had some of the greatest action movie scores ever<br>================================<br><br>Without a doubt. I grew up in the 90s and I was there for all of it. Truly one of the best decades for film music (and for cinema in general). I mean, it's the decade that changed action scores forever. Exactly because of scores like The Rock, Twister, Armageddon, Crimson Tide and The Peacemaker. Granted, Harold Faltermeyer kinda started it all in the mid-80s with his work on Top Gun, Tango and Cash and Beverly Hills Cop 2, but it was Hans and his team who really got the ball rolling. By the way, I'm super happy that Hans and Faltermeyer are teaming up for Top Gun 2. At least according to IMDb....<br><br><br>==================<br>The opening theme is probably Zimmer's best in the genre<br>==================<br><br>Agreed. It's the ultimate Zimmer power anthem. I know the younger generation knows Hans mainly from his work on comicbook movies like Batman and Spider Man, but for me, 90's Zimmer will always be the best Zimmer. And my favorite Zimmer :))I'm so excited hear that.
No you won't, the score will be released after the final episode.Yesssssssssss yessss yesCan't wait for this soundtrack.<br>Just a few days left.Oh. My. Gods. (The old ones and the new.) That's so good news. And I can't wait for sunday.<br><br>The best is, that I can here the soundtrack before I watch the final episode. And I like to hear to a score without knowing wich music belongs to what kind of scene.Yesss. Can't wait!
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Hans ZimmerAndrew KawczynskiBob BadamiSteven Kofsky
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Woman In Gold
Label: Sony Classical
Length: 40'47 (Score: 36'19)
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  1. O Mary Don't You Weep - Deron Johnson (3:16)
  2. Hotel Jazz (1:10)
    W. A. Mozart, Martin Phipps
  3. Deh, Vieni Alla Finestra - Dawid Kimberg (1:12)
  4. Restless (2:10)
    Hans Zimmer
  5. Maria Altman (3:09)
    Martin Phipps
  6. The Belvedere (2:40)
    Martin Phipps
  7. Vienna (1:15)
    Hans Zimmer, Martin Phipps, Andrew Kawczynski
  8. Randy Schoenberg (1:27)
    Martin Phipps
  9. Open The Door (2:09)
    Hans Zimmer, Martin Phipps
  10. Apotheke (1:26)
    Martin Phipps
  11. Fleeing Vienna (4:15)
    Hans Zimmer, Andrew Kawczynski
  12. Flight 12 To Cologne (3:26)
    Hans Zimmer, Andrew Kawczynski
  13. First Hurdle Down (2:01)
    Martin Phipps
  14. Art Theft (2:43)
    Hans Zimmer, Andrew Kawczynski
  15. Statues (1:08)
    Martin Phipps
  16. Final Testimony (2:13)
    Martin Phipps
  17. The Language Of Our Future (3:18)
    Martin Phipps, Natalie Holt
  18. I Lived Here (1:49)
    Martin Phipps
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mpolonest123 reply Replies: 4 || 2018-01-03 22:32:28
While I’m not crazy about the film, I’m surprised no one really talks about this score. Both Zimmer and Phipp’s sections are equally strong, with the Zimmer parts being so much darker in tone.

“Fleeing Vienna” is such an intense cue, especially in context.


Mike2018-08-28 03:21:14
I'm curious about the "Open the Door" cue... Did Hans and Martin Phipps work together on it, or did one of them have a cue partly written and the other guy came in and added to it?

Also, Hybrid, you have the "Maria Altman" track credited to HZ and Martin Phipps on your Youtube channel. It's just Phipps here. Which credit is correct?


Daniel2018-08-28 15:44:26
If interested, here's my cut out film version of 'Fleeing Vienna'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_paTen_2-Y


Hybrid Soldier2018-08-28 19:47:40
"Maria Altman" is Phipps... I uploaded that long before the score was out. Never changed the title, but it's Phipps.

Hans really just wanted to score all the "flashback" sequences.


...2018-08-28 20:40:35
This release is rather complete right? There’s nothing missing from
Hans from what I can see.

... reply Replies: 3 || 2015-08-08 14:39:21
I have seen the movie and the score works very well. I also figured out how the two composers approached this. The movie primarily plays in 1999, but it has flashbacks to the time of WW2. Phipps primarily composed the music for 1999 and Hans did the music for the WW2 period scenes. Hans stands for the darker cues.


Hybrid Soldier2015-08-08 15:03:16
Absolutely ! I noticed that as well ! :)


garavel2015-08-08 18:08:38
what is that WW2 ?


Mike2015-08-08 18:12:30
"World War 2"

lio reply Replies: 1 || 2015-06-30 09:50:02
funny that hans's part is the weakest part of the score


Anonymous2015-07-01 04:12:13
Incorrect. And if you don't hear his influence in Track #5, you are really missing something.

... reply Replies: 6 || 2015-05-31 10:49:57
Has anyone listened to this yet?

I just finished the album and honestly, it's a strange one. Have to relisten to make a final opinion.


Ds2015-05-31 14:31:02
Listened to it yesterday, didn't really like it. It sounds like a minor work from Hans. It's not bad but not the kind of soundtrack I like to listen out of context. And overall I think Phipps' tracks are better than Hans'.


...2015-05-31 14:38:35
Maria Altman and Fleeing Vienna are the best cues on the album in my opinion.


Anonymous2015-06-01 04:18:58
OMG Ds!!! How dare you say you don't like a Hans Zimmer soundtrck on this website. Don't you realize the amount of Zimmer worshiping drone-trolls that frequent this site? Prepare to be tortured, persecuted and kicked in the gut (figuratively of course). That's what happened to me when I dared to say I didn't care for Interstellar. Just saying.


Edmund Meinerts2015-06-01 08:56:01
Oh my good God, Anonymous, let that go already.


Ds2015-06-01 18:22:09
Anonymous, actually I felt a bit ashamed of writing that. It's the first time in my life I don't feel anything when listening to a Zimmer score. Usually I'm moved or entertained or blown away, but here I felt nothing. I'll go see a doctor ;-)


...2015-06-01 21:11:30
Hybrid, do you know if zimmer helped write the maria altman track? I saw on some website that he was credited for that track but I must say I doubt it as most sites say he didn't.

A girl from Persia reply Replies: 0 || 2015-06-01 12:13:37
Why is it so simple? But still enjoyable. Maybe because I love his music.

Mark reply Replies: 3 || 2015-05-29 04:41:37
When will this be released in the States?


...2015-05-29 08:20:28
It's out in Europé.


Mark2015-05-29 17:31:11
Oh thats good to hear. Hopefully it will get released in the US soon too. I hope its good.


...2015-05-29 18:04:10
The samples sound promising!

Hal reply Replies: 2 || 2015-05-26 14:09:25
Please, someone leak this!!! Hybrid do you have a track you could add here?


Hybrid Soldier2015-05-26 14:38:33
Nope !

Wait & see !


Hal2015-05-27 18:52:44
Well 2 more days to go. We can wait that long!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 3 || 2015-05-02 16:02:23
Tracklist !


Mark2015-05-02 17:16:00
Thanks, Hybrid. Can't wait to listen. :)


Hybrid Soldier2015-05-15 19:35:29
Lenghts added !


Mike2015-05-17 19:14:20
I assume these credits are not complete just yet, but are instead simply breaking down which one worked on each track?

Anonymous reply Replies: 1 || 2015-05-06 15:36:08
So where did this collaboration come from? Are Zimmer and Phipps friends, did the director think, "Gee, we really want Hans' style for *insert scenes here*," or was Zimmer originally attached to this project and then he wanted Phipps to come on board? Or did Phipps request Zimmer?

It just seems out of the ordinary. :P


Hybrid Soldier2015-05-06 15:44:08
The film was produced in the UK, they needed a London based composer to work with. Phipps had worked for those producers before.

Both composers came in pretty late to score it, after october (score recorded in January), and Hans was in the middle of Chappie (and in LA for the most part).

Leo reply Replies: 4 || 2015-04-22 06:51:40
Is this a real piece from the score?

https: //www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZFQiy9daY4


Hybrid Soldier2015-04-22 08:23:14
Yes it is.


Frank2015-04-22 08:42:54
It's the end credits


Mike2015-04-25 16:25:21
I like it. Hybrid, you said this wasn't a "normal" collaboration or something like that...what did you mean?


Anonymous2015-04-25 19:18:44
which composer is this by? or both? I love it!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 3 || 2015-04-21 13:41:04
So it'll be released in a month ! :)


Dimitris Krommidas2015-04-21 13:50:52
Great!!!


JamesT2015-04-21 18:39:53
Great news!!!


Frank2015-04-21 23:11:34
Yes!!!

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