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I'll try to explain myself more with the scores I wasn't a big fan of. I really like a lot of Gears of War 3. It has a lot of faster paced, melodic action cues, and the cues from Gears of War 2 are improved. Its main problem is it's not very memorable, which Jablonsky is usually able to produce. <br><br>Ender's Game I found to be a bit of a slog. There was a lot of ambient/sound design cues which I found incredibly dull. However, it's possible I was expecting too much, or maybe I was too harsh on it. I'll try to have another listen to that one. <br><br>Gangster Squad was one where I just looked at the comments to see what people thought about it, and the consensus was "it copied every recent Hollywood score", so I just skipped that one. <br><br>TF3 had a lot of good thematic material, and the finale's action music was a lot of fun, but it lacks the memorability and excitement of the first 2, or the subtlety of 5, making it fall in the middle for me. Plus the Inception sound was pretty annoying. <br><br>Gears of War 2 falls into mediocre for me. The main theme is solid, but the action is repetitive and doesn't have much variation. Plus it also wasn't very memorable. It's basically a worse version of Gears 3 to me. <br><br>Transformers 1 and 2 don't really count to me because those were more an RCP effort than a Jablonsky one. Just to clarify, I don't hate that Jablonsky went down this route. I first learned of his existence through the Transformers scores for god's sake. It's just that listening to Steamboy, it makes me sad there wasn't more of this side of Jablonsky. Oh, and honorable mention to TMNT: Out of the Shadows, that was a great superhero score!Gangster Squad was Ok, but i prefer Ender's Game, actually the sound design in that i find it certain interesting.<br><br>In Battleship, yeah, it's nothing original, but for me, is a guilty pleasure, i love the percussion (i'm a big fan of the taiko sound)<br><br>Ender’s Game isn’t bad at all, there are some cool power anthems and orchestral moments in it. As for Battleship, while I find most of it generic, I genuinely do like the alien “MRI” sound design he incorporated.<br><br>And one of Jablonsky’s most underrated scores imo is Gangster Squad. If you want a fun Jablonsky score that strays away (mostly) from the Zimmer sound that’s it. Any score using Antz as a temp track is fine by me!I will disagree with TF3, Ender's Game, Gears of War 2 and 3, there are good scores, altough i'm a massive fan of that guilty pleasure is Battleship ;D<br><br>And A Nightmare on Elm Street was cool.John Powell to receive Henry Mancini Award. <br><br>Look it up at filmmusicreporter.<br><br>Congrats John
Edmund's right. It's really just sad that Jablonsky could have been one of the greatest composers ever, one with more notoriety and respect from the music community, but instead settled for being... a decent composer.<br><br>TF5 was a step in the right direction, D-War was a great monster movie score, Your Highness came close to Steamboy levels, and IDEA felt like Jablonsky's symphony in a lot of ways. But on the other end you have Ender's Game, Transformers 3 and 4, Battleship, Gears of War 2, Gears of War: Judgement, and a few others that range from ok, to flat out awful. Occasionally though you get some decent ones like Gears of War 3, and A Nightmare on Elm Street.<br><br>My point is, we get a composer overridden with bland projects, and musically inept directors, when he had the potential for being Oscar level.This just occurred to me. 1:44-2:10ish in Remember Who You Are kind of sounds like part of Mozart’s Ave Verum Corpus...and we know Hans is a fan of that piece...@mpolonest: I'm the opposite side: BvS grown each time i listened.<br><br>Not the same for MoS ;D@DS<br><br>You are absolutely right, and it was something that I did think about while I was writing the post, I just never clarified it. <br><br>But that also has the opposite effect as well. I've had plenty of scores/songs which originally I liked that I gradually grew to dislike or simply lose interest. One of the most recent ones is BvS, which I enjoyed when it came out but looking back is probably one of my least favorite Zimmer scores.@Edmund @Ds totally agree! This days the only composer that convince me is Steven Price.
Is there a Balfe score that is not very temped? Every single Balfe score I listened to is basically giving an old score a fresh set of paint.mpolonest123: it's difficult to compare scores that are 10 years old and that you had plenty of time to digest, with brand new scores you've only heard a couple of times.<br><br>You said it yourself, when Clash of the Titans came out you thought it was generic and forgettable. It's only later that you noticed all these themes and all the work Djawadi put into it.<br><br>And actually it works like that with any new album released by any major artist. Fans are always like "it sucks, I prefer their previous albums". And yet 5 years later they love all these songs and know them by heart. :-pEdmund: I see your point, and if everyone could become 100% objective it would be actually true. But in practice, our personal tastes play a heavy role in deciding whether a score is interesting or fun or creative or intelligent or enjoyable. Some people like very classical, orchestral music more than anything else; even if JXL was creating the craziest soundtrack ever, his sound palette and synthetic approach alone would be enough to make these people dislike the score and say it's rubbish. The level of detail he put in Tomb Raider is astonishing, but sadly it'll only be noticed by people who are not upset by this style of brutal and synthetic environment. Of course it also works the other way, dry orchestral scores like Giacchino frequently writes do nothing to me, I don't particularly like this kind of sound, so I never spent a lot of time listening to them. As a consequence, I never was able to dissect them to discover all their (I guess) richness, subtleties, etc. So from my point of view, almost all Giacchino scores sound the same way and are not interesting, and I don't understand how and why he keeps getting all those major assignments. That's to say, our personal preferences will always interfere with our judgment, even if we honestly try to be fair.I feel like I see/have this kind of conversation on film music boards all the time. The approach isn't the problem, it's the execution. For example, when Man of Steel came out:<br><br>me: "I'm a bit disappointed by Man of Steel, it has its moments but I don't think it's a very good score overall"<br>fanboys: "JOHN WILLIAMS WAS YESTERDAY, ZIMMER IS TODAY, THIS IS A DIFFERENT SUPERMAN BLAH BLAH BLAH GET OVER IT"<br>me: "...did I mention Williams?"<br><br>or else Mad Max: Fury Road<br><br>me: "Mad Max is a decent score but I feel like the film deserved much more"<br>fanboys: "THERE'S LITERALLY A DUDE ON A DRUM CAR WITH A FLAMETHROWER GUITAR WHAT DID YOU EXPECT"<br>me: "...a composer who does more interesting things with those drums and that guitar?"<br><br>All over the place. It was really aggravating. This is a similar situation A talented film composer can write interesting, engaging music in all sorts of styles, for all sorts of films and under all sorts of directorial conditions. My issue with Tomb Raider isn't that it's not a traditional Jerry Goldsmith adventure score. I never expected that from this film, and certainly not from this composer. It's just not a very interesting or intelligent or enjoyable version of what it's trying to be, and that's the bottom line.@mrzimmerfan <br><br>I completely agree with you. Tomb Raider definitely didn’t need a traditional score at all. And I love all the scores you’ve mentioned. I even don’t have a problem with the approach he took.<br><br>But I just don’t like the score as is. We just have to agree to disagree, no harm done. :-)
I don't think he means that, just that it would have been interesting if Jablonsky had gone more into animated movies like Powell did, rather than mostly Michael Bay. I think maybe we got a hint of what that could have been like with Your Highness a few years ago, a score I'll always defend, but yeah...the lack of follow-up to Steamboy is a great tragedy in Jablonsky's career.@mpolonest: I will enjoyed more Run All Night than Mad Max, hell, even The Dark Tower.<br><br>But with Tomb Raider, this movie is harsh, with a real character, and an adventure score a la Goldsmith or JNH, will not benefit anything about it. And in there, there is a lot of great sounds and ideas pop up in all the score.<br><br>And this is telling you a guy who LOVE The Mummy, The Mummy Returns, the entire Indiana Jones and Jumanji scores.@mpolonest: I will enjoyed more Run All Night than Mad Max, hell, even The Dark Tower.<br><br>But with Tomb Raider, this movie is harsh, with a real character, and an adventure score a la Goldsmith or JNH, will not benefit anything about it. And in there, there is a lot of great sounds and ideas pop up in all the score.<br><br>And this is telling you a guy who LOVE The Mummy, The Mummy Returns, the entire Indiana Jones and Jumanji scores.I don't think Jablonsky is going to be a new John Powell ;)<br><br>But this one of his most notable efforts, i will said that.This is feels like a very temped soundtrack, only that explains why the score is so generic. I wonder which movies music scenes producer-director used to make lorne do this. <br><br>Track 8 - is Tron legacy (dont know maybe he worked on it, powell was involved maybe he was too)

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Le Petit Prince
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  1. Preparation (2:09)
  2. Suis-Moi (Feat. Camille) (3:26)
  3. The Life Plan (1:12)
  4. Driving (1:40)
  5. Equation (Feat. Camille) (2:03)
  6. The Interview (2:15)
  7. Le Tour De France En Diligence (Feat. Camille) (1:16)
  8. Plan B (0:36)
  9. Getting On With It (1:43)
  10. Amongst The Coins (2:36)
  11. Top Floor Please (0:57)
  12. Ascending (3:14)
  13. Parachutes (3:48)
  14. Draw Me A Sheep (3:39)
  15. Stars (0:26)
  16. The Fox (0:54)
  17. The Journey (2:35)
  18. The Absurd Waltz (4:07)
  19. Suis-Moi (Reprise) (Feat. Camille) (3:09)
  20. Recovery (1:47)
  21. Trapped Stars (4:00)
  22. Farewell (1:58)
  23. Escape (3:13)
  24. Finding The Rose (4:22)
  25. Growing Up (4:17)
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Lili Reinhart reply Replies: 0 || 2017-10-15 07:19:47
Does anyone know the musical instruments incorporated in Equation?

Dimitris Krommidas reply Replies: 0 || 2017-02-05 16:03:20
Congratulation to Hans Zimmer and Richard Harvey for winning the Annie Award for this score!

Edmund Meinerts reply Replies: 2 || 2016-03-02 14:48:36
Okay, so forgive me if this has been discussed already, but what exactly was the extent of Zimmer's contribution here? I've read that Zimmer basically only worked on the Camille songs and the score was entirely Richard Harvey (plus the other guys, I guess - Hybrid mentioned that Dom Lewis helped on "Escape"). Is that true, or an exaggeration?

Ds2016-03-02 15:21:02
A while ago I read a review that was saying this. It spoke explicitly about "Zimmer's songs and Harvey's score". Maybe you read the same review :-p

I don't think it's really accurate, even if most of the music is indeed quite different from HZ's usual output. I must admit I have no idea what Harvey usually sound like.

soi2016-05-10 07:44:33
The escape cue is the best one in the score. Really touching and beautifully orchestrated.

Ds reply Replies: 2 || 2015-08-22 14:53:19
Quick question to anyone who's seen the movie: there's a beautiful piece of music playing in the scene where the girl is running/biking to the hospital. This track is not on the release, but I suspect it to be the instrumental version of the track "Equation". Can someone confirm it?

Hybrid Soldier2015-08-22 15:06:14
Yes it is... :)

baf2016-01-31 23:25:05
Does anyone have instrumental version of this song? I really can't find it :(

Frank reply Replies: 1 || 2015-09-11 00:56:15
Found the US version of this album on iTunes 25195894. So any words for physical copy release in US?

jsdamian2015-11-03 09:56:20
and.... when will released the film in us?

El Baradei reply Replies: 0 || 2015-09-12 00:07:23
Happy Birthday!

Luciano reply Replies: 0 || 2015-09-03 16:04:16
Questa composizione &#232; eccezionale.Very amazing. Oscar again!!!

Leo reply Replies: 1 || 2015-08-23 22:24:48
I think I may have found Richard Harvey :D
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Hybrid Soldier2015-08-23 22:28:16

Martinez reply Replies: 1 || 2015-08-19 18:00:08
Hello , apart from the four titles that Camille sings, is anyone know what other titles in his voice appears. And what titles Gabriel Kuti sings ? Thank you

Hale2015-08-19 21:21:33
Escape. Best appearance

Ds reply Replies: 1 || 2015-07-30 08:54:33
What a lovely movie! The score makes it shine bright, a really nice output from team HZ. For those interested, the soundtrack is totally out of order, and I think it's impossible to order it because some tracks contain various cues from different places in the movie.

rockhound2015-07-30 09:46:55
yep...a very lovely score with wonderful themes and a very nice orchestration, especially in the action parts. The score has a french feeling all over the place without sounding to much hollywood cliche. good work by team rcp.

Zimson reply Replies: 0 || 2015-07-28 21:36:09
This is out in France now. Is there anything known about a release date outside of it?

Leo reply Replies: 0 || 2015-07-27 20:26:18
Any Richard Harvey sample for this score?

Frank reply Replies: 1 || 2015-07-26 05:09:22
Besides Celebrate the Oscar, the last few tracks are very similar with Thin Red Line too (not the notorious Journey to the Line though)

Frenchans2015-07-26 18:36:23
I agree with you, "finding the rose" reminds me The Thin Red Line and I love that ! A return to his roots ?

... reply Replies: 0 || 2015-07-26 16:34:50
Hybrid, is it true that hans only worked on Suis-moi, Le Tour de France en Diligence and Suis-moi reprise? Or was this more of a collaborative effort?

mdsmith reply Replies: 14 || 2015-07-22 22:22:10
Another zimmer score. another 48 additional composers to arrange the challenging material for him.

quick someone find the 5 minute suite of basic chord progressions and ostinatos that proves its 'all him' LOL

Edmund Meinerts2015-07-22 23:52:34
Between the relative obscurity of the film, Harvey's co-composing credit and the presence of six (!) other composers (including a couple eyebrow-raisers...Benjamin Wallfisch, Nick Glennie-Smith!)...yeah, the OP may be a bit of a troll, but this doesn't seem like one of Zimmer's more hands-on projects, does it?

Hybrid Soldier2015-07-22 23:56:15
They really didn't have much time to do this... It's just one of those... lol

Zimson2015-07-23 13:21:57
This seems to be KFP 2 all over the place again. Gotta say, not Hans' best year. However I expect great stuff for Batfleck vs. Steelman next year.

Lambegue2015-07-23 14:29:17
I like the "Escape" track. I wasn't impressed by the samples, but now I hope it will be at least a nice score.

Edmund Meinerts2015-07-23 16:12:52
Yeah, it feels like a lot of Hans' minor/really-someone-else's projects all piled up in 2015. There's not one score that feels like he did the heavy lifting.

Next year, though, we get Broodman vs. Superjoyless and Inferno, two pretty huge projects (the latter of which I'm looking forward to much, MUCH more). And the enigma of KFP3, of course - should be a fun one, regardless of who actually writes it.

Mike2015-07-23 16:26:19
"Yeah, it feels like a lot of Hans' minor/really-someone-else's projects all piled up in 2015. There's not one score that feels like he did the heavy lifting."

Maybe doing Interstellar by himself last year was just too much... :P


Ds2015-07-23 19:28:50
Have to agree, however Chappie was insanely cool, I'm still listening to it a lot, liking it more and more.

Leo2015-07-23 22:19:24
I like the Escape cue a lot, hopefully the rest of the score reaches the level of it.

NM2015-07-24 01:32:46
"This seems to be KFP 2 all over the place again."

Think Hans did more of that one than a lot of people think.

Zimson2015-07-24 23:17:47
@NM I'm sure he did as much as Powell on that. Still, his part wasn't the "heavy lifting" like Edmund said. Though, I will like this score a lot.
Btw, is Escape confirmed to be mostly Hans? It's really great.

Hybrid Soldier2015-07-24 23:47:57
It's not HZ who didn't do KFP 2, it's Powell who jumped ship !

RealFfingMusic2015-07-25 09:25:17
I went to sleep after reading Hybrid's comment. I had a dream of John Powell, dressed like Captain Jack Sparrow, giving a malicious grin, and jumping off the badass Viking ship from Dragon, as the ship got swallowed by a giant Po's head. Then I realised that Captain Powell and the ship are actually tiny, and are in Po's noodles, and saw Captain Powell climb off Po's bowl, and run away.

Mike2015-07-25 15:42:18
Zimson, "Escape" has to be Hans' work... It's like "Celebrate the Oscars - Take 2." lol

Hybrid Soldier2015-07-25 18:10:38
Actually Celebrate the Oscar was indeed temped here... And that cue is a last min Dom Lewis help ! lol

ei18 reply Replies: 2 || 2015-07-24 18:27:18
Is this only out in France?

Ds2015-07-24 21:11:18
No, in Belgium too :-p

ei182015-07-24 21:19:25
Damn! Any idea when it will be released in the States?

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 1 || 2015-07-22 19:05:39
Extract added as well as the booklet details ! :)

Adriaan2015-07-22 19:56:46
This sounds so much like the Oscar theme haha... It's very nice!

jsdamian reply Replies: 7 || 2015-07-02 12:38:47
tracklisting and audio in
61,22 minutes
not music international trailer

jsdamian2015-07-02 12:42:44
1. Preparation Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 2:09
2. Suis-moi Hans Zimmer Camille 3:26
3. The Life Plan Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 1:12
4. Driving Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 1:40
5. Equation Hans Zimmer Camille 2:03
6. The Interview Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 2:15
7. Le Tour de France en Diligence Hans Zimmer Camille 1:16
8. Plan B Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 0:36
9. Getting On With It Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 1:43
10. Amongst the Coins Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 2:36
11. Top Floor Please Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 0:57
12. Ascending Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 3:14
13. Parachutes Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 3:48
14. Draw Me A Sheep Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 3:39
15. Stars Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 0:26
16. The Fox Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 0:54
17. The Journey Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 2:35
18. The Absurd Waltz Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 4:07
19. Suis-moi (Reprise) Hans Zimmer Camille 3:09
20. Recovery Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 1:47
21. Trapped Stars Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 4:00
22. Farewell Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 1:58
23. Escape Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 3:13
24. Finding the Rose Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 4:22
25. Growing Up

jsdamian2015-07-02 12:45:45
25. Growing Up Richard Harvey Hans Zimmer 4:17 sorry

maybe best themes: Parachutes,Draw Me A Sheep,Trapped Stars,Farewell,Finding the Rose,Growing Up

Hybrid Soldier2015-07-02 12:51:18
You just COULD NOT wait 5 minutes ? You had to post this ? lol

JackieStewart2015-07-02 13:10:27
What's the problem?

jsdamian2015-07-02 13:11:00
forgiveness from Spain. I expect a lot of this music

NM2015-07-02 23:50:44
Really looking forward to this.

...2015-07-03 17:24:07
The samples sound great! Looking forward to hearing this!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 3 || 2015-06-24 22:39:15
Cover ! :)

RealFfingMusic2015-06-25 12:08:43
I think it fits amazingly.

Anonymous2015-06-25 13:16:08
Nathan Stornetta? New guy?

jsdamian2015-06-25 19:06:05
25 titles originals: 22 score 3 songs

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 2 || 2015-06-13 10:50:39
Released in France next month ! :)

Ds2015-06-13 20:55:04
In Belgium too, probably! <:o)

RealFfingMusic2015-06-14 20:48:28
Any idea when it comes to the East?© 2001-2017 OST 
Le Petit Prince soundtrack - Hans Zimmer - Richard Harvey 2015