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iTunes SriLanka is the first itunes store to get the new releases online on friday. But by now you can also go to iTunes New Zeland or something and checkout the album and itís samples.@Armageddon<br><br>1. i love the movie. 2. rockhound is the most annoying character in the whole movie, but at least he has a cool name. ;) 3. bruce willis is smiling in almost all his emotional scenes and not just in this movie. but you know, in germany the movies are dubbed, so his "german" voice and the music helped alot to make these scenes nontheless convincing. to be honest, the goodbye scene was even more sad than the dying scene of leonardo dicaprio in Titanic. so you see, what impact the music had.<br><br>@Edmund<br><br>i didnt say the movie is bad, just bruce willis in a couple of scenes. so....the music had alot more to do than in Pirates III. the impact of the music in Armageddon must be way stronger to make these scenes work than in Pirates III. in Pirates III these scenes would have been also convincing without the music, because the acting was strong enough. but nontheless the music in Pirates III adds alot to the scenes and makes them stronger. just my opinion.Where did you get this information and samples?Where can I listen to those samples? I would love to hear some bits of the score before watching the movie.The score has 25 tracks and is about 1 hour and 16 minutes long. Samples sound awesome. Great action score with new theme's and variations of the old ones. Looking forward to hearing it in full.
Total video game score, circa 98. This is one of those scores -<br> my first - that you just didn't get enough of no matter HOW many cds they released of it. Hell, it wasn't until 2000 when I finally got the complete score on 2 cds. Sadly, by that time I burned out on it...So rockhound...your argument is that the score is better because the movie is worse? That's a new one, gotta admit... :D<br><br>to Armageddon, do it! The complete score, if you can. It's incredible!To Edmund Meinerts,<br><br>I admit I never really got the chance to listen to the entire At World's End score. But now you sir got me interested and I will check it out.<br><br>Cheers.To rockhound, <br><br>With all due respect, sir, that's a stupid statement. Very stupid. Guess you're mad that Rockhound wasn't the main character. How is Willis acting in those scenes bad? He's not overacting, he's not crying-screaming like a little girl. His character is actually very grounded. In the scene with Liv Tyler at the end, he is actually watching a picture of his real daughter. It makes it all the more real. He's very quiet and the performance is realistic. Nothing over-the-top. And people absolutely love that scene. Go to YouTube and read all the comments under the video. So, having said all of that, what exactly is your problem with it? You want him to go all crazy emotional like Nic Cage in Face/Off? Is that it?King Arthur is the perfect example. A terrible script but a great score
After I saw the movie....very great movie & very great scores, better than the first scores!! And the theme for Poppy is also very good!!Well there's also the track where Izzy's transformers dies, a few action tracks not included that I'd be interested to hear, but you're right, the track I'm most interested in is We Have To Go's film version. The extra strings in the small excerpt where Megatron's arm gets cut off, and the ones added to the main theme really give the song a more heroic and intense tone.Yep. These tracks are amazingOnly tracks that come to mind that aren't in the OST are a variation of Seglass when introducing Edmund, and the film version of We Have To Go.<br><br>Hell, the OST has more music than the movie.Daniel Pemberton seems like a twat.
I own the CD and I agree there are times in the score where it's so bombastic it distorts your speakers.<br><br>Still, I felt this was a great score from Zimmer.  It was peak Russian sounding chorus time for Hans and the action cues were better than other scores of this time like The Rock.i think Armageddon is better in covering of all emotions than Pirates III, because there is one more thing the music has to do in Armageddon....covering bad acting. without the music, all emotional scenes with bruce willis would have been a joke. he acts really bad in these scenes, but the music works wonders.Lol. Anyone can write up a bunch of random slate numbers. Nice try.Armageddon is great fun, but I can think of plenty other scores that cover that spectrum of emotions. At World's End certainly does, and then some.mmmh not for me, even The Peacemaker or Deep Blue Sea (both ****) are superior than this one! (Iíll give it a *** 1/2).
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Steve JablonskyJon Aschalew
ComposerAmbient Music Design
Deepwater Horizon
Label: Warner Bros. Records (Digital Download Only)
Length: 62'33 (Score: 57'45)
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jjluffy reply Replies: 17 || 2016-09-27 00:10:20
ggggrrrrrrrrrr, tictictictic, ccrrrrrrrrrssssshhhhhhh ... that's all I heard listening to the Deepwater Horizon. The movie makes me want but compsition Steve Jablonsky is unbearable listen-only. Gone is the time of the first Transformers. Jablonsky disappoints me more and more to serve us sound design. to believe that he knows more compose MUSIC ...


Bondo2016-09-27 05:12:28
...or more likely the director/producers wanted something more akin to sound design than melody.


Morgan Joylighter2016-09-27 09:11:49
I realize there are some harsh tracks akin to Battleship but if you just skip to the end you will find the final cue is one of the most gorgeous and emotional of Jablonsky's career :)


Brent2016-09-27 09:12:18
Don't always blame the composer. More often than not, it's a combination of director, producer(s) and studio.


Evenstar2016-09-27 11:15:55
Steve said in an interview that they didn't want a orchestral score, so he made it completely on his computer. Check interview here: youtube.com/watch?v=Glr-dgumGgo


MrZimmerFan2016-09-27 11:30:58
The movie is about a disaster with real people, don't fit a orchestral epic dramatic score, more a electronic, dark, gritty score.

Everyone expect orchestral when don't fit in every movie...


Edmund Meinerts2016-09-27 17:32:14
I don't really see how the movie's subject dictates that the score be dark and electronic either. I think both approaches have possible merits and possible disadvantages. You might say that an orchestral, thematic score is tasteless because it would play tragic deaths for "cheap" drama...but if that's your case, then isn't the entire movie also guilty of the same thing? You might just as easily say that by going the electronic route, Jablonsky is neglecting the human cost of the disaster and focusing too much on its mechanics.

I don't agree with either line of thinking, though. A good score is a good score no matter what it's made of. I *personally* don't much like listening to sound-design scores, and I wish Jablonsky had gone for something a bit more expansive for purely selfish reasons. But that doesn't mean I think his approach was an invalid one, and I don't think you should say that an orchestral approach would have been invalid either. It's all about the execution.


Anonymous2016-09-27 18:21:40
Well said, Edmund. And ultimately, the final decision really does come down to the director and his preferences. It must be hard being a film composer right now. Write a score that sounds great on its own but doesn't fit with the tone of the film, it gets bashed. Write a minimalist, more sound-design oriented score, it gets bashed.


Anonymous2016-09-27 18:32:32
And on that note, this is actually one of the more emotionally-driven sound design scores I've heard.


Joshua2016-09-27 19:07:26
I think Steve just seemingly confirmed he's scoring Transformers 5 on his Instagram. Not that i was worried. :))))


Ben 2016-09-27 23:56:04
13 Hours is much better


MOMO2016-09-28 08:31:11
Lorne Balfe 13 Hours Score is only 8/15
a really untalend composer... no passion for music!
this score is so hypnotic and heart pushed


Edmund Meinerts2016-09-28 09:13:09
Not the anti-Balfe clown again...


rockhound2016-09-28 09:29:03
an orchestral or very melodic bombastic score shows the audience always, that they are just watching movie. for a story based on a real tragic event is no score or this kind of score here more realistic. it puts you more in the "reality", because this kind of music sounds more "natural" without giving the audience the feeling, that they are just watching an entertaining movie.


Ben2016-09-28 11:58:58
"a really untalend composer" !!!! You must be deaf !


trent easton navarro2016-09-28 19:03:53
@MrZimmerFan and rockhound

So what you are saying is that Horner scored Titanic in wrong way? And Williams also got it wrong with Schindler's List?


rockhound2016-09-28 22:53:22
Titanic is a love story in a setting of a tragic event. i havent seen Deepwater Horizon yet, but im 99% sure that there is no love story on that oil platform. Schindler's List is a bit too sentimental for my taste. btw: comparing 2 movies with the setting in 1912 and WW II with a movie and its setting in 2010 is absolutely sensless.


Bayhem2017-06-26 10:44:14
Steve provides what the director wants. Simple as that. It's not a surprise that the most beloved Jablonsky scores are for Michael Bay films. Because Bay wants it epic, Bay wants it orchestral, Bay wants it dramatic and emotional. He pushes all buttons and Steve delivers. On the other hand, Peter Berg - the Deepwater director who did a few other movies with Jablonsky - usually goes for sound design scores. In short, he's not as epic and melodic as Bay is. So if you want to blame someone for the fact that you didn't like the Deepwater score, blame Peter Berg.

Everan reply Replies: 3 || 2017-04-26 17:57:08
No Transformers Last Knight thread yet so posting here. The official site got updated with a new piece of music, and holy hell, it's amazing!
www.transformers movie.com

Also pretty sure the last trailer's music was from him too, Age of Extinction had his scores on almost every trailer.


David2017-04-27 01:39:38
Sounds like a suite

And wasn't it only the final trailer that used material from the actual score? It was Lockdown's theme. But what was used in the trailer was exactly what ended up being used in the film.


David2017-04-27 01:40:53
Woops! Made a typo.

What was used in the final trailer *wasn't* exactly what ended up being used in the film ;)


Everan2017-04-27 04:36:01
The first trailer had a bit of Tessa's music at the start, the second a bit of Lockdown's theme, the big kinda orchestral bit, instead of the electronic braaaaams.

Jack Afrogarrix 2017 reply Replies: 1 || 2017-04-15 04:23:20
Steve Jablonsky Makes A Great Job From The Score Of Deepwater Horizon And The Score And The Movie Are Worthy To See It just Like Patriots Day Too.

By The Way Mpolonest123 don't judge My Comment beacuse Is My opinion


Randy Watson2017-04-15 10:07:07
It's not really your opinion that's the problem more that nobody even knows what the heck you are saying.

Jack Afrogarrix 2017 reply Replies: 1 || 2017-04-02 19:03:36
Steve Jablonsky Make An Awsome Score For Deepwater Horizon. The Full Electronic Music & Drums From Jon Jablonsky For This True Events Movie With Director Peter Berg, I Like This Movie & The Score.

Like Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross In Patriots Day Score With Ambient,
Electronic & Post Rock For The True Story Of The Boston Marathon Bombings With Director Peter Berg,Like I Said

I Like Both Movie From Peter Berg, Because Those Are True Heroes Who Save People's Life And We Can Remenber The Bravely Of These People.


mpolonest123 2017-04-02 19:36:34
God will you please shut the fuck up?

I mean, what's wrong with you? Either you are a troll or just fucking mentally disabled. Jesus!!!

Joshua reply Replies: 7 || 2016-10-01 08:07:27
Ah man, the trailer for Patriots Day says Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross are scoring it and not Steve. What the hell?!


Ds2016-10-01 08:59:15
I was not aware of this film... so this year Peter Berg has not one but TWO films released in the awards season. Seems quite tight, I guess the schedule wasn't working for Steve, who also has the big TF5 coming :-)


trent easton navarro2016-10-01 11:38:30
wait, there's a new Reznor/Ross coming out and I'm not aware of it?!


Edmund Meinerts2016-10-01 20:14:31
Not those two clowns again. :(


trent easton navarro2016-10-02 01:00:17
@edmund be greatful they are selective in the films they score and don't pop up all the time like Junkie XL


Frank2016-10-02 01:23:26
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross seems to be a perfect fit for Peter Berg. He always likes to use ambient music and post-rock for his films and Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross is a very talented dual.


oha2016-10-02 09:37:26
Yesterday, patriots day update Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross composed the Score. Today Steve Jablonsky.... I hope Steve Jablonsky!



Joshua2017-01-17 00:05:12
Saw Patriots Day, really liked it. But the score was lacking. Really wish Jablonsky had done this one.

MrZimmerFan reply Replies: 1 || 2016-10-07 12:37:58
@Hybrid: Do you know about this?

https://play.google.com/store /music/album/Steve_Jablonsky_%EC%9D%B4%EB%8D%B0%EC%95%84_OST ?id= B2x4737ocjnyoc7h2vyhvqygqja&hl=es


rockhound2016-10-07 18:55:42
sounds like steve and it sounds amazing. wonderful themes and choir parts. thanx for finding this.

Mk reply Replies: 0 || 2016-09-27 19:15:55
I LOVE this score, it's like Nine Inch Nails, a mix of industrial/rock ambient sounds. This and the dark-ambient music of Blair Witch (2016) by Adam Wingard, two of my favorite scores of this month.

Dimitris Krommidas reply Replies: 2 || 2016-09-26 15:58:05
It's a cd release or digital?


Evenstar2016-09-27 11:16:54
Looks like it's digital only :(


Dimitris Krommidas2016-09-27 16:30:01
Thanks.

Waymann reply Replies: 0 || 2016-09-27 11:16:26
People here seem to forget that scores and soundtracks are made for a movie. They are not made as a music album in the first place. Some composers make like more than 2 or 3 scores a year. That's not the same like an artist or band who makes an new album once in 2 or 3 years).

Scores are a really nice extra thing you get from a movie and yes some albums are great to listen to, others with more like an ambient and underscore type of sound can be seen as disappointing and boring. I think it's wrong to give Jablonsky a hard time here because he made a score that will fit this movie, but when listening to it without the movie it can be kind of boring... Composers don't make this music just to bring out a new album for us! They make music for movies and afterwards they can share it with us.

About the movie, I don't think this movie needed some kind of memorable heroic themes. It's a serious thriller and giving this some theme's like Transformers would look and sound ridiculous. I was expecting a score like this.

MOMO reply Replies: 0 || 2016-09-27 09:55:46
Love this Score Great Work!!!!

Jack Afrogarrix reply Replies: 0 || 2016-09-26 12:39:08
Interesting Music & Awsome Electronic Ambient Music From Steve Jablonsky I Can't wait To See The Movie Deepwater Horizon

Bar reply Replies: 2 || 2016-09-24 11:54:37
even your highness is better then this, the use of electronics adding to the beauty of the tune but too much of it clouds the main orchestra.


Edamund Meinerts2016-09-24 13:35:20
*Even* Your Highness? I love that score! :p


T-Mann0362016-09-25 08:25:19
"Your Highness" was one of the best film scores Steve has ever composed!

Brent reply Replies: 0 || 2016-09-24 01:22:31
For being mostly electronic underscore, I actually enjoy this album (with some notable exceptions). Pain & Gain definitely had a bit more character, but I enjoy this just as much.

Dimitris Krommidas reply Replies: 0 || 2016-09-23 15:59:35
Nice album.

bar reply Replies: 1 || 2016-09-23 14:26:50
More of transformers come on!!!!


Edmund Meinerts2016-09-23 15:26:03
How about more of Steamboy?

Paul reply Replies: 6 || 2016-09-22 19:14:41
Not Jablonsky's best, but there are some tracks that i enjoyed to listen


Everan2016-09-22 20:06:29
Yeah, was hoping a bit more Battleship at least, too much electronic underscore or something. But the first and the last 4 tracks are worth it.


Edmund Meinerts2016-09-22 20:25:13
If someone "hoping for more Battleship" is disappointed then that's surely a good sign for me. The further away from Battleship, the better. :p


Everan2016-09-22 20:42:34
Well it's my favorite of Jablonsky-Perg working together so. This is more of a thriller suspense score really.


D2016-09-22 21:04:39
Edmund, this score is Jablonsky's closest to Battleship. And I dont mean the bombastic parts of Battleship, I mean the sound design based action cues, with repeated motifs and screeching effects. I like it and I think it's gonna make a terrific theatrical experience... but believe me, you won't like it :-D


Edmund Meinerts2016-09-22 21:54:20
Aw, shit. And just after Jablonsky had won back some of my faith with TMNT2 as well. :/


Everan2016-09-22 22:22:13
Tracks 1, 11 , 12 and 13 are the least Battleship ones. TMNT2 sounds better IMO, more fun too, but those last tracks are cool.

Brent reply Replies: 0 || 2016-09-03 21:17:41
Can't wait!

Felix reply Replies: 0 || 2016-09-03 19:37:56
Oh yes :)

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