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Did you just copied and paste the tracklist above? lmaoThe reprise of "Batman on Fire" from Begins (1:59-2:30 in the Transfiguration suite) is good stuff! I wonder why Hans decided to reuse that particular idea.When are we going to see you in Chicago?Indeed, this score reminds me — in a good way — of The Rock.Track 11, Onwards, here is my most favorite cue from the CoH franchise. It has that old school "power anthem" thing going on about it with full force. I truly wish this style is brought back to life again soon.
Are there any more tour dates planned?Lord of the Rings - Shore<br>Battlestar Galactica - McCreary<br><br>Both are up there as my two favorite collection of works. GOT doesn't even compare to BSG. <br><br>For solo albums, my candidates are:<br><br>Titanic<br>The Lion King<br>Interstellar<br>Memoirs of a Geisha<br>Jurassic Park<br><br><br> <br><br>@superultramega<br>Honestly I feel like most of the issues with AUJ (and the other two hobbit films) were stemming from Peter Jackson editing the hell out of the music after the fact. It could be why they ended up dumping some themes in the following films.<br><br>Still, I don’t understand some of the criticism that the Hobbit trilogy scores received. DoS has some of the best action material imo, and the interpolations of Smaug’s theme(s) throughout the films are personally some of my favorite music from any LoTR project.<br><br>And this might be controversial, but I would put PoTC (the first three at least) on the level of Lord of the Rings in terms of the sheer amount of themes and development they receive. Maybe not quite as complex but they shouldn’t be overlooked.The Lion King and The Last Samurai are good choices, but I'm not as much of a fan as Zimmer's aesthetic or thematic work nearly as much as Howard Shore, or even Jablonskly at times. Game of Thrones I still can't comment on as I've never watched the show, or payed attention to Djawadi in general.<br><br>I would say Shore's heart wasn't in Desolation and Five Armies, but to say that about Unexpected Journey doesn't really feel right to me. Even themes like Gondor Restored and Nazgul's uses have some logic to them. <br><br>Gondor Restored was also used when the Ring is destroyed, meaning it also has a secondary meaning of victory against evil, (yes I know it affected Gondor too, but Gondor it isn't as direct). Which also applies in The Hobbit, as Bilbo saving Thorin was not only important for their relationship but also the future of Middle Earth as Thorin is vital to the battle against the orcs in Five Armies. <br><br>The Nazgul theme also makes sense as its first appearance is in Fellowship's opening, playing over Sauron's army of orcs, then Sauron himself. So it's linked both to Sauron himself and his servants, which includes Azog. Plus the version that plays in the film is the exact same variant (and lyrics) that plays in the Fellowship prologue. It serves almost as a precursor to the Nazgul. Plus I don't see why themes can't have several meanings anyway.  <br><br>Plus I love most of the new themes of AUJ (before they were abandoned in later films).Not really a fair comparison, Hybrid, since videogames as a medium are much younger than films, and their scores weren't using real orchestras right until... mid 90's, would be my guess (feel free to correct me, guys).<br><br>The all time best film score for me would be a battle between The Last Samurai and Lion King. If "movie" includes TV shows, then it's Game of Thrones without a doubt, but I'm not gonna have this argument again ;)<br><br>Btw. I wouldn't mention Hobbit in the same sentence with LotR, even music-wise. A couple of great cues cannot hide the fact that Shore's heart wasn't in it.
IS * lion kingBest film score of all time in lion king. Without any doubt. ;-)Can I just add, the album presentation for MW2 is really lame? It's a big, dare I say "epic" score in the 1990s Media Ventures mold. I think it's really solid. There are lots of different ideas from the first mission to the last, and a lot of them are written in the power anthem style that Hans ans co. don't really use much these days. Even Opening Titles is a throwback for Hans himself. <br><br>Unfortunately, almost none of the music as heard through the game is here. Instead, we got a bunch of shortened theme suites. :P<br><br>But the Gulag mission, the oil rig stuff, The Enemy of My Enemy, and lots of other missions all have pretty engaging and powerful music. I wish the RCP guys would do scores like this one more.Lord of the Rings (and even The Hobbit), are the only film scores that I'm buying an entire book for, just to fully understand the themes and motifs.Every time I revisit this score the first cue I automatically go back to is “This Isn’t Right”. Something about RGW’s string writing always stuck with me, even if he isn’t the most memorable when it comes to themes.<br><br>As for this score itself, I feel like it might have become a classic had it not been paired with such a shitty film. It’s funny, the score sounds less like Hans’ style to me and more like James Horner’s. Granted he only wrote one cue apparently...
But the best film score of all time is Lord of the Rings... :>Guys... Video Game music didn't start in 2008... lol<br><br><br>Your little game is actually impossible... It's pretty much like trying find "what is the best film score of all time"...I agree with Araujo and Knorr wholeheartedly. Cannot say the same for Soule; I always found his music lackluster and unfocused, sans the main theme of course. I'd like to mention my first runner-up, which is Destiny: Rise of Iron alongside Destiny 2. I was never a huge fan of the first two scores (original game + the first expansion), but the moment a guy named Rotem Moav got on Salvatori's team, the music became incredible (even though I have no evidence that those two events are related). Nevertheless, since it's stylistically so different from old-school and symphonic LAIR, I'd probably name it my No.1 alongside it.<br><br>If you guys are looking for recommendations, be sure to check these out:<br>The Witcher 3 (Marcin Przybyłowicz, Mikolai Stroinski, and a band called Percival), LotRO: Riders of Rohan (Chance Thomas), Assassin's Creed IV (Brian Tyler), Alone In The Dark (Olivier Deriviére), Eagle Flight (Inon Zur), Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius (Noriyasu Agematsu), Ni No Kuni I/II (Joe Hisaishi), and of course Medal of Honor and Gears of War IV by Ramin ;)Gonna have to chip in for Skyrim as well, although I'm biased because I used to put hundreds of hours into that game :p<br><br>Oscar Araujo's music for the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow games is pretty good, as well as Geoff Knorr and his team's work on the last few Civ games.Donkey Kong Country 1, 2, Returns and Tropical Freeze.
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Hacksaw Ridge
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  1. Okinawa Battlefield (3:59)
  2. I Could Have Killed Him (2:20)
  3. A Calling (2:42)
  4. Pretty Corny (1:44)
  5. Climbing For A Kiss (3:47)
  6. Throw Hell At Him (1:58)
  7. Sleep (2:19)
  8. Dorothy Pleads (3:17)
  9. Hacksaw Ridge (4:20)
  10. Japanese Retake The Ridge (4:36)
  11. I Can't Hear You (2:54)
  12. One Man At A Time (2:30)
  13. Rescue Continues (3:46)
  14. A Miraculous Return (2:50)
  15. Praying (5:49)
  16. Historical Footage (4:59)
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Rudy reply Replies: 0 || 2017-08-31 20:47:29
Olá! Eu fiz um vídeo e coloquei um pedaço de uma trilha desse albúm. Ao publicar no Facebook, recebi um aviso de Copyright e meu vídeo no. E pode ser publicado. Como faço para poder ter o direito de postar no video no Facebook?

Paul reply Replies: 3 || 2017-02-13 13:12:41
Does anybody knows if there is a complete score, did it leak anywhere?????


Everan2017-04-16 02:08:44
I saw one around, you just have to look for it.


peter2017-04-16 16:34:37
Here you have playlist of Complete Score. You are all welcome :)

01. He Hates Himself (1:05)
02. To Basic Training (0:54)
03. Pretty Corny (1:47)
04. A Calling And A Lovely Girl (2:16)
05. I Could Have Killed Him (2:21)
06. Dorothy Waits/Desmond's Rage (1:12)
07. Throw Hell At Him (1:58)
08. Okinawa Battlefield/Childhood (3:46)
09. A Night Together (0:56)
10. I Sleep Pretty Hard (2:22)
11. Climbing For A Kiss (3:59)
12. Charges Withdrawn/Small Victory (1:17)
13. Court Martial (1:53)
14. I Killed Him In My Heart (1:04)
15. Dug In For The Night (0:26)
16. Okinawa Battlefield/Childhood v2 (4:07)
17. Kill Joy Is Here (1:30)
18. Playing Dead (Part 1) (2:36)
19. Hacksaw Ridge (4:21)
20. Dorothy Pleads (3:20)
21. Into The Rat Hole (2:41)
22. Smitty is Gone/I Can't Hear You (2:54)
23. Morning Patrol/Hollywood (1:13)
24. Sniper / Rescuing Howe (1:17)
25. A Miraculous Return (1:51)
26. One Man at a Time (3:42)
27. Rescue Continues/I Thought I was Blind (3:45)
28. Rescuing Howe (2:48)
29. End Title 2 (0:49)
30. Japanese Retake the Ridge (4:49)
31. End Title 1 (3:13)
32. End Title 3 (1:11)
33. End Title 4 (1:35)
34. End Title (2:25)
35. Historical Footage (4:47)
36. Praying/Let's Go To Work (5:49)

Playtime: 1:27:58


Felix2017-04-16 17:24:29
Here are the Sessions:

01 - 1M1 Okinawa Battlefield/Childhood
02 - 1M2 I Could Have Killed Him
03 - 1M4 He Hates Himself
04 - 1M6 A Calling & A Lovely Girl
05 - 1M7 Pretty Corny
06 - 2M9 Climbing for A Kiss
07 - 2M11 To Basic Training
08 - 3M12 Throw Hell At Him
09 - 3M14 I Sleep Pretty Hard
10 - 3M15 Dorothy Waits/Desmond's Rage
11 - 3M16 Dorothy Pleads
12 - 4M17 Court Martial
13 - 4M18 Charges Withdrawn/Small Victory
14 - 4M19 A Night Together
15 - 4M21 Kill Joy is Here
16 - 5M23 Hacksaw Ridge
17 - 6M25 Dug in for the Night
18 - 6M26 I Killed Him in My Heart
19 - 6M27 Japanese Retake the Ridge
20 - 6M28 Smitty is Gone/I Can't Hear You
21 - 6M29 One Man At A Time
22 - 6M30 Playing Dead
23 - 7M31 Into the Rat Hole
24 - 7M32 Rescue Continues/I Thought I Was Blind
25 - 7M33 Morning Patrol/Hollywood
26 - 7M34A Sniper
27 - 7M34B Rescuing Howe
28 - 7M35 A Miraculous Return
29 - 8M36 Praying/Let's Go to Work
30 - 8M38 Historical Footage
31 - 8M39 End Title #1
32 - 8M40 End Title #2
33 - 8M41 End Title #3
34 - 8M42 End Title #4
35 - 1M1alt Okinawa Battlefield/Childhood

kitaro1366 reply Replies: 0 || 2017-04-15 06:29:52
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David reply Replies: 2 || 2017-02-09 20:25:16
When will the complete score be added with composer info? That would be nice :)


Hybrid Soldier2017-02-09 23:40:25
No cuesheet info, it's empty !


Dudu2017-02-10 07:54:33
Yeah, and I saw that no additional music composer is credited in the booklet either, only thanks...do you know why Hybrid? Maybe contract issues?

Jack Afrogarrix reply Replies: 0 || 2017-01-05 20:50:06
Rupert Gregson-Williams makes a Great score for this movie.

This Score Is Like other War Films Like 13 Hours Music By Lorne Balfe &
Lone Survivor By Explosions In The Sky & Steve Jablonsky

Scorefan reply Replies: 1 || 2016-10-05 00:42:46
Very good suite, very doog job from Rupert. The beginning of the suite sounds like Kingdom of heavne from his brtoher Harry.


psycosid072016-11-30 02:25:31
Yeah, you're right. Debney's complete score was rejected and replaced by Rupert Gregson-Williams for the final cut.

mpolonest123 reply Replies: 0 || 2016-11-12 22:02:11
Just saw the film, definitely one of my top Oscar contenders for this year. Great direction, acting, cinematography, etc.

As for the score, Rupert hit it out of the ballpark. The first half reminded me of a bluegrass "Winters Tale" while the second definitely had that modern action scoring we are all accustomed with. Only major complaint is some of the dissonant sections during the war scenes but, given the context, it's understandable.

(And 2:00 in Climbing for a Kiss, holy shit that's beautiful)

Jack Afrogarrix reply Replies: 1 || 2016-11-09 15:44:41
Rupert Gregson-Williams:Composer
Anthony Clarke:Additional Music
Evan Jolly:Additional Music
Steve Mazzaro:Additional Music
Cliff Masterson:Conductor
Mel Gibson:Director

Rupert Gregson-Williams Has Done An Great And Awsome Score Again Hacksaw Ridge I Can Wait To See This Movie


Edmund Meinerts2016-11-10 23:57:19
What's the point of the first part of your post? Most of that information is up there already. Also, Watch Your Capitals.

Ds reply Replies: 0 || 2016-11-09 22:22:56
That is a hell of a beautiful movie. Very powerful, very emotional, and intense as hell. Actors performances are unbelievably good as well. Needless to say, Rupert's score plays a big role in the movie, especially towards the end. A job nicely done by all involved, I sure hope to see this movie at least nominated for the Oscars.

Morgan Joylighter reply Replies: 3 || 2016-11-04 08:13:57
Best war movie...possibly best war movie score of all time...

I just saw this in the cinema last night and I was totally blown away by both movie and score. Rupert has really re-invented himself this year and it seems like Mel Gibson has too.


will2016-11-08 09:32:08
best war movie score of all time? while i really enjoy ruperts work, but wow that is a bit too much don't you think? :D


Brent2016-11-08 10:27:25
"Best war score of all time" may be a stretch, but I really do quite like this. I'm SO SO happy with what Rupert has produced this year. Portions of Tarzan are good, this score (and film) are amazing and The Crown is absolutely sublime. Can't wait for Wonder Woman!


Saurabh2016-11-08 17:38:56
I won't say Rupert has reinvented himself. His sound is more closely associated with the 90s RCP sound. While Tarzan seemed pedestrian for me, Hacksaw Ridge has a great blend of that power anthem sound and some good themes.

Edmund Meinerts reply Replies: 0 || 2016-11-07 19:23:30
Wow, the main theme as heard in the first two tracks is reeeeeeally similar to his brother's "Burning the Past" from Kingdom of Heaven. Did Mel phone up the wrong Gregson-Williams? :P

I mostly like the score, but it's interesting that you can basically divide it into three parts: first pretty but very low-key drama writing kind of a la Winter's Tale (it's been compared to Thomas Newman and James Horner but that's a big stretch IMO), then modern themeless drum-heavy RC action and suspense music of the kind I don't like so much ("Japanese Retake the Ridge" could easily be from a Junkie XL score, which is not a compliment), and finally some good old thematic power-anthem-type emotional action scoring of the kind I do like very much. The first part isn't especially memorable and I could do without the middle part entirely, but otherwise I really enjoy this. It has a narrative and is definitely a step up from Tarzan, although I still personally prefer RGW's lighter efforts like Bee Movie and Bedtime Stories.

Crisp Rat reply Replies: 0 || 2016-11-05 06:03:02
Rupert really blew me away with this one! I was not expecting this gem of a score at all, especially in light of some his recent scores. I've been thinking a lot about this score, and what makes it so memorable. What sets this apart from his other scores, or really any other film score out there? And I believe the answer is this: strong, memorable themes, displayed in a way that really allows the music to move you. Because if music fails to move you, then what is it's purpose in any kind of media? Memorable emotions create memorable scores. And that, I think, is why scores like Inferno or BvS fall flat compared to the old Zimmer. Screechy sound design will never create an emotional response.
Check out this video that I found to be interesting and insightful:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vfqkvwW2fs

Cyberpunk88 reply Replies: 0 || 2016-11-04 12:40:40
So apparently Rupert is also going to score Wonder Woman, while still using Zimmer's WW theme from BvS. Can't wait!

Frank reply Replies: 0 || 2016-11-04 10:01:35
This score is easily the best score of Rupert's whole career thus far and he finished it with less than a month. I hope he can maintain such level for Wonder Woman.

Everan reply Replies: 0 || 2016-10-27 22:24:56
https:// www.youtube.com/watch? v=XLogL29fQWU

A visual soundtrack with some new music samples!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 8 || 2016-10-01 15:56:43
Added a suite, it sounds pretty damn good !


isildur2016-10-01 18:22:17
It really does. Film has really amazing reviews. So, along with the film it seems there is a chance for a nomination for the score too. Just like they nominated Henry's score for Capt. Philips (which by the way wasn't that good a score)


Dragonseeker2016-10-01 19:52:03
Captain Phillips nomination was a joke. But this sounds better in every way.


MrZimmerFan2016-10-01 21:33:38
There is no nomination for Jackman's Cap Phillips in the Oscars


MrZimmerFan2016-10-01 21:34:05
Well, in the Baftas ;)


Everan2016-10-02 07:04:32
I hope this gets nominated


Phil2016-10-02 08:34:39
sounds amazing


Paul2016-10-02 13:19:09
Wich tracks did you use??? It sounds epic and emotional... Can't wait


Mcbain2016-10-04 11:44:44
The part @3:08 is just grand. Thanks for the update, Hybrid ;-)

... reply Replies: 9 || 2016-09-23 23:01:56
Wasn't John Debney scoring this?


Hybrid Soldier2016-09-23 23:03:30
Yes and he was kicked out !


Ds2016-09-23 23:29:30
Do you have more info on that, Hybrid? Like, was it Mel? Or the studio?


Brent2016-09-24 01:18:08
Part of me wishes it was still Debney as his previous effort with Mel resulted in one of the best scores I've heard, but I'm excited to hear what Rupert does here.


mpolonest1232016-09-24 01:25:12
Outside of Winter's Tale (which is severely underrated imo) nothing RGW has scored has stood out to me. I would've loved to see someone like Lorne Balfe take this type of project on.

Still, fingers crossed for Rupert to deliver something good. :-)


Edmund Meinerts2016-09-24 13:33:58
mpolonest123, you should check out Bedtime Stories and Bee Movie (the latter admittedly with a bit of behind-the-curtain help from Hans himself). Both are really fun scores, albeit a lot lighter than what this movie calls for. RGW is quite talented, actually, a lot better than what the fairly bland Tarzan would have you believe.


mpolonest1232016-09-24 14:59:47
I'll definitely take a listen to both of those. I had heard Bee Movie a few years back but it never stuck with me. Maybe it's time to revisit it :-)


Paul2016-09-24 18:51:59
Wow... Varese Sarabande still suck at artworks. Especially fonts... Ugh...

I'm fine with Rupert scoring this one, but I have the same question as Ds - why Debney was 'kicked out'?


Meta2016-09-25 03:39:17
Maybe the whole "Mel is an Anti-Semite" flared up...Who knows. I thought those two were tight after Passion of the Christ.


Hybrid Soldier2016-09-25 11:15:59
I have no idea why Debney was debarked...

Maybe he even left himself, who knows ! Actually I don't care lol...

Dimitris Krommidas reply Replies: 0 || 2016-09-23 21:48:01
Great!

Ds reply Replies: 1 || 2016-09-23 20:45:24
I really can't wait for that one!!! :-)


Macejko2016-09-23 20:50:48
Tarzan was pretty boring, not expecting much.

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