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Y'know, up until recently, I also thought Lorne was one of the least interesting RCP composer next to Junkie XL. Then I listened to Genius: Picasso (because of that one Balfe troll's recommendation interestingly enough), and now I see enormous potential in him. That is one of the most interesting television scores I've heard so far. The orchestrations and overall complexity is an enormous achievement for Lorne and shows that he can do much more than generic sample composition. <br><br>I'll probably skip this score because I have no interest in Mission Impossible, but I have a lot more interest in Balfe's career now thanks to his work on Genius: Picasso. If he continues on that level of composing, he may actually get some notoriety.Um.....guys, why are we acting like Kraemer doesn't have the skill to do a different sort of score? I'm fairly positive Jack Reacher doesn't sound anything like RN. Really, the reason he wasn't brought in was because, apparently, McQuarrie was pissed that he was overruled in how he wanted the film to sound, so be deliberately chose not to hire him this time. Purely a thing of spite. And a lot of the disappointment lies in those who normally don't pay attention to film music, which shows just how special that particular score was.<br><br>Really, I'm confident that had McQ had his way this time, and with Kraemer on board, he would've made something that did fit the new tone of the film. Composers should be able to challenge themselves to do something that is out of their comfort. Which is likely why a lot of Zimmer scores are the way they are, since he's allowed to differentiate every once and a while.<br><br>As is, with this logic, Cruise should not have hired McQ again if he wanted a different kind of movie for Fallout.Hot take: Cruise saying that Fallout is the best score in the franchise is the equivalent of Danny Elfman saying there is only one Batman theme. Just marketing tricks to get one more excited.<br><br>Me personally, the general M:I sound isn't something I tend to get excited for, though I definitely acknowledge it's objectively well done. With M:I-2 though, while it's technically dated and incredibly cheesy, I admire it for those reasons, and is incredibly fun for me. Not to mention that the Spanish guitar is a lovely touch, and Injection is proof that there is more to Zimmer than some might think.<br><br>Balfe as a composer, to me, seems like tbe sort of guy who's told to get synth that fit the film well enough, and call it a day. Sure, there's one or two scores that go above and beyond to actually be something of note, but otherwise he's among the least interesting of the RCP bunch. Feel free to feel however you want, but that's my two cents.<br><br>It's frustrating that you have to deal with some of the touchier fans Edmund, but I'll admit that I do get a laugh everytime it happens. I love music, but I don't feel the need to get overly defensive about. I would just enjoy it and leave it like that.Meh on this one...Listening to it doesn't really do much for me. Maybe because I dont care for Cruise, or MIssion Impossible, or maybe because I already heard better from Inception and Fury Road....Even on last year's Dunkirk Hans wrote 90% of it. Unless you are born in the last few months there is plenty of music which Hans wrote and many can remember.
Interstellar is barely 3 years old.SamualPF - there people go again misconstruing my comments about some of the posters here as negative comments against Balfe or his music. I didn't say anything about the score. But sure, keep pushing that agenda.<br><br>George, you make fair, well-articulated points and for what it's worth, I never included you among those who have, shall we say, aroused my suspicions. I'm looking forward to checking out the score for myself and rest assured I'll give it a fair shake when I do. I've liked plenty of Balfe scores in the past, I swear I'm not a hater! :pNone of Kraemerís music is reused! Thematic consistency says what?I actually always listen to a new score with an open mind. If I start expecting something and the score doesn't sound like it or doesn't have a certain thing in it I will always be dissappointed. If I don't expect anything and it turns out a score is a dissappointment, it's not such a big deal.<br><br>For example:<br>A lot of people wanted/expected a lot of individual hero themes in Infinity War. I didn't think it was necessary and I'm absolutely in love with the score.<br><br>And in the cause of reprising themes from 30+ different character in a score of 2 hours would have been chaos. If you're talking about LOTR and themes, that's different story. Those scores were almost all 3 or 4 hours.<br><br>But all and all. I don't think this is a better score than RN, but I don't think it's a bad score. It fits the movie, and I think that's what a score is all aboutEdmund ........<br><br>Yet again another negative comment about Balfe based on no fact . Sums you up really . The fact Tom Cruise who has produced the franchise has said he thinks is the best means something .we all get it that you donít like his music but simply contain yourself for always wanting to make pointless comments about him .<br><br>The reviews have been amazing for he filmmand Balfes scores . This may irritate you but at least watch the film and listen to the score then give a proper opinion.give it a go
No offense, Edmund, but if you havenít listened to it then donít make a judgement call on those of us that like it. Fallout in my opinion is the only really good RCP blockbuster score this year, and Iím going to voice my opinion on that. Pacific Rim, Tomb Raider, wrinkle in time, and Skyscraper have all been disappointments for me so when this surprisingly came out two weeks early, and I surprisingly liked it, then of course Iím going to ďflock overĒ and tell you all about how I feel. <br><br>Reviewers liking it is fun for those of us that like it. Tom cruise, who actually IS known to like film scores and has been to concerts for film scores (like Brian Tyler, even though Iím not crazy about him), liking it is also exciting for those of us that like this score and also for us who were excited to hear an updated RCP take on Mission Impossible. I root for all the RCP composers to succeed and create something memorable, and when others seem to like that too then Iím going to comment on it.<br><br>Whether it was Lorne Balfe, Henry Jackman, Ramin Djawadi, or Hans himself who scored this I would have been one of the first to tell you all if I liked it. And if I hated it I would also have voiced my disappointment... but simply put I was not disappointed and Iím glad that others are liking it, including reviewers and Tom Cruise.Once again, and not for the first time on this site, I can't help get the feeling that a Lorne Balfe score page is getting brigaded. Seems like every time he puts a new score out, a bunch of people flock to the page with glowingly positive comments (and brooking not even the slightest criticism), frequently from irregular users with very generic names who don't ever post in threads by other composers. And then using weak, tired arguments like "the reviewers love it" (I trust film reviewers on scores about as far as I can throw them) or "Tom Cruise said it's the best" (and since when is Cruise an authority on film scoring?) or "this is a new/modern/DARK M:I movie" (no excuse for a bad score). It feels, quite frankly, like shilling.<br><br>Disclaimer: haven't actually heard the score, I'm making no judgment on the music itself here. This is merely an observation of the posting patterns here.Iím right there with you. I definitely think Balfe is very talented, although heís far from one of the best composers out there. Especially compared to Zimmer.<br><br>That being said, Iím not crazy about MI:2. The highlights are solid (Injection and Bare Island especially) but I find most of the score either schizophrenic or just not as developed as the scores that influence it. Sorta like how everybody loves ďThe RingĒ but I canít personally canít help but hear it as a lesser version of Hannibal.Right, which is why Iím ok with this. Look, I love the score for Rogue Nation as much as everyone else, but I still kept an open mind and was surprised that I enjoyed Fallout as much as I did, regardless of the influences.Thank you, Alex.  I appreciate it...
Ohhh, nothing......Just here to remind folks what is the best M:I score. *cough*Balfe is not Zimmer*cough*<br><br>Seriously now.......Balfe seems to be turning into a film score version of Christopher Nolan. There are people who think he's the best thing since sliced bread, the next Jesus, and there are people who hate his guts. Personally, I don't mind him and I'm glad he gets to work on these big movies. But on the other hand, his score for the new MI movie is not even close to the greatness of Zimmer's MI2 score. At least in my opinion.I think most people listen to this score with a Rogue Nation kind of movie in their heads. But it's a very different kind of movie en the score works perfectly in the movie i.m.o.The purists than keep moaning missing Joe Kramer have not got a clue.they are living in the past and not thinking about the film.Fallout sound big and Epic and watching the HALO jump scene the music works perfectly .The reviewers have raved about the score and the film makers think at the best score from the franchise .One thing I can definitely say about this is, while the instrumentation sounds synthetic most of the time (something in most Balfe scores) there is more energy in the 95 minutes on album than most action scores nowadays, probably the most since Fury Road.<br><br>And of course the ďtraditionalistsĒ are really hating it, which means it must work wonders in context.T-Mann you nailed it ! <br><br>CAN NOT WAIT to see the film . The fact Tom Cruise says Balfes score is the best in the franshise is a sign.he should know
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Hans ZimmerRupert Gregson-WilliamsLorne BalfeMax Aruj
Composer : Main ThemeComposerAdditional MusicAdditional Music
The Crown (TV Series - Season 1)
Label: Sony Classical
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  1. The Crown Main Title (1:24)
    Hans Zimmer, Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe
  2. Duck Shoot (4:07)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe
  3. Sagana (4:32)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe
  4. Government (4:06)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  5. The Letter (7:56)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe
  6. Limerick (2:49)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  7. Edward Returns (2:02)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  8. Is This Together (5:59)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  9. Margaret And Townsend (3:13)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  10. The Anointing (5:13)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  11. Someone Remarkable (4:15)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  12. Where Does That Leave Me? (1:39)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  13. Margaret Calls Elizabeth (4:01)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  14. Bit Of Fluff (2:30)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  15. Dressing Down (3:09)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  16. Mary Is Dead (1:45)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  17. Mary And Edward (3:32)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  18. Chasing Margaret (1:27)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  19. Head Of The Family (2:41)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
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Joshua reply Replies: 8 || 2018-01-22 18:56:16
Rup's is scoring Aquaman!


George2018-01-22 19:56:14
Source???? If true I'm pumped. No more of that Elfman crap lol


Joshua2018-01-22 20:20:39
Can't divulge the source. But it's happening.


George2018-01-22 20:31:14
Lol okay I trust you, its awesome how RGW has broken from the comedic scores and is getting some really good opportunities to create some pretty incredible music


Joshua2018-01-22 21:57:00
I completely agree!


olive2018-01-23 02:09:08
I hope he does a better job than in WW. I like the main theme, but I'm not much of a fan of the RGW score. The most striking moments of it are those in which it mentions King Arthur or The Last Samurai.


Miralsice2018-01-27 11:51:50
It would be great. But I can't believe it without any proofs or sources.


Joshua2018-03-07 21:48:04
@Miralsice it's official now.

h t t p://filmmusicreporter.com/2018/03/07/rupert-gregson-williams -to-score-james-wans-aquaman/


Miralsice2018-03-08 00:51:55
That's good.

Ian reply Replies: 3 || 2018-01-19 05:08:37
Jeez, I knew Lorne worked on this, and my assumption was that his contribution was fairly substantive, but I didn't realize he worked on every single cue (at least those on the OST). I'm not sure how I feel about that "Music by Rupert Gregson-Williams" credit now (I know it has everything to do with contracts, but I'm thinking about the principle / artistic integrity side).


Edmund Meinerts2018-01-19 10:21:06
I mean, Tony Clarke and Evan Jolly are on practically every single cue as well. My gut feeling is that these aren't fully accurate credits yet.


james (now james callahan)2018-01-20 02:01:35
This is one of those scores in which all composers receive credit for all cues even though they have not composed each note of music. This happens all the time in rcp (Kung Fu Panda, Batman v Superman, Megamind, BossBaby, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight).


james (now james callahan)2018-01-20 02:09:23
PS: the assumption that everything is Balfe is subjective. In the same way that you drew the conclusion that he is the composer of everything and the credit of RGW is doubtful, I could also say that Balfe did nothing and RGW did everything. Or that no one has done anything and almost everything
in the score is the result of the work of these additional composers.
The credits do not elucidate anything in this case.

Julian Briones III reply Replies: 0 || 2018-01-19 03:10:33
what song is season 1 episode 9 where churchill is being drawn by the artist ?

Felix reply Replies: 1 || 2017-11-22 13:41:08
@Hybrid any news on Season 2 soundtrack release?

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Waymann2017-11-26 22:56:26
Season 2 soundtrack to be released on December 8th also CD.

Brad reply Replies: 0 || 2017-08-23 01:30:17
Does anyone know where you could find the variations on Duck Shoot, specifically the one during the King's death in Episode 2?

Felix reply Replies: 0 || 2017-07-13 19:45:38
The score is nominated for an Emmy :)

Ahmad reply Replies: 1 || 2016-11-30 05:55:40
Does anyone else hear a hint of Arcade/Terraforming from Man Of Steel in Duck Shoot? The woodwind/flute starting 2:25 specifically. Really interesting.


Waymann2016-12-07 21:46:44
I heard that too!!

Anonymous reply Replies: 1 || 2016-12-06 03:56:17
How much did Balfe do here?


Andrewmusic 2016-12-07 16:40:54
Sounds very Balfe to me ! Duck shoot ! All sounds very 13 Hours . Excellent score either way !

Kalman reply Replies: 1 || 2016-12-01 18:17:36
Does anyone know why this score is not available on CD at most sites? Even at amazon they say it ships in 2-3 weeks. At most of international amazon sites it is out of stock. At e-bay I could only find one copy. Other online stores either don't list it or it is out of stock too. I find it a bit strange considering it was released about two weeks ago by Sony which is not a small label.


kwm2016-12-03 20:47:39
Same question!

thearmusicgroup reply Replies: 3 || 2016-10-10 23:35:26
I am way more looking forward to Hans' smaller works and releases (like The Crown and Planet Earth) than his upcoming big ones like Inferno. I feel like there are two sides of him now, and the shows and films that are smaller do not pressure him to emulate that stupid generic Hollywood action sound. Stuff like this still reminds me of his older work.


fixed2016-10-11 00:01:15
You're right. Also, Hans's old co-work like here (Balfe & Rupert G-W) still better than CHAPPiE's


AndrewM2016-10-13 06:43:12
Didn't know Balfe was also doing this ? Any sample of the score yet ?


gretel2016-11-11 22:45:53
hans zimmer "time" (inception) is nearly the same as "duck shoot".
think he ra-arrange the whole OST.

Waymann reply Replies: 6 || 2016-11-04 22:10:49
Does anyone know the name of the tracks that you hear in episode 2 when King George dies and the scenes following this event ? Can't seem to find it on the score... It's a different variation on The Duck Shoot and Main theme. Sounds even more beautiful than the version on the album.


Vivien2016-11-07 10:27:53
Well, the answer is in your question, it's a variation of "Duck shoot".


Waymann2016-11-07 12:36:32
Too bad... I watched the whole series now and there is I belief more music that is not included in the official release.


Hybrid Soldier2016-11-07 19:15:28
lol series like that have like 4 to 6 hours written for them... OSTs are usually 1 hours...


Felix2016-11-07 20:01:07
@Hybrid

Somebody persons don't know it...lol

Do you know what Lorne did ok this here, at first it stands additional composer & now co-composer?!


Waymann2016-11-08 09:05:06
I do know this, but it's kind of frustrating when you hear good music in the series and they are not included in the soundtrack. Instead some boring uninteresting tracks are included. Of course these soundtrack albums need to be a good listening experience for the big crowd...


gretel2016-11-11 22:43:23
hans zimmer "time" (inception) is nearly the same as "duck shoot".
think he ra-arrange the whole OST.

peter reply Replies: 1 || 2016-10-10 15:49:57
yea, Premier Boxing Champions, A.D. The Bible Continues and expanded album of Saints & Strangers would be awesome


gretel2016-11-11 22:42:42
hans zimmer "time" (inception) is nearly the same as "duck shoot".
think he ra-arrange the whole OST.

Joshua reply Replies: 12 || 2016-11-01 20:24:24
Rupert scoring Wonder Women!!!!!!


Jim2016-11-01 21:00:46
Yeah? Where's source?


Joshua2016-11-01 21:35:11
Out of respect to my source's job I cant say. But its legit.


Anonymous2016-11-02 01:29:04
At least it's not Wonder Woman. Wonder Women is probably one of those lame knock-off movies that opens at the same time as a major blockbuster. Probably about a group of women who gain superpowers after a toxic accident...


Joshua2016-11-02 02:56:34
Whoops. Typo, my bad.


Everan2016-11-02 03:16:56
Oh God, I hope this is true! He can use Zimmer's theme and with the small excerpts of Hacksaw Ridge, he'll rock!


Diana2016-11-02 03:51:18
Calling bullshit on Joshua. "Out of respect". Mhm. Ok.


Paul2016-11-02 09:51:04
So... if this is true then Rupert is finally becoming recognised and in demand? That's really nice.


Everan2016-11-02 17:34:35
There's a new trailer tomorrow so maybe we'll get confirmation ing the trailer's credits.


Hybrid Soldier2016-11-03 18:08:32
Confirmed, RGW scores WW.


Everan2016-11-03 18:30:55
OH GOD YES!


Joshua2016-11-03 20:24:27
I'm just glad to see Rupert finally getting such big projects. He has always deserved better than shitty Adam Sandler movies.

@Diana You were saying? ;)


mpolonest123 2016-11-03 20:29:45
Cool! Can't wait to see what it sounds like...
(although I was kinda hoping for Tina Guo to compose)

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 1 || 2016-10-25 20:19:57
Details !


Everan2016-10-25 20:54:18
The Letter better be great! Looking so forward to this and Hacksaw Ridge!

Ei18 reply Replies: 7 || 2016-10-13 16:00:38
This track sounds just like time/journey to the line. Did Hans actually work on this or is it just his name?


Mike2016-10-13 17:46:16
Same question...maybe they temped "Safe Now" and that's where the Hans part comes from... :P But he did very possibly do it anew, for all we know.


ei182016-10-13 22:15:07
Yea, my first thought was "Safe Now" when I listened to this.


Hybrid Soldier2016-10-13 22:16:01
Really guys ? To me it was more Tron Legacy... lol


MB2016-10-14 00:46:58
Yeah, for me it's like basic Tron:legacy theme. But with some interesting strings on background AND Thin red line/Time/safe now element.


Miguel2016-10-14 03:12:23
Where do you think Trin copied from ! The maestro obviously


ei182016-10-14 07:03:15
Did Hans work on the score? I remember when he was first announced, but I thought I saw recent promotional material with only Rupert's name on it.

Also it is for sure a mix of Safe Now and Tron. Melody is more Safe Now and the sound of it is more Tron. Not sure if that makes any sense.


Hybrid Soldier2016-10-14 10:30:53
Hans worked on it.

Mephariel reply Replies: 0 || 2016-10-14 08:13:53
I read that Zimmer only wrote the main theme.

peter reply Replies: 0 || 2016-10-10 15:49:58
yea, Premier Boxing Champions, A.D. The Bible Continues and expanded album of Saints & Strangers would be awesome

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 2 || 2016-10-10 00:39:10
Coming soon !


Dimitris Krommidas2016-10-10 01:28:03
Great! Thanks.


Mike2016-10-10 04:18:34
Great! Now if only Premier Boxing Champions would get some kind of release...love the theme for that one.

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