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And that's why JNH never got a nomination for The Last Airbender.<br><br>Instead they nominated two and a half good scores. And win the worst one that year.@Bill Koufo: it depends... Look at 'Passengers'. Critics didn't like it very much, but it got nominated for best score, because a part of the voters just LOVE Thomas Newman to death, and HAVE to nominate him no matter what.<br><br>So it's a mix of the movie's popularity with critics, and the composer's popularity with voters. But in all cases it has very little to do with the music itself.Additional composer credits:<br><br>Geoff Zanelli (James Newton Howard)<br><br>END CRAWL PT 1<br>MAIN TITLE THEME<br>MOOR FOLK TO WEDDING PT 1<br>PHOENIX<br>PROTECTING OUR KIND<br>THINGS START TO GO BAD<br><br><br>Geoff Zanelli, Phill Boucher<br><br>AURORA RETURNS TO THE MOORS<br>AURORA VISION / QUEEN'S  STORY<br>BATTLE PT 1 (James Newton Howard)<br>BATTLE PT 2<br>CHAPEL HEROICS (James Newton Howard)<br>CHAPEL HEROICS / M RETURNS<br>DIAVAL BRINGS WEDDING NEWS TO M<br>DON'T RUIN MY MORNING (James Newton Howard)<br>ETIQUTTE LESSONS (James Newton Howard)<br>HELLO BEASTIE<br>HUMANS ATTACK / CONALL WOUNDED<br>M IS COMING TO DINNER PT 1&3<br>M IS COMING TO DINNER PT 2 (James Newton Howard)<br>M RESCUED<br>M RETURNS (James Newton Howard)<br>M TO THE MOORS (James Newton Howard)<br>M'S ENTRANCE<br>ROYAL GOAT / TIME TO COME HOME<br>WEDDING INVITE / SHE'S GONE<br><br><br>Geoff Zanelli, Zak McNeil<br><br>ALL HE WANTED WAS PEACE<br>AURORA FINDS ARMORY PT 1&2<br>BATTLE PT 3 (James Newton Howard)<br>DEATH ORGAN SCORE / FEY ATTACK PT 1,2,3<br>END CRAWL PT 2 (James Newton Howard)<br>END CRAWL PT 4<br>FEY CEREMONY / TOMB BLOOM RAID<br>FLYING CONALL HOME<br>NO MORE FAIRIES<br>ORIGIN STORY<br>PINTO RECON / CAT CHASE<br>QUEEN TO QUEEN (James Newton Howard)<br>QUEENIE ON THE RUN (James Newton Howard)<br>THE WEDDING / YOU'RE SMILING / FINALE (James Newton Howard)<br>TO THE CASTLE / BUILDING BRIDGES<br>TOMB BLOOM FROM MOTHER<br>WEDDING DRESS / BECAUSE OF YOU AND AURORA<br>WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? / PHILLIP PROPOSES PT 1&2<br>WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? / PHILLIP PROPOSES PT 3 (James Newton Howard)<br><br><br>Geoff Zanelli, Phill Boucher, Zak McNeil<br><br>NO NEED OF ARMS<br>SHE SAID YES<br>YOU DON'T HAVE TO CHANGE (James Newton Howard)Exactly @Edmund. You don't have to write a great score to get nominated, your score can be at least decent. It's the movie that needs to be critically acclaimed.There are 2 dates in the UK, London and Manchester on the fifth and seventh of March.
Next Friday indeed.<br><br>Too bad because I REALLY wanted to listen to the whole album right after watching the movie. There are some amazing, powerful cues.Balfe confirmed that the score is coming the next Friday.where's the score? Thought it was gonna release the same day as the movieSpectacular job on Bad Boys 3! Honestly, in my opinion, it's one of the best Lorne scores. Just got back from the movie and both the music and the movie were terrific.<br><br>Lorne and his team have my respect!;)
I have made a mistake.Although you should have more mercy with people.The same "journalists" who said Hans was hired a week ago ?<br><br><br><br><br><br><br>LOLJournalists say he will act as a composer.If some time down line it gets revealed that all of these Lornanists were on someone’s payroll, you heard it here first.Confirmed by Lorne, the score album for Bad Boys 3 is coming... the next Frriday
Marr is probably performing the James Bond theme...you know, on the electric guitar? Which is the instrument he's famous for?<br><br>Jesus, I swear there are some people who won't be happy until Lorne Balfe is singlehandedly both composing and performing the score to every film that is ever made.I can't say that I am happy.  I love Marr, but I don't want Marr in Lorne's position.  #BalfeforBondJohnny Marr has been confirmed to be performing on the score...<br><br>Is there going to be a separate discussion thread for this btw?Dark Materials was anything but "a pure orchestral sound" lolIt largely has to do with the types of films he scores.
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Ramin DjawadiBrandon CampbellGavin GreenawayStephen Coleman
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The Great Wall
Label: Milan Records
Length: 62'07
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  1. Nameless Order (4:27)
  2. Prologue (1:49)
  3. What A Wall (3:46)
  4. The Great Wall (4:30)
  5. First Battle (7:39)
  6. Captive Heroes (1:38)
  7. A Clean Start (2:27)
  8. We Are Not The Same (3:17)
  9. Funeral Song (3:01)
  10. Foggy Loyalty (3:02)
  11. Fog And Fire (3:01)
  12. The Greed Of Man (1:57)
  13. Fools And Thieves (3:16)
  14. The Great Experiment (2:54)
  15. Bianling Boogie (3:43)
  16. Tower Tactics (4:20)
  17. Powder Rangers (3:27)
  18. Xin Ren (3:55)
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tito reply Replies: 0 || 2018-10-19 12:42:07
good music

Joseph Solano reply Replies: 4 || 2017-03-23 01:55:37
Can anybody give me a list of the names of themes and motifs in the movie. I would appreciate it.


Macejko2017-03-23 08:27:55
Sure, pal.

Blue female troops theme (heard in "Nameless Order")
Great Wall theme ("What a Wall")
William's theme ("The Great Wall")
Tao Tei (monsters) theme (first heard in "First Battle")
Tovar's guitar motif (briefly heard in "First Battle")

These are the most prominent/identifiable ones.


Joseph Solano2017-03-25 18:06:14
Thanks. Would the Blue Female Troops theme be considered Lin Mai's theme as well? And does Damon's character have a theme?


Macejko2017-03-25 21:46:35
I would need to rewatch the movie to be absolutely sure she doesn't have a separate theme. And the name of Damon's character is William, his theme is listed above :)


Joseph Solano2017-03-28 02:08:15
I wanted to see the movie and never did. Now I know what to listen for when I see it. Thanks for the help!

Edmund Meinerts reply Replies: 1 || 2017-03-05 01:32:39
This score is a lot of fun, honestly. Ramin has written better individual pieces than anything here but I'd say this is his most consistently entertaining album, never really gets boring (although sometimes I feel like he does sort of run out of ideas for action music rhythms and falls back on the same type of percussion a lot). Especially the first five tracks are great stuff, just very fun and entertaining. Love the Chinese choir additions.

Macejko, Mr. Djawadi Fanboy, you've been uncharacteristically quiet about this one, what did you think?


Macejko2017-03-05 10:14:35
Well Edmund my man, I obviously loved this album as well and I think that if we take GoT 6 out of the equation, this is Ramin's best score of the last year.
The first half of the album is a pure bliss for me, and although the second half doesn't pack that powerful of a punch, it's still great. After seeing the movie itself I was pleasently surprised of how many elements of the film were actually given a theme (like Pedro Pascal's character for example), albeit a small one.
When compared to Warcraft (which I also adored), that movie had sort of a primal, brute-force thing going on (obviously related to the nature of the Orcs). On the other hand, TGW is much more sweeping and adventurous and albeit a also fantasy film from the same year, I'd say those two scores are not interchangable at all. It just goes to show that Ramin puts a lot of serious thought into a movie, even if it's not a cinematic masterpiece (which, let's be honest, neither of those films were).

Michael Poleschuck reply Replies: 0 || 2017-02-19 13:01:32
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bmlThSrdiQ&index=3&list=PLf zW_wEeYxk49mJ4kq_YIeYYzybMGSHz0

And here's a little one behind-the-scenes!

Dimitris Krommidas reply Replies: 3 || 2016-12-18 00:09:37
Epic score.
A favorite together with Warcraft and Gears of War 4.


Adam Krysinski (Soundtracks.pl)2016-12-23 08:57:21
Expanded European CD Edition (with two more tracks & different cover) will be relased on January 13, 2017.


jjluffy2017-01-15 11:05:00
It would seem that it is the digital version that contains 20 tracks. There seems to be only one cd version with 18 tracks.


rockhound2017-01-16 13:44:33
i really like that end song. very nice melody. would be cool to have it on cd.

Adam Krysinski (Soundtracks.pl) reply Replies: 1 || 2016-12-23 08:57:43
Expanded European CD Edition (with two more tracks & different cover) will be relased on January 13, 2017.


Macejko2016-12-23 16:27:32
Thanks for the info, pal! I absolutely adore this score. Although it seems that there is only one track composed by Ramin, the other two appear to be songs by some chinese artists.

MB reply Replies: 5 || 2016-12-16 17:18:11
I've already listened to it. So what can I say? Nothing special. Yes, there are some interestings moments like flute and good choir. But... The main theme reminds me Backdraft and Beyond rangoon (this is not good), but in sum the score is 3 stars from 5. Badelt's Promise alot better.


Per2016-12-16 17:32:12
I hardly check out new scores anymore.. but Backdraft and Beyond Rangoon ? .. two of my favorite scores .. maybe I should try this then.

Btw. MB, do you mean the result is not good (even though Backdraft and Beyond Rangoon are), or that Beyond Rangoon (and/or Backdraft) is not good (the themes) ? Certainly Beyond Rangoon have one of the best theme(s) ever imho.


MB2016-12-16 17:42:37
Yes, I mean the result is not good (even though Backdraft and Beyond Rangoon are, which I love very much). Maybe the others don't hear the influence of Backdraft and Beyond rangoon, but I can hear it. The result is like I said, nothing special. But the other side this score hasn't the underscore crap, thats the good side. Strange thoughts))


Hybrid Soldier2016-12-16 17:46:11
It honestly sounds nothing like those scores... lol

It just sounds like Ramin, a more "actiony" Game of Thrones and less "darky" Warcraft, closer to Clash of The Titans...


MB2016-12-16 17:50:05
I mean that there are some elements in main theme which reminds these scores. That's it. I agree that its closer to clash of the titans, but more asian style.


Anonymous2016-12-17 12:57:38
I like it. Esp after the terrible Gears score this is a nice surprise.

Waymann reply Replies: 0 || 2016-12-16 10:14:53
Damn, track 4 The Great Wall is amazing!

MB reply Replies: 0 || 2016-12-15 22:05:04
This flute in Nameless order (1st half) reminds me Beyond Rangoon. This is cool)

Felix reply Replies: 0 || 2016-12-15 21:01:19
It's sounds really good :)

Waymann reply Replies: 1 || 2016-12-14 21:41:19
First tracks is here! It's amazing. https://soundcloud.com/milanrecords/ramin-djawadi-nameless-o rder-from-the-great-wall-ost


mpolonest1232016-12-14 22:15:12
Wow, honestly didn't expect this. The string writing and percussion are 100% Ramin but the instrumentation and vocals are incredible. Really looking forward to this now.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 1 || 2016-12-04 10:15:01
Thanks Frank for finding this !


Waymann2016-12-05 13:27:04
Comes out december 16 I read...

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