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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.Probably Branderbourg Concerto no. 3Gold is a great term . Amazing musicI totally agree because I though Lego was brilliant but this shows his other side. Dare I say - better than Lego Batman !!!!!Is there any chance to Brazilian fans to see Zimmer's concert in Brazil ???? :)
Lorne strikes gold once again!  I can't stop falling in love with Balfe's musical talent and technique.Really enjoying this soundtrack and glad they released so much music . Very emotional and the more I listen , the more I get into itSounds like 13 Hours was in temp!!!!Just saw the Movie few Hours ago and this is a really Great step back to the First one ! Like the fact that it's like in First one optimus vs megatron and Not some galvatron and his City-eatin ship stuff. When Classic themes Kicks in it feels like 2007 in the Cinema and it is much Fun! A Great direction and I Hope that we get Even more Original stuff in the next one ! <br>Go and See tranformers 5 especially of You saw the First one as a Child or if You just like it and enjoy the Music and Fun of it and don't throw it in the trash like many critics Are doin it ! <br>Yes I totaly Agree with You ! It just don't make Sense Even if musicians would get payed again they would Not lose  Money. As I Said there Are many Bad Scores out there that got played by musicians and orchestra and the fact that there Are still on iTunes and so on Shows that Even These Not so good Scores Are paying out so as You Said it is just unlogical !
Love it too. Great track, very sweet, very tender. I really love the part from 2:49 utill the end.Yup, you're right about the Autobots theme. I liked the fact that they paid an homage to the first score. Could be wrong, but I don't think we got that in the last two movies. It's like they wanted to distance themselves from the first two scores. Which, to be honest, was something I didn't like. So I'm definitely glad that there are few bits from the first score in "The Last Knight". It was great to hear it all while watching the movie itself.No, what @MrZimmerFan meant is Hans took the idea of Jablosky and not that he developed it. Ramin was also inspired on this piece for another one of Game of Thrones.Thank god they did an additional intro in the Interstellar section with heavy organ, just like in the movie. I kind of missed this the previous year, and brought me right back to when I saw Interstellar Live in London.. And with the addition of the Wonder Woman theme, this was the best show ever. Hope he does another tour somewhere in the near future!To me the business case is very unlogical! A limitation of copies makes no sense, because you avoid higher revenues. The damage has already been done, because the TF3 movie is 6 years old and Warner Bros.Music has already lost higher revenues. But even other scores like "Black Hawk down" from Hans Zimmer are not featured in iTunes, but I could buy an analogue copy (CD) in a store.<br><br>@Hybrid Soldier: Where do you have your informations from? Is Steve answering on facebook or is this a quote from an interview?
Why is Hans uncredited? I'll take it that Bumblebee/AllSpark are Steve's themes then.Not at all! ; ) That's one of my favorite tracks as well. I would also throw in the major chord progressions of the Trident theme in "Power of the Sea" and the INSANE electric cello statement of Salazar's theme at 3:00 in "Kill the Sparrow". Great workout tracks!Nop, Hans took the idea from All Spark<br><br>;PReally ? Bumblebee is from Hans ?!?Its funny to read that allot of people think the music is for them, it is not and never will be. The person that has to like and approve the music is the director BAY. The music has to reflect what he wants it too, not what any of you want lol. <br><br>We are lucky we get music releases, lucky
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Kong - Skull Island
Label: WaterTower Music
Length: 56'42
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  1. South Pacific (0:35)
    Henry Jackman, Stephen Hilton
  2. The Beach (1:27)
    Henry Jackman, Stephen Hilton, Jack Dolman
  3. Project Monarch (2:02)
    Henry Jackman, Stephen Hilton
  4. Packard's Blues (1:14)
    Henry Jackman, Alex Belcher
  5. Assembling The Team (1:48)
    Henry Jackman, Halli Cauthery
  6. Into The Storm (2:44)
    Henry Jackman, Alex Belcher, Stephen Hilton
  7. The Island (1:16)
    Henry Jackman
  8. Kong The Destroyer (3:43)
    Henry Jackman, Stephen Hilton
  9. Monsters Exist (2:27)
    Henry Jackman, Stephen Hilton
  10. Spider Attack (1:39)
    Henry Jackman, Alex Belcher, Stephen Hilton
  11. Dominant Species (2:00)
    Henry Jackman, Halli Cauthery, Alex Belcher
  12. The Temple (5:47)
    Henry Jackman, Stephen Hilton
  13. Grey Fox (2:33)
    Henry Jackman, Halli Cauthery
  14. Kong The Protector (1:49)
    Henry Jackman, Halli Cauthery
  15. Marlow's Farewell (2:37)
    Henry Jackman, Halli Cauthery, Stephen Hilton
  16. Lost (1:27)
    Henry Jackman, Alex Belcher, Stephen Hilton
  17. The Boneyard (1:52)
    Henry Jackman, Alex Belcher, Stephen Hilton
  18. Ambushed (2:21)
    Henry Jackman, Francesco Lupica
  19. The Heart Of Kong (2:11)
    Henry Jackman, Halli Cauthery, Stephen Hilton
  20. Man Vs. Beast (2:31)
    Henry Jackman, Alex Belcher, Stephen Hilton
  21. Creature From The Deep (2:44)
    Henry Jackman, Halli Cauthery, Stephen Hilton
  22. The Battle Of Skull Island (5:46)
    Henry Jackman, Stephen Hilton
  23. King Kong (2:42)
    Henry Jackman, Halli Cauthery
  24. Monster Mash (Bonus Track) (1:27)
    Henry Jackman, Halli Cauthery
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Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 1 || 2017-06-06 23:30:55
Composer credits for those interested !


Edmund Meinerts2017-06-06 23:41:07
Thanks as always :)

Jordan reply Replies: 0 || 2017-03-21 21:00:43
I received today the CD edition, ordered via WaterTower Music shop, and very surprised that it's not a CD-R ! It's a real pressed disc.

Adrian reply Replies: 0 || 2017-03-12 00:36:37
Amazing soundtrack, amazing movie

Edmund Meinerts reply Replies: 1 || 2017-03-04 01:04:55
...and I just realized I used the word "impressed" or some variation thereupon four times in that post. *facepalm*


Edmund Meinerts2017-03-04 01:05:32
And this was supposed to be a reply to the other thread!

...I think I need to go to bed. :p

mpolonest123 reply Replies: 4 || 2017-03-03 17:32:08
:-/ Hmmmmm.... This is really an underwhelming score. It's not bad by any means, but most of the action/suspense music is incredibly generic. And the horn of doom... really?!?

I will say, I do like the use of electric guitars in the first half ("The Island" is pretty badass) and there is some decent orchestral writing in the second. There just seems to be something missing that would make this feel more inspired.


MrZimmerFan2017-03-03 18:56:17
I'm not the biggest fan of Jackman, but I think is a enyoable score (honestly, I prefer Uncharted or Pixels, but I have fun with this). I like the guitars with orchestra (The Battle of Skull Island have this epic/heroic theme for Kong or the textures for Monsters Exists)

Not the worst.


mpolonest123 2017-03-03 20:58:59
Like I said, it's not a bad score at all. I won't even compare it to JNH because the film is obviously a different beast entirely. The problem is the lack of a distinct voice mixed with some bland, modern action material that borrows heavily from Silvestri and Brian Tyler.

Jackman has always had trouble finding his sound. His scores are always enjoyable but they seem to have trouble being distinct enough. That's one reason I love TWS. The electronic style mixed with the traditional action scoring allow it to be fresh and original, no matter how harsh it gets. If you didn't tell me Jackman scored Skull Island I honestly wouldn't be able to tell you who did.


Macejko2017-03-03 22:39:14
Yes, Jackman underdelivers yet again. I swear, the best thing that came out of his career was Matt Margeson.


Edmund Meinerts2017-03-04 01:04:18
Heh. That's harsh, but I have to admit that Margeson's recent work has impressed me more than Jackman's. The latter had some excellent scores early in his career, but since Wreck-it Ralph he hasn't really impressed me...was not at all impressed with his Captain America scores and even his latest animated/comedy scores like Big Hero 6 and Pixels were missing something. Although I did think Birth of a Nation last year was an impressive new direction for him.

Mortifer V. reply Replies: 0 || 2017-03-03 20:35:56
Disappointing.

JBSO99 reply Replies: 0 || 2017-02-27 15:59:50
In the official youtube chanel of WaterTower Music you can listen to the track "The Island" and it sounds amazing. I hope the score will be a s epic as this track!

Dimitris Krommidas reply Replies: 2 || 2017-02-26 20:56:40
It will be a great epic score, Jackman is great, but shame that it doesn't get a cd release.


Jordan2017-02-27 09:33:05
CD available on the WaterTower website. I ordered one.


Dimitris Krommidas2017-02-27 15:08:29
Thanks!

Iamtommie reply Replies: 0 || 2017-02-26 19:50:27
Cool, can't wait!!!!

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