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It's OK, he got to use it for the Kraken in Dead Man's Chest! ;)Less = more,  Hans doesn't need improvised jazz notes added in driving miss daisy and so on..  they we're never there in the first place, this player feels most of the time as a fall by the wayside......   <br><br> Pirates. Has gone Well in las Vegas, Ok it Will go better and better in time...<br><br>i do like the Dudok, Thats not what i Sa&#239;d ... the point is  always trying to find More notes in the theme/ part he must play,   You can't. Push iT  to much......  Thats not Hans zimmer's philosophy,    A. Fifth wheel on.  A car.    We shall see it's not easy to do a new tour........    "creator of the universe.  God".  There's No such thing. As god,   Or.  Actually H&#232; is standing on the podium. Called.  Hans!*****Warning Spoiler alert*****<br><br>https://youtu.be/REFqUvJ6HYYVery true.<br>The film definitely comes first, and Hans' score in context is incredible. It's just a little funny that they kept the 'flavor' of the theme with the Spanish guitars but never state it.I recently listened to Duduk of the North and I thought it was an excellent piece of music.<br>But, you know... a good idea doesn't always make the "perfect" idea. You can't keep everything.<br>I love how Gladiator turned out: The score in the film has a flavour and a consistency that is pretty unique, a wonderful achievement as it is!
You know, I'll never understand why "The Spaniard" theme from 'Duduk of the North' was never utilized throughout this score. I'm guessing it was Ridley's decision but considering how beautiful the piece is, it really is a shame. <br><br>Same thing with the expanded Zod material in MoSNo in my opinion it's not the true pedro eustache just a person behind his screen :) but I like the style of pedro and I hate to hear it live in Paris because I like what it does :)Well, you always get a second chance of course. Good luck!Rainman fades over in Thelma and Louise...has  Thelma & Louise with Guthrie Govan been played yet? Or was that a one off thing at the Orange stadium in France last year?
<br>Hi Michael,   ...no, this is not my first "grand tour"... I did 11 years with Yanni [1995->2006], & beg. 2017 --before coming with Hans-- I did all six weeks of international tour with Ramin Djawadi's "Game of Thrones-Live"... I have toured with other artists from the international community [diva Persian super-star Googoosh, Alex Acu&#241;a, and others...] & as a guest to many other artists [Riadh Fehri-Tunisia; Ara Gevorgyan-Armenia; Michel Fadel-Lebanon, etc.].  In live performance we have a direct connection with the audience... recording in the studio is a completely different dynamic... yet my reality is the same in both: I play with all my heart for the Creator of the universe--live or in the studio--that remains the same!Will be there a CD release?What is the play list for the show this time?<br><br>Anyone who have been on the concerts who can comment on this? Was it the same as last year?Mr. Eustache, it's really you? It's your first grand concert tour? What the difference between studio work and live shows?Sounds like a Lex Luthor Suite, very nice :D
Forbidden Love is Great...Hi Mk... I truly have no idea what you are talking about... Sorry you don't like me, but I am the winds soloist for the 2017 world tour.  It is amazing that you do not find ANYTHING good in what I do [?]... just makes me wonder. And concerning "the band has not accepted him yet" you could not be more wrong [please ask the band members... they will tell you how they feel about me]. I see you have your preferences & I respect that, yet many others differ from your opinion. Anyhow, sorry, but I'm not "temporary thing" & I'm in for the whole tour... God bless you!Excellent. Always great when they work together .We all are...<br><br>Personally, I don't think they will release the DVD/Blu-Ray disks before the tour is over. I am thinking of a release in September.Extracts added. This release is just a short EP, the score is not even completed yet, so a proper release will happen when the series is done ! :)
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Kong - Skull Island
Label: WaterTower Music
Length: 56'42
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  1. South Pacific (0:35)
  2. The Beach (1:27)
  3. Project Monarch (2:02)
  4. Packard's Blues (1:14)
  5. Assembling The Team (1:48)
  6. Into The Storm (2:44)
  7. The Island (1:16)
  8. Kong The Destroyer (3:43)
  9. Monsters Exist (2:27)
  10. Spider Attack (1:39)
  11. Dominant Species (2:00)
  12. The Temple (5:47)
  13. Grey Fox (2:33)
  14. Kong The Protector (1:49)
  15. Marlow's Farewell (2:37)
  16. Lost (1:27)
  17. The Boneyard (1:52)
  18. Ambushed (2:21)
  19. The Heart Of Kong (2:11)
  20. Man Vs. Beast (2:31)
  21. Creature From The Deep (2:44)
  22. The Battle Of Skull Island (5:46)
  23. King Kong (2:42)
  24. Monster Mash (Bonus Track) (1:27)
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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.

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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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