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Shame like every other Jablonsky release, the recording sessions have no credits whatsoever.Accurate?<br><br>01. 1m01 Opening – Meet Mickey (2:29)<br>02. 1m01s The Hills Of California (2:35)<br>03. 1m02 Save the Blonde (3:13)<br>04. 1m03 Bathtub Oath (0:52)<br>05. 1m04 Fire – You’re Talking To God (1:39)<br>06. 1m05s No Baby, Nobody But You (2:48)<br>07. 1m06s Mr Five By Five (3:13)<br>08. 1m07s Perdido (3:20)<br>09. 1m08s Early Autumn (3:30)<br>10. 2m09 War for the Soul of LA (1:22)<br>11. 2m11 Going After Mickey (0:56)<br>12. 2m12s Mr. Fool (2:57)<br>13. 2m13s Chicken Shack Boogie (Part 2) (2:56)<br>14. 2m13s Jelly Wiggle Boogie (Part 3) (2:29)<br>15. 2m13s Kiss Kiss (Part 1) (2:16)<br>16. 2m14 Choosing The Squad (2:47)<br>17. 2m18 Cohen Threatens Reporter (0:22)<br>18. 2m19s Amado Mio (2:38)<br>19. 2m20 Cohen and Dragna (1:35)<br>20. 2m21 When Do We Start (1:01)<br>21. 2m21a When Do We Start (0:29)<br>22. 2m22s Bull Fiddle Boogie (2:37)<br>23. 2m23 Crashing the Casino (1:13)<br>24. 2m25s So Tired (2:58)<br>25. 3m26 Pete Killed (3:53)<br>26. 3m28 Burbank Jail Breakout (2:29)<br>27. 3m29 Dragna Killed (0:54)<br>28. 3m30 Planting the Wire (2:15)<br>29. 3m32 Car Chase (3:20)<br>30. 4m33 You Know the Drill (1:05)<br>31. 4m35s A Little Bird Told Me (2:40)<br>32. 4m37s Route 66 (2:36)<br>33. 4m38s Big Jay’s Hop (2:55)<br>34. 4m39s Blow Blow Blow (2:06)<br>35. 4m41 Don’t Go (1:31)<br>36. 4m41a Boxing Video (0:55)<br>37. 4m42 Identifying the Wire (0:59)<br>38. 4m43 Chica Boom Chic Score Insert (Part 2) (0:37)<br>39. 4m43a Everybody Out (0:25)<br>40. 4m43s Chica Chica Boom Chic (Part 1) (3:01)<br>41. 4m44 Boogie In the Front (2:33)<br>42. 4m44a Cohen Beats the Cop (0:34)<br>43. 4m46 Coordinating The Response (2:21)<br>44. 4m46a I Need You On the Wire Tonight (0:34)<br>45. 4m47 Cliftons (1:10)<br>46. 4m48s Apricot Flowers Blossoming (Part 1) (2:52)<br>47. 4m48s The Evening Primrose (Part 2) (3:20)<br>48. 5m49 Keeler Killed (0:42)<br>49. 5m49a Chinatown (4:23)<br>50. 5m49b Drive By – Grace – Jack’s Escape – Keeler’s Dead (3:05)<br>51. 5m50 Connie Lives (1:56)<br>52. 5m51 Train Station Goodbye (1:34)<br>53. 5m52 Grace Is Alive (1:07)<br>54. 5m53 Let’s Finish It (1:41)<br>55. 6m55 Ole Buttermilk Sky (2:17)<br>56. 6m57 Serving the Warrant (7:36)<br>57. 6m58 Fist Fight – The End (4:13)<br>58. 6m59 Bless You (For the Good That’s In You) (2:55)<br>59. 6m61 End Credit Score Suite (5:22)Where can I find this?been listening to this score for a week now and i am going to wait a little more before putting a comment on it here... but there's something else i have been saying for a while now. let's stop associating scores with movies and start seeing them as a work of art in their own rights. (albeit inspired by movies)<br><br>people are here complaining about the movie that it didn't speak to them. and then i have the feeling that they project their disappointment on the soundtrack. but both pieces of art co-exist and not depend on each other. i, for example, seldom watch any of these movies. but i have listened to their soundtracks and love them.<br><br>also i never asked for an extended CD before... but we need one for this one. it's very clear that tracks like gap and coda were definitely shortened.<br><br>also i never asked for an extended CD before but we need one for DP. it's clear that tracks like gap and coda were definitely shortened.There's nothing unique about those choirs, standard East European chorus stuff mixed with Johansson. Check out Debbie Wiseman's Warriors from 2000 and you'll get a much more elaborate version of this music.
I cant say that this chorus reminds me of anything I have heard Zimmer done before. And I have played all his scores to death.I agree that Gap is the best track. My main complain with this score is that it feels that Zimmer composed it on autopilot. For me those choirs sounded too much to Electro's Theme in TASM. Is too standard and has very few remarkable moments. The movie itself lacks of personality and the score is part of that problem. I think they just wanted "dark" and hired Zimmer for making his dark ostitatos.I thought I read somewhere Armageddon was the last bay film that hgw was a part of<br>===============================<br><br><br>Well, Bay and HGW were not exactly best friends during Armageddon. Bay is very demanding and tough. HGW is also not a shy dude. He is an opinionated guy who stands his ground, as you can tell by his interviews. He reminds me of Mancina…..He's not afraid to speak up and have his opinion heard. And just like Mancina, his relationship with the Bay/Bruckheimer family seemed to be...….a bit complicated. Yet, he worked on Bad Boys 2 and Deja Vu. Now, it is possible - tho not likely - that Bay didn't even know that HGW did some work on BB2. Maybe it was just a favor for Steve and Trevor. Under the table, so to speak..... Personally, I don't believe that's the case. Whatever the truth, this is a great example of how different those composers are. Trevor and Steve work great with Bay/Bruckheimer and they always deliver great results. While composers like HGW and Mancina have problems with more demanding filmmakers. And apparently they don't even like action cinema. I don't necessary blame them, even though Mancina certainly didn't do himself any favors by trashing the genre and the people who back in the 90's gave him a shot to prove himself as a composer.Love John Powell. But he is not even close to Williams. Williams made his mark on every genre of film scoring. He freaking turn a holocaust movie score into a masterpiece for the ages.<br><br>Today, that score would have been some generic sound design.<br><br>Powell is an incredibly gifted orchestral composer. But he doesn't have the dimensions of someone like Williams. <br><br>You fools, the tracklist was but a scam. The tracks simply wanted to EAT you.
Yeah, while this does have a great deal more substance than most of the work Hans has done the past few years, I struggle to say it's a genuinely *good* score.<br><br>I mean, within the first minute I'm reminded of Dunkirk, then we get a pretty standard Zimmer/Balfe buildup we've heard a million times since Inception... and it doesn't get hugely better from there.<br><br>I will definitely give Zimmer credit for the unique and genuinely creative use of female choir in some of the cues, though.Not to disagree for its own sake, but I think Powell has been up there with the greatest film composers since the first HTTYD score. I just wish he'd take on more projects.Yeah, Jesus. This is a prime example of why I'm tempted to think John Powell is more talented than even Williams (yes, I went there).There's so, so many great themes in the HTTYD scores. And he almost never lets a moment go by where he isn't stating or restating or developing one or more of them (although honestly that's true of a ton of Powell's scores and not an exclusive feature of HTTYD). You can never get bored listening to these, there's always something interesting around the next corner.I got confirmation HGW only wrote Haitian House Shootout (with the help of Mel Wesson). The same ideas were edited into the shorter cue Zoepound, so I'd say you can add this one to his credits.<br><br>Credits on IMDB mentions Paul Linford on the Main Titles.<br><br>Trevor Morris helped Jablonsky on the Ferrari Causeway Chase.<br>Jablonsky worked, for sure, on the Hallway and Helicopter Inserts.<br><br>100% sure Rabin worked on Tapia, Tapia Pissed Off, The Stuff, Wiretap Results, Ocean, Dead Bodies #2, Heart to Heart, Breaking Into Mortuary, Syd's Cover Is Blown, Tapia Has Syd (without Inserts), Prep for Tapia Sneak, Cuba Chase, Guantanamo (those tracks are on the Rabin only-bootleg).
Hoping for the Rocketman score to get a release. Loved the score in the movie. Any updates on this ?Additionally, for anyone interested, I've managed to come up with a final list of themes from the series that I believe to be mostly accurate.<br><br>HTTYD 1: Hiccup & Toothless, The Friendship ostinato, Viking Theme, Viking "B" Theme, Dragons, Berk, The Dragon Tamer (Hiccup's unique qualities), Vikings & Dragons, Astrid<br><br>HTTYD 2: Loss, Exploration/Hiccup's Maturance, Drago, Hiccup & Valka, The Alpha, Stoick & Valka, The Chief<br><br>HTTYD 3: The Furies ostinato, Love, The Dragon Liberators, Moving On, The Hidden World, Toothless & The Light Fury, Grimmel, Dragon Trappers<br><br>A list more impressive than Star Wars, and with almost every new theme returning for the next film, while keeping most of the base themes. A masterful achievement by John Powell and his crew, as others have said!Just finished watching the movie, and while it's not much more than fine, it's sure as hell better than every other Star Wars movie that's come out since The Force Awakens (minus the ugly fucking visuals). <br><br>However the score is absolutely amazing. Powell's adaptation and development of the new Han Solo theme from Williams is flawless, the callbacks to other themes from the series are mostly appropriate (and good on him for not using the Force theme once!) and Powell's original material is fresh and exciting in a way that even Williams himself hasn't been able to pull off with the new films. <br><br>Powell might very well be up there with the greatest film composers if he continues to produce work like this from now on (which from HTTYD 3 seems very possible!)Some of the synth work throughout is definitely like Spirit. The first couple minutes of Coda are one example.It's only suggestions based on about few dozen listened scores of those composers.<br>By the way known that HGW was part of it.
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  1. Marcus (3:24)
    Hans Zimmer
  2. We Have A Job To Do (2:33)
    Hans Zimmer, Steve Mazzaro
  3. Money (2:34)
    Hans Zimmer
  4. Perimeter Check (3:09)
    Hans Zimmer, Steve Mazzaro
  5. The Calm Before The Storm (1:39)
    Hans Zimmer, Steve Mazzaro
  6. The Job (4:58)
    Hans Zimmer, Steve Mazzaro
  7. Race Against Time (1:23)
    Hans Zimmer, Steve Mazzaro
  8. My Son (2:33)
    Hans Zimmer
  9. Wild Is The Wind - Nina Simone (7:00)
  10. Dice Game - The Cool Kids (3:11)
  11. The Big Unknown - Sade (4:21)
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ThePhantasm reply Replies: 25 || 2019-05-19 22:40:08
when are we gonna have some info on the Dark Phoenix score or even a snippet of what it sounds like. We've heard nothing about the score at all since it was announced that Zimmer was doing it


Jsdamian2019-05-19 23:09:42
You're right, you do not know anything ... I hope that something is published since the movie seems to have problems


MrZimmerFan2019-05-20 09:31:16
Even with problems, the movie scores comes out

I expect a digital release the same day as movie opens


Mephariel2019-05-20 16:36:59
It is fitting that you post this on the Widows page. I am beginning to think most of the score will be like Widows where it is abstract and that is why they haven't use any materials in the promo. I could be wrong though.

I don't know what to expect at this point. Dark Phoenix from what I heard is a drama not really a straight up action film and there are romantic elements in it too. An action/romance/drama score from Zimmer sounds fantastic on paper.


George2019-05-20 17:51:37
I’m getting a little nervous to be honest. I could care less how the movie ends up, but something had to have made him want to do this after the infamous superhero retirement quote.

To be fair, we didn’t know anything about Aquaman’s music beforehand or even Wonder Woman other than her main theme, and both of those were amazing from RGW.

So who knows. I REALLY hope it’s not like Widows at all.


mpolonest123 2019-05-20 18:05:06
What I’m curious about is if the delays in the release date, PLUS the reshoots, had any impact on Zimmer’s music.
The test-screenings supposedly didn’t go well, I doubt it would affect the score all that much but at this point who really knows.


George2019-05-20 18:15:04
I thought that was the earlier test screenings and the more recent ones were more well received? I could be wrong though.

It’ll be interesting because the director definitely seemed excited about HZ composing the score. So that would make you think it’s got some potential. But we also haven’t been hearing much about the movie at all lately, let alone hearing about the score so who really knows anything at this point?


MrZimmerFan2019-05-20 18:43:07
Remember, this is a business, the studio want the movie be know, one aspect is the music.

Recent example: Hellboy, the score came out by Sony Classical


Anonymous2019-05-20 18:54:09
there have been many cases of a score getting replaced/rehashed/rejected/what have you after a test screening and its because the studio execs think people dont like the music. so it could be the music or it could be another case who knows i guess well have to wait and see


MrZimmerFan2019-05-20 18:59:42
If Hans Zimmer was replaced, Internet burn




Mephariel2019-05-20 19:59:10
I don't think Zimmer has been replaced. Back in the end of April, Simon Kinberg was beaming about how he got Hans Zimmer to do this score by irritating him. He even shown 2 clips with Zimmer's music and some of the audience members mentioned how cool the music was.

Tina Guo also stated she can't wait to hear it and she worked on it herself. And this was in May. If they replaced Zimmer, it must be the quickest, most silent replacement ever.

Could it happen? Yeah. I don't think it is likely.


George2019-05-20 20:02:52
No way has he been replaced. There’s literally no way.


Hybrid Soldier2019-05-20 22:37:02
Hans was replaced...


By Hans... ;)


He wrote hours & hours & hours & hours of music for that film in the past 1.5 years...


Mephariel2019-05-21 01:22:59
Can't wait to hear some of it. I wonder what Zimmer thought about John Powell's take on Dark Phoenix.


mpolonest123 2019-05-21 02:52:48
Hans is versatile AND fast, which is why he ever gets replaced.

And going off of what Hybrid said it sounds like this score is going to be really interesting (and hopefully a bit of a mess, which usually make for the best scores)


George2019-05-21 03:48:23
@mpolonest123 good point. Maybe we’ll get a “man of steel” suite round two ;)


George2019-05-21 03:52:30
/www.reddit.com/ r/xmen/comments/bo7t0f/first_listen_of_hans_zimmers_xmen_dar k_phoenix/?utm_ source=share&utm_medium=ios_app

This was on Snapchat a few days ago. I think it’s HZ’s music (maybe Hybrid can confirm).. Sounds pretty awesome!


ThePhantasm2019-05-21 05:33:52
link doesn't work, i was really hoping it would cause I'm dying to know what he does with it


George2019-05-21 05:43:59
You need to take out the spaces in the URL.


daniel2019-05-21 05:45:43
https://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=aG1nWuYFkTM

there's some music at the end of the clip


ThePhantasm2019-05-21 05:49:58
thank you bro


Jean-Luc2019-05-22 00:41:41
Everybody who wanna to see X-Men Dark Phoenix to hear Hans Zimmer what he did for score the whole movie. I hope it would be epic score and fun too.


Nick2019-05-22 01:18:59
@George

Sounds kind of like Inferno. It has the same electronic pulsing chord-based vibe to it. I wouldn't necessarily say that's a good thing though. We'll just have to wait for the whole score.


mpolonest123 2019-05-22 05:35:50
That sounds so much like Inferno, even down to the choral sound design elements from “Science and Religion” that carried over from A&D.

Here’s a little bit more music...
https://youtu. be/RrYJcrGw JbE


Mephariel2019-05-22 07:57:12
Love the music during the Quicksilver scene. Fits the scene perfectly.


George2019-05-22 14:16:56
That Quicksilver scene music is awesome.. okay I don’t think we need to be worried anymore. Lol.

monstersinmovies reply Replies: 0 || 2019-04-23 03:37:52
the zimmer info available on this site is always fun to read. thanks to hybrid and the rest for providing a fun place to discuss and review. if any fellow fans are interested in a run through of my entire physical Hans collection, check this out :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WsSQ6ohbFc8


nvictor reply Replies: 0 || 2019-01-10 14:24:23
love this small production! it's like a gift from Hans and team to score fans. or it's like them making a statement. or also like them trying to prove something. true, doesn't have a lot of music or composition moments. doesn't feel like a big production. but it is a very good score. i am learning a lot from it. but, well, my opinion might not be the same as everybody's. especially on this very forum : )

here's what i learned so far. you can make a good score with only few musical elements. this score has melodic cues (composed with the same theme from what i can tell) for the human aspect. and textural compositions for anything related to the "job". the only exception is the piano sequence for "calm before the storm". speaking of that, dark night also has a "calm before storm" cue. i need to go back and listen to that one to see how the musical elements differ. i could swear that DK "calm before storm" didn't have a piano. the catwoman theme is the only thing i can remember having a melancholic piano. so there is something to learn there.

the other thing i learned is that you can compose with non-pitched sound designs and textures. i know dunkirk already offered something similar but this does deeper. with widows, i can hear composition patterns with the textures and percussion instruments. it's like they composed first with instruments we know and expect. and then replaced them with percussions and textures? who knows? for example in "the job" cue, there that one percussion instrument that i heard only once. i mean it sounded once in a 5-minutes cue. it could be a mistake. but it could be deliberate as well. that's what is exciting for me about this score.

in sum, this is a score for long time fans and people who are learning this stuff. others who are expecting big moments and grandiose orchestral techniques won't be happy. but if you have been following for a while, you will notice the subtleties and i keep finding new things. being short is actually good for learning purpose as well : )

speaking of teaching material, would be awesome we get another sketchbook cue. the man of steel one is the best gift ever given to us.

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Michael Fields reply Replies: 0 || 2019-01-07 05:20:54
BOOKLET CREDITS:

Music Composed By
HANS ZIMMER

Soundtrack Album Executive Producer
STEVE McQUEEN

Additional Music By
STEVE MAZZARO

Music Production Services
STEVEN KOFSKY

Music Editor
CLINT BENNETT

Technical Score Engineers
CHUCK CHOI
STEVEN DOAR

Synth Programming
HANS ZIMMER

Orchestrated By
SHANE RUTHERFOOD-JONES

Orchestra Contractor
ISOBEL GRIFFITHS

Music Preparation
JILL STREATER

Overdubs Engineer
NICK TAYLOR

Assistant Overdubs Engineer
OLLY THOMPSON

Air-Edel Studios Bookings
TOM BULLEN

Conducted By
ROBERT ZIEGLER

Violins Leader
THOMAS BOWES

Cello Leader
CAROLINE DALE

Double Bass
ANDY PASK
MARY SCULLY

Percussion
LUIS JARDIM

Score Recorded By
NICK WOLLAGE

Pro-Tools Recordist
CHRIS BARRETT

Assistant Score Engineer
LAWRENCE ANSLOW

Air Studios Bookings
ALISON BURTON

Score Mixed By
STEPHEN LIPSON

Additional Score Mixed By
NICK WOLLAGE

Studio Manager For Remote Control Productions
SHALINI SINGH

Assistants To Hans Zimmer
CYNTHIA PARK
NICOLE JACOB

Digital Instrument Design
MARK WHERRY

Digital Instrument Preparation
TAUREES HABIB
RAUL VEGA

Album Mastered By
DAN HERSCH
At
D2 MASTERING LOS ANGELES

Album Produced By
HANS ZIMMER
STEVE MAZZARO

Music Legal Services
CHRISTINE BERGREN
CANDACE CARLO

Original Film Score Published By
REMOTE CONTROL PRODUCTIONS (ASCAP)

Hans Zimmer And Steve McQueen Would Like To Thank:
IAIN CANNING
EMILE SHERMAN
ARNON MILCHAN
JOE WALKER
IAN NEIL
EMMA ZEE
SAMANTHA JOLY
JAMES HARRISON
PAUL COTTERELL
GILBERT LAKE
ELISSA LOPARCO
DANIELLE DIEGO
REBECCA MORELATTO
BRIANNE PORCARO
JOHNNY CHOI
RACHEL DAVIS
URS HECKMANN
JILLIAN ABBOD
BEBE LERNER
RAE MURILLO And THE ID TEAM
RYAN OUCHIDA
JULIAN PASTORELLI
SETH WALDMANN
BRIGITTE ZIMMER
VICKI ZIMMER
SUZANNE ZIMMER
ZOE, JAKE, MAX & ANNABEL

Executive Album Producers For Milan Records
JC CHAMBOREDON
STEFAN KARRER

Production Manager
PABLO MANYER

Graphic Design And Layout
SHAWN LYON

Anonymous reply Replies: 1 || 2018-12-06 19:34:01
Widows Didn’t nominated for any categories of golden globes. I so disappointed


Mephariel2018-12-06 23:15:13
Didn't have enough music I think.

Mephariel reply Replies: 1 || 2018-11-16 08:17:44
Widows is actually a pretty interesting score. Not one of Zimmer's best from for an isolated listening experience standpoint, but as a textual score, I was engaged for the most part. The score effectively builds momentum throughout from beginning to end and I could feel the movie just by listening to the music.


Kalman2018-11-16 14:27:38
I haven't seen the movie yet but I like the score more with each listen. Not a classic Zimmer by any means but still an enjoyable listen at its short running time. Looking forward to the movie as well.

meta reply Replies: 5 || 2018-11-12 03:20:44
Not for nothing but it's kinda odd how Zimmer has been declining ever since, IMO, his collaboration with Wallfisch on Blade Runner 2049....

Honestly, I've been straying towards John Carpenter's Halloween 2018 and horror synth ever since....is Zimmer retiring or something? Because I'm finding myself not into him so much, anymore.


superultramegaa2018-11-12 03:54:41
I'm kind of the same way, even on a personal level. The synth and power anthems, even from the Media Ventures era, is just kind of getting old to me. The incessant momentum, the lack of thematic progression, it all wears on you eventually.


Edmund Meinerts2018-11-14 15:17:48
That collaboration was barely a year ago. This is literally Zimmer's first significant score since then. You can't deduce a pattern from two data points.


Mephariel2018-11-14 16:56:07
Plus, Blue Planet II came out last year. That score is as far from Widows as possible.


George2018-11-14 19:38:42
Yeah seriously, he hasn’t done much in a year plus. He’s definitely taken some time off for touring and other things, which may be a great thing for his inspiration... who knows, but I’m guessing the time off has let his brain take a break and maybe he has a ton of new ideas for the big 3 (WW:84, Dark Phoenix, Lion King) coming up in the next year and a half.

Or maybe I’m just hopeful/wishful thinking lol.


Jsdamian2018-11-15 00:14:15
And top gun:maverick....big 4

Hari Haran reply Replies: 2 || 2018-11-11 20:14:39
I honestly wasn't expecting much from this film on a musical level, but some tracks that are available are OK to listen to. McQueen has never been a proponent of larger-scale thematic music in his scores, he seems to be a mood-inspired person, and Zimmer can do that very, very well.

Coming back to the music, Zimmer seems to have embraced his textural roots. 2018 has been all about texture really in the action films, i.e. Black Panther's percussion layers, Mission Impossible: Fallout, Widows. Thematically, there seems to be a solemn progression for Marcus that reappears in "My Son", that relies on familiar elements (i.e. drone strings layered on top of each other, lower bass accompaniment), and some of the action textures in "We Have A Job To Do" and "Perimeter Check" is a nice callback to the Media Ventures style of things.

I'm admittedly disappointed with the fact that there is nothing beyond residually, well-anchored momentum and tension to the score,and the album length is shocking. But it is what it is. I love the underlying, throbbing synth bass ripples, I've always had a soft spot for them.

Honestly, it's a one time listen for me. I'm more excited about his dual superhero bonanza return next year- Wonder Woman 1984 and X-Men Dark Phoenix. I'm definitely not expecting him to use John Ottman's brilliant theme for the latter, although I will definitely be impressed if by slight chance, he does. The "Money" is quite soothing in a melancholy way. "The Calm Before The Storm" uses some worthwhile sombre piano treading that I'm always a stickler for.


mpolonest1232018-11-12 03:35:00
I think you really nailed how I feel about this score. I don’t personally mind the tense electronic elements (this is music that I can enjoy on its own level) but I do feel let down by the lack of a theme or any solid motif to anchor the music. Especially in the emotional cues.

The one thing that I keep coming back to is how this sounds so much like something Johann Johansson would have written. I actually really like his music style, but it is pretty jarring to see Zimmer do minimalism on this level. No objections here, but I can’t wait to get some exciting Zimmer music again.


Josiah2018-11-14 07:47:13
Well, if you check what Hans Zimmer did recently there wasn't much material for him to write a good theme too. A lot of it was types of movies that were synth type music. I think The Dark Phoenix and Wonder Woman (apart from his amazing theme for her already) will have some good typical Hans Zimmer feel to it which I am excited for.

Mike reply Replies: 14 || 2018-11-05 05:23:54
I'm going to assume this album is the whole score, based on Hybrid's comments?


Hybrid Soldier2018-11-05 12:31:19
It is...


Anonymous2018-11-05 16:59:51
so out of a 130 min movie we get 22 min of score. thats an hour and 48 minutes with no score.....


Max Potcats2018-11-05 17:45:09
That's right, but it's not necessarily a bad thing. The less music there is, the more powerful and meaningful it will be when there is. This is a very interesting decision IMO, can't wait to see the movie.


mpolonest1232018-11-06 02:43:49
Having only seen 12YAS, I have full confidence the film will be well done. Say what you will about his music choices, I personally think Steve McQueen is a brilliant filmmaker. If nothing else, the performances should be stunning.

And as far as the score goes, there are plenty of films which make use of silence or sound design without relying on music, so it’s definitely not uncommon.


Mephariel2018-11-06 06:53:10
No doubt McQueen is a great filmmaker and to be honest, his lack of music in his movies never bothered me.

It is crazy that Zimmer is working with 3 of the most talented auteur directors today: Nolan, Villeneuve, and McQueen.


...2018-11-06 12:20:24
The score is very dark. Kind of a thriller version of Dunkirk in places. a lot of rhythmic synths.


...2018-11-06 12:24:17
A lot of it sounds like a mix of the joker.


JamesT2018-11-06 15:51:07
Is that observation based on the one track The Job that’s been released or have you heard the remainder of the score?


...2018-11-06 16:56:14
No I've listened to the whole album. Marcus and My Son are slow and sad pieces for strings and, calm before the storm is kind of quiet with some piano but the rest is suspense like the joker with Dunkirk mixed in.

I am guessing it works great in the movie but as a standalone listen it's not one of Zimmer's most memorable scores.


mpolonest1232018-11-06 23:28:05
After one listen I can definitely tell this is something a lot of people won’t like outside of the context of the film. It’s a very “bare-bones” type of score.
You have the stretched note string music overlaid with ambience, and the grungy “Dunkirk/Joker” electronics.

Personally I like the action music here, regardless of how similar it is to Zimmer’s other scores. “Race Against Time” is particular intense. The emotional music, on the other hand, didn’t really do much for me. I am interested to hear it in context, but don’t go in with high expectations.


Mike2018-11-07 01:50:08
Really, now that I've heard it, this score just sounds like "Dunkirk — The Rejected Stuff." lol. That's saying nothing about how it does in context or whether it does what McQueen wants. But it definitely kind of just sounds like Hans had some leftover ideas from Dunkirk and used this movie for them.


Meta2018-11-07 02:02:13
NOte to John Carpenter:

NOW IS THE TIME. SEIZE THE DAY!


MrMayo2018-11-08 14:44:46
Not complete,that last song isn't going to be played by Sad,but going to be played by SADE..That's something else..I say.


Kalman2018-11-08 19:25:39
The tracks Marcus and My Son have some very strong Morricone resemblance. They're similar how the Italian Maestro usually introduces/builds up many of his slow and heartbreaking melodies. The difference is that Zimmer doesn't really build up a theme, therefore it sounds as a long introduction of a never written Morricone theme. Still, I like it.

Andreas reply Replies: 12 || 2018-10-25 20:02:07
track 6 already available: https://soundcloud.com/ milanrecords/thejob


mpolonest1232018-10-25 21:04:46
It sounds like a grungier Dunkirk, I’m interested in what the more “thematic” sound will be....


Edmund Meinerts2018-10-26 12:58:14
That description doesn't exactly inspire my confidence.


mpolonest1232018-10-26 15:36:24
@Edmund
It’s pretty much exactly what I expected this to sound like, going off of the reviews that mentioned the score beforehand. If I had to guess, half will sound like Dunkirk/TDK (the heist portions) while the other half will probably be more traditional Zimmer string writing.


Mephariel2018-10-26 16:47:37
Agree with mpolonest123.

I do really like the Shekere portion of the the cue "The Job." I think it adds a very unique touch to the music.


Jsdamian2018-10-26 17:41:10
I have confidence in the tracks 1,5,7,8


MrZimmerFan2018-10-26 19:02:41
Don't expected something orchestral, i got a feeling this score will be enteraily electronic


Mephariel2018-10-26 19:25:13
I think during an interview, Zimmer confirmed that there will be strings sections, so not 100% electronic.


Ahmad2018-10-27 02:13:33
Well, I think we know already that "orchestral" does not equal "thematic". He could have the players bang on their instruments with a toothpick (JK). :D

I really love this kind of stuff, so I enjoyed the track. Can't wait to see the film/hear the rest of the score.


Michael2018-10-27 13:07:02
Is Balfe involved ?Sounding very 13 Hours.


Mike2018-10-27 20:21:33
Zimmer produced 13 Hours...


Micheal 2018-10-29 00:05:20
Mike-is Zimmer on the cue sheet for 13 Hours ?


Mike2018-10-29 06:24:15
Actually, Hybrid said Hans did get credit for one cue on that score...

Scorefan reply Replies: 0 || 2018-10-28 20:10:22
@ Hybrid, this commercial edition will get all the music Zimmer wrote, i mean, the 20 minutes of all the score?

Jsdamian reply Replies: 8 || 2018-10-10 23:35:24
Waiting!!


Jsdamian2018-10-17 16:44:51
Nominated in Hollywood media award best score film.


michael2018-10-17 17:45:13
and the film has yet to open. who even nominated it? the people in the industry. they award themselves. goes to show how much of a sham it all is.


Mephariel2018-10-17 19:06:42
The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival back in September and was reviewed by like 50+ critics already.


michael2018-10-17 19:22:40
yeah. critics. who the hell nominated it for the music? the general public hasn’t even seen or heard it yet.


Iamtommie2018-10-17 20:24:48
FYC albums is the thing studios use for these kind of nominations.


Mephariel2018-10-17 22:02:10
I don't think you want the general public nominating film scores.


Jsdamian2018-10-18 00:00:29
It was also nominated for interstellar and the film had not yet been shown ... the most important thing is that there can be great music in this movie


michael2018-10-18 00:07:08
the likes of which well never hear outside of the film. our only hope is if someone gets the fyc album and shares it

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