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Hello everyone! After watching the film I noticed that about half of music that used in film disappeared at sessions or has different arrangement. Why it's not released? What's the reason for this?As always with unused pieces of music. There are always be more interesting. Like with Dark Phoenix.I think what Lorne wrote for the last 30 min of the movie is way better than what ended in the movie... Lorne tried to elevate what was going on on screen, but it was probably too "bold" for the taste of production... They wanted to keep as "kow key" as possible but to me it made the ending of the film fall super flat...
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<br>In the end there isn't that much Lorne in the film (most of the "Moon" reel is Lorne though, that big 4 notes motif appearing during the moon landing and then takeoff). Ironically most of the droning you're all complaining about is not that much Lorne... lol
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<br>I really hope Lorne will put out as much music as possible, even all the unused parts, which are the more interesting ones !Taking in the movie now after having seen it. The cinematography is brilliant, and there are some interesting concepts that really will have you thinking long after walking out of the theater. Still, I couldn’t help but feel like the film dragged throughout. Coupled with the voiceover the movie has a very ‘Terence Malick-y’, “Thin Red Line” feel throughout.<br><br>I’m definitely not familiar with Max Richter so I can’t comment on what he might have written, but Balfe’s broad-chord style is pretty recognizable throughout. There are also some interesting electronic pieces used throughout, possibly might be Balfe but hard to say as of now. The rest of the music is pretty contemplative, ranging from slow/emotional string pieces to more ambient droning.Well, I heard only Balfe's "Prayer" and Richter's "To the stars"... All I can say is we need to wait for the full release, hear both composers and only then talk about who better coped with this. (and watch the movie of course)<br>I don't think Balfe is a bad composer. He does pretty good as an additional composer but not as a leading (mostly). The only soundtrack that I consider the best to date in his solo career is "M:I-Fallout" and "Assassin's Creed III". (imo)<br>Who knows what will be this time. But for now I like Richter's track more.
I'm just waiting for Gemini Man, that (i hope) would be funI love that cue.So I created a page for it, move away from Ghost In The Shell !! :PI wonder if this track is the one causing consternation: Nils Frahm: 'Says' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIwwjy4slI8<br><br>It sounds a bit like what Richter and Balfe could produce, but it is much more artistic than Balfe and much more synth-based than Richter. Frahm is credited for additional music.Not writing negative comments about Balfe for the purpose of writing negative comments - ie. trolling - but for the fact that Balfe does not seem to take film composition seriously. Goldsmith had a similar pace in the 1990s that equates to contemporary Balfe, but he managed to produce fantastic scores like Air Force One in a few weeks (yes, with some help from McNeeely). Balfe simply does not seem to have those skills so he resorts to cliches and drony nonsense. I await to be proven wrong. That Balfe track is not half-bad so I do maintain a general sense of expectation for this.
Not any more lame than the Balfe cueLorne says it will be released and insists it’s not a GITS situation.That's been standard in certain cases, though considerably less nowadays with how complicated these situations have become.<br><br>Having heard both tracks posted, both give me little on their own. I'm sure they work better in the context of the film, and we might see better tracks unveiled eventually.He deserve better.Hans and Lorne like twins. Lorne has a very good personality. I still don't understand why some people are still writing bad comments to Lorne?Probably... lol
So is this how it’s gonna be? Official release for Richter and leaks by Balfe :(Lorne posted a track from Ad Astra on his YouTube channelThank you. And i suppose "Need You Busting My Balls - End Credits" title would correspond to ASCAP "Need You Busting My Balls" + "RUSH END CREDITS", while "Just Married" to "RUSH MAIN ON END"?That’s literally the best part of the score though. But it’s typical Richter (Miss Sloane, Black Mirror: Nosedive).Hunt Drunken Weirdness is barely a cue actually, it's just a patch up of sound designs by Mel...<br><br>Italian Party is a name I made up for a cue that's not used in the movie ! :)
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Henry JackmanJeff MorrowMaverick DuggerMatthew K. Justmann
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Pokémon Detective Pikachu
Label: Sony Classical
Length: 59'39
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  1. Mewtwo Awakes (1:19)
    Henry Jackman
  2. Catching A Cubone (2:05)
    Henry Jackman, Kazuma Jinnouchi
  3. Bad News (1:17)
    Henry Jackman, Jeff Morrow
  4. Howard Clifford (0:56)
    Henry Jackman
  5. Ryme City (2:11)
    Henry Jackman
  6. A Key To The Past (2:06)
    Henry Jackman
  7. Aipom Attacks (1:58)
    Henry Jackman
  8. On The Case (1:26)
    Henry Jackman, Kazuma Jinnouchi, Jeff Morrow
  9. Childhood Memories (1:42)
    Henry Jackman, Evan Goldman
  10. Buddies (1:08)
    Henry Jackman
  11. The Interrogation Of Mr. Mime (1:53)
    Henry Jackman, Kazuma Jinnouchi
  12. The Roundhouse (1:50)
    Henry Jackman, Jeff Morrow
  13. Pikachu Vs. Charizard (3:06)
    Henry Jackman, Jeff Morrow
  14. Embrace (3:07)
    Henry Jackman
  15. Digging Deeper (3:55)
    Henry Jackman, Kazuma Jinnouchi, Maverick Dugger
  16. Unauthorized Access (3:38)
    Henry Jackman, Evan Goldman
  17. Greninja & Torterra (2:59)
    Henry Jackman, Evan Goldman
  18. The Forest Of Healing (3:53)
    Henry Jackman, Jeff Morrow
  19. Shock To The System (1:19)
    Henry Jackman
  20. Save The City (1:07)
    Henry Jackman
  21. True Colors (2:11)
    Henry Jackman
  22. Merge To One (2:08)
    Henry Jackman
  23. Game On (1:05)
    Henry Jackman, Evan Goldman
  24. Ditto Battle (2:26)
    Henry Jackman, Evan Goldman
  25. Howard Unplugged (2:35)
    Henry Jackman, Jeff Morrow
  26. Epiphany (2:22)
    Henry Jackman, Jeff Morrow
  27. Together (2:20)
    Henry Jackman
  28. Midnight Demo (Japanese Bonus Track) (1:37)
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Edmund Meinerts reply Replies: 1 || 2019-07-17 11:45:21
Strange and unexpected collection of additional guys for this score, Jeff Morrow who I associate with Christophe Beck rather than RC and then Kazuma Jinnouchi?! What happened to Jackman's regular dudes like Alex Belcher, Halli Cauthery etc?


Hybrid Soldier2019-07-17 12:30:51
Jeff & Alex & Evan Goldman are regular Jackman team now. Alex scored a bunch of projects, hence his absence here.

Then you have Halli, Anthony Willis or Mounsey doing all sorts of things when available.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2019-07-17 09:00:53
Gavin Greenaway is the conductor

Leo reply Replies: 2 || 2019-07-17 03:22:26
Kazuma Jinnouchi helped Jackman, that's a pleasant surprise!


Mephariel2019-07-17 05:47:48
Yep. Jinnouchi is a pretty talented composer.


ThePhantasm2019-07-17 08:06:36
He did a great job with Halo

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 2 || 2019-07-16 19:00:15
Composer credits, for those interested.


mpolonest123 2019-07-16 19:25:25
Thanks Hybrid. It’s cool to see that Jackman worked solo on the strongest cues in the score. I wonder why the end credits piece was not included on the album though.


DT-20172019-07-16 23:17:16
Probably because it includes the OG Pokemon theme.

DT-2017 reply Replies: 0 || 2019-05-16 23:03:24
This is an okay score. Nothing super spectacular, but it fits the movie very well. The only issue I really took is that the end credits arrangement of the Pokemon video game theme is absent from the CD - I would wager quite a few people bought the CD just for that only to be disappointed. For me, it would have ended the CD perfectly.

Anybody know why it was left off? Something Nintendo told them 'no' on?

mpolonest123 reply Replies: 9 || 2019-04-19 16:06:45
As someone who grew up with Pokémon as a kid, I am super pumped to see how Jackman approaches this. Seeing how the marketing is skewing to 80’s music (and the visuals have that neon color scheme to match the noir tone) I wonder if this will be either be fully orchestral or synthesizered.


mpolonest123 2019-04-19 16:08:08
And if he will incorporate any music from the show/games....


PikaPika2019-04-19 17:31:04
.....synthesizered


mpolonest123 2019-05-03 07:15:24
So Jackman did end up leaning heavily on the synths for this one.

While there are no standout themes here, I do think it’s a fun little score overall. “Ryme City” particularly sticks out to me as a great throwback type cue.


MrZimmerFan2019-05-06 14:34:04
There is a plenty of interesting synths here, but mostly it's ok.

Far for other works like Kingsman or Jumanji.


mpolonest123 2019-05-06 15:07:23
Jackman is one of those composers who I generally like, but not love. The only scores that he has done that have “wowed” me are both Kingsmans and to a lesser extent; Winter Soldier. (Birth of a Nation is also pretty solid)

Outside of those, most of his music ranges from fun to serviceable imo. He is talented for sure, but I’m still waiting for something else that blows me away.


JBSO992019-05-06 19:37:49
In my opinion, his Kingsman scores, Kick-Ass and his Wreck-It Ralph scores are the few great things I've heard from him, the rest being from good to generic.

I think he really has talent, but not many times is able to show it properly.

And I also think he works better in collaboration scores (like the ones with Matthew Margeson or his contributions to scores like At World's End)


anon2019-05-07 00:10:43
It's amazing how much better everyone magically sounds when working on a Zimmer score ;-).


mpolonest123 2019-05-07 01:21:52
^^ Wreck-it-Ralph, Jumanji, Predator, etc. are all good examples of scores that are enjoyable enough, but never quite impressed me on the same level as some of his peers. To his credit though, Jackman does have a fairly distinctive voice, with a slight hint of Silvestri.

I did forget to mention one of my faves from him, “First Class”.


MrZimmerFan2019-05-07 11:15:21
Jumanji and The Predator, at least for me, are from his best works.

Even First Class, with The Last Stand, my favs for X-Men

T-Mann034 reply Replies: 4 || 2019-05-02 19:20:59
I'm listening to this soundtrack right now...


George2019-05-02 21:07:25
Thoughts? I haven’t heard it yet but I have it downloaded


Knight2019-05-02 21:28:27
According to a friend that listens to EVERYTHING, its a nothingburger.


George2019-05-02 21:59:34
Bummer, I was sorta looking forward to this one. I’ll still give it a listen, but I was hoping this would be another Jackman hit.


T-Mann0362019-05-03 01:39:00
Actually, it's a somethingburger. Most of the tracks have some OK, but very humorous. And one track had me in the feels. Overall, it's an above average soundtrack.

Vivien reply Replies: 0 || 2019-05-02 22:59:07
Ok Pixels has a music twin brother now lol

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2019-04-19 13:57:37
Aviadable 3rd May

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