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GITS 2.0? I hope not.I have no idea why, filmmusicreporter wrote about it...Seriously? Why they make this decision? They want to sound like Interstellar or what?LOL, Lorne is co-composing "Ad Astra" with Max Richter, that guy is everywhereI think we can call Ian Brown McCarthy the Anti-MacArthur....lol.... Where MacArthur set out to prove everything was by Zimmer, Ian proves everything is by Lorne. ;)<br><br>Kidding, mostly. Lorne's contributions, especially where he has "producer" credits like on this score, are undeniably underrepresented. I've always considered Lorne a co-composer here, just like on Inception, Sherlock Holmes, and Kung Fu Panda 2-3.
Not to nitpick, but even "near co-composer" is downplaying Lorne's role IMO; I've had him listed as co-composer in my personal library for a solid year now.<br><br>On a relate note: man, Hans and Lorne make damn good music together.What I want to know is if the album version of Nixon Defeated is the solo Hans alt or notFeels like there are more Balfe credits on this version than on the album (e.g. Status Suite, solo Hans on the album, Hans/LB here). In fact I'd go so far as to label him a near co-composer here, just like Inception and Sherlock Holmes.Any word on where this can be found, or if it actually exists? H-Z (here) is the only place any of these tracks (let alone mention of a complete version of this score) can be found.Why you haven't update about David Buckley with Angel Has Fallen score yet?
Yep, fun (if slight) score to a very fun movie. "Get it On" is a great action cue.It was also one of the first HG-W's scores I ever listened to (way back when!), so maybe it's just nostalgia talking. <br>But it's worth a listen at least.It's a shame no one talks about this score. <br><br>It's a great listen if you love heavily percussive music! <br><br>Not a highlight in HG-W's carreer by any means, but it's a fun ride, and has some neat unique sounding stuff courtesy of Heitor Pereira, as well as plenty of goold ol' MV style synth/orchestra pounding!He returns to the hitman's bodyguard part 2I was honored, back in 2006, to meet both Nick Glennie-Smith and Harry Gregson-Williams.<br><br>I talked with both about The Rock, and here's what they told.<br><br>Nick & Hans worked very closely on most of their cues. That's why it's so hard to notice any difference between their own styles (and why they share most of the credits).<br>Harry worked separately from Nick & Hans. He remembered working on the San Francisco Chase (though we know Don Harper helped at some point in the process), and on "a lot of the action material from the second half of the movie, once the heroes reach Alcatraz".<br>The credits here tend to prove they were right.<br><br>All the Opening Titles / SEAL Attack is a bit complicated. Hans might have written the theme, but it also might be arranged for pictures by Nick Glennie-Smith (plus there's a lot more going on in these tracks than the man theme alone). So, well, I guess the final result still is a collaborative effort.
A brilliant score, no matter what some people might say. Some of the darkest and most beautiful themes by Hans Zimmer were born here, as well as a lot of very exciting and propulsive electronic techniques. <br>Heck, I even like the movie! The score fits like a glove.<br>It helps that I'm a huge Tony Scott fan though.<br><br>Zimmer would even 'steal' from this score quite a bit in some of his later films. The 'Wayne Manor Suite' from TDKR comes to mind, as well as one of the Blade Runner 2049 themes being strangely similar to The Fan's 'Opening Titles' theme, and I'm sure there are other examples.<br><br>I would love for a complete version to be officially released sometime. It's very unlikely, but one can dream...Listen to the first demo at NGS demos album of "The Rock". The opening and SEAL Attack have a few notes from original NGS theme. That's why NGS is credited to it.I remember hearing something about NGS not wanting his name in the opening credits since it was a Hans cue playing. So yeah. I think the opening is really just Zimmer and the NGS credit is a formality since it was supposed to be Nickís score.I'm sorry, disregard EVERYTHING I just wrote...The credit on "SEAL Attack" is HZ/NGS/Stern, not HZ/HGW/Stern. Not sure how I missed that. *facepalm*OK, so a thought...<br><br>"Opening" and "SEAL Attack" are functionally identical; Hybrid says that Hans originally wrote it for the latter scene and it was then placed over the main titles of the film. However, the former is credited to Hans and NGS, the latter to Hans, HGW and Steven Stern. Presumably, since HGW/Stern aren't credited on "Opening", their contribution to "SEAL Attack" is limited to that first minute, which does indeed have a lot of HGW-ish percussion work to my ears. That leaves the rest of "SEAL Attack" as Hans' work alone, which begs the question: why the heck is NGS credited for "Opening", then, since it's basically identical? Screw it, I'm labeling that a solo Hans cue. Always bugged me that there wasn't at least one on this score. :p
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  1. Race Day (2:36)
  2. Reckless (1:26)
  3. Family Photos (1:03)
  4. Ghost Town (1:22)
  5. Shattered (1:02)
  6. Crawl Space (2:41)
  7. Red Eyes (3:52)
  8. Tag Team (1:44)
  9. Wounded (1:04)
  10. Gas Station Attack (1:56)
  11. Trapped (1:05)
  12. Open Water (2:48)
  13. Years Lost (2:40)
  14. Battle Plan (3:23)
  15. Gator Nest (2:52)
  16. Dive (3:22)
  17. Drowning (1:46)
  18. Survival (1:18)
  19. Washed Out (1:24)
  20. Swim For It (1:35)
  21. Higher Ground (2:01)
  22. Confessions (1:00)
  23. Death Roll (1:46)
  24. Help Arrives (1:58)
  25. Haley's Theme (2:12)
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johny555 reply Replies: 3 || 2019-08-23 19:39:14
LOL, Lorne is co-composing "Ad Astra" with Max Richter, that guy is everywhere


Miralsice2019-08-23 21:11:35
Seriously? Why they make this decision? They want to sound like Interstellar or what?


johny5552019-08-23 22:22:29
I have no idea why, filmmusicreporter wrote about it...


Ahmad2019-08-24 02:41:53
GITS 2.0? I hope not.

iamtommie44 reply Replies: 8 || 2019-08-14 23:07:44
Soooo... Balfe is scoring the new HBO Series 'His Dark Materials'.

I'm glad that Lorne gets so much work, but I really wanted somebody else for this series.

Lorne is doing so much, that I'm afraid some things will turn out generic. Hope this doesn't happen. But we'll see (hear).

No very excited at the moment, but maybe this will change when I hear it.


Edmund Meinerts2019-08-15 10:32:18
Yeah it's an underwhelming choice for me. Balfe feels like the guy you get when you want "good enough", or when you need a score turned over in a really short time. Doesn't speak to much ambition on the showrunners' part when it comes to the music in this series. I'm sure it won't be bad, but I doubt it will be amazing.


Mikeal 2019-08-16 22:22:10
Typical Edmund response!!
Balfe doesnít always write the most amazing scores but when he does itís the best.if Balfe was only ďgood enoughĒ why do the world top directors want to work with him ????????
Also film music doesnít have to sound like itís from the 1960ís all the time.Balfe seems to choose projects that donít always require big melodies all the time.


Knight2019-08-16 22:49:56
Nice strawmanning there Mikeal


Steve2019-08-17 06:37:11
Edmund maybe listen and watch the show first before being negative about it?


Edmund Meinerts2019-08-17 09:23:53
Been a while since one of Balfe's paid (or unpaid?) shills had a go at me. I'm almost nostalgic. :p


Micheal2019-08-17 10:00:27
Poor Edmund thinks disagreeing is having a go !thought this page was about crawl and the music by Aruj and Steffen????they did a great job and the film was fun.


superultramegaa2019-08-17 18:41:18
Poor Micheal thinks Mikeal's response is simple disagreement when it contains sentences like;

"Also film music doesnít have to sound like itís from the 1960ís all the time." Implying that's the only music Edmund likes.

Also, poor Micheal thinks pages can't have any other discussion other than the movies on them! (Plus, considering the fact that Balfe does do projects in a short time span all the time, it's not exactly negative to point out that producers hire him for that task too much.)


Mephariel2019-08-17 19:48:06
This is seems like HBO wanting to get Djawadi and couldn't get him so they get the guy next door.

Honestly, they should have gone for Wallfisch or Harry Gregson-Williams (probably too busy with Mulan).

Scorefan reply Replies: 0 || 2019-08-15 00:31:46
The movie is awesome, the score is great. Excellent work from Max and Stteffen

theGordo reply Replies: 0 || 2019-07-18 22:46:15
Recently in China, a movie was released called Looking Up, and the soundtrack was released with Steffen Thum's score and main theme/additional music by Lorne Balfe.

Iamtommie44 reply Replies: 0 || 2019-07-12 23:37:40
It appears that this movie is pretty good.
It has a 88% on RT and I personally liked it a lot!


Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2019-07-11 20:48:25
That track list sound like fun score to me. I can't wait to hear all tracks till midnight.

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