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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 Nickĺs 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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Black Hawk Down
Label: Decca Records
Length: 67'01 (Score: 49'32)
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  1. Hunger (6:35)
  2. Barra Barra - Rachid Taha (5:47)
  3. Vale Of Plenty (2:27)
  4. Chant (2:33)
  5. Still (4:48)
  6. Mogadishu Blues (2:53)
  7. Synchrotone (8:55)
  8. Bakara (3:12)
  9. Of The Earth (2:19)
  10. Ashes To Ashes (4:43)
  11. Gortoz A Ran - J'Attends - Denez Prigent & Lisa Gerrard (5:51)
  12. Tribal War (2:39)
  13. Leave No Man Behind (6:18)
  14. Minstrel Boy (Film Version) - Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros (5:42)
  15. Still Reprise (2:12)
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Super Six Four reply Replies: 0 || 2017-09-13 12:26:56
My best war movie either,we can't see a movie like this movie nowadays and Hans Zimmer is genious.

Black Hawk Down reply Replies: 0 || 2017-09-13 12:25:49
My best war movie,I'm watching this awesome movie since 2001(release date of Black Hawk Down),the best part of the movie was the whole damn movie&#65279;.
Hans Zimmer make this movie very good.He is the god of composers.I had eargazm aowwww...


Felix reply Replies: 0 || 2017-05-14 00:44:33
Is there any right tracklist from the recording sessions???

Mike reply Replies: 4 || 2014-01-05 22:17:47
Was this score similar to Rush (a band score where everyone writes everything) or is it indeed mostly Zimmer? It's older, and his older scores tend to be more traditional in the crediting area. :P


Marc2014-01-06 02:36:53
Nope, Heitor Pereira & Jeff Rona did write themes here. I see no bands, except the VA songs.


Magnus Rex2014-01-06 04:21:30
You misunderstand what Mike meant; I believe he is at least partly right, some of the music was scored like a jam session, where music was improvised that later became honed into the score. Mike didn't mean actual bands did music for the film.


Mr Tweedy2014-01-06 13:15:59
That's right... They were like a band jamming in the studio. The music was recorded and some of it ended up in the film, usually re-arranged depending on each sequence's needs.
But basically, HZ wrote the main themes (Still, Vale of Plenty, Tribal War, Leave No Man Behind) but it was all played and arranged by the band itself during the jamming sessions or later.
Some cues are credited to other musicians (Pereira for Mogadishu Blues, Rona for Bakara, Wesson for the ambient part from Chant...). "Ashes to Ashes" starts with some kind of improvisation on the electric cello by Martin Tillman, then the band starts to play all together.

There's a lot of unused / additional music that never ended up in the film.


Mike2014-01-06 21:35:10
Thank you, Mr. Tweedy.

Leo reply Replies: 8 || 2013-11-10 01:52:21
I'm really curious as who wrote "Hunger" ;P


Mike2013-11-10 03:30:44
I'm curious who did what in this entire score. I imagine off the bat that Zimmer did "Leave No Man Behind" and "Tribal War", but wasn't this score basically a bunch of jam sessions?


MacArthur2013-11-10 17:35:44
I think hunger is Zimmer isn't it?


Edmund Meinerts2013-11-10 18:02:09
MacArthur, unless you're willing to substantiate that claim, all anyone is going to read is "I HAVE NO CLUE ABOUT ANYTHING" on a post with your name on it.


MacArthur2013-11-10 21:17:21
My question is why wouldn't it be? let's just put it that way.


Edmund Meinerts2013-11-10 21:48:02
There's no reason why it wouldn't be...just like there's no reason why it would. My point is, if you don't have anything more than an "I think," without any reasoning or argument to back it up, then you're contributing jack shit to the discussion. It's like the internet version of talking because you like the sound of your own voice.

When Hybrid says a cue is by a certain composer, we listen because he has access to information we don't have. With you it's just random gut feelings and opinions without any convincing substance behind it whatsoever. Hence, why should we listen to you?


MacArthur2013-11-10 22:01:55
When did Hybrid say that it wasn't Zimmer. I didn't go against what he said If he says it, it's fine with me.

Does it say anything about Hunger being by a different Composer?


Edmund Meinerts2013-11-10 22:25:08
There's four additional music guys up there, so there is absolutely ZERO guarantee that the cue is by Zimmer alone. Similarly, there is ZERO guarantee that the cue ISN'T by Zimmer alone. Until we know more for sure, there is also ZERO point in slinging your "I thinks" around.


MacArthur2013-11-10 23:17:27
Yeah That I know but the guy on top seem to say that Zimmer didn't have a hand in it at all.

That's what baffled me I wasn't trying to throw in my opinion on it.

RECORDING SESSION reply Replies: 5 || 2011-09-23 20:42:05
there is the recordings session out there. is it real?


Anonymous2011-09-23 21:01:11
No, ergo its not the recording sessions.


jack arnold2011-09-24 09:38:41
this is what i mean:

CD 1
01. Somalia 1993 - Hunger Is The Weapon (6:35)
02. Leaving - Ambush (2:42)
03. Barra Barra (Performed By Rachid Taha) (5:47)
04. October 3Rd - Pray (1:22)
05. Preparing To Go To Bakara (2:14)
06. Bakara (3:13)
07. Missing - Synchrotone (9:54)
08. Synchrotone (Alternate) (5:3
09. Militia Is Coming (5:05)
10. Super 61 Down (3:32)
11. Mogadishu Blues (2:53)
12. We Got A Black Hawk Down (7:27)
13. Ashes To Ashes (4:43)
14. He's Dead - Cover Fire (7:06)
15. Night Battle - Cavalry (4:13)
16. Truck Battle Over The Streets Of Mogadishu (7:03)

CD 2
01. Leave No Man Behind (8:05)
02. Wounded - Holding On (7:19)
03. Of The Earth (2:17)
04. Vale Of Plenty (2:27)
05. Chalk Four Advances (0:47)
06. Still (4:46)
07. Chant (1:03)
08. The Rescue (2:39)
09. Cover Fire (4:04)
10. The Convoy Arrives - Rolling Out (3:07)
11. Gortoz A Ran - J'attends (5:51)
12. Tribal War (2:37)
13. Nobody Asks To Be A Hero (10:1
14. Still Reprise (2:12)
15. End Credits (8:34)

CD 3
01. The Weapon - Hunger (Featuring Josh Hartnett) (5:09)
02. After the Crash (Composed by Ilan Eshkeri) (2:40)
03. Holy War (Composed by Heitor Pereira) (0:49)
04. Arrestment (Composed by Heitor Pereira) (3.11)
05. Black Hawk Down Live Demos (5:21)
06. Mogadishu Montage (1:27)
07. Score Montage I (3:04)
08. Score Montage II (3:15)
09. Score Montage III (12:56)
10. Trailer Music (Performed by Moby) (4:24)


So it is not real?


Dawn2011-09-24 09:48:02
Combination of OST, songs used in the movie, music from the DVD bonus and some promotional cues from the musicians of the score... Everything is edited/chopped so that it looks "new", but, it's definitely fanmade.


jack arnold2011-09-24 09:59:17
ah ok, thank you very much dawn for your explanation :)
it's still a nice version.


Mr. Charles2011-11-19 22:45:13
Well then, what are these ones:

h t t p://www.hans-zimmer.com/index.php?rub=disco&id=610&id_news=& page=2

h t t p://www.hans-zimmer.com/index.php?rub=disco&id=519

Poe reply Replies: 2 || 2011-08-03 08:52:48
There's an unreleased track named Leaving - Abduction, does anyone know the source of it? I heard its from DVD audio but I dont rememeber hearing it on the DVD menus??


Lasse2011-08-03 13:30:36
i have heard of both of them. and i have asked the same qustion as you many times on this site whit out reply so...
i could only guess that Leaving is maybe the same soundtrack as Solkdiers back on, but i dont know


Takehiro2011-08-03 19:50:08
Its a fake track, its an edit of Tall King Dub (source) crossfaded with the end of Hunger.

matthew reply Replies: 1 || 2010-08-13 00:00:00
what is the name of the song during the preparations??


Lasse2011-08-03 13:29:13
its Faith No More , Falling to pices ;)

Phil reply Replies: 0 || 2011-07-15 17:23:27
Synchrotone -> love it when it flips over to in second 42 :) amazing turn over

Bluenose reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-09 00:00:00
Here is the translation...it's Gaelic or Breton

-Gortoz a ran (Denez Prigent & Lisa Gerrard)
I'm waiting
very approximative translation from breton to english !

- Gortozet 'm eus, gortozet pell
I was waiting, waiting for a long time
-skeud te˝val tourio¨ gell
In the dark shadow of grey towers

- E skeud te˝val an tourio¨ glav
In the dark shadow of rain towers
-C'hwi am gwelo ' c'hortoz atav
You will see me waiting forever

- Un deiz a vo ' teuio en-dro
One day it will come back
-Dreist ar morio¨, dreist ar maezio¨
Over the seas, over the lands

- Dreist ar maezio¨, dreist ar morio¨
Over the lands, over the seas
-D'am laerezh war an treujo¨
To steal me on the trunks

- ' Teuio en-dro karget a fru
It will come back full of spray
-E skeud te4val an tourio¨ du
In the dark shadow of the black towers

- ' Teuio en-dro an avel c'hlas
Will come back the blue wind
-Da anala˝ va c'halon c'hloaz't
To breathe my wounded heart

- Kaset e vin diouzh e anal
I will be pulled away by its blow
-Pell gant ar red en ur vro all
Far away by its stream to another land

- Kaset e vin diouzh e alan
I will be pulled away by its breath
-Pell gant ar red, hervez 'deus c'hoant
Far away by its stream, wherever it wants

- Hervez 'deus c'hoant pell eus ar bed
Wherever it wants, far away from this world
-Etre ar mor hag ar stered
Between the sea and the stars

Also, "Breton" is a celtic language:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breton_language

Kotellius reply Replies: 0 || 2010-05-12 00:00:00
Awesome movie! Great OST!!!

Adrian reply Replies: 0 || 2010-03-10 00:00:00
@Kyle
You mean the electronical violin?

Kyle reply Replies: 0 || 2010-03-09 00:00:00
What is the instrument at the very beginning of the song.. it sounds like a string instrument but i'm not sure

Soldier93 reply Replies: 0 || 2010-01-08 00:00:00
I really love the movie Black Hawk Down.
It's your music that makes the movie itself.
But the scene when Corporal James Edgar Smith Jr.. lies on the stretcher,
Played course, "Leave No Man Behind" Piano version that I can not find anywhere.
But keep up the good work! sorry for my English, I'm from Sweden:)

Enrico reply Replies: 0 || 2010-01-08 00:00:00
I think that the mark 10/10 is too much...I would mark this soundtrack with 8/10...

genaro reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-22 00:00:00
good discografi

khaled reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-09 00:00:00
i could notice the rythem beat and tempo is so much close to the sound and timing of a black hawk rotor chopping the air in it's flight. i notice it special in Hunger and synchrotone and sure in Chant.

Chris reply Replies: 0 || 2009-05-26 00:00:00
I first heard hans zimmers work when i watched Black Hawk Down and since then i have been hooked, great work mate hope to hear lots more

Larssa reply Replies: 0 || 2009-03-12 00:00:00
I have a question. i know what J'Attends means but what about "Gortoz A Ran"? what does it mean?

AndrewH reply Replies: 0 || 2009-01-17 00:00:00
The blend of West and Eastern sentiments in the music is extraordinary and sums up the clash between cultures with pinpoint accuracy. It demonstrates that image and music can achieve a power that each on their own cannot reach...a masterpiece!...thanks

afidie reply Replies: 0 || 2008-12-11 00:00:00
awesome!

LokfuehrerAndre reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-16 00:00:00
can you tell me the language of the song "Gortoz A Ran - J'Attends"

josh G reply Replies: 0 || 2008-10-12 00:00:00
hey for "still reprise" wat is the instrument it sounds like a stringed instrument or a cello but im not sure
if anybody can tell me asap thx

Ruthlessgravity reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-30 00:00:00
One of the most uncompleted soundtracks ever.

kiarash reply Replies: 0 || 2008-06-30 00:00:00
where can i find an acurate english lyrics for the song (Gortoz A Ran)?

bal reply Replies: 0 || 2008-06-10 00:00:00
very nice

Dmytry, Russia reply Replies: 0 || 2008-03-22 00:00:00
┴ţŰŘ°ţň ˝´Ó˝Ŕßţ Ńţ˝´ţńŔÝ Zimmer!!!!

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Suicune reply Replies: 0 || 2007-12-05 00:00:00
There is another Recording Sessions 3 CD available:

CD 1:

1. Somalia 1993 / Hunger Is The Weapon
2. Leaving / Ambush
3. Barra Barra (performed by Rachid Taha)
4. October 3rd / Pray
5. Preparing To Go To Bakara
6. Bakara
7. Missing / Synchrotone
8. Synchrotone (Alternate)
9. Militia Is Coming
10. Super 61 Down
11. Mogadishu Blues
12. We Got A Black Hawk Down
13. Ashes to Ashes
14. He's Dead / Cover Fire
15. Night Battle / Cavalry
16. Truck Battle Over The Streets of Mogadishu

CD 2:

1. Leave No Man Behind
2. Wounded / Holding On
3. Of The Earth
4. Vale of Plenty
5. Chalk Four Advances
6. Still
7. Chant
8. The Rescue
9. Cover Fire
10. The Convoy Arrives / Rolling Out
11. Gortoz A Ran - J'Attends
12. Tribal War
13. Nobody Asks To Be A Hero
14. Still Reprise
15. End Credits

CD 3:

1. The Weapon - Hunger (feat. Josh Hartnett)
2. After the Crash (performed by Ilan Eshkeri)
3. Holy War (performed by Heitor Pereira)
4. Arrestment (performed by Heitor Pereira)
5. Black Hawk Down (live demos)
6. Mogadishu Montage
7. Score Montage I
8. Score Montage II
9. Score Montage III
10. Trailer Music (performed by Moby)

The CD contains No-FX

Adam reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-22 00:00:00
whats the music called at the KIA part of the movie?

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