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Because they didn't work direcly in this score, but their material from the previous one was reused.Does anyone know why some of the composer names are in brackets? Thanks!thanks4:05 of "STEALTH" some of the best soulful action music I've heard from a Zimmer score. I wonder who wrote that particular section. This the type of stuff I would play trying to rush a pregnant woman to the hospitalIn case he's visiting this site, I wanna say 'Thank You' to Ashton Gleckman who does the 'Behind the Score' episodes on YouTube. I loved the 1-hour episode for the Transformers scores and I actually learned a lot. Very educational. I found the video by accident and now I plan on watching his other videos as well.<br><br>Job well done, my friend.
@Hybrid <br>You don't add anymore Trevor Morris things ?Probably for chronological purposes<br>even though the movie uses a shortened version of Romanian Wind at that timei saw the movie a couple of weeks ago again and the showdown in the school is very well shot and intense and trevors music is effective there. you can hear track 8 and 19 in that scene. a really good action scene.<br>===============================<br><br><br>I agree. <br><br>And I think at the end of the day the movie itself is not the type of movie that could win people over with its score. No matter how successful and popular it is and no matter how good the score is. I Am Number 4 was part of the YA craze that took over Hollywood a few years back (we all know how people feel about those movies), and even the most successful YA movies (like Twilight) are not exactly known for their scores.<br><br>People - even film critics who are supposed to talk about all aspects of the movie - were too busy talking about half-naked characters and Kristen Stewart's acting..... and completely ignoring the good work done by Alexandre Desplat.<br><br>It was pretty much the same with I Am Number Four...<br><br>It's not that Trevor created a "bad" score, it's simply a case of a nice, little score that went under the radar. No one bothered to talk about it..... Just like his score for Torque, which as far as I'm concerned is one of his best scores.I just find it odd how people gravitate to the triumphant or inspirational music first, rather than the more subtle, unique pieces.<br>===========================<br><br><br>I totally get what you're saying. I also get kinda frustrated when a "big" track overshadows an entire score. The best recent examples are IMO the Transformers scores. I don't blame folks for gravitating towards the epic sound and the power anthems, but A LOT of subtle, equally great tracks end up getting completely ignored. And just like you, they're usually my favorite tracks. <br><br>But why most people don't think like us?<br><br>The reason I think is because those "big tracks" are presented - most of the time - during the most memorable moments in those movies. They immediately get people's attention. They're stuck in their mind along with those iconic images. And I think by nature, people are more attracted to the big and "in your face". For most casual listeners the more subtle tracks work in the context of the movie and they absolutely do notice them while watching the actual film. But unlike you and I they don't feel the need to listen to them separately. They're too busy paying attention to the "big track". That goes even for some score fans.<br><br>While tracks like the Star War theme, the Indy theme, the Transformers theme, the Gladiator theme, the Godfather theme, the Armageddon theme, the Pirates theme, the Lord of the Rings theme are so big, melodic abd easily digestable that folks simply can't resist them. And when there are vocals involved as well (like Gladiator) it's even better, because people treat it as a full-blown song. An emotional song that they can listen to over and over again.<br><br>The subtle tracks simply can't win against that. Sadly....<br><br>By the way, speaking of The Island, My Name is Lincoln (as much as I like it) is not my favorite track of the score. The more subtle opening track (The Island Awaits You) and especially the Lima One Alpha theme are my personal favorite tracks. Of course, they're nowhere near My Name is Lincoln, in terms of popularity.<br>Why is Romanian Wind not sequenced after Case Re-Opened? Is not the former 7M48 and the latter 7M47?
Yeah that is true, can’t argue there lol<br><br>And is it me or does “Calypso Must Be Released” sound like Black Hawk Down?To be fair there is a lot of King Arthur in At World's End too. Just the general feeling you get from the action tracks in both scores is virtually identical. Hell, one of the main themes from King Arthur even appears when Bootstrap Bill remembers that Will is his son.@MrTweedy<br>That’s totally fine, everyone has their own favorite HZ scores, which is awesome!<br><br>It’s funny though, I feel like DMC is far more schizophrenic than AWE. Now don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love DMC. It’s the score that got me into Hans Zimmer. But still, I feel like a major part of that score is note-for-note reprises of cues/themes from COTBP. Not to mention the temp tracking of King Arthur.<br><br>AWE always felt far more original to me, especially considering that the entire tone of the music shifts from the “rock’n’roll” sound of the first two to a more traditional score (at least by Hans Zimmer standards lol)@MrTweedy<br><br>Just curious, what scores do you considered to be Zimmer's best?The Pinnacle of Hans' career?<br>Although I really like this score, I don't agree. But hey, I know it's just a matter of opinion, okay? ;)<br><br>Of course it shows Hans strengths in almost every area (action, drama, romance, comedy...) but for me it's too much of a medley of previous works, without much personality.<br>It feels a bit like a palette with too many colors. From the action sequences borrowed from Drop Zone, to the Morricone inspirations for Jack's Sequences, to Gladiator's duduk that ended up there with no real reason, to a beautiful Love Theme that brings another new shape to the sonic identity... it's like the score sometimes goes schizophrenic.<br><br>Though each individual idea is really enjoyable to listen to, I think Hans has made scores that are much more cohesive and enjoyable as a whole!
i also think it is an underrated score. especially the action music has a couple of nice touches. i saw the movie a couple of weeks ago again and the showdown in the school is very well shot and intense and trevors music is effective there. you can hear track 8 and 19 in that scene. a really good action scene. the emotional music is nothing ground breaking, but a lovely listen.Y'know, it's funny. The big names that always get the most attention in film music are often not my favorite tracks of the scores they represent. Now We Are Free, Arrival to Earth, Like A Dog Chasing Cars, Star Wars Main Theme, Indiana Jones Main Theme, Infinite White, One Day, Circle of Life, The Fellowship. Though they are the most well known, they're usually nowhere near the peak of quality of their scores. <br><br><br>I noticed this the most in Hans Zimmer's concerts (not World of Hans Zimmer mind you). The parts he played from The Dark Knight Trilogy in particular usually had the least substance. Just the bombastic tracks. The only choice I agreed with was Time from Inception. There was no Am I Not Merciful, A Watchful Guardian, Sunrise Over Pride Rock, none of that. <br><br><br>Even with Star Wars, the main theme and the Force theme are solid pieces of music, but neither come close to the beauty of Princess Leia's theme, or the wondrous Yoda theme. <br><br><br>Same with Lord of the Rings. The Fellowship Reunited, Very Old Friends, Gollum, and The Breaking of the Fellowship are much more substantial pieces than The Fellowship Theme alone in my opinion. <br><br><br>Can't say anything about My Name is Lincoln because I haven't finished The Island score yet, but yeah. I just find it odd how people gravitate to the triumphant or inspirational music first, rather than the more subtle, unique pieces.Thanks guys, will check out these cues.Hmm, aside from "The Guardian Suite' I don't think I've heard any other tracks from this score. And I have a feeling I'm not the only one....lol.<br><br>Speaking of.........I would most definitely put "The Guardian Suite' right up there next to "Now We Are Free" and "My Name is Lincoln". It's *that* good and powerful. Shame that the movie is not as popular as The Island and Gladiator. If it was, that suite would've been one of the most popular film score tracks with millions of views on YouTube. It certainly deserves it.Very underrated score. As already pointed out by a couple of reviewers, it's a nice, little throwback to MV/RC's Golden Years and Trevor's own scores from 1997 to 2002. Give it a listen if you can. It's not long and it's worth it.
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Rain Man (Complete Score)
Label: Bootleg Release
Length: 37:59
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  1. Drive From The Country (1:27)
  2. Empty House (0:46)
  3. Charlies Memories (0:44)
  4. Drive To The Bank & Wallbrook (1:28)
  5. Leaving Wallbrook (1:46)
  6. Traffic Accident & Aftermath (4:08)
  7. Train Crossing (0:28)
  8. Walk, Dont Run (1:34)
  9. Farmhouse (1:08)
  10. Putting Ray To Bed (2:27)
  11. On The Road (1:26)
  12. Las Vegas (7:03)
  13. Piano Source Music (1:12)
  14. Smoke Alarm, Aftermath (1:29)
  15. Pancakes (1:15)
  16. My Main Man (1:40)
  17. Train Station Goodbye (2:02)
  18. End Credits (3:21)
  19. On The Road (Wild Panpipes Alternate) (1:21)
  20. Smoke Alarm, Aftermath (Alternate) (1:29)
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Anonymous reply Replies: 1 || 2017-06-27 15:46:11
Hello everybody,

does anybody know if the cd is released?
Can't find a website with further information...
Do you know where to buy the album?

Thanks!


Bob2017-06-28 13:55:51
It's a bootleg so no release on CD but it's available in some others places...

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-22 00:00:00
According to an interview with Perseverance Records, they are working on a score release to Rainman

Ilia101 reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-20 00:00:00
This is great soundtrack. I love Rain Man and Black Rain soundtracks. It can really touch a soul while watching the film.

Skyler reply Replies: 0 || 2009-03-21 00:00:00
Alternate track titles:
(They aren’t the best titles, but I think they are better than “1M1,” “2M2,” etc.)

1. After the Funeral
2. In the House
3. Charlie's Story
4. Entering Wallbrook
5. Leaving Wallbrook
6. On the Road
7. Don’t Walk
8. Passing Trains / Act Normal
9. Charlie and Raymond
10. BONUS: Sample - Synths and Pan Pipes
11. Fire Alarm
12. A Hug
13. Las Vegas
14. BONUS: Sample - Vocals and Percussion
15. Charlie Babbitt Made a Joke
16. Brothers
17. The Train
18. BONUS: Preparation for “Rain Man (End Credits)”
19. Rain Man (End Credits)
20. Back on the Road
21. BONUS: Preparation for “Fire Alarm”
22. Fire Alarm
23. Las Vegas / End Credits (Album Version)

For those who are curious, this is the complete score – definitely worth seeking out

However, it does appear as though a few of the tracks are in a different order than they appear in the film, so I made a better organized version using this and the regular album:

1. Iko Iko - The Belle Stars
2. Scatterlings of Africa - Johnny Clegg & Savuka
3. After the Funeral
4. In the House
5. Charlie's Story
6. Entering Wallbrook
7. Leaving Wallbrook
8. Lonely Avenue - Ian Gillan & Roger Glover
9. On the Road
10. Passing Trains
11. Don’t Walk
12. Act Normal
13. Dry Bones - The Delta Rhythm Boys
14. Charlie and Raymond
15. Back on the Road
16. Beyond the Blue Horizon - Lou Christie
17. Stardust - Rob Wasserman & Aaron Neville
18. Las Vegas
19. Las Vegas (Album Edit)
20. At Last - Etta James
21. A Hug
22. Nathan Jones - Bananarama
23. Fire Alarm
24. Charlie Babbitt Made a Joke
25. Brothers
26. The Train
27. Rain Man (End Credits)
BONUS TRACKS
28. Sample - Synths and Pan Pipes
29. Sample - Vocals and Percussion
30. Preparation for “Fire Alarm”
31. Preparation for “Rain Man (End Credits)”

It's a shame this was never released commerically...

Suicune reply Replies: 0 || 2007-03-15 00:00:00
This is my favourite Hans Zimmer soundtrack. Because I love it so much I can give as much money as I can to get my hands on a Expanded Score. They really must release this one in original version because they will make as much money as they would with an original CD.

greg reply Replies: 0 || 2007-02-03 00:00:00
I have got this soundtrack - is only mean, but Rain Man is first good Zimmer's score

Greetings from Poland!!!

JD reply Replies: 0 || 2006-04-22 00:00:00
Rain Man is the best soundtrack ever made!!!
simple but very sensitive... As a musician, could God give me such a gift...
All the best...

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