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I gotta say that short film was spectacular even with I Phone 11, the score by Lorne Balfe fitted very well with the scenes introduced.I'd say that this anthem was pretty great for Zimmer to score a soccer team that has been alive for 25 years.Cheers guys, much appreciated!<br>In my mind I had some video interview though, as I always like watching those as well. I do wonder if there was an extra section on the home release of the movie where ideally there might be.Hans Zimmer is one of the biggest film composers working in the industry today.  He won an Academy Award for his work on The Lion King, and has been nominated for six other films including Gladiator, The Thin Red Line, and As Good As It Gets. With The Last Samurai he celebrates his 100th film score, and SoundtrackNet had an opportunity to talk with Hans a few weeks ago during a rare break in his busy schedule working on Something's Gotta Give.<br><br>You've scored many projects during your career, and The Last Samurai is being touted as your 100th film score…<br><br>Well, I'm terrible with math, so I'm not doing the counting. It could be more, it could be less – but apparently it's the 100th.<br><br>So how did you get involved with the project?<br><br>If you're lucky enough to get nominated for an Oscar, you get invited to the Oscar nominee's luncheon where they hand out these little nomination certificates. There are usually 150 people standing there, and people are invited up in alphabetical order, starting with the As. By the time they get to the Cs, everybody's already back at their table chatting and eating, and while the first people called get thunderous applause, you can imagine what it's like when your name starts with Z!<br><br>So Ed Zwick and I were standing there, waiting at one of these luncheons about four years ago, and we started talking to each other. I asked him what he was working on and he told me about this movie called The Last Samurai, which I thought sounded interesting and I asked him to send me a script. After the script arrived, I didn't hear from him for a long time and I thought he'd forgotten about me, not thinking about how difficult it is to set up a samurai movie these days. The other thing I liked about the project was that Tom Cruise was involved, so it was like returning home, since I've scored a bunch of his movies – I knew we were going to have a good time.<br><br>Did it end up that way?<br><br>Ed and his editor Steve Rosenblum are such gentlemen, so together and professional, and they basically did one cut of the film, screened it, and everyone loved their work. So after this, they had plenty of time to come and hang with me, and while I usually love the re-cutting process because it's a diversionary tactic to keep the director and editor out of my life, these guys were great to have around. <br><br>Of course, my sense of paranoia made me think that something was going wrong all the time, waiting for the other shoe to drop, as it were, but it never happened. Ed phoned this morning and I thought, "Oh my god – rewrite!" It's just how my brain works. But I think he and I feel a bit odd now: we've been seeing each other every day for months, and suddenly we're done. I completely understand why people have a problem finishing a movie, because there's something really nice about the process – completion is far more boring.<br><br>For Samurai, you used Japanese percussions and ethnic woodwinds, without getting too 'Japanese'.<br><br>My problem is that I feel Japanese music is really inaccessible to Western ears, and I was really struggling with this film initially, trying to figure out what I was doing. This idea popped into my head for using Western-style themes, but applying a Japanese aesthetic to them, which sounds great of course, until I had to ask myself what I meant! Actually, I think it's just my way of not overloading certain things with too many colors, or being geometrically precise about my cues and not making them too flowery.<br><br>The Tom Cruise character is one of those nasty drunks at the beginning, who obviously has some serious problems he's trying to deal with, or not deal with. He's obnoxious and restless, suffering sleepless nights and is very un-Tom. For me, this character's journey was about his need to earn tranquility and peace, so within the score there's this very romantic, overblown and passionate theme. It's like a juvenile way of dealing with life and death – the pain and liebestod.<br><br>However, to contrast with these very relentless themes, there are a number of stark, formal and sober pieces, because I wanted to take Tom's character on a journey. He comes from America and ends up in this foreign place where he doesn't speak the language or understand the culture. But at the end of the movie, I want the audience to think that there isn't a more beautiful place for him to be, that he is at home in Japan and finally at peace.<br><br>There are many useless acts of bravery we do out of misguided romanticism, and this movie is full of courageous and dignified acts of bravery. So I wanted to play off these acts, since both the American and Japanese cultures have a concept of heroism, and I just wanted to see if I could play with the nature of the two different concepts.<br><br>So you didn't want to do the stereotypical Japanese thing...<br><br>Absolutely not! Take Akira Kurosawa's Ran, for example, which has this brilliant score where Takemitsu writes Western music, but with an Eastern accent. Somebody asked me a few days ago why As Good As It Gets was European – why did I write a European score for a quintessentially American story? For me, it's because Jack Nicholson was crazy in the movie, and I felt one of the great things about America is how they always think we Europeans are crazy. So by writing a European-styled score, it's my way of saying that Jack is crazy, but it's alright!<br><br>How do you feel about people who criticize your work for not fitting into the time period, like Gladiator?<br><br>The reason I take these jobs is because I'm interested in foreign cultures, and every time I get to work on a movie I'm thrown into the adventure of whatever that culture is, the time, and wherever the story's taking place. So one of the things I'm very careful about is not to be historically correct to the culture, but, on the other hand, not to insult the underlying aesthetics of that culture either. I remember watching Chariots of Fire and thinking how brilliantly the music worked, never missing that it wasn't period instruments! I grew up listening to Bach played by a symphony orchestra – it's the wrong sized orchestra with the wrong instruments, but I don't think that's the point.<br><br>With Gladiator, Pietro Scalia brought in a CD saying "this is Ancient Roman music," and I said, "Says who? You went to the Ancient Roman music store and bought an Ancient Roman music CD? Bullshit!" We're not anthropologists. Look at he costumes Ridley Scott had: they were more Napoleonic than Roman, which was perhaps fitting since Napoleon had stolen all of his good ideas from the Romans regarding how to make his generals look cool – and so did Hitler! So I got criticized for making the "Entry into Rome" cue too Leni Riefenstahl – but that was the joke! I am allowed to have a sense of humor in my music!<br><br>Earlier this summer your credit on Pirates of the Caribbean was "Score Overproduced by". What was the deal with that?<br><br>Well, I thought honesty was a virtue! But seriously, Jerry Bruckheimer quite rightly asked me not to give him "that old-fashioned Pirate music," and Gore Verbinski, who I adore and did The Ring with, said, "Well, it is a pirate movie, so we have to disguise it." In the end, I spent a day and a half writing tunes, Klaus Badelt wrote a lot of stuff, and we rolled up our sleeves, got drunk, behaved in a debauched way, and produced a score!<br><br>There was a lot of criticism regarding that score, but in the end it had to serve the film - which it did. You seem to get a lot of criticism on any project you do.<br><br>I had the misfortune of going onto the Film Score Monthly web site recently to look something up and vanity made me type in my own name. I suddenly realized that you can't ever get it right. Who do people want me to be? The guy that writes Matchstick Men? Or the guy that writes The Rock? Or the guy that writes Driving Miss Daisy? My need is ultimately to write for myself. I mock myself and I'm ironic about the way I speak about it because if I take it too seriously, it would be a pompous and boring thing to do. But at the same time I take each note I write very seriously – none of them are random.<br><br>The Internet Movie Database always lists you as being attached to multiple projects, so I was curious, what's Sharktail?<br><br>I complained to Jeffrey Katzenberg that I couldn't cross any more Red Seas, or deal with any more horses that can't speak – I wanted to do one of the fun animated movies instead. There's also a hip-hop element in Sharktail, and I haven't been there yet, so it's new territory! King Arthur is still in production, and I literally just got the first bits of footage just before you came here.<br><br>Are you working on all of these projects simultaneously?<br><br>I'm thinking about them! I'm also working with Jim Brooks on his new comedy, Spanglish.<br><br>And speaking of comedies, you recently did Matchstick Men for Ridley, which had a very Nino Rota vibe to it....<br><br>And I gave him credit! I thought, what if Nino had written the theme and I was just doing the variations? But I bet I'm going to get criticized for that because it's not like Gladiator.<br><br>So when did you last have a vacation?<br><br>Well, I went to Japan for a couple of days at the end of November for the Japanese premiere of Samurai, but look, I love what I do! In January I'll travel to Morocco because Ridley will be shooting his next movie, Kingdom of Heaven, so that's like a holiday!<br><br>My family and I are going away at Christmas, and what we used to do would be to rent a house in the mountains and go on these skiing holidays. It would be a crappy house, not as nice as the one we live in, my wife was still going to the market, and we're still washing our plates – so it wasn't a vacation, it was a lot of work! It's taken us a long time, but we just figured it out: we're not practical with vacations – we're staying at hotels! But while the Zimmer family isn't talented when it comes to vacations, we're talented when it comes to work!<br><br>I sat through Samurai the other day, and for the first time watched the whole movie from top to tail with everything finished and completed. It felt really good, better than a vacation. But luckily there were enough things wrong for me to think that I learned something from the experience, and now I can't wait for the next project to try these new ideas out.<br><br>The soundtrack to The Last Samurai is available from Elektra Records, and the film is currently in theaters. Matchstick Men is available on Varese Sarabande Records.<br><br>With thanks to Chet Mehta at Chasen & Co, Jason Cienkus at Warner Brothers, and Nina Lynch and Mark Wherry at Media Ventures for helping with this interview. And, of course, special thanks to Hans.Mulan get his release... through Disney+, 4th September.
Mulan is being released on sept 4th. Can't wait to hear Harry's score!!!!Here's an interview about Last Samurai from Soundtrack.net https: //www.soundtrack. net/content/article/?id=112You can find an interview with Hans on his process for TLS on soundtrack.net somewhere, back in 2003 or 2004The tracklist they posted has 58 tracks and yours contains only 54<br>interesting thing, He never really spoke about Last Samurai. but you have to realize, even when He speaks, its not always the truth. <br><br>The only thing I know, in 2013 doing press for Rush, He really said the hardest job was Last Samurai, well its not true according to himself, if you watch the behind the scenes stuff from Matchstick Men from 2003, right there He says that he was working on 3 huge films, (tears of the sun / Pirates / last samurai) and Mathstick men was the absolute hardest for him.<br><br>also Ed Zwick talks about working with Hans on the dvd commentary sometimes, but nothing really fancy.<br><br>Im sure there is an interview for this film with him, since he was at the premier
I am struggling to find an interview where Hans speaks about this soundtrack. Does it even exist? <br>I spent the last hours digging but nothing. I always desired to hear some comments about it, like he does for the other works he's done.<br>I know it's a far stretch for Hans To release docu scores, but am really curious as to what Brave Miss World, Believer and Jalous of the Birds sound like...<br><br><br>@Mephariel<br>You can find Great Bear Rainforest on bleedingfingersmusic.com under Anze RozmanMondo only offered to send me a return label and a refund. No info yet on if they plan to fix it. :-/Mine arrived today and is definitely sped up.LOL klaus badelt hardly composed pirates 1
You know what? I love the booklet credits! Klaus Badelt is the same guy who scored Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.Thanks Hybrid soldier for the good news<br>I can't wait to see the documental film and hear the score of lorne balfe & hans zimmer.A score will be released.<br><br>You can always count on Lorne for that. It's in the works.What was the last Zimmer documentary score that they released outside of BBC? <br><br>I am still waiting for The Great Bear Rainforest.I hope they can the soundtrack release for "Rebuilding Paradise" composed by Hans zimmer & Lorne balfe, including an original song for the film. I hope there is a possibility that they will release the score.
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Enemy Of The State (Complete Score)
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Length: 105'36
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  1. Logos (0:47)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams, Tim Heintz
  2. Death Of Hamersly (1:36)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams, Tim Heintz
  3. Main Titles (2:00)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  4. Restaurant Chat (0:32)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  5. Pintero's Den (2:50)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams, Tim Heintz
  6. Seek The Hide (1:29)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  7. Reynolds' Commands - Operation Starts (1:12)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  8. Fuck A Duck (1:29)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams, Tim Heintz
  9. Zavitz Chase (Part 1A) (1:47)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams, Tim Heintz
  10. Zavitz Chase (Part 1B) (2:02)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  11. Zavitz Chase (Part 2) (2:23)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams, Tim Heintz
  12. Zavitz Is Dead (0:59)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  13. NSA Research (2:35)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  14. Dean Visited (0:58)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  15. Bag Search (0:58)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  16. Break-In - Shup Up The Dog - Nice Blender (2:08)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  17. Locker (1:00)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  18. Rachel Calls (0:39)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  19. Dean Fired (0:20)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams, Paul Linford
  20. You Wanna Blend? (0:22)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams, Steve Jablonsky
  21. ATM (0:45)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams, Steve Jablonsky
  22. Pintero Revisited (0:21)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams, Tim Heintz
  23. Park Surveillance (2:49)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams, Tim Heintz
  24. Ferry (1:16)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  25. Taxi Chase (1:55)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  26. Meet Brill (4:14)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  27. Hotel Chase (Part 1) (2:55)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams, Steve Jablonsky
  28. Hotel Chase (Part 2) (3:46)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams, Tim Heintz
  29. Tunnel Chase (Part 1) (1:57)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams, Paul Linford
  30. Tunnel Chase (Part 2) (2:03)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams, Tim Heintz
  31. Reunited (0:55)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  32. Realization (0:34)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  33. Nanny Drive (1:33)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  34. Rachel's Dead (5:18)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  35. NSA Stonewalled (0:52)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  36. Dean Calls (1:11)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  37. The Jar (1:41)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  38. Coal Yard Chase (Part 1) (3:42)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams, Tim Heintz
  39. Coal Yard Chase (Part 2) (4:53)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  40. Edward Lyle (0:46)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  41. Diner Bonding (1:50)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  42. Guerrilla Warfare (3:03)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  43. Bugging The Buggers (1:14)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  44. We're On TV (1:32)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  45. Unilateral Wet Dream (0:53)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  46. Face To Face (3:10)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  47. Brill Caught (0:18)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  48. The Van - Shootout (8:44)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  49. Brill Escapes (1:17)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  50. Wish You Were Here (2:00)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  51. Enemy Of The State Main Theme (2:55)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  52. Brill's Theme (3:29)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  53. Restaurant Chat (Alternate) (0:40)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  54. Zavitz Chase (Part 1B) (Alternate) (2:02)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  55. Ferry (Alternate) (0:38)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
  56. Edward Lyle (Alternate) (0:45)
    Trevor Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams
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ashstorm reply Replies: 2 || 2020-02-21 09:08:28
Are there any versions that movie sound effects, such as car noise, have disappeared?


Bayhem2020-02-21 15:30:05
As far as I know, no.

Sadly.

I would love to get my hands on a "clean" version. Love the score!


Dawn2020-02-22 00:48:10
The version on this page is actually sound effects-free!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 2 || 2018-11-23 00:33:17
Cuesheet credits & actual cue names...


Knight2018-11-23 01:34:05
Is the "Free Ferry" track on album the alternate ferry cue?


Mr Tweedy2018-11-25 16:30:34
That's the alternate!

It seems they muted all the electronics from the "Main Title" and keps only the orchestra recording for "Free Ferry". It's a weird track, yet very nice to listen to.

Scorefan reply Replies: 4 || 2018-08-28 20:53:24
@Hybrid, in the trailer Hans is credited as the composer for the film. But the music was written by Rabin and Harry. What happened there?


Randy Watson2018-08-29 20:52:30
Probably scheduling conflicts


Hybrid Soldier2018-08-29 20:59:13
You know, Hans was attached to score Kingdom of Heaven or A Cure For Wellness and didn't do them...

Working on The Fan was REALLY hard, he was busy in 1998 and EOTS was heavily temped with The Fan, and HGW did good on The Fan so I guess Hans had many reasons not to do it in the end...


Scorefan2018-08-29 22:25:46
@Hybrid do you know if Hans had been rejected from a movie? I mean, usually when another composer is fired or his music is rejected by producer/director/studio, they go to Hans or many of the RCP composers to write the score for the movie. But, it has passed a reverse situation?

Thanks Hybrid


Bayhem2018-08-30 08:32:43
Hybrid Soldier is right. Plus, Hans worked on 'Thin Red Line' at that time as well, and it's not a secret how crazy Terence Mallick can get during post-production. Especially with music and editing....

Bayhem reply Replies: 3 || 2018-04-05 23:19:18
I'm still amazed how Rabin, Gregson-Williams and Jablonsky did both Armageddonh and Enemy of the State - two huge, score-heavy Bruckheimer projects - in such a short period of time. Not only that, in the same year (1998) Gregson-Williams and Jablonsky also did Replacement Killers (great score!) and Antz. How is that even possible??

There were either a lot of ghost writers we don't even know about (doubt it) or these guys weren't sleeping and were working 24/7. Whatever the case, job well done on all fronts!


Edmund Meinerts2018-04-06 00:04:23
Replacement Killers is a great score? That's certainly not how I remember it...

I mean, you make three composers doing four scores between them (plus Powell on Antz, plus a few other guys on Armageddon) sound like some sort of superhuman feat. It's not THAT incredible. Ennio Morricone does that much composition before breakfast most days. So does Lorne Balfe for that matter.


rockhound2018-04-06 08:48:01
i think Hans Zimmer was the first choice, because his name was in the trailer credits. Rabin was working on Jack Frost, while they asked him to do Enemy of the State. and because Jack Frost was pushed back a lil bit, he had in the end time for Enemy. but there was not much time left to finish Enemy, so Trevor asked Harry for help and this time both got credit. Paul Linford and Tim Heintz also helped on Enemy. and Ennio Morricone is a bad example for this comparison here, because Morricone never had to work with Bay, Bruckheimer and Tony Scott. Im sure he wouldn't have finished both projects, but left them before breakfast.


Bayhem2018-04-06 09:15:57
Replacement Killers is a great score? That's certainly not how I remember it...
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Good for you. I disagree. I consider it to be one of HGW best and most underrated scores. And I'm not even the biggest HGW fan.


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I mean, you make three composers doing four scores between them (plus Powell on Antz, plus a few other guys on Armageddon) sound like some sort of superhuman feat.
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Not a superhuman feat. But close. Armageddon alone contains music for 2 mid-sized movies. God knows how much music they threw out. Jablonsky himself said during his All Access interview that he had never worked for so many hours before..............or after Armageddon. And mind you, that's coming from the Transformers composer! Plus, he wasn't even the main composer on Armageddon. Imagine what was it like for the guys in charge (HGW, Rabin). And....they also had to deal with Enemy of the State. Also, check out the release dates of the movies I mentioned and you'll get a pretty good idea as to what kind of schedule those composers had. Certainly wasn't easy.


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Ennio Morricone does that much composition before breakfast most days. So does Lorne Balfe for that matter.
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Morricone was never involved in a movie the size of Armageddon. There is a difference between a huge, music-heavy, almost 3-hous blockbuster, produced and directed by one of the most demanding duos in Hollywood, and smaller Itallian movies, TV shows and documentaries. The amount of required music is just different. Way different. When Morricone does something relatively bigger tho, we get The Untouchables. And we all know how much people hate the music in that movie. For me, the best Morricone score is and will always be Lolita. It's his masterpiece.

As for Balfe, yes, he does a lot of work lately, but the projects are not as score-heavy as Armageddon and Enemy of the State. Not even close. The Hurricane Heist and 12 Strong for example are basically the same score. So it's clear that he wasn't trying to do something extraordinary with those movies. A lot of his IMDb credits from the last two years are shorts, TV films and documentaries. I don't underestimate what he did, and he did a lot, but the period between 1995 and 1998 was incredibly intense for the MV/RC team. A lot of big, score-heavy movies and not a lot of time. And I simply admire the fact that they pulled it off. Simple as that.

Felix reply Replies: 3 || 2015-08-15 13:10:52
Hello, did anybody knows who did what??


Edmund Meinerts2015-08-15 13:47:09
I have the breakdown for the regular album, not the complete score. Some of the cues map to the complete score 1-to-1, some don't; unfortunately I haven't heard the complete yet, but hopefully this helps a bit anyways:

1. Main Titles - TR/HGW
2. Main Theme - TR
3. Brill's Theme - HGW
4. The Ferry - HGW
5. Hotel Chase Part 2 - TR/HGW/Tim Heintz (no, I don't know either)
6. Zavitz Chase Part 1 - TR/HGW
7. NSA Research - TR/HGW
8. Brill and Dean Meet - HGW
9. Free Ferry - TR
10. Nanny Drive - HGW
11. Final Confrontation - HGW
12. Coal Yard Part 1 - TR/HGW
13. Face to Face - TR
14. The Tunnel Part 1 - TR
15. Coal Yard Part 2 - TR
16. Rachel's Found Dead - HGW
17. Wish You Were Here - TR

We can also extrapolate from the music player here that Steve Jablonsky worked on Hotel Chase Part 1.

Hope that's a helpful start (and Hybrid, correct me if I'm wrong).


Hybrid Soldier2015-08-15 13:52:37
Well I recently added a lot of "breakdowns" to the site... But for that one it's a little complicated, I have some, and ideas for others but nothing official for the most part...

Final Confrontation is Heintz. Dean Fired is Linford, You Wanna Blend is Jablonsky...

All in all that score was mostly split... The Main Title definitely is Rabin...


Felix2015-08-15 14:00:44
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