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Any news about Hans Next project?Does Hans compose music for releasing as his own records? I wish he'll make someI think BGM stands for any sort of background music, e.g. caffe music, game themes and, sometimes, film scores. But, IMO, "score" sounds way beter than "BGM"<br><br>p.s. Plz, do not my English, imma russian...One last topic I want to cover for this score, and that's the references to past films. I've found quite a few new ones that may be interesting.<br><br>"Today We Hunt" - Reference to "Bumblebee" at the end of the track.<br><br>"History of Transformers" - Reference to "Bumblebee", the end of "Are You Ladiesman 217?", and a sort of rebuilding of the Autobot theme using it's main notes.<br><br>"Two Moons" - Contains the main 2 notes of "Decepticons" repeated through the entire track, and of course elements of "We Were Gods Once".<br><br>"Prime Versus Bee" - Contains the drum beat featured in "Optimus vs Megatron"<br><br>"Your Voice" - Reference to "Optimus", the escalation of notes featured in scenes where Optimus is almost defeated ("Optimus vs Megatron" and the beginning of "I Claim Your Sun"), the 3 notes of "We Were Gods Once" when Optimus is about to be killed, and of course "Arrival to Earth/There Is No Plan".<br><br>"Battlefield" - Basic notes of the end of "You're A Soldier Now" and the Autobot theme in the 3 note horn section.<br><br>"Did You Forget Who I Am" - Autobot theme plays in the build-up before the "You're a Soldier Now" reprise. (Also maybe a hint of "Skorponok" at the end?)<br><br>The rest has already been pointed out on this website.Bring Him Home and Future King are great
The show is very good.we managed to watch the show in two days!the music by Gregson-Williams and Balfe is perfect. The score is some of the best TV music at the moment.going to defiantly buy the album now and see what it’s like2049 is by Ben, confirmed.generalizing all direct and indirects participations in Zimmer's career, I think this role is of Glennie Smith...<br><br>Second half of 1970-forever.@Ben: "Hans' last and only Oscar-wining score was Lion King, and that one wasn't so remarkable either."<br><br>The original presentation, of 1994, is not very good to confess. They left out the score to emphasize the songs. However the latest launches "expanded score" and "Legacy Collection" (in my opinion) are among the best as Gladiator, the last Samurai,Prince of Egypt, House of Spirits, Rain Man,<br>Backdraft, regarding Henry,Beyond Ragoon, the Rock, King Arthur, Interstellar, Rush, At worlds End and the Dark Knight (The Collector's version). I like many themes by Hans, but when I come to head the organization factor of the albums most satisfactory these are some of the few that comes to mind.What's the involvement of EW in the Mermaid Suite? I always imagined it that way: Hans being responsible for the first part of the suite, the calmest, Geoff taking care of the piece that corresponds to the moment of the sirens attack and that Eric inserted the choir to finish the composition.
In the last 7 years or so the only Oscar that I think was deserved is Gravity by Steven price. By the way hybrid it was a tough comment for me. Thanks to all people here who think it was.<br>I totally agree that the music fit the movie perfectly Hans always did great job in this but as a standalone music for me and again (for me) the docking in interstellar do all the job on Dunkirk ( I mean suspense) so for me all Dunkirk soundtrack = docking in interstellar.<br>quote: "This score is nothing compared to interstellar or even to POTC 3."<br><br>How do you know or how do you judge? By musical complexity, number of themes, etc.? I think the Dunkirk score perfectly serves the movie - which is what it's supposed to do.<br><br>Hans' last and only Oscar-wining score was Lion King, and that one wasn't so remarkable either - on its own. So it would kind of make sense for a score like Dunkirk to get him the award.<br><br>After all, when it comes to the academy, I don't think they look at a score in isolation - like we do as Zimmer fans - but rather how well it serves the film. If they love a film and let it win best picture and other categories, it's very likely they'll also give it "best original score".Great this is geting a release!<br>I am from Greece and the same is Nikos Mastorakis, the director.<br>He always recalls working with Hans Zimmer and Stanley Myers here.Ultimate masterpiece... 8-) lolVery impressed with the music from this season. Enjoying listening to it.there doesn’t seem to be much of the main theme used ?
man, i think i haven't listened to "A Dark Knight" deep enough. so many things i picked up from listening to it recently. oh by the way, it's Dunkirk that's making me go back and listen to the old scores.One of the most beautiful choral pieces of the 21st C. Mr. Zimmer please make this original London recording available in a cd (320kbps) or a lostless version to be able to enjoy its full beauty. The version on YouTube is just muddy cruddy. And the version on the Prague cd is not a chorus of this caliber. Plz plz plz! Gratefully, Philip...why is Eric Whitacre's credit being omitted?Music is royal and grand and the show is very good. Looking forward to more seasonsGreat score! Lots of fun.
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  1. Tell Me Now (What You See) - Moya Brennan (4:34)
  2. Woad To Ruin (11:31)
  3. Do You Think I'm Saxon? (8:41)
  4. Hold The Ice (5:41)
  5. Another Brick In Hadrian's Wall (7:11)
  6. Budget Meeting (9:42)
  7. All Of Them! (10:24)
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SPECTER208 reply Replies: 3 || 2017-06-02 05:24:13
Is anyone familiar with the SOCOM 3 and SOCOM: Combined Assault soundtracks?! I hear similarities those soundtracks and in King Arthur.


Bioscope2017-06-02 05:58:50
I think the sound was more Peacemaker inspired, imho.


SPECTER2082017-06-02 06:39:48
You may be right but I know that James Dooley from SOCOM also helped on King Arthur. Some themes from both albums I can hum and transition seamlessly between each other.


James2017-06-02 10:56:53
And Dooley just went on to compose the music of the games in 2005. King Arthur is from 2004.

mpolonest123 reply Replies: 2 || 2016-10-09 23:56:52
Hybrid, I know you mentioned that Hans had written some suites for this film some time back. Do you have any idea about what those are like?

I finally listened to this score for the first time, and it really is one of his best action scores. You can hear all of the major influence on POTC2/Transformers.


Hybrid Soldier2016-10-10 00:38:40
No I don't... :/


mpolonest1232016-10-10 01:59:45
Ah shoot, between this and Lion King I would love to hear his initial concepts.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 9 || 2016-09-27 23:18:10
I found back Trevor Morris' note about this score. I wrote it in the details, pretty interesting on the process. :)


nvictor2016-09-27 23:52:33
thx Hybrid!


Prott2016-09-28 00:13:58
Great note! Very insightful. :) Thank you Hybrid.


iii2016-09-28 17:29:20
So we have a detailed discussion of how a cue on a HZ score comes together. Will people finally accept the idea that two composers can work on the same cue.

Maybe then we can work on getting people to understand that a credited additional arranger isn't a "ghostwriter".


Hybrid Soldier2016-09-28 21:02:07
Yeah it's interesting, I will try to add more notes from the various collaborators or Hans on his scores. Did the same with Last Samurai...


Ds2016-09-28 21:18:42
Can we listen to this cue "7m44c Final Battle Pt 3" somewhere?


Hybrid Soldier2016-09-28 21:25:02
Above on this very page... :P


Edmund Meinerts2016-09-29 00:33:45
Did anyone ever actually reject the idea that more than one person can work on a cue?


HypeMusic2016-09-30 14:30:17
Some song have multiple writers - so why can't film cues !


Edmund Meinerts2016-09-30 21:51:30
OF COURSE they can - nobody is saying otherwise! O.o

Ds reply Replies: 7 || 2014-12-22 14:39:58
Hybrid, did you ever get the chance to speak about this score with Hans? It is in my opinion one of the (if not THE) most epic stuff he's written, but curiously I've never heard him mentionning it in any interview. And it wasn't featured during the Revealed concerts (the most notable omission, along with The Last Samurai). Didn't he enjoy doing it? Or is it just because this movie has a bad reputation?

I'm asking this because I'm curious, and because I just replayed it for the first time in several weeks, and it blew me away (again).


Hybrid Soldier2014-12-22 14:53:57
I personally like this film a lot and of course the score (Well when you have a score done by Hans with Jablonsky, Morris, Dooley, NGS, RGW, Blake Neely, it's not exactly the ugliest team who worked with Hans ! :D).

I did mention him this score last year, he told me he wrote some suites for it (which are unreleased) which he likes a lot. Not sure he's a huge fan of the film though, the track title "All Of Them!" is actually a joke about a scene that got cut which just made no sense, where Arthur was asking how many saxons were there and he got as an answer "All of them !", and the scoring team had quite a good laugh...


Edmund Meinerts2014-12-22 15:37:25
I think this is one of the most underrated scores in the Zimmer canon, some of his most unadulterated BIG action writing. I see it kind of as a badass take-no-prisoners sibling to the more calm, reflective Last Samurai. I wish (but doubt) that Hans would return to this mode sometime soon.


Hybrid Soldier2014-12-22 15:45:34
It really is the incestuous son of POTC 1 & Last Samurai... And it's direct son is POTC 2... lol


Ds2014-12-22 17:14:14
Edmund, I like your comparison with TLS, so true!

Hybrid, thanks for taking the time to answer :-)

I would love to be able to perform an Inception on Hans, to make him add "Budget Meeting" to his next tour's setlist :p


Dr. D. Cobb2014-12-22 17:55:08
If you are interested, contact Mr. Charles at 528491, Limbo Street, at 4:35 p.m. precisely. Be on Time.


Lars2014-12-22 19:00:51
Budget Meeting is a fantastic piece of action music as the second half of Woad To Ruin. Both have a fantastic combination of rhythmic percussions and wonderful melodic string parts. good old rcp action music. would love to hear hans doing such music again.


Ds2014-12-23 00:12:10
Lars, you pointed out exactly what I love the most in this soundtrack. By the way, do you like the track "If you love these people" from MoS? It gave me exactly the same sensation as King Arthur (powerful rythmics and majestic melody).

Ralf reply Replies: 2 || 2010-05-22 00:00:00
Song of Exile, or 'We will go home' is indeed a much requested and extremely beautiful song, bound to give goosebumps to anyone that hears it.

If there the full 'movie version' of the song is available, please put it up :) A lot of fans can't wait to get their hands on it.


ashish2011-09-18 23:49:22
plz tell me how can i download this song.....song is beautiful.


Gabriel Scheare2014-11-14 19:07:53
LEAH does the best cover of this song I've ever heard. Check it out on YouTube and download using a program like Freemake Video Converter.

Mortifer V. reply Replies: 2 || 2014-04-19 21:00:57
Guy Ritchie is making a new King Arthur movie. Imagine if he asks Hans Zimmer to score it... :E :P


Prott2014-04-19 21:16:51
I can imagine it's going to be really different (both the movie and the score), so why not. :-)


Mortifer V.2014-04-19 21:20:37
yeah, that's for sure ;p

MacArthur reply Replies: 5 || 2013-09-08 18:58:36
Anyone hear "Hello Beastie" From POTC 2 in the last part of "Do you think I'm Saxon"


MacArthur2013-09-08 19:09:01
Not saying anything bad, Hey if you wrote it you are allowed to use it as much as you want.


Edmund Meinerts2013-09-09 13:42:00
More like the other way around. And yeah, I've always wondered why more people don't pick up on that. It's like three straight minutes of copied material.


Mortifer V.2014-01-24 03:42:36
another interesting similarity, is the fact that "Hold The Ice" has some portions that sound a lot like "Davy's Death" from "At World's End" recording sessions.


Edmund Meinerts2014-01-24 09:54:30
Yeah...At World's End owes quite a bit to King Arthur, actually. The beginning of "One Day" is quite similar to the very beginning of the first cue of KA. Davy's Death you mentioned. There's also a tiny little duduk theme in AWE's "Bootstraps/Elizabeth Locker" at 1:19 that's out of KA as well!

Coincidentally, those two are among my Top 3 Zimmer scores (Prince of Egypt is the third).


Mortifer V.2014-01-24 13:36:52
Indeed.

Ds reply Replies: 0 || 2014-01-23 01:18:17
It has nothing to do with RCP, but I think the samples for Clinton Shorter's upcoming "Pompeii" sound promising. Will we get a new "King Arthur" this year?

Samples here: www.amazon.fr/Pompeii-Andersons-Original-Picture-Soundtrack/ dp/B00HYQDTOM/

MacArthur reply Replies: 0 || 2013-08-30 03:25:28
This is A Fantastic score

joe reply Replies: 7 || 2011-02-26 00:00:00
this movie is the most shitttest movie on earth i have ever seen


Jim2012-01-20 16:15:17
You talk out ya arse, its one of the best.


Areozz2012-01-20 17:06:23
Congratulations on replying to something that's almost a year old.


King Arthur2012-01-21 00:56:09
Areozz you are the biggest condescending prick ever! lol Who cares when he replied!


Areozz2012-01-21 01:49:41
Way to overreact, genius. Take a step back and look at yourself...Look at yourself in the mirror and think about what you've been doing this whole time. Does it feel good to call people names? Do you get a rush out of it?


King Arthur2012-01-21 08:03:53
Yes! haha


D-Fault2012-01-21 14:32:20
Less hate more love


Richard2013-04-13 06:06:04
I have noticed there have been rude comments 'round here at times. I love to use this site for Hans Zimmer and RCP info. Sad people come here to hate ^_^
#RCP for the win

OMG reply Replies: 0 || 2012-04-19 01:29:26
lol, I just listened to this score for the first time since it came out and straight away I wondered if Jablonsky worked on it. Sure enough, he did. He's so versatile, this sounds almost nothing like Transformers xD ahahaha

joe 2 reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-06 00:00:00
may be this joe hates good films

Nik reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-06 00:00:00
Caitlin,i think the song is awesom,too bad disney is behaving like this.they will gain nothing by keeping the song unreleased,instead someone should persuade disney to release the song by any means like threatening to boycott their work and also that the song will earn them nothing like this but may make some disney fans to turn away from them.

DAS reply Replies: 0 || 2011-01-23 00:00:00
They didn't include the best song "Song of The Exile (We Will Go Home)" because Hans-Zimmer didn't write it, instead it was written by Caitlin Matthews. I'd guess it was either a songs rights or credits discrepancy that prevented it's inclusion.

xeriouxi reply Replies: 0 || 2010-09-18 00:00:00
This is, IMO, one of Hans Zimmer's greatest scores... just listening to the start of 'All of Them!' sends me off into some strange trance-like state where I can feel all my hairs stand on end... the voice, the ominous synth notes playing in the background... I'd buy the CD just for this one track. May you continue your genius work for many years to come, Hans! =)

titemangakaaa reply Replies: 0 || 2010-07-02 00:00:00
Hi, i'm a french girl. I like every soundtrack of hans zimmer. That makes us feel what characters can feel. It's good

Shahrouz reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-30 00:00:00
I think if you spend your ENTIRE life listening to "All of them" , it's not a waste .

austin reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-17 00:00:00
please put exile song on here

simon reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-13 00:00:00
hi

erica reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-05 00:00:00
i love the exile song. cant find it anywere. please put it on here!!!!!!!!!!

Ranny reply Replies: 0 || 2010-03-04 00:00:00
Indeed i too missed the Song of Exile most of them all!

Francine reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-20 00:00:00
I love the music. Great soundtrack

Andy reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-02 00:00:00
superb soundtrack, but shame "Song of Exile" is missing. Should be included, please.

Ravi Krishna reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-12 00:00:00
Skyler, great to see I'm not the only vegetarian here! :-)

I love this score, BTW.

Skyler reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-12 00:00:00
I'm a vegetarian and I think a burger tastes best without the meat haha
But if hamburger meat tasted as good as Budget Meeting sounds, I might change my ways...

Adrian reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-11 00:00:00
max, i hope you're not referring to a macdonalds burger! white castle forever :D though i never been there hehe

Skyler reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-11 00:00:00
This best song IS on here. It's called Budget Meeting.

Max reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-10 00:00:00
why do they release the king arthur album without the best song used in the movie.... that is like buying a burger without the meat.

Oksana Kich reply Replies: 0 || 2009-09-26 00:00:00
"Woud to Ruin", "Budget Meeting" - this is the best of Hans Zimmer, this is the best music I ever heard, this is the best music in this world

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