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I'll try to explain myself more with the scores I wasn't a big fan of. I really like a lot of Gears of War 3. It has a lot of faster paced, melodic action cues, and the cues from Gears of War 2 are improved. Its main problem is it's not very memorable, which Jablonsky is usually able to produce. <br><br>Ender's Game I found to be a bit of a slog. There was a lot of ambient/sound design cues which I found incredibly dull. However, it's possible I was expecting too much, or maybe I was too harsh on it. I'll try to have another listen to that one. <br><br>Gangster Squad was one where I just looked at the comments to see what people thought about it, and the consensus was "it copied every recent Hollywood score", so I just skipped that one. <br><br>TF3 had a lot of good thematic material, and the finale's action music was a lot of fun, but it lacks the memorability and excitement of the first 2, or the subtlety of 5, making it fall in the middle for me. Plus the Inception sound was pretty annoying. <br><br>Gears of War 2 falls into mediocre for me. The main theme is solid, but the action is repetitive and doesn't have much variation. Plus it also wasn't very memorable. It's basically a worse version of Gears 3 to me. <br><br>Transformers 1 and 2 don't really count to me because those were more an RCP effort than a Jablonsky one. Just to clarify, I don't hate that Jablonsky went down this route. I first learned of his existence through the Transformers scores for god's sake. It's just that listening to Steamboy, it makes me sad there wasn't more of this side of Jablonsky. Oh, and honorable mention to TMNT: Out of the Shadows, that was a great superhero score!Gangster Squad was Ok, but i prefer Ender's Game, actually the sound design in that i find it certain interesting.<br><br>In Battleship, yeah, it's nothing original, but for me, is a guilty pleasure, i love the percussion (i'm a big fan of the taiko sound)<br><br>Enderís Game isnít bad at all, there are some cool power anthems and orchestral moments in it. As for Battleship, while I find most of it generic, I genuinely do like the alien ďMRIĒ sound design he incorporated.<br><br>And one of Jablonskyís most underrated scores imo is Gangster Squad. If you want a fun Jablonsky score that strays away (mostly) from the Zimmer sound thatís it. Any score using Antz as a temp track is fine by me!I will disagree with TF3, Ender's Game, Gears of War 2 and 3, there are good scores, altough i'm a massive fan of that guilty pleasure is Battleship ;D<br><br>And A Nightmare on Elm Street was cool.John Powell to receive Henry Mancini Award. <br><br>Look it up at filmmusicreporter.<br><br>Congrats John
Edmund's right. It's really just sad that Jablonsky could have been one of the greatest composers ever, one with more notoriety and respect from the music community, but instead settled for being... a decent composer.<br><br>TF5 was a step in the right direction, D-War was a great monster movie score, Your Highness came close to Steamboy levels, and IDEA felt like Jablonsky's symphony in a lot of ways. But on the other end you have Ender's Game, Transformers 3 and 4, Battleship, Gears of War 2, Gears of War: Judgement, and a few others that range from ok, to flat out awful. Occasionally though you get some decent ones like Gears of War 3, and A Nightmare on Elm Street.<br><br>My point is, we get a composer overridden with bland projects, and musically inept directors, when he had the potential for being Oscar level.This just occurred to me. 1:44-2:10ish in Remember Who You Are kind of sounds like part of Mozartís Ave Verum Corpus...and we know Hans is a fan of that piece...@mpolonest: I'm the opposite side: BvS grown each time i listened.<br><br>Not the same for MoS ;D@DS<br><br>You are absolutely right, and it was something that I did think about while I was writing the post, I just never clarified it. <br><br>But that also has the opposite effect as well. I've had plenty of scores/songs which originally I liked that I gradually grew to dislike or simply lose interest. One of the most recent ones is BvS, which I enjoyed when it came out but looking back is probably one of my least favorite Zimmer scores.@Edmund @Ds totally agree! This days the only composer that convince me is Steven Price.
Is there a Balfe score that is not very temped? Every single Balfe score I listened to is basically giving an old score a fresh set of paint.mpolonest123: it's difficult to compare scores that are 10 years old and that you had plenty of time to digest, with brand new scores you've only heard a couple of times.<br><br>You said it yourself, when Clash of the Titans came out you thought it was generic and forgettable. It's only later that you noticed all these themes and all the work Djawadi put into it.<br><br>And actually it works like that with any new album released by any major artist. Fans are always like "it sucks, I prefer their previous albums". And yet 5 years later they love all these songs and know them by heart. :-pEdmund: I see your point, and if everyone could become 100% objective it would be actually true. But in practice, our personal tastes play a heavy role in deciding whether a score is interesting or fun or creative or intelligent or enjoyable. Some people like very classical, orchestral music more than anything else; even if JXL was creating the craziest soundtrack ever, his sound palette and synthetic approach alone would be enough to make these people dislike the score and say it's rubbish. The level of detail he put in Tomb Raider is astonishing, but sadly it'll only be noticed by people who are not upset by this style of brutal and synthetic environment. Of course it also works the other way, dry orchestral scores like Giacchino frequently writes do nothing to me, I don't particularly like this kind of sound, so I never spent a lot of time listening to them. As a consequence, I never was able to dissect them to discover all their (I guess) richness, subtleties, etc. So from my point of view, almost all Giacchino scores sound the same way and are not interesting, and I don't understand how and why he keeps getting all those major assignments. That's to say, our personal preferences will always interfere with our judgment, even if we honestly try to be fair.I feel like I see/have this kind of conversation on film music boards all the time. The approach isn't the problem, it's the execution. For example, when Man of Steel came out:<br><br>me: "I'm a bit disappointed by Man of Steel, it has its moments but I don't think it's a very good score overall"<br>fanboys: "JOHN WILLIAMS WAS YESTERDAY, ZIMMER IS TODAY, THIS IS A DIFFERENT SUPERMAN BLAH BLAH BLAH GET OVER IT"<br>me: "...did I mention Williams?"<br><br>or else Mad Max: Fury Road<br><br>me: "Mad Max is a decent score but I feel like the film deserved much more"<br>fanboys: "THERE'S LITERALLY A DUDE ON A DRUM CAR WITH A FLAMETHROWER GUITAR WHAT DID YOU EXPECT"<br>me: "...a composer who does more interesting things with those drums and that guitar?"<br><br>All over the place. It was really aggravating. This is a similar situation A talented film composer can write interesting, engaging music in all sorts of styles, for all sorts of films and under all sorts of directorial conditions. My issue with Tomb Raider isn't that it's not a traditional Jerry Goldsmith adventure score. I never expected that from this film, and certainly not from this composer. It's just not a very interesting or intelligent or enjoyable version of what it's trying to be, and that's the bottom line.@mrzimmerfan <br><br>I completely agree with you. Tomb Raider definitely didnít need a traditional score at all. And I love all the scores youíve mentioned. I even donít have a problem with the approach he took.<br><br>But I just donít like the score as is. We just have to agree to disagree, no harm done. :-)
I don't think he means that, just that it would have been interesting if Jablonsky had gone more into animated movies like Powell did, rather than mostly Michael Bay. I think maybe we got a hint of what that could have been like with Your Highness a few years ago, a score I'll always defend, but yeah...the lack of follow-up to Steamboy is a great tragedy in Jablonsky's career.@mpolonest: I will enjoyed more Run All Night than Mad Max, hell, even The Dark Tower.<br><br>But with Tomb Raider, this movie is harsh, with a real character, and an adventure score a la Goldsmith or JNH, will not benefit anything about it. And in there, there is a lot of great sounds and ideas pop up in all the score.<br><br>And this is telling you a guy who LOVE The Mummy, The Mummy Returns, the entire Indiana Jones and Jumanji scores.@mpolonest: I will enjoyed more Run All Night than Mad Max, hell, even The Dark Tower.<br><br>But with Tomb Raider, this movie is harsh, with a real character, and an adventure score a la Goldsmith or JNH, will not benefit anything about it. And in there, there is a lot of great sounds and ideas pop up in all the score.<br><br>And this is telling you a guy who LOVE The Mummy, The Mummy Returns, the entire Indiana Jones and Jumanji scores.I don't think Jablonsky is going to be a new John Powell ;)<br><br>But this one of his most notable efforts, i will said that.This is feels like a very temped soundtrack, only that explains why the score is so generic. I wonder which movies music scenes producer-director used to make lorne do this. <br><br>Track 8 - is Tron legacy (dont know maybe he worked on it, powell was involved maybe he was too)

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Metal Gear Solid 3 - Snake Eater (Single)
Label: Konami Media Entertainment
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Dan reply Replies: 0 || 2005-05-05 00:00:00
The game is amazing and the theme tune just sounds brilliant.

matt reply Replies: 0 || 2005-05-03 00:00:00
I just dont no wat 2 say bout this game i meen its just like the best thing ive ever heard i was al most in tears when i heard it i meen its just the best song ever

matt reply Replies: 0 || 2005-05-03 00:00:00
does any 1 now if u can get the mgs3 CD in australia ive searched everywere but i just cant find it some 1 help me!!!

matt reply Replies: 0 || 2005-05-03 00:00:00
if u pay attintion at the end of the game ull find out that the sanke u play as isnt the same sanke from mgs1 and 2 its the snake in mgs3 is actually bigg boss not solid snake.
so see if u can find out how i found that out once u see how to figure it out its seems so obveuos

matt reply Replies: 0 || 2005-05-03 00:00:00
when u buy the cd is the song snake eater in jap or english cause 1 site sells it for bout $12 US but it says its the jap version so would it be the song be song in jap or english???

solidsnake reply Replies: 0 || 2005-05-01 00:00:00
this is the all time best song i meen almost nothing can beat this song.

Raikovina reply Replies: 0 || 2005-04-24 00:00:00
I eally want to download the Snake eater song... Damn, i want mgs 1,2 and 3 songs! :( Ive been looking for ages i cant find any.... Damn it... I love Raikov hes so hot!!!!

Daemonicus reply Replies: 0 || 2005-04-22 00:00:00
Yes, all of the Metal Gear solid games are good...
BUt I'm also talknig about the original, ORIGINAL games that were released for the nintendo..I've been playing MG since the first one ever =)

They had to go back in time for the third one, you know why? Because they messed up the plot of the second so much, that they didn't know what was going on..notice how that particular plot revolves around 'The Patriots' and their 'schemes'..all through the games its "--Patriots this, Patriots that"-- and in the end all 12 of them were dead 100 years ago...anyone else find that odd?

The games still rule and MG3 has a million and one hidden features in it =)

Try saving the game and turning the console off when you're in the cell after getting slaughtered by Volgin and see what happens when you load up the game again..

You can snipe The End when you see him being carried off in his wheelchair and he dies right there and then!

Try wearing Raikov's suit when fighting Volgin in the Shagohods Holds.

Hold Raikov up and he'll qoute things from MG2 =)

Theres more but I'm not going to ruin them all for you, happy secret hunting =)

BigBoss reply Replies: 0 || 2005-04-21 00:00:00
Did you all know that you are "--The Legendary Soldier Big Boss"--? and not Solid Snake in MGS3:Snake Eater?

"--President- I give you the title of Big Boss"--
I love the MGS Series :D

Awsome Story
Awsome Gameplay

Smagool reply Replies: 0 || 2005-04-21 00:00:00
Awesome tunes, and awesome gameplay

Hideo Kojima has done it again!! m/m/

Revolver Ocelot reply Replies: 0 || 2005-04-16 00:00:00
Two words: BAD ASS!!!

The real Snake, Posers!!!!!!! reply Replies: 0 || 2005-04-14 00:00:00
This music is fu#kin awsome, it is the sh#t!!!!!!!!!Buy everything about this game!!!!!!

Cabose reply Replies: 0 || 2005-04-13 00:00:00
MGS is a great game but HALO IS BETTER.

Raiden reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-23 00:00:00
Hola MGS 3 fanaticos, quiciera los temas gratis, alguien sabe donde puedo bajarlos.

spitfire reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-23 00:00:00
metal gear solid music is 1337 best music i hav ever heard in my life u rock Harry Gregson-Williams and Norihiko Hibino i hope u do all the metal gear solid music from now on

cbass campbell mgfan reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-23 00:00:00
i have every game and beat them each 7 times, but snake is a bada** he is the best hero character ever. im in love with these games. but does anyone know where i can download the who mp3 instead of just a 40 second version? im going insane if i cant find it. i might as well buy the cd. Snake is my hero. METAL GEAR BABY!

Miamurasame reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-20 00:00:00
!love snake eater it's got a 007 feel to it. Very grooovy.
I love MGS. *sings SE*

Agnor reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-19 00:00:00
confused this mp3 track IS played during the game. Try to hear after you destroy the bridge when Shagohod is passing it.

I recommend all of you to buy this soundtrack. I loved MGS2 soundtrack, but I admit, this one is really better.

confused reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-16 00:00:00
Okay, can someone explain to me why the mp3 track here is only featured in the trailer but not the game? Is this only cd that has it?

Antas, Webmaster reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-16 00:00:00
You can also find this theme on the official complete release : reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-15 00:00:00
This is just god-like, I can't say there's a better theme song for a movie or game. Even the Gladiator-soundtrack comes in 2nd place. It's so uplifting, it gives you hope and makes you feel great.. But who composed the original melody? Harry-Gregson Williams just made a mix with a few new instruments and some little variations.

solid snake's girl reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-11 00:00:00
I have all the MGS games and they are all perfect. Snake is such a hotty. Im a big fan. The biggest. I always talk about it.

solid snak's girl reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-11 00:00:00
Eva and Meryl are *******************and whoever thinks about snake is a**************************

solid snake's girl reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-11 00:00:00
I wish snake was real.

Antas, Webmaster reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-11 00:00:00
please, stop these kind of request otherwise I will have to stop the reviews sections. If you want to get the songs, just buy them.

Moyko-san reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-09 00:00:00
I agree.

Rattosan reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-09 00:00:00
Magnificent game, magnificent soundtrack. Especially: Snake Eater. And EVA is the best BOND-girl ever!

Sales Snake reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-09 00:00:00
METAL GEAR is the best...I shot everyone whos not play with some of the series. Im Serius. Im Snake.
Im Sales Snake

Aynz reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-07 00:00:00
This is one heroic song for one heroic game!!!!
Metal Gear solid will be nothing without this song i promise!!!!!

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