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Sure, Home sounds like a country version of Time, but is so underrated.. the whole score is very nice but nothing compared to Pirate, except Finale maybe.came back to this one for a while. always found "silver" and "home" very soothing.@Superultramega<br><br>What's odd is that the PR theme was used in the marketing. Same with Zimmers material being used in the Justice League trailers, so obviously the studio liked it enough. Probably the directors choice.@superultramega: The three Star Trek movies are compose by the same composer, and the producer is J.J Abrams.<br><br>And the theme is the same.The score enchances the more emotional and physcical side of the character, and i love that.<br><br>I believe this movie don't benefit a more classical adventure score, reminds (outiside, the movie is an adaptation for the 2013 reboot) the vision of Jason Graves for that game, saving distances.<br><br>And yeah, there is a ideas everywhere the score.
The thematic continuity complaint is a problem with the movie industry in general now. Not just Pacific Rim. It's a problem with Marvel, DC, and hell, any movie series really. Even the new TMNT movies, as good as Jablonsky's score for the second one was, still couldn't keep the original themes. <br><br>The only ones that do keep the original thematic material lately have been Transformers, Star Wars, Star Trek (at least the first 2's scores I don't know about the 3rd's), Pirates of the Caribbean, a few animated film series, and Harry Potter. <br><br>Not sure if this is a director or composer fault (probably director/studio), but it's just something we're going to have to deal with for a while until the next phase of film score trends come along.I think one of the things that plague this score (and many others) is that nowadays everyone feels the need to not only have a opinion, but share it as quick as possible on social media or message boards. But music isn't always likable at first listen. Usually (and I speak for myself here, but I'm pretty sure any people feel the same) the quicker I love a song, the quicker I'll get bored by it and forget it. On the other hand, scores or songs that took me a few listens to fully appreciate tend to have a much better longevity in my playlists.<br><br>At first I wasn't impressed by this new JXL effort and, if I had listened to it only once or twice, I would have quickly labelled it as "typical JXL drummy stuff but not as cool as Mad Max". But after seeing the movie and giving the album a few more spins, I'm now ranking this among his best scores. It's packed with crazy ideas popping up everywhere, neat sound effects, an epic main theme and a few very touching light moments.<br><br>I'll admit it's a tough listening experience, mainly because of the very long tracks which sometimes tend to 'hide' the great stuff. But it's so damn worth it. In the context of the film it's simply awesome and in perfect sync with the pictures, it enhances the emotion, the action and the epicness in a way not many scores do. Junkie XL definitely improved over the past few years. Of course this score bears his mark and his sound, it's certainly not a classical score, but it's incredibly rich and detailed. It's just not obvious, and requires a bit of patience and perseverance. I'm happy I didn't judge it immediately, and I can only invite you to spend a little more time with it before dismissing it (and its composer) publicly.<br><br>Just my 2 cents :-)There are some fun action cues and an interesting mix of electronics that sounds like a hybrid of Tron Legacy and Chappie but is honestly so forgettable outside of that. Why on earth did they opt out of using Ramin's themes? <br><br>It would be like if POTC2 came out and instead of using "He's a Pirate" or any of the other motifs, Disney hired a Hans Zimmer protege to come in and write their own take on the material. When I go to see Star Wars I expect Star Wars. With this I expected at least ties to the first one.So I'm guessing no one knows if Zimmer did this or not?It is sound like that.<br><br>Multiple times in the score, there is sounds like Tron
I just said this before and I want to say it again: <br>Shao industries sound like Tron LegacyAt least Tomb Raider and A Wrinkle of Time have a theme.Agreed. Itís simply not that memorable. Out of Pacific Rim 2, a wrinkle in time, tomb raider, and hurricane heist I thought for sure at least ONE would be a hit. Unfortunately all four of them seem pretty forgettable. Really hoping Hans puts something memorable and iconic together for X Men Dark Phoenix.The first movie has memorable theme and enjoyable action tracks, this one, has one or three actions cues i have enjoyed, more than than i expected, but the main theme is forgetteable.<br><br>Jablonsky would fit if is the Jablonsky, for example, for TF5 or first Transformers (and i am guilty pleasure fan for Battleship)<br><br>And now i lost respect in the whole internet :Dyeah but this movie would be better fit for a jablonsky score.<br><br><br>he has bigger themes and a richer sound<br>
I will said this, is more enjoyable than Hurricane Heist.<br><br>But the first was more memorableI think have a lot of depth in there, the orchestrations, the tension (reminds a lot of Herrmann) and his main theme.<br><br>And yes, is one of the best of this year, for the moment.Nathan Stornetta. the music in the video sounds really good. im looking forward to this release. is there also a chance to purchase the music from Kynren?It is out. Not bad but it doesn't sound very epic or memorable. Tomb Raider had better moments.<br><br>The orchestration is so empty.<br>I don't think it's one of JNH's bests, but it's really one of the best scores of this year, until now.<br><br>I think it will probably be surpassed by his other scores coming this year, especially Fantastic Beasts 2

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John PowellJames McKee SmithJohn Ashton ThomasGermaine Franco
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Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Label: Lakeshore Records
Length: 44'02 rating:        3/5
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  1. Bogota (1:36)
  2. The Bedroom (1:09)
  3. Playing House (1:34)
  4. Assigments (1:11)
  5. His And Her Hits (2:44)
  6. Office Work (2:08)
  7. Desert Foxes (2:36)
  8. John And Jane's Identity (2:00)
  9. Dinner (4:13)
  10. Hood Jump (1:44)
  11. Mutual Thoughts (1:01)
  12. John Drops In (2:29)
  13. Tango De Los Asesinos (4:26)
  14. Two Phone Calls (1:51)
  15. Kiss And Make Up (1:52)
  16. Minivan Chase (2:12)
  17. Shopping Spree (4:19)
  18. Dodging Bullets (1:20)
  19. The Next Adventure (3:28)
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RealFfingMusic reply Replies: 0 || 2014-06-16 16:43:13
Recently got this while waiting for Dragon 2 to hit stores. This guy probably never f**ked up.

Anonymous reply Replies: 1 || 2011-10-04 02:34:44
Disc 1
1. 20th Century Fox Logo (0:22)
2. Regency Logo (0:14)
3. The Next Morning-Breakfast (1:24)
4. The Routine-Off to Work (1:32)
5. Kid Enters the Office (0:58)
6. John Comes from Work (0:41)
7. Lawnmower-Curtain Balance (0:46)
8. Five More Minutes (0:23)
9. Pass the Salt, Honey (0:35)
10. Everyone Has Secrets (1:00)
11. Drive into the City (1:12)
12. Seduction-John Kills Thugs (1:59)
13. Punish Me (1:25)
14. Hidden Weapons (1:34)
15. The New Job Assignments (0:31)
16. Prepping for the Job (0:51)
17. Desert Piss (1:26)
18. Convoy Leaves the Scene (0:41)
19. John Tracks Down Jane (4:02)
20. John Enters the House (0:44)
21. Suspicious Diner-Street Chase (5:44)
22. Separate Beds (1:02)
23. Women Sweep the House (2:40)
24. John in Ducts-Women Evacuate (2:30)
25. Penthouse Elevator Drama (2:34)
26. Assassins Tango-Restaurant Havoc (5:00)
27. Looking for John's Body (0:55)
28. Stealing Limo-Cell Discussion (1:57)
29. Hide and Seek (2:31)
30. House Shootout (1:25)

Disc 2
1. House Attack-Kaboom (2:18)
2. Stealing Coleman's Minivan (0:51)
3. Car Chase Supreme (2:15)
4. Going After Dark (1:29)
5. Breaking into Prison-Springing Tank (2:26)
6. Motel Interrogation (1:35)
7. You are the targets (3:01)
8. Shopping Spree-New Duds (4:30)
9. Wrong Floor (0:11)
10. Rafters (3:14)
11. Dance of Death (1:22)
12. End Credits (7:31)
13. Mondo Bongo (Alternate) (1:54)
14. Drive into the City (Alternate) (1:14)
15. Separate Beds (Alternate) (1:07)
16. Women Sweep the House (Alternate) (2:38)
17. Assassins Tango (Alternate) (3:59)
18. Express Yourself (1:52)
19. Car Chase Supreme (Alternate) (5:43)
20. End Credits (Alternate) (3:28)

Anonymous2011-10-05 03:28:38
Thanks, Kelly(!)

Mario Soundtrack reply Replies: 0 || 2009-09-03 00:00:00
The Next Adventure is Good but not is the best work of John Powell...
Assasin's Tango too.

Alex reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-26 00:00:00
This composer is very talented and his music for Mr & Mrs Smith is fantastic. However I was devistated that my fevourite music which I heard during the movie was not on the cd. The most memorable track is a subtle track playing in the scene just before the house shoot out when mr smith is trying to break into the house. I understand why it was skiped but how ever brief the melodies are composers should include them in their releases.

Ant reply Replies: 0 || 2006-08-13 00:00:00
I wasn't aware of a backing on that...but I'll listen again.

Sadly, what's not on the soundtrack isn't available to anyone. I'm sure it's archived in some studio in Hollywood, so unless you're planning some amazing heist to get music then your best bet is finding the regular release of the song.

Aya reply Replies: 0 || 2006-03-15 00:00:00
Hi, everybody. This note is almost half a year too late but Schoeun's right, Camille. Title of that song you're asking about is "--Mondo Bongo"-- by Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros. Thing is, the version of "--Mondo Bongo"-- that I want, with the orchestra accompaniment (thanks to John Powell), is not in the film's second soundtrack. This is the one playing during the shootout at the mall towards the end of the film.

Anyone has any idea where to get that track? It's very brief but I love it nonetheless. Thanks!

(HUGE Hans Zimmer fan)

Imi reply Replies: 0 || 2006-01-02 00:00:00
The Tango is Great! Congratulation!

Matt reply Replies: 0 || 2005-08-29 00:00:00
John Powell has quickly become one of my favorite composers and Mr. and Mrs. Smith does not disappoint. If you were looking for another work similar to Paycheck, with great melodies and classy rythmns, this is it!
I thoroughly enjoyed the music in the movie and even better on disc. The tango is priceless...great guitar work throughout!
I cannot wait to hear from him again in Ice Age 2 and hopefully something sooner!
Live long "--King"-- John!

Javi reply Replies: 0 || 2005-07-03 00:00:00
Is a exelent score of john powell© 2001-2017 OST 
Mr. & Mrs. Smith soundtrack - John Powell 2005