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I love the score. It is action packed and to the point.<br><br>I saw his orchestra clips as well but I wonder why he actually spends the money and effort for orchestra when the end product sounds (as usually) 100 percent sample library. All the dynamics of real players are gone in the final mix so why bother with orchestra at all...I'm highly disappointed by the score... Lorne went the very easy way and recycled the MW2 score as well as the Mancina theme in almost every track. Like seriously... the only thing u here is MW2, Main Theme and lot of rustle-synth score. 1/10! No effort went in this score and I dont say that often.As for Ad Astra, unfortunately i can't hear anything from Ad Astra aswell :/ It's just MW2 mixed with Mancinas themes for me. And the cues from MW2, they aren't just drums, all the guitars, melodies, vibes, even the choir or the voices are included. The above mentioned cues from MW2 are not complete, there are plenty of them, but these will give you the idea of what we've mentioned. Again, i'm not mad, i'm happy that a wider audience can hear these cues, but then again, on MW2 they sounded better and fresher than on the BB3 score (i mean the quality of the recordings - you can hear the cues and instruments more directly. On the BB3 score it sounds like being in a bathroom hearing to the MW2 score). And as i said earlier, i would like to understand or know what Lorne thought about using all these cues. Time pressure? Unused opportunity for a wider audience? And then again that synth-sound even using a real orchestra :/@ Mr Tweedy:<br><br>MW2 has hundred of cues, which has all the special atmosphere and sound-effects, but try listen to these cues to understand what i and others mean:<br><br>- Guerilla Tactics <br>- Guerilla<br>- Contingency<br>- Breach<br>- Retreat and Reveille<br><br>Funny thing, play the cue "Guerilla Tactics" from MW2 and let Shazam try to find out what track that is. It shows me as "Lorne Balfe - We're Dangerous People" from BB3 :DI really like this score!<br>Sure he used Mancina's Theme, that's allright cool, I don't hear anything similar to Ad Astra....don't know why somebody compare this score with Ad Astra....<br>That MW2 sounds are very great, he don't copy himself, he just used the Drums, what's definitely be OK!!<br><br>I don't know why people always want to compare scores....Everybody use his own Temp Music sometimes, that's normal!
Please could you give me the exact name of the track from MW2 that is used in BB3? I’d like to compare both!I love Lorne´s music and all, but I am genuinely wondering, why they decided to re-use MW2 so much in the scoreas for the drums, yes, i would understand. but the orchestra? you're recording the strings from a real orchestra, so why the downgrade in sound-quality?Because that parts are sampled drums and there are no real?i don't know what to think about the use of mw2. i mean, i love his work for mw2, it's TOO good to be just a score for a game, a wider audience should hear this, so i'm kind of happy to hear some parts of it here. BUT somehow, it's kind of a lazy move just to copy that 1:1. some cues are untouched and some cues are layered with some themes of mancina. i would be interested to know what was he thinking while doing this? <br><br>i followed his video uploads on his social media channels, where he showed some snippets of the orchestra and i truly loved that. but while hearing at the score, i'm dissappointed to hear the quality as it sounds like synth. i mean that typically Balfe synth sound quality. if he uses truly orchestra, than it's a shame and pitty that it sounds like synths in the end. he needs a better recording or mixing or whatever to get rid of that synth-quality-design and having the true-orchestra feeling
Mancina's theme + Ad Astra + MW:2= Bad boys for Life.Please enlighten me on how Bad Boys 3 sounds the same as Lego Batman or Genius: Picassowhy his music always sound the same...if he doesn't have time why he keep scoring more and more films per year? is it all about money?Modern Warfare 2 is a lot in the album!<br><br>- It's Good Shit Lieatenant<br>- We're Dangerous People<br>- What Else You Got (Bad Boys Remix)<br>- God's Gun (Bad Boys Remix)<br>- We Ride Together, We Die Together (Bad Boys Remix)We're Dangerous People
Call of the Wild coming by Hollywood Records, that means, digital.Bloodshoot coming from Sony ClassicalCan confirm is in the albumavailable in nz itunes store. on the cover its correct now....motion picture score.What was Hans’ role in the treatment of Mantovani’s “Charmaine”. It sounds like the original, but cleaner, clearer, & without the limitations of 50/60’s recording technology. I’ve been fascinated by this piece for 25+ years, as it seems almost a precursor to Jarre & even Zimmer’s electronic music, while being entirely orchestral. Links to info appreciated.
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John PowellJames McKee SmithJohn Ashton ThomasGermaine Franco
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Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Label: Lakeshore Records
Length: 44'02
HZimmer.com 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
TRACKLISTING COMPLETE SCORE:
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.

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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!


Aya
(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

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