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I agree, typically JunkieXL's music doesn't do much for me, but I can't help enjoying "Brothers in Arms."I must have gone to the YouTube comments section by mistake.OH! You did what you did because you can. Here's an idea, in case you haven't thought of it: you can take off your clothes and run around naked in a train station. It will be timely as f**k.<br><br>BTW, you took nearly a month this time. Hibernate much?ultra frikin epic best OST song ever :´)yeah realffingmusic i did because if you havent noticed i can do what i want. and my message is timely as it'll ever be cuz this movie still sucks balls 3 years later
So hearing JunkieXL's scores recently, this has really made me wonder...did Zimmer *really* work on the Arcade and Zod theme suites, or are they really all Junkie and Zimmer's name is a nice formality? Because they don't sound especially Zimmerish *anyway,* yet they sound identical to JunkieXL's recent output. ;)The Terminator Salvation video game correctly included the T-1000 motif, even if it wasn't used in the right context.<br><br>If Balfe stays, I'm hoping he leans more towards synth in the next score. If not, then I hope whoever takes over does.The samples sound great! Looking forward to hearing this!This score should've sounded more like Chappie...Alas, you are correct...<br><br>Since T3 all the scores have gone symphonic...Sure, there's percussion and some nifty SFX to go with the music, but as a whole it just doesn't fit and turns the movie into an action adventure. Beltrami and Elfman made good themes, but they just missed the point.<br><br>Terminator should very well sound synthetic.  <br><br>I figured with Remote Control behind the wheel this time, we'd get that. But in my opinion Balfe just went with Beltrami and Elfman and decided to turn this into a Jablonsky Transformers sounding score with more of your usual symphonic material. <br><br>Sure, it's using synths, but to be honest I would have preferred the synths Junkie used in Mad MAx over what was used here. Or hell, drag out Han Zimmer's harsh droning synths from the early 2000s...toss in some more anvil and marching band for the percussion and there you go. <br><br>I simply don't understand why this is so difficult. Or maybe it's too simple and that's why they keep missing the mark. <br><br>The Terminator Salvation video game score sounds closer to what I was hoping it would sound like than what we got.<br><br>Oh well...Nice themes though.
FINALLY! :DListen carefully to the score. Its not hard to see who did the work.<br><br>Zimmer writes his simple, strong themes like the shen one and then Balfe gives them the ornate orchestrations and Powell-esque arrangements. Simple. Like I said here months ago on the batman page. Zimmer doesn't write this style of complicated cue himself. That's not his style. He doesn't do frilly and swirls and trumpets, he does austere and basic. Enter Balfe to spice it up.<br><br>Maybe that's why people are mixing up and thinking Powell did more than he did. Zimmer tunes + Balfe arrangement and you get a decent impression. Which was pretty much Megamind as well, a mini-Powell score in parts. Balfe is a very good arranger let's give him credit.Really looking forward to this.@Hybrid<br><br>Oh? That's interesting. Was it like a "Pirates" situation where everything was rushed or a producer thing?Powell did "Po Finds the Truth," apparently. I do find it pretty funny that it seems like the two primary composers didn't have as big a role as some of the secondary ones...And yet, this score is still great!
Any ideas which scenes Powell actually worked on, if any?There aren't much interviews because the projects didn't go that well during its production. And Powell actually didn't do much.I agree, to me the score mostly sounds like Lorne Balfe. <br><br>But I dunno, as I've said before, I don't think it's a case that Zimmer or Powell write a sketch and then sit back and drink coffee while the others do the work. I imagine it's very collaborative. <br><br>Unfortunately there's very few interviews/info about this score compared to a lot of others, which is a pity, because it's one of the best RCP collaborations. It's a really tight, well put-together, consistent, enjoyable score, and it's a shame none of the composers involved want to talk about it!I agree. Zimmer isn't heard obviously in much of this score, as has been repeatedly hashed out, but neither is Powell, if you ask me! It does seem like the additional guys did most of the writing here, albeit copiously using old themes and cues and doing so, presumably, under Powell and Zimmer's direction. I honestly don't see Zimmer *really* doing much of KFP3, either, even though his name is the main credit so far.<br><br>Thoughts?it seems that Intrada will release AGENT CODY BANKS on 7/7 :) source are the hints in the Intrada or FSM forum.
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Ice Age - The Meltdown
Label: Varese Sarabande
Length: 63'01
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  1. The Waterpark (2:24)
  2. The Vulture Of Doom (1:19)
  3. Migration (3:32)
  4. Call Of The Mammoth (1:52)
  5. Sad Manny And The Possums (1:44)
  6. Manny And Ellie Meet (3:44)
  7. Traveling With Possums (2:00)
  8. 12 Ton Mammoth & A 10 Ton Possum (1:55)
  9. Attack From Below The Ice (2:04)
  10. Extreme Possum (1:50)
  11. Who Will Join Me On The Dung Heap? (0:44)
  12. Log Moving (0:59)
  13. Ellie Remembers (2:41)
  14. Foggy Balance (3:53)
  15. Goodnight Sweet Possums (0:48)
  16. Kidnapped (0:56)
  17. Sid's Sing-A-Long (2:08)
  18. Food Glorious Food (1:34)
  19. The Boat And The Geysers (2:40)
  20. The Dam Breaks (1:54)
  21. Ellie Gets Trapped (0:32)
  22. Manny To The Rescue (2:08)
  23. Rescues All Round (3:05)
  24. Scrat To The Rescue (1:28)
  25. The Water Recedes (1:52)
  26. Mammoths (1:24)
  27. With The Herd (0:25)
  28. Into The Sunset (3:00)
  29. The Pearly Gates (1:32)
  30. CPR (0:14)
  31. Mini-Sloths Sing-A-Long (2:13)
  32. The Meltdown (4:24)
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Anthony O'Brien reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-29 00:00:00
All Songs = Great :-)

Mario Soundtrack reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-27 00:00:00
One more BEST soundtrack...^^
John Powell is magnific!
All your Scores i'm love it!
I am the fan nº1 of John Powell
Any problem?? :P

Falconet From Italy reply Replies: 0 || 2008-12-12 00:00:00
John Powell's Best Score Ever!!!

Tesia reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-15 00:00:00
I really enjoyed the movie so did my children. The soundtrack is a perfect remembered ice age experiences.

nicki reply Replies: 0 || 2008-01-08 00:00:00
i love sid hes soooooo sheexy xxxxxxx

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2007-12-18 00:00:00
I want to the song

Beatriz reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-19 00:00:00
Hola, me gustaria saber si la cancion mini sloths sing a long tiene letra, porque me gustaria usarla para un montaje de gimnasia ritmica.

Muchas gracias.

Gia reply Replies: 0 || 2007-05-22 00:00:00
I absolutely adore the bassoon solos in this, especially in 'Ellie Remebers'. Powell is a genius who is to be commended

Courtney reply Replies: 0 || 2007-02-06 00:00:00
I really love the first track. I love that jazzy rhythm and then the clarinet solo. I love all the tracks. There melodies and styles are performed so wonderfully. I am definatley looking forward to hearing more from Powell. And I have to say, both sloth sing alongs are rather hysterical and catchy.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-23 00:00:00
John Powell, der neue König am Himmel für Animationscores.

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Cat reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-06 00:00:00
the most amazing sound track i have hurd
Ice Age 2
my fave is 31

Cat reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-06 00:00:00
the most amazing sound track i have hurd
Ice Age 2
my fave is 31

ashley reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-04 00:00:00
this is an awsome movie the sound track is also great. i like the sloth songs because my dance routine is to them.

Nathan Brandis reply Replies: 0 || 2006-11-15 00:00:00
I LOVE Sid's Sing-A-Long and the Mini Sloths Sing-A-Long!!! Those vocals are GREAT!!!
Thnx John for such wonderfull music!!!

Nathan

Sami Robbits reply Replies: 0 || 2006-10-24 00:00:00
Hi
I LOVE Ice Age 2 it is the best film in the world today. I also love Ice Age, But I can't say which one I like the best because they are both sooooo good!
Bye,
S.Rx

garrett lawrence reply Replies: 0 || 2006-10-05 00:00:00
this movie is awsome i hope theres going to be an ice age 3

garrett lawrence reply Replies: 0 || 2006-10-05 00:00:00
this movie is awsome i hope theres going to be an ice age 2.

BJ reply Replies: 0 || 2006-08-20 00:00:00
[perhaps a little closer - although I'm not sure about 'rank']:

Food, glorious food
We're anxious to try it
Three banquets a day
Our favorite diet
Just picture a mammoth steak
Fried, roasted or stewed
Oh food, wonderful food
Marvelous food, glorious food.

Food, glorious food
Poached possum served flambe'd
Broth made from a sloth
Or saber tooth souffle
Why should we be fated to
Do nothing but brood on
Food, magical food
Wonderful food
Marvelous food

Food, glorious food
Flesh picked off the dead ones
Rank, battered or chewed
Soon we'll be the fed ones
Just thinking of putrid meat
Puts us in a mood for
Food glorious food
Marvelous food
Fabulous food
Beautiful food
Magical food
Glorious food

Ant reply Replies: 0 || 2006-08-13 00:00:00
Food, glorious food,
We're anxious to try it,
Three banquets a day,
Our favorite diet!

Just picture a mammoth steak.
Fried, roasted or stewed.

Oh, food,
Wonderful food,
Marvelous food,
Glorious food.

Food, glorious food,
Poached, possums or flambé,
Froth made from a sloth,
Or saber tooth soufflé.

Why should we be fated to,
Do nothing but *can't make out word*.

On food,
Magical food,
Wonderful food,
Marvelous food.

Food, glorious food,
Flesh picked off the dead ones,
*can't make out next 2 words* or chewed,
Soon we'll be the fed ones,

Just thinking of putrid meat,
Puts us in a mood for

Food, glorious food,
Marvelous food,
Fabulous food,
Beautiful food,
Magical food,
Glorious food!

But you know Sid's Sing-A-Long is better? :p

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2006-07-27 00:00:00
Food, glorious food!
We're anxious to try it.
Three banquets a day --
Our favourite diet!

Just picture a Mammoth steak.
Fried, roasted or stew.
Oh, food,
Wonderful food,
Marvellous food,
Glorious food.

dum dum dum dum...

Food, glorious food!
pot, possums or flambe,
froth made from a sloth,

Oh, food,
Magical food,
Wonderful food,
Marvellous food,
Glorious food.

;-)

Dory from italy reply Replies: 0 || 2006-07-26 00:00:00
hi! I'm looking for "food glorious food" lyric too but I can't find it! I like it very much...as the film itself!! Please help me...
thanks

Liz-Again reply Replies: 0 || 2006-07-07 00:00:00
C'mon people.....what are the lyrics to Food glorious food on Ice age2?

Liz reply Replies: 0 || 2006-07-04 00:00:00
ICE AGE 2 ROCKS!! Ok, if you want a good movie, get this one. I have to see it again, and again, and again...I can't wait till it comes out in october! AHHHHHHHHHHHHH!

Me reply Replies: 0 || 2006-07-04 00:00:00
I really like the song, "Food Glorious food". I saw Ice Age 2 in a drive in, and when I heard this, I laughed like crazy! It's awesome. Iv'e been looking all over for the lyrics, but I can't find all of them. I would really appreciate it if you could post them up. Thanks alot.

Suicune reply Replies: 0 || 2006-05-11 00:00:00
A very funny score. It's even better than the first movie. I can't believe that the song Mammoths is written by John. Is really magnificent and it fits well in the movie. I think that Mr. Powell will have a long and succesful career.

Gareth Williams reply Replies: 0 || 2006-04-03 00:00:00
Just got it!!!

And it does rocketh big style :D

Ant reply Replies: 0 || 2006-03-30 00:00:00
Does anyone know if the UK release also the 4th April as well?

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