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Extremely pleased with the release, remastering, and liner booklet notes.  Nice to finally have all of this music.  Sure, some things could have been done differently, like anything else.  I'll be enjoying a thorough listen this weekend, and may watch the film again, as it's been years.The Thin Red Line >> The New World....Good for you?I don't like Hans Zimmer, James Horner is my favorite.Uhh, I don't electronic music ain't gonna work on Alita Battle Angel.
Jasha just released a neat little piano album!<br>Go check it out: https://itunes.apple .com/no/album/time-lapse-ep/1452867752My only real gripes left with the score is the somewhat uninspired choral writing (and the fact that the choir sounds like samples in a lot of moments) and the reused percussion samples from every JXL action score ever since Mad Max.After repeated listens of the score and seeing the film 3 times, I'd say now that the score is MUCH better than I initially gave it credit for.<br>Alita's theme (the 4 notes first heard at 1:53 in A Discovery) is used many times throughout the score in many instrumental varieties and variations, and used to great effect in emotional scenes<br>(I Don't Even Know My Own Name, What's Your Dream?, In Time You'll Remember, With Me, I'd Give You My Heart, What Did You Do), In the Clouds especially)<br>And do yourself a favor and get I See Church from somewhere, it's the 2nd best action track of the score after Motorball.<br>--------------------<br>In short, I would now give it a 4.5 / 5 from my previous 3 / 5Hybrid, what's the story with Finale vs. Safe Now? On this page Finale is listed as Jackman and Zimmer. On the OST page, it's Jackman, Zimmer, & Jasha Klebe. The two versions are different too. Finale has a longer intro and a big outro that makes the Time thing even more obvious. So are they two different tracks with different credits, or is Safe Now just Finale clipped short?Oh man, that's a tough question...I haven't listened to Curse of the Black Pearl in a while.... He's credited on almost every track for themes used... "Fog Bound" is the big Klaus Badelt cue from that movie (the real, 5-minute one in the movie is pretty much all Klaus I believe). <br><br>But Hans appears almost everywhere in POTC 1. Sometimes it's arrangements of his themes by the other guys, sometimes it's parts of the tunes that he wrote put directly in like he wrote them... The following scenes are pretty much directly Hans, if I remember right (this is the list I'm referencing — but as you can see, Zimmer's name is almost everywhere hans-zimmer . com/index.php?rub=disco&id=1128): <br><br>3. Captain Jack Sparrow (Hans wrote the big theme here, as well as the Jack Sparrow stuff at the end)<br>8. Breaking the Chains (more Jack Sparrow theme...) <br>17. Boarding the Dauntless (Jack Sparrow theme...)<br>24. Moonlight Serenade (Zimmer said he wrote this scene like Cinderella walking into a Metallica concert)<br> <br>Aaaaand a lot of the final fighting music is lifted directly out of the suite Zimmer wrote, so it's 90% him. But once again, his themes as arranged by other people appear everywhere. Hybrid can answer way more about all this than I can.<br>
Oh wow! That’s all really interesting. So how much of the OST is really HAnS Zimmer then???Hans was composing The Last Samurai while the first POTC was being made. He had promised Tom Cruise and Edward Zwick (might have even signed a contract) that he would only work on The Last Samurai and no other movies at that time. So while Hans agreed to write the POTC themes for Gore Verbinski, he wasn't allowed to be credited due to his obligations to the Last Samurai. So he wrote a few themes and then handed the score off to Klaus Badelt, who got the "name" credit on the score. But the whole score is really Klaus, Geoff Zanelli, Nick Glennie Smith, Ramin Djawadi, and a few others doing arrangements of the theme that Hans wrote (and Hans writing for a couple scenes incognito, like when Elizabeth first sees the skeleton pirates). Then Klaus did do the dark "Fog Bound/Underwater March" tune, as mentioned.Can’t insult me! I am genuinely curious. What’s this about The Last Samurai???I'm not saying this to insult David, but it's funny to me that even now, 16 years later, after so many clarifications from HZ and others, people still get confused because of the way POTC 1 got credited. All because Hans had to work on The Last Samurai (which is one of my favorite scores of his, so I guess it was worth the confusion).Saw the film last sunday and loved it. Also loved what Tom Holkenborg did hear. It did not felt nor 300. RoE nor Mad MAx. It's something else and loved it how it worked in context.
he is working on the new Terminator movie?! :OCredits for Dua Lipa's single "Swan Song" for the movie:<br>Written by Dua Lipa, Justin Tranter, Kennedi Lykken, Mattias Larsson, Robin Fredriksson & Tom Holkenborg<br>Produced by Mattman & RobinMy definition of a Complete score is somewhat different. My goal is to find and mix everything you hear in the movie. Some things you find, others you don't. That's always an adventure in itself.<br><br>The source cues are not hard to find, sometimes it can be tricky to find the right performance/conductor.<br><br>In the case of TTRL, it's mostly the Beam cues that are difficult to find. Francesco Lupica wrote several pieces of Beam cues specifically for the movie, 5 of them which were used. There's also the 'Concerto for Beam' written by Powell, and there's the 'Sit back & Relax' album that was used. So to me, that's a pretty substantial (and important!) amount of music  that made it into the cut, which hardly anyone ever talks about.<br><br>Anyway, maybe a future project will tackle most of these issues.So he's scoring that and the new terminator? Damn dude's getting as busy as Henry JackmanUnless they're composed by Zimmer or someone else from RCP, I wouldn't expect source cues to appear here. And there's like two tracks with Beam in the title listed, so what else would have that name?
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X-Men - The Last Stand
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  1. 20 Years Ago (1:10)
    John Powell
  2. Bathroom Titles (1:09)
    John Powell
  3. The Church Of Magneto‚ Raven Is My Slave Name (2:40)
    John Powell, James McKee Smith
  4. Meet Leech‚ Then Off To The Lake (2:37)
    John Powell
  5. Whirlpool Of Love (2:04)
    John Powell
  6. Examining Jean (1:12)
    John Powell
  7. Dark Phoenix (1:28)
    John Powell
  8. Angel's Cure (2:34)
    John Powell
  9. Jean And Logan (1:39)
    John Powell
  10. Dark Phoenix Awakes (1:45)
    John Powell
  11. Rejection Is Never Easy (1:09)
    John Powell
  12. Magneto Plots (2:05)
    John Powell
  13. Entering The House (1:18)
    John Powell
  14. Dark Phoenix's Tragedy (3:18)
    John Powell
  15. Farewell To X (0:30)
    John Powell
  16. The Funeral (2:52)
    John Powell
  17. Skating On The Pond (1:12)
    John Powell, John Ashton Thomas
  18. Cure Wars (2:57)
    John Powell, John Ashton Thomas
  19. Fight In The Woods (3:06)
    John Powell
  20. St. Lupus Day (3:03)
    John Powell, John Ashton Thomas
  21. Building Bridges (1:16)
    John Powell
  22. Shock And No Oars (1:15)
    John Powell
  23. Attack On Alcatraz (4:36)
    John Powell
  24. Massacre (0:31)
    John Powell, James McKee Smith
  25. The Battle Of The Cure (4:20)
    John Powell, James McKee Smith
  26. Phoenix Rises (4:21)
    John Powell
  27. The Last Stand (5:29)
    John Powell
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Mephariel reply Replies: 8 || 2018-01-25 22:23:06
Hans Zimmer scoring X-Men Dark Phoenix.

Welcome back to Superhero world.


mpolonest123 2018-01-25 22:32:38
Between this and LB doing Pacific Rim, I’m more than happy. I really doubt he’ll use Ottman’s X-theme but hopefully he be as creative here as he was with ASM2!


T-Mann0362018-01-26 01:18:47
I knew that Zimmer isn't gonna retire. His previous pictures, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice were incredible. Welcome back to the Marvel and DC Universe, Hans.


Edmund Meinerts2018-01-26 12:36:46
Zimmer retires and unretires almost as much as Hayao Miyazaki!


M2018-01-26 14:56:08
This is going to be something amazing!


DT-20172018-01-26 16:43:31
Makes me wonder if Ottman just refused to do it. Though after his reported experience with BvS, I wonder what made Zimmer change his mind on this one.


Mephariel2018-01-26 18:14:36
Probably a much better script. Kinberg has said that this is a straight up drama/suspense movie. It is completely opposite of movies like BvS and X-Men: Apocalypse.


Radik2018-01-27 09:39:38
Hans said he is willing back to comics genre if the screenplay has its quality.


JBSO992018-01-27 11:46:15
This are great news! I was hoping that the retirement thing was just temporary, and luckily it was. His scores in superhero movies are always fantastic and I cannot wait to hear what he creates in this one.

Cameron reply Replies: 0 || 2018-01-26 17:54:34
They should have gotten Powell back.

Anthony reply Replies: 1 || 2007-10-19 00:00:00
Actually Krazie835, scratch that, the link's changed:

www.johnpowellcomposer.com/features_xmenbreakdown.htm


Lucahs2015-12-05 05:29:23
Please, this link is unavailable... Do you still remember the lyrics of "Phoenix Rises"?

dark prince reply Replies: 7 || 2014-02-01 05:23:23
"Why the producers never remember John Powell?". Is what I question to my self everytime outs a dissappointing superheroe score, like The Avengers by Alan Silvestri, John Powell did this great score for X-Men, and looks like nobody remember it, why John Powell never else did another superhero score (ok, it's Hancock, I know), but Joh Powell can do something else, to part of just excelent score for animated movies


Ds2014-02-01 12:49:00
Maybe they ask him every time and he's the one refusing these projects... He took a lot of time for himself/his family, maybe he's not as much a work-junkie as HZ is :-)

But these are pure speculations, we don't have a clue.

The essential thing is: a lot of people are missing John Powell and would be extremely happy to see him gloriously return. I hope he comes from time to time on this website and see all the love we have for him!


Mike2014-02-01 14:50:29
2015, guys—How To Train Your Dragon 2 and, presumably, the next John Williams Star Wars score! :D


MrZimmerFan2014-02-01 21:32:22
My favorite of Powell


dark prince2014-02-01 23:58:27
How to Train Your Dragon 2 is for 2014, I really want to hear this score, the first is a masterpiece by John Powell


Ds2014-02-02 00:44:54
Mike if there's one thing in 2015 i absolutely don't care about, it has to be that f#cking Star Wars movie, including its soundtrack. And i'm already tired of all the hype that's going to come over the next two years :D


Mike2014-02-02 03:39:19
lol....harsh. I can understand not caring about the movie, but the music, too???? :P Oh well, to each his own.


Edmund Meinerts2014-02-02 11:48:07
How can you not care about the opportunity to hear more Star Wars scores from John Williams?

phoenixxx reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-10 00:00:00
I do love this song! Exactly describes the soul of phoenix. But still, i hate the producers of XMEN because Jean WAS NOT supposed to die,wo phoenix and her, there is no reason to watch!

Edgar reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-03 00:00:00
Dark Phoenix's Tragedy & Phoenix Rises FTW!!

ahmet reply Replies: 0 || 2010-12-05 00:00:00
Very Good :)

dian.theeditors reply Replies: 0 || 2009-03-20 00:00:00
good audio friends...

nova reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-27 00:00:00
Rising Empire and Plague Burial are the trailer songs.. just in case anyone was wondering..

bushsbunnys reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-03 00:00:00
I LOVE phoenix rises!! I consider it my own personal theme, and I play it every morning to get my blood pumping! It is a better eye-opener than coffee WITH caffene! It's better than a 6-pack of red bulls! It's just so Goddessy-girl-powery-awe-inspiring-wowee-wow-wow!

Danny reply Replies: 0 || 2008-01-07 00:00:00
I have to say...the "Phoenix Rises" is just too powerful for me to listen to without breaking down with tears in my eyes!!! I know every fan in here would agree with me! I'm not ashamed to admit my personal feelings for this particular score! It's just that every time that I hear "Phoenix Rises", it seems that every core inside my body is forcing its way through the pores of my skin!!! Unbelievably incredible film score by John Powell!!!

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-06 00:00:00
It's "Rising Empire" composed by these guys:

www.immediatemusic.com

Fox reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-06 00:00:00
What theme music is playing at the end of the x3 teaser and first trailer? adeo already asked, but no one answered

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-19 00:00:00
Krazie835, look at my post about the complete score breakdown. :)

Krazie835 reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-19 00:00:00
Dies irae, dies illa, This day, this day of wrath
Solvet saeclum in favilla: Shall consume the world in ashes,
Quando Judex est venturus When the judge shall come
Quando Judex When the judge
Dies irae, dies illa This day, this day of wrath
Dies irae, dies illa This day, this day of wrath


Tuba mirum spargens sonum The trumpet, scattering its awful sound
Per sepulchra regionum Across the graves of all lands
Coget omnes ante thronum. Summons all before the throne.
Mors stupebit et natura, Death and nature shall be stunned
Cum resurget creatura, When mankind arises
Judicanti responsura. To render account before the judge.

I think those are the lyrics but I am not to sure about it though. If anyone knows latin then i am sure they could help out more.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-18 00:00:00
does anyone know the lyrics to phoenix rises?

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-09 00:00:00
X-Men: The Last Stand Complete Score Breakdown:

www.johnpowellcomposer.com/features_xmenscorebreakdown01.htm

Every cue, every change and even choir lyrics! :)

Nash reply Replies: 0 || 2007-05-07 00:00:00
I meant the track list and covers

Nash reply Replies: 0 || 2007-05-07 00:00:00
Antas

Are you gonna release the the complete score with covers soon??

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2007-02-21 00:00:00
lavad, as I wrote below:

''The reason behind this (the main titles sounding different) was that they had to do some emergency recording sessions to get the music done for the films release.

Powell had more time to work on the CD release, so the overall result, while different, is better. ''

lavad reply Replies: 0 || 2007-02-21 00:00:00
Sorry, I´m from Czech Rep. and I can´t speak very good english, but John Powel is Great Composer !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love his soundtrack X3: The Last Stand, the best is Dark Phoenix´s Tragedy and Phoenix Rises..............and Bathroom Titles. But I have a question: Why is the Bathroom Titles in the Movie different from soundtrack??? In the Movie is fast and best ;-)!

osman reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-30 00:00:00
çok güzel saolun

peter reply Replies: 0 || 2006-11-19 00:00:00
why isnt the film version of the main titles on this cd - that has to be one of the best main title themes ever

teoperseo reply Replies: 0 || 2006-11-17 00:00:00
I not Speack english....bat powell is very big

Angel reply Replies: 0 || 2006-10-03 00:00:00
Im a hip hop and regeaton lover but track 26 beautiful

Ant reply Replies: 0 || 2006-08-13 00:00:00
From what I've heard, a fair amount of the first half of the film sounds different on the CD release.

The reason behind this was that they had to do some emergency recording sessions to get the music done for the films release.

Powell had more time to work on the CD release, so the overall result, while different, is better.

Hello Kitty reply Replies: 0 || 2006-07-04 00:00:00
Jean Grey/Phoenix/Dark Phoenix's theme music for X3 is easily the best not only in this movie but the entire trilogy! Especially the version from Whirlpool of Love, Phoenix Rises and Dark Phoenix's Tragedy.

"La La LaLa Laaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa... LaLaLaaaaaaaaaa.... LaLaLaLaLaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.... DuDu Duuu Duuuuu...

La LaLaaaaaa Laaaaaaaaaaaaa.... La La Laaaaaaaaaa..... LaLaLaLaLaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaa...."

adeo reply Replies: 0 || 2006-07-03 00:00:00
Quick Question to any one out there who might know this. What theme music is playing at the end of x 3's teaser and first trailer? N-E info on that would be great.

-Adeo

Andrew reply Replies: 0 || 2006-06-23 00:00:00
I love this score, i especially like the Dark Phoenix Theme....I can listen to it all day. This is the best xmen soundtrack.

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