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i believe that glimpses of the original would have solved the problem ;)Not actually though...probably a bit more Jackman than there actually is, eh? ;)@James<br><br>I have heard the original Vangelis theme but I was referring to a new theme for this new movie.Okay. I'm on the Lorne Balfe bandwagon now. I don't care if this movie is trash, this is a great listening experience, which is sometimes difficult to find in a score these days.Composer credits !
@spectre<br><br>She has a theme! Search for "Rachael's Song"!I agree. It is the most beautiful theme of the previous film and one of the biggest in Vangelis' career.I feel like there should have been a proper theme for Rachael. She was a really important character in both movies and it would have been nice to hear a sad melancholic melody for in her in some kind of Flashback or dream sequence for Deckard.$$$$$$ the soundtrack is FANTASTICSame here, I want to re-live the whole film through score and there is so much more we havent heard yet. Keeping my fingers crossed.
Just listen to all of it !!!! It’s a great classic soundtrack with cool electronics and great tunes- balfe is the topListen all the score and make the list yourself with the best moments for you, guy! Lolcan anybody recommend the absolute best themes on this score to me please!No he is not. It's just the musical palette created for all the futuristic scifi films that are inspired by what Vangelis did in 1982.Balfe is doing a Reddit interview in 2 hours time . Hopefully we can get to the bottom of Why he replaced Pinar and Clint Mansell on Ghost in The Shell
I totally agree with you. I was let down when I first heard the album. It's great but it's a selection of the score. I feel like they could've done a better job crafting the album. <br>Hell, something experimental like releasing the music as it is as a long (digital) track would've been interesting. <br><br>I think what made it difficult for them is how the tempo changes all the time, which might have resulted in an unpleasant listening experience (I think that might have been their point of view). For example, in the movie, the tempo of the cue "Home" changes a lot and some layers are taken out while the album version has a constant tempo.<br><br>Unfortunately, the number of people who noticed how unsatisfying this release is, is quite small, so there won't be anything official. Once again, we have to wait for leaks or bootlegs.also seems very like ghost in the shell. Did Balfe also help out on this score ?I can hear it<br>'Her Eyes were Green' gave me a heavy Arrival-vibe for example<br>Am I the Only one that feels Johánn Johánnsson touch everywere along this score?<br>Truly is the Vangelis reminiscense in each song, but the style is more near to Johánnsson than Wallfisch and of course Zimmer.<br>Could be Denis Villeneuve's suggestion, or maybe Benjamin has study Villeneuve last works, but is unquestionable that 2049 score sounds very Johánnsson.<br><br>Many people these days talking bad about 2049 score (No melodies, No Vangelis, All ambiance...), but the reality is that this work has perfect match with the rest of the film.<br><br>2049 is different to the original Blade Runner. Yes it has the same world and feeling, but is another director's vision, and the music follows (perfectly) the same way.OK, there seems to be a regular edition at amazon and other retailers with the same content (2 CD) for a cheaper price than the limited one. It's nonsense. Will the record label pay me back a couple of bucks? I don't think it is ethical business at all.
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Additional Music - Conductor - OrchestratorMusician : Ethnic Pipes
Hans ZimmerNick Glennie-SmithRichard HarveyAdam Smalley
ComposerAdditional MusicAdditional MusicScore Producer
Beyond Rangoon
Label: Milan Records
Length: 38'42
HZimmer.com rating:        4/5
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  1. Waters Of Irrawaddy (3:46)
  2. Memories Of The Dead (1:43)
  3. I Dreamt I Woke Up (8:41) *
  4. Freedom From Fear (1:06)
  5. Brother Morphine (1:03)
  6. Our Ways Will Part (7:11)
  7. Village Under Siege (4:07)
  8. Beyond Rangoon (10:09)
*Co-written with Nick Glennie-Smith
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Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2015-03-06 23:39:54
It's funny how our tastes evolve, isn't it? A couple years ago, I had the audacity to call this score boring in one of the discussions here. Well, nowadays, I find it quite beautiful, I love Hans' instrumentation choices here, and it's right up there with The Last Samurai as one of my favorite Zimmer scores.

Greg reply Replies: 0 || 2014-08-11 14:49:15
Hey hybrid est ce que tu as le complete score pour celui ci?

Bryan Fury reply Replies: 2 || 2013-06-27 11:24:46
expanded score The Track List is:
1) Waters of Irrawaddy
2) Burma
3) Memory of Dead
4) Brother Morphine
5) Aung San Suu Kyi/I Dream I Woke Up
6) Our Ways Will Part
7) Village Under Siege
8) Opression
9) Beyond Rangoon
10) Aung San Suu Kyi


Per2013-06-27 12:07:43
Fake... as in fan made


fabien2013-06-27 22:21:24
no ! there s good new music in it ;)

Ethan reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-07 00:00:00
Truly sublime and melodious music! :) This stirring soundtrack totally stands on its own. But oh how I've craved for and expanded release for 15 years. This is such a rare and emotional masterpiece, and rightfully deserves to be more complete, so come on gentleman, its 2011...15 long years since the original release in 1995. I have seen the film a number of times, and loved the other poignant music variations! Especially the beautiful music during the raft scene when Laura Bowman tends to his wounds. And of course other lovely segments when she is traveling through Burma etc. I really Appreciate you guys reading this. I hope I'm not too unpopular for making a humble request :)

Luky reply Replies: 0 || 2010-12-27 00:00:00
Amazing ..... i like this.... two thumbs up ....!!!

Cynthia reply Replies: 0 || 2010-03-03 00:00:00
Wow! This music is straight from the heart, it deeply expresses what cannot be put into words. Why is it that so many people I have encountered over time, have not heard of this forgotten masterpiece. I am an avid soundtrack fanatic and truly appreciate quality creative music. And this unique score is one of my favorite finds of all time. Every track is moving and captivating, and after seeing the film just recently, it made me really hunger for more of the original score that unfortunately was not on the official CD release.

Maradon reply Replies: 0 || 2010-03-01 00:00:00
Greetings to whom it may concern. I am not too sure how often these posts are read. But I would just like to make a brief inquiry/request about Beyond Rangoon. Firstly, I am privileged to have the original 1995 score in my collection which is just sublime, and totally out of this world! But having seen the film a few times, I suddenly realized how much more rich, original, music is actually missing from this amazing soundtrack.

There are some other beautiful, stirring, variations from the film. And I have been yearning and hoping for an expanded more complete release of Beyond Rangoon. I am certain there are many devout Zimmer admirers out there who are just waiting and hoping for a 2010 release also. It’s seems almost sinful to leave out such lovely theme renditions from this rare PHENOMENAL score. Is this release probable?

Thanks for reading.

Enrico reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-22 00:00:00
Very good soundtrack!!! 10/10!!!

Patrick reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-07 00:00:00
This music has such substance and depth to it, and a beautiful variety of melancholy themes
Which are utilized so well by lonely woodwind instruments and stirring vocals. It’s the most played soundtrack in my collection. The nature of this music never ceases to amaze me. It’s as though the score were from another world, other time. And so thought provoking and beautifully wistful. It defines so many elements for me and transcends the mind, I have been collecting film scores since I was 16, now aged 27 and still this score continues to captivate me like no other. It’s up there with Morricone’s the mission in my opinion. Outstanding effort Hans, if by some dark miracle you read this. I just want to say that I really appreciate the true quality of music you bring to life and the hard work you put into it. I have many of your great scores. And I hope in the future for an expanded release of Beyond Rangoon, there’s so many other great stirring pieces from the film.

Suicune reply Replies: 0 || 2006-10-08 00:00:00
This is one of the most beautiful Hans Zimmer soundtracks on the market. Even though it's a little hard to find, it's worthing every single penny. The last track it's simply magnificent. After my opinion, Zimmer is the best contemporary composer after John Williams.

Loic reply Replies: 0 || 2006-05-08 00:00:00
Musique envoutante, magique, sublime! Sa meilleure BO selon moi, dommage que toutes les musiques du film ne se retrouvent pas dans l'album.

romain reply Replies: 0 || 2006-02-07 00:00:00
beyond rangoon est une musique magnifique. j'ai ecouté cette musique et j'en ai frisonné. c'est tout simplement exellent .

Moi reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-25 00:00:00
simply beautiful !

Jukebox reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-25 00:00:00
je voulais remercier Hans Zimmer pour la merveilleuse musique qu'il nous offre. Ses oeuvres nous transportent dans un monde entre ręve et réalité. Encore une fois bravo !!!

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