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Why never ? <br>He dislikes the saga or not interested ? I'm curious.Does anyone know why "Knight's March" is not in the original album and if there is a extended edition that has this cue?<br><br>Rogue One was last minute change on Giacchino. I would like to hear Alexandre Desplat score to make a correct analysis from both scores. Besides that and with the little time, Giacchino's score is good, in the same style from maestro Williams. <br>Solo score is more different. Maestro Williams wrote the main theme and more cues, but what make the score different is Powell. He adapts Solo theme, and some of themes the original trilogy, but he puts him own stamp. Definitely is a Star Wars Score but with Powell stamp. Something Giacchino, maybe for the time, did not develop.<br>The film, well, i will watch on DVD.graciasWhile I always liked this score, it wasn’t until recently (when I revisited the film and album) that I realized how amazing it really is. There is still nothing that tops “Evacuating London” or the “Aslan” theme in terms of modern fantasy material. Each of the themes are brilliantly interconnected with each other, but stand on their own as well. I do wish there something a bit more distinctive for the White Witch, but that’s a small complaint.<br><br>The only other score that really reminds me of this (in terms of the string writing and piano material) is “Winters Tale” by Rupert. Also a pretty solid fantasy score.
I LOVE IT!!They kept the volume of the music so low in the movie, while rouge ones was jacked up and used as a center piece rather than side music like they did for John. Johnson piece is far better,  it they gave it a back seat <br>But Rogue One or Solo?<br><br>Because i remember more the music in RO after watching the movie than in Solo (well, maybe is because that theme for the character is so unispired and only i remember certain moments of the music)We are just gonna have to agree to disagree. ;-)I just said I haven't watched the movie or listened to the full score yet.
Still have to disagree, I love the new “Park Theme” and the way it sort of takes over from the classic theme. Then you have the Indominus theme, Owen’s theme, the villain theme, the family theme, the source music, etc.<br>I’ll take that any day over Lost World and JP3. Is it as good as the original score? Hell no, but not many scores are.'<br><br>The Lost World was a coherent evolution in the franchise, Williams maintains the original theme, but creates a darker and more percussive score (listen the expanded version by La La Land), because the movie isn't like Jurassic Park. And i getting appreciate more the Don Davis score for JPIII, better orchestrated than Jurassic World, both scores are FAR better than Jurassic World (one for a coherent and agressive tone and more memorable, and the other because is better orchestrated)<br><br>'And I do see the similarities between the vulture theme and those other ones listed. It’s definitely not original, but it is effective.'<br><br>I don't see any similaraties with the Avengers theme, effective?, yeah, but not memorable and i'll pick up any day than any theme in Jurassic WorldDo you remember any music outside the space chase?<br><br>Because i don't.I only watched the movie once, but the fact that I didn't take away any memorable music from Rogue One is a huge problem for a Star Wars film. I haven't listened to this score yet, but I have more hopes for this than Rogue One.Between this one and Rogue One, I'll take the last one.<br><br>Unfortunately the two scores run away from the typical sound of the franchise and at various times seem just a pastiche copy.<br><br>It's a good score, but it does not feel so natural. Even Han's theme is almost unrecognizable, forgettable and incoherent with the character. It does not have the same identity as the themes of Luke, Leia, Rey, Anakin, Jyn, Yoda or Dameron.woow! love it
It's funny that when they announced that the star wars story films would be scored by different conposers, I was like... COME ONE JOHNY GET ON IT and sure enough a year later... Same with Pan (one of his best scores in my opinion).Well, for starters, the HAN SOLO theme Williams wrote is kind of...well...meh....<br><br>And I can see where Powell had to incorporate the original Star Wars and some Empire themes....Asteroid Field being one of them.<br><br>I just kinda hoped Powell would adapt Asteroid Field into something more than whatever the hell butchery happened here....Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa! When was there a flute in this score?? I just noticed there's a credit for a flute soloist, and I've listened to this score several times and never noticed a flute? Does anyone have any idea which track it might be?It's really sad how more than half of this score is just very messy bombastic sound rather than a more structured melodic/thematic approach, this coming from a hardcore Powell fan. The saddest thing is that this was THE film for him to score, full of action and chase sequences, which John has always excelled at. Here however, rather than his usual voice, it sounds as if he shies away from it and goes back to anything established by Williams every 30 seconds or so. Whenever it sounds like a cue is leading up to something interesting and exploring a new idea, it just shies away from it. This might have been on the directors/producer's side of things... or that's what I'm choosing to believe, at least. Don't get me wrong, every so often there are some sections that really do shine, this often being when Powell isn't just trying to sound Williamsy and/or referencing old SW material. Maybe I just need to give the album a few more listens. Usually happens whenever a new Powell soundtrack album is released. Not sure, though. Just by listening to Ferdinand a few times, for example, you could really feel and understand the story, its characters and their development, as their themes developed as well. This one is just a mess and feels... off.Such an inspiring track. Loved it when it was released and still love it.
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Additional Music - Orchestrator
John PowellJames McKee SmithJohn Ashton ThomasGavin Greenaway
ComposerAdditional MusicAdditional MusicAdditional Arrangements
Happy Feet
Label: Atlantic Records
Length: 64'15
HZimmer.com rating:        4/5
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  1. The Huddle (2:22)
  2. The Eggs Hatch (0:39)
  3. Birth Of Mumble (1:43)
  4. Wives Ho! (4:07)
  5. Singing Lessons (2:18)
  6. The Skua Birds (2:30)
  7. In My Room (1:22)
  8. Graduations (1:35)
  9. Fish (1:42)
  10. Leopard Seal (3:01)
  11. Adelieland (3:02)
  12. Bob's Led (1:33)
  13. Finding Aliens (1:47)
  14. Lovelace's Pile (3:03)
  15. If I Could Sing (0:45)
  16. Exile (2:18)
  17. The Leader Of The Pack (1:25)
  18. Finding Lovelace (2:39)
  19. Gloria Joins (3:04)
  20. The Hill (1:21)
  21. Fun Food Storm (2:52)
  22. Killer Whales (2:52)
  23. The Alien Ships (4:46)
  24. In The Zoo (3:20)
  25. First Contact (1:46)
  26. Mumble Returns (1:34)
  27. Tap Versus Chant (2:56)
  28. The Helicopter (0:53)
  29. Communication (1:58)
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Lambegue reply Replies: 0 || 2014-03-23 23:59:12
I just listened to this one again, I didn't remember it was such a great score ! A really wonderful work from Powell, makes me even more impatient (if possible) about his return.

Mario Soundtrack reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-12 00:00:00
I like it!! One of the most variation soundtrack. The bests songs are "Fish" (with a small variation of love, funny and attack themes), "Leopard Seal" (with a forth begin and chase theme), "Bob's Led" (for a funny song), "The Hill" (I like it the 0:57 minute), "Fun Food Storm" (a great song, with a small variates themes), "Killer Whales" (a song which demostrate the attack) and "The Alien Ships" (with a small theme of adventure and heroica act). John Powell's Alive!!

DemonStar reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-24 00:00:00
A great score by John Powell, and a great release too!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2007-06-25 00:00:00
I ùade a kind of Complete score of this one with all the songs produced/arranged by Powell :

01 - Kiss - Heartbreak Hotel (N. Kidman, H. Jackman) (2:35)
02 - The Huddle (2'22)
03 - The Eggs Hatch (0'39)
04 - Birth Of Mumble (1'43)
05 - Wives Ho ! (4'07)
06 - Singing Lessons (2'18)
07 - Umph (1:28)*
08 - The Skua Birds (2'30)
09 - In My Room (1'22)
10 - Graduations (1'35)
11 - Fish (1'42)
12 - Somebody To Love (B. Murphy) (3:46)
13 - Leopard Seal (3'01)
14 - Adelieland (3'02)
15 - Bob's Led (1'33)
16 - Finding Aliens (1'47)
17 - Lovelace's Pile (3'03)
18 - If I Could Sing (0'45)
19 - Gloria (B. Murphy) (1:17)**
20 - My Way (A Mi Manera) (R. Williams) (1:44)
21 - Boogie Wonderland (B. Murphy) (5:08)
22 - Exile (2'18)
23 - The Leader Of The Pack (1'25)
24 - Finding Lovelace (2'39)
25 - Gloria Joins (3'04)
26 - The Hill (1'21)
27 - Fun Food Storm (2'52)
28 - Killer Whales (2'52)
29 - The Alien Ships (4'46)
30 - In The Zoo (3'20)
31 - First Contact (1'46)
32 - Mumble Returns (1'34)
33 - Tap Versus Chant (2'56)
34 - The Helicopter (0'53)
35 - Communication (1'58)
36 - I Wish (P. LaBelle, Y. Adams, F. Barrino) (3:31)
37 - The Joker - Everything I Own (J. Mraz, C. Hynde) (4:05)
38 - Tell Me Something Good (Bonus) (Pink) (3:10)***

Length : 1:34:47

* : Unreleased track from the Promo
** : DVD rip of a song not in the album
*** : A little part of the song is heard at the beginning of the film

;-)

Marco Wienrich reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-28 00:00:00
This score is absolutley great! especially track one rocks! I love that 600+ choir. I never heard such a complete score that is this beautiful!

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-26 00:00:00
As my review states, this is a "complete" score.

"I say "complete" as there are 3 types of music in the film - pop songs, the actual score, and little bits of music that join the two together. It's the latter that isn't featured on either album, but why would it be? As for the score we do have, it's considerably more than heard in the film as a substantial amount has been cut out."

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-26 00:00:00
John, the film is about 1h45...

The score is (actually) 67 minutes, plus 4 or 5 songs (from the other CD) in the film...

I think, no I'm sure it's a complete score...

We have chance with Powell !

John reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-25 00:00:00
Is this the Complete Score or are there some missing-cues?

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-24 00:00:00
How good does that electric guitar sound in track 4! :D

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-23 00:00:00
I'd say my personal favorites are 2, 10, 12 and 29.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-23 00:00:00
Amazing !

Excellent work !

Track 1, 3, 21 and 23 are the best !

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-20 00:00:00
Aww, the mixing in the film sounds a lot better than this. There's added electronic in some bits which don't sound that great! :'(

OMG reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-20 00:00:00
Woohoo, I just got the score!!!!

It's amazing and great and brilliant and super-awesome..

I love the light synth beat behind some tracks :)

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-18 00:00:00
Track 21 "Fun Food Storm" is actually 5:19 and not 2:52 as written above. :)

Anthony! reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-13 00:00:00
Aha!

www.johnpowellcomposer.com/filmography_happyfeet.htm

I've now uploaded the track listing! ;)

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-13 00:00:00
You're right Anthony...

The Atlantic Records' website is quite bad...

We have no news !

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-12 00:00:00
Has anyone got hold of a track listing anywhere? This is out in a week and we've heard nothing...

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-11 00:00:00
Yesterday I saw the movie... The score is great... A lot of "speed" action scenes... Also choirs... That's a very good Powell, as usual !


At the beginning of the movie there's especially songs... But in the end, the last 20-25 minutes, above all, we have Powell's score...

Anthony you're right, the score will be a little bit short I think, but anyway, it's awsome ! ^^

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-11 00:00:00
Why do I have a feeling the last 3 comments were all by the same person?

And btw, time must fly, as this score comes out in 9 days time! :o

ANDREA reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-08 00:00:00
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claudia perez reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-08 00:00:00
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dora rivera reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-08 00:00:00
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OKKU reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-06 00:00:00
Any track please!

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-05 00:00:00
I just got back from seeing the film and I honestly can't see there being over 30 minutes of score for this. Ah well, never know, there could be!

Sylvos reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-05 00:00:00
No sign of tracklisting yet? It's weird to have the cover already but not the tracklisting. Although I think the total playback may not exceed 40 minutes (Don't bash me if it does! :-P), still it'd be interesting to know how much music is in there.

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2006-11-30 00:00:00
Worst. Cover. Ever.

OMG reply Replies: 0 || 2006-11-29 00:00:00
Wow! People have already voted and they haven't even heard the album lol

Gotta love the MV zealots :p

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2006-11-29 00:00:00
LOL you're right about the cover !

The other soundtrack with songs gets a better one !


The film will be release next week in France, I can't wait to see this movie and to listen Powell's score...

Sylvos reply Replies: 0 || 2006-11-29 00:00:00
The cover isn't really appearling but the music surely is. Haven't seen the movie myself but those who have, told me the movie and the music were great. Here's another thing to look forward to this christmas!

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