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I agree completely.<br><br>The movie was awesome, the score works perfectly, and the only thing I didn't like was the use of songs. Too much of them. Songs rarely work during intense action scenes. They distract.<br><br>But every time the score started, I liked it. Bay may be known as the big action guy, but when it comes to scoring the more intimate/emotional moments, he and the composer (no matter who he is) always do a good job.Greenaway for President! :))I agree with Knight.<br><br>It seems some peeps were expecting power anthems left and right. Yes, this is a big movie, but not a "Transformers-big" movie. I didn't like the use of source music (I hate songs in action movies) but when Balfe's work popped up I noticed it right away.<br><br>The more emotional cues were definitely the most memorable.What a fantastic soundtrack.<br>It’s totally crazy and works brilliantly in the film.<br>The bit emotional sections are very classic Bay but Balfe’s electronic weirdness is very unique.<br>It’s nothing like Balfe’s Dark Materials BUT why I’m earth should it be !<br>10/10Gavin should be listed as conductor
Because Ice Age was composed by David Newman and Collision Course was composed by John DebneyWhen i heard just the sound clips, i thought wtf. Sounds like the worst score, a michael bay movie ever had. Then i listened to the whole album and i have to say, there are some pretty cool tracks. I really like the electronic rhythmic stuff. Welcome to florence is awesome. The emotional moments are nice, but standard balfe stuff. In the movie, the music works really good. I think this music style is the only style, that works in THIS movie. And as hybrid says a mish mash of score and songs. The movie itself is.....strange. but at least the action rocks as hell.If "The Meltdown," "Dawn of The Dinosaurs" and "Continental Drift" are added, then how come "Ice Age" and "Collision Course" aren't?I haven't heard the album yet but there isn't much score in the film. It's like Bad Boys II meets Domino in terms of editing, songs everywhere (19 sourced songs used), short cues... Hell there's even a 13 Hours cue tracked in the film ("Getting Aboard The Plane")."Second time"... lol
Another awsome score by lorne balfe. I really like the film 6 underground directed by michael bay, is very awsome and intense and i begin to hear the score composed by lorne balfe, and its phenomenal and his second time working with michael bay since 13 hours, which i like lorne balfe's score too. Balfe's work is really inspiring in his film score.I don't expect Lorne to make a masterpiece with each movie, but it is true that most of her films are action candies, and I can't understand how she can deliver 6 underground and then make His dark materials.  It seems that within Lorne there are a thousand different composers.  And I don't know what to expect from Lorne again.Can't help noticing not one, but two Zimmer titles in here.... Tracks 14 and 16. lol.What is most disappointing is that this is a Michael Bay movie with a score being so bad. Historically his movies have fantastic scores by either Hans, Steve Jablonsky, and even Lorne Balfe. But this is hands down the worst Michael Bay score I’ve ever heard. <br><br>It’s functional, yes, but nothing compared to 13 Hours, any of the Transformers movies, The Rock, Pearl Harbor, etc. I definitely had high hopes for another good “power anthem” score... and the only cues that are any good are just Time ripoffs.<br><br>Highly disappointing.Again, if we have to expect every piece of work of one composer is have to be as good like his others pieces of work, that's pretty underwhelming and impossible.<br><br>Yeah, 6 Underground is not a good score by any means (neither Gemini Man, but is far more listenable), but works perfectly in the hiperbolic movie.
I expected a lot from this score, and the truth is that it left me cold.  Honestly, I think it is Bay's fault, Balfe has shown that he is capable of doing everything, but here it gives the feeling of being covered.  Again, Balfe must focus on fewer projects and the projects he accepts are of quality.There are speculations about the track "Til Death Do Us Part "as being composed by Brandon Campbell. Can anyone confirm whether it was Djawadi or Campbell who composed it?Come to Portugal again.> which ones are listenable<br>all of the ones I listed are the melodic/orchestral moments in the score not counting Memories and Beautiful Sunday.<br>Listen to Haunt the Living, Thrones, A Million Battles or One, But Not Done and tell me that the score is a travesty.Knight - okay, let us know which ones of these tracks are even listenable? Hyperbolic nonsense defines this score, but I do not blame Balfe - this would have been what Bay wanted. Such a shame to see his artistic credibility reduced to this after the stellar work on His Dark Materials and acceptable material on Gemini Man,.
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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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jjstarA113 reply Replies: 0 || 2019-04-04 06:17:49
How does "The Eggs Hatch" have "vocalists"?

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!

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 !

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."

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 :)

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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

dora rivera reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-08 00:00:00
hey well this site is really good it gots alot of movies tahat i like just keep up the good work okay

claudia perez reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-08 00:00:00
"you rock '' this thing is so cool i seen almost all the movies and i like your covered it`s so cool "good luck and keep up the good work '

ANDREA 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...

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