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Search for "filmtracks".Sorry, just found it.Tried that, couldn't find an author named Clemmensen who reviewed it. (I don't know where to look I haven't seen this guy's reviews before).Should be easy to find with google...Seriously guys, what site is he on? I want to see this review, but I don't know where it is.
I know woodwinds, with few exception, have been completely abandoned by RCP, but man would it be nice if Steve fit woodwinds into the small scale family scenes. He's great with them, but for whatever reason he doesn't seem to be able to use them unless it's an animation, The Sims or IDEA specifically, or fantasy (even then The Last Witch Hunter had no woodwinds). They add so much to the soundscape and make any score so much richer. <br><br>I'm listening to the Lord of the Rings Trilogy again currently, and god, they'd be nothing without all of those flutes and clarinets. Even when the main instrument is brass or string, the addition of woodwinds is so cleverly implemented by Shore, and they not only blend, but they actively enhance the sound. <br><br>Of course I'd also love Steve to continue using choir. He even seems to be getting better with it, with Transformers 5's use of it resembling the Halo franchise in a number of ways. It would be a wonderful surprise though if he went back to woodwinds eventually. I'm definitely not of the belief that they can't be used in a modern day setting either (Silence of the Lambs and the Spider-Man scores use them particularly well).Steve is a very accommodating composer. So it's really up to the director's vision. With Bay, you know you gonna hear some of the best stuff Steve has to offer and that's because they share the same "musical ear".<br><br>When he's scoring Peter Berg movies, Steve often relies on sound design and his scores for those movies are not really melodic. The few exceptions aside, Berg likes sound design scores. And he likes to experiment A LOT (example: the MRI machine sound that was incorporated in the Battleship score. Bold choice!).<br><br>Where does the director of Skyscraper stand in all of this?<br><br>Personally, I think this score will be "in the middle". Little sound design there, little melodic cue over here.... : ) I don't expect power anthems, simply because - as big as the movie is - it's not "Michael Bay big". I do hope for a little choir work though. Steve is great with choir.The Solo review does look quite good.<br><br>Clemmensen comes across pretty badly in many of his reviews. Even some of the positive ones. He has some very strong preconceptions about certain things that sometimes lead him to say some reasonably aggravating stuff.<br><br>Interestingly, he stays almost reasonable in his A World's End review. I wouldn't point to that one as his most typical negative review.Additional information<br>Posted date 2016<br><br>but, It was sold for two years.<br><br>Hello Hans.<br><br>May i ask you a question?<br><br>The piano sheet is now on sale, so that your music is now in the market for commercial purposes. It is sold at $ 10, although I do not know whether or not the seller arranged the piano music directly. Please check with us for the availability of other music.<br><br>Please refer to this site: htta://<br><br>(South Korea book store.)<br><br>Book Introduction :<br>It is the piano music which made the best 22 songs. New Age, movies, games, animations, etc., can be seen in various genres, and each sheet of music is directly attached to the author's QR code video.<br><br>If there is no problem, please respond.<br><br>Have a good day.
He’s definitely not a bad reviewer, and his writing style is pretty sharp. The obvious problem is that he has a strong bias against Zimmer. Most of his recent Zimmer reviews are less spent talking about themes and more so the “issues” with his current style.'At World's End' is possibly one of his greatest 'missteps' for sure, but he is a mostly reasonable guy when reviewing, and simply has a taste that doesn't accomodate a lot of the more modern sounding scores, which I think is ok, since we all have our preferences. His 'Solo' review is a must read for any fan of the score though. :DIf you want to understand why he's persona non grata, just go and check out his review of Hans Zimmer's masterpiece At World's End, it sums up pretty nicely the guy's mental issues :p<br><br>But his other reviews are mostly OK and that Solo one is indeed very good, worth a read.Who is he and why is he a persona non grata? ô_OHow dare you mention his name ??<br><br>I should erase that post... :P
What site are his reviews on again? Not really sure where to look.As long as Steve knows to keep this score mostly melodic with little to no sound design, I'll probably be happy with it.I assume that's the official cover....<br><br>I dig it. Very Die Hard-y : )I know Clemmensen is kind of persona non grata around here (not without good reason), but he put up his review of Solo a few days ago and it's one of the best he's ever written, a fantastic in-depth analysis (and appropriately positive). Worth spending an hour or two reading and listening to help unpack this score's many complexities.Is it just me or does the “Catwoman” riff (not the main theme) in “Bar Shootout” and “Nothing Out There” sound very much like the main Scarface theme?<br><br>I’ve also noticed that Hans sometimes will write a main tune and a series of riffs for a character, but will mainly incorporate the smaller motifs in the film (Angelica’s music from OST, Megamind’s main tune, Catwoman, etc.) Definitely not a problem though, I like the variety.<br><br>Look at the evolution of Batman’s theme from Begins, where he had the 2-note motif and the actual theme, to here where it’s just the 2 notes and the chord theme. I wonder if that was Chris Nolan’s decision.

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The Simpsons Movie
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  1. The Simpsons Theme (Orchestral Version) (1:27) *
  2. Trapped Like Carrots (2:14)
  3. Doomsday Is Family Time (2:27)
  4. Release The Hounds (2:19)
  5. Clap For Alaska (1:55)
  6. What's An Epiphany ? (2:07)
  7. Thank You Boob Lady (2:45)
  8. You Doomed Us All... Again (5:52)
  9. ...Lead, Not To Read (2:05)
  10. Why Does Everything I Whip Leave Me ? (3:05)
  11. Bart's Doodle (1:01)
  12. World's Fattest Fertilizer Salesman (5:05)
  13. His Big Fat Ass Could Shields Us All (1:46)
  14. Spider Pig (1:04) **
  15. Recklessly Impulsive (5:27) +
  16. Homer, Bart, And A Bike (2:24) (US iTunes Exclusive)
*The Simpsons Theme written by Danny Elfman

**Based on the Spiderman Theme written by Bob Harris and Paul Webster. Parody lyrics by James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Al Jean, Ian Maxtone Graham, George Meyer, David Mirkin, Mike Reiss, Mike Scully, Matt Selman, John Schwartzwelder and John Vitti.

+Remix by Ryeland Allison
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mark reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-23 00:00:00
ummm....its definitely zimmers score. no doubt. they even have interviews on tv with zimmer about the simpsons movie. ive seen it tbs and fox so far. and if you guys wanna hear someone who actually copies holst listen to the main theme from that jupiter I hear!?

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-19 00:00:00
Nick Glennie-Smith also wrote a little bit of additional music... ;-)

Cloud reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-19 00:00:00

Me reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-19 00:00:00
They should write: Baked by James Dooley not by hans zimmer, is all Dooley's stuff

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-16 00:00:00
I'm hearing the last track is some sort of remix...?

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-16 00:00:00
Absolutely, by Ryeland Allison... :-S

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-15 00:00:00

I know I don't list the producer, but EVERYONE involved in writing music, even additional, is listed there, and there is clearly no Zimmer.

mark reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-14 00:00:00
batman5 how many people have to correct you. zimmer was the producer of antz. he told them (gregson-williams & powell) the sound he wanted where and they wrote it.

batman5 reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-14 00:00:00
im telling you I know zimmer helped write antz.

mark reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-13 00:00:00
yeah very understandable. I think its weird someone getting on and not knowing their stuff before they comment. I know what you mean. cuz zimmer did not write antz. although I adore batman and the number5 is a coolnumber, batman5 you are wrong.

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-12 00:00:00
Hey Mark,

I'm not trying to argue here, I'm just trying to correct any misinformation that's posted.

I'm not fussed about wat Zimmer did on Gladiator, I never even brought that up, but when someone says outlandish things such as "Zimmer wrote Antz" I'd prefer to correct that.

Again, I'm not trying to say "I'm right, you're wrong" here, I'm just trying to say "Actually that's not quite true..." and presenting the facts and not the "opinions".

mark reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-12 00:00:00
ok this is crazy. these pages are to comment about each individual album zimmer puts out. not for anthony and batman5 to argue over like little children. me and my best friend tyler both admire zimmers work and my know most everything there is to know. zimmer was the producer of antz. not composer. ok batman5. anthony zimmer wrote gladiator except for a few solo parts...I mean few. and he gave writing credit to someone else. why dont you too exchange emails if you wanna argue. dont use up our space to comment zimmers work to act like immature children.

batman5 reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-12 00:00:00
if you read into what I said you will notice I told you zimmer admits to giving written by credit to other composers. I didnt say antz was in that. I also said other interviews, articles, etc.

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-11 00:00:00
Yeah batman5, that's a great interview. There's absolutely NOTHING about Antz.

batman5 reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-11 00:00:00
its easy. interviews!!! read them sometime. you want proof that hans zimmer gives credit to everyone. go to and find the dark knight. there is an interview where zimmer in fact admits to giving written by credit to others when he in fact wrote himself. also magazine articles. zimmer books, research. been a zimmer fan since the 80's.

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-10 00:00:00
Ok batman5, and you know this how exactly?

roderick reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-10 00:00:00
actually I do understand where batman5 is coming from. this site is for zimmer fans. why is everyone arguing about all of zimmers accomplishments. it is hard to compare zimmer and elfman. they have 2 very different styles of writing. elfmans music is very fantastical and zimmers is very dark. there was an interview where zimmer said he was calling danny elfman up and had him listen to his score for the simpsons movie to make sure elfman would approve of zimmers interpretation of his melodies. batman5 zimmer did help write antz but it wasnt the melodies. he generally helped with the progression layout.

batman5 reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-10 00:00:00
hans did the same thing in antz he did in the first pirates film. he did take part in creating the score. not the first time zimmer didnt take full writing credit.pirates as I already mentioned and gladiator. the ring 2. if you guys wanna do nothing but bash zimmer then why are you on this page?

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-08 00:00:00
batman5, what the heck are you talking about?

"They (Powell & Gregson-Williams) just orchestrated Antz. The melodies were all Zimmer."

Zimmer produced Antz i.e the film makers went to him and said "we want this specific tone in the music" and he relayed this to Powell & Gregson-Williams who then did everything else.

Zimmer was practically the reason those two got the gig, but he didn't participate in the production of the score.

batman5 reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-08 00:00:00
actually they just orchestrated antz. the melodies were all zimmer. and gladiator was not stolen from holtz. concert scores do not fit movie scores. the chord progressions arent even the same as any of holtz

Cloud reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-08 00:00:00
...and it's Holst, not Holtz :)

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-05 00:00:00
"hans zimmer has never ever stolen from anyone else, including gustav holst."

Gladiator, anybody?

Pridelander reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-02 00:00:00
batman5 - "Antz" is not Zimmer's... it's by John Powell & Harry Gregson-Williams! But if you want jazzy Zimmer score, how about "A League of Their Own" or "The Critic"? ;)

Sylvos reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-02 00:00:00
hehehe, "Danny Elfman is much higher than Zimmer" but still Hans is taking over the franchises that brought Danny to the top, one after each other... First Batman now Simpsons... what's next? ;-) C'mon Danny, it's your turn now!

teoperseo reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-01 00:00:00
we hope that he is not a music stupid thing because Danny Elfman is much higher than Zimmer and I do not

batman5 reply Replies: 0 || 2007-06-30 00:00:00
im sorry anthony do you have ears? if so I highly suggest you make an attempt to use them. hans zimmer has never ever stolen from anyone else, including gustav holst. if you would pay attention to other film scores zimmer has done you will see he can right anything. what about his jazzy score to ants!? where were the big trumpets with the strings? they werent there. what about driving miss daisy. very relaxed. had a very public park sound to it. when you prove to me you can do better than zimmer, wnich you will never do, then you and everyone else who bashes him can say what they want. until then, keep your negative comments to yourself. zimmer I cant wait for this score to release

simpsons fan reply Replies: 0 || 2007-06-26 00:00:00
The simpsons movie is the best movie of the world...and thank for hans zimmer for have do playing green day in the simpsons movie

Pridelander reply Replies: 0 || 2007-06-25 00:00:00
Listen to more "The Critic", until the Simpsons are coming ;)

End Credits version (last 1 min.)

I like the violin :)

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2007-06-23 00:00:00
Levente - yes, that's what i meant by 'un-bruckheimer' like. in fact that musical approach with the man himself already shows Hans' versatility.

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