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@Bob<br><br>Thank you for the enlightment, I will consider opening my wrists for misconduct in the next few days, thank you very much... :o<br><br><br><br>Ok seriously though, you guys should know that if there's one guy that could not care less about awards... it's Hans... :)I am really enjoying his season of the Crown.a big balfe influence in this season with hints of Churchil and Genius I think. Really excellent music/ it's me@ds "Ramin is also doing a lot of projects but is far, far behind in terms of styles and creativity."<br> <br>I think the same for Jablonsky, Zanelli, XL, Jackman and Mancina.@macejko<br><br>"All the time he acts like the hottest shit in town, refusing to score basically everything they offer him"<br><br>You said in another comment that you never read an interview with Powell, so not reason you take that kind of conclusion of your character.<br><br>"The man hides in a cave, doesn't evolve at all and for some mysterious reason he is still revered like a second coming of Jesus Christ."<br>Powell is a clearly talented composer. He suffered criticism at the beginning of his career by sounding like Zimmer, but soon showed substance. And much more than that created an identifiable style, which today is reference to other scores of modern animations (which may be good or bad to depend on of the point of view).<br>Today he is an established composer and it is common for these composers to move away for a few years or even close their careers without many explanations for the public. In recent years we watched the estrangement of Silvestri, Horner, Williams and in the past we saw Faltemeyer, Bill Conti and Brad Fiedel drop their careers when they were at the top of the game.<br><br>" Say anything you will about Lorne Balfe, but at least he is working his ass off and slowly getting better and better"<br><br>As they said in another comment, you're compared to newbies and veterans. Balfe's having the opportunity of his life now. Take it or leave it. There's no choice. Powell, as well as Zimmer others, on the other hand, is a "senior member" of the club. He can afford to go away for a few years to resolve comprehensible personal problems without affecting the hard work he has developed in the last 20 years. Will Balfe continue to be so creative in 10 or 15 years?<br><br>@ds<br><br>"<br>Powell has nothing to prove, he has already mastered all genres"<br><br>That's funny, but it's fair. Powell Is a good composer. Not the best, far from it. Your style really narrows your work down, but we can say that from all the composers out there. So it's not a problem.The problem is he wants to limit his work to animations and fantasy.because he abhors gratuitous violence.<br><br>@george<br><br>". Although, I hate to say it, we could say the same for Zimmer in my opinion"<br><br>Zimmer's at the end of his career. All the other composers when they arrived at 60 years (with the exception of JNH, Goldsmith and Morricone) reduced the amount of projects per year and went on to choose their work best. It's a natural way.Over the years, it tends to get worse with one exception here and there. Don't keep expectations like he's in his prime<br><br>"he has "nothing more to prove", he is creatively dead."<br><br><br>Powell will work with a little more frequently in the coming years (or not) that only depends on his ambitions. However, frankly, he's never going to do three again. 4.5. 6 projects in a year. It takes a lot of motivation for that.<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
Just listened to the whole thing, kind of a let down. Nothing interessting except for some action moments. Don’t even recall hearing some sort of theme. Overall it was like listening to Cars 4: Spanish World Cup.I have already listened to The Jumanji Overture and I must say it sounds really great. Let's see how the rest of the score sounds.Tracklist with track duration:<br>01. The Jumanji Overture (03:20)<br>02. Digging Up The Past (01:43)<br>03. Brantfort High (01:09)<br>04. Into The Jungle (01:23)<br>05. Out of Character (02:31)<br>06. The Legend of the Jewel (02:23)<br>07. The Adventure Begins (01:40)<br>08. Special Abilities (01:16)<br>09. The Bikers (03:44)<br>10. Van Pelt (01:00)<br>11. A Test Of Friendship (01:22)<br>12. The Bazaar (01:16)<br>13. Snake Charmer (03:41)<br>14. The Power of Bravestone (01:04)<br>15. Seaplane McDonough (02:17)<br>16. The Missing Piece (01:46)<br>17. Lost In Time (01:18)<br>18. Flirting With Danger (01:36)<br>19. Albino Rhinos (03:44)<br>20. Retrieving the Emerald (01:54)<br>21. Out of Lives (01:49)<br>22. First Kiss (01:22)<br>23. The Jaguars (03:03)<br>24. Ring of Fire (02:07)<br>25. Begin The Climb (01:56)<br>26. Call Out Its Name (02:23)<br>27. leaving Jumanji (03:03)<br>28. An Older Friend (02:40)<br>29. Back To School (01:53)@ds the same for desplat's victory with Budapest Hotel.Maybe. I'd sure be happy for you lot ;) And I'd definitely rather see Powell attached to a project than, say, RGW, Junkie or Desplat. <br><br>That Solo movie is going to be a disaster, though.
One more thing: if indeed the reason for Powell's semi-hiatus was to be with his family as much as possible, we may well see his activity increase again in coming years now that his wife has passed away and his son is close to graduating high school (I couldn't find an exact date of birth for him but I think he's 16 or 17). Him taking on a project as big and ambitious as Star Wars isn't exactly the sign of someone who wants to take it easy. It's too early to say yet though.hans should win the oscar for best sound effects and not for the best music/score. just as a statement.And it's also unfair to use Balfe to criticize Powell. He started working on American projects in 2005 with Batman Begins, and only after 2010 did he receive individual projects. Is it accurate to compare someone who entered the party at the last minute with two others who are in it for 20 (Powell) and 30 (Zimmer)?<br><br>I'm in a hurry and I put everything into a translator. Forgive the many mistakes.<br> <br><br><br>Composers do not need to worry about the attention, acceptance of the public of the same or the same intensity as pop music artists do. There's no need to do that. Occasionally some name draws attention to the public and causes many people to be in the genre, Williams and Zimmer are the main examples that I can bring the table. However it is not because Williams or Zimmer are extremely popular and perhaps worry about the material they are offering to the public who adores them that all the composers of the world need to do equal. Most of these men and women even enxeega as "celebrity". They are more like artisans or the rest of the crew of a film that occupies with the lights, effects and costumes and that will never have the same response from the public as the main actor. And they don't even expect it. So I think it's foolish to wait for Powell to occupy himself in 2,3 movies a year to please a fanbase.<br><br>I'll agree with you when it says it's deplorable to see CPR composers who talk so much about building a single voice and giving emerging talent the opportunity to use so many additional composers (many of them with a possible promise that in the future they will work with Zimmer and thus have the opportunity to show his face in Hollywood.The sense is almost always these.You start with a secondary composer, he arrives at Zimmer and gains some kind of notoriety). But Powell is not the only one who does this. So he should not be the only one criticized.Well...it's a film score. It has no obligation to provide a pleasant or enjoyable listening experience, and for an award like this that doesn't really come into consideration. So if it works in the film, it did its job and that's all that matters.<br><br>For me personally, as someone who cares about music first and films second, a score like Dunkirk has little value. A few years ago I probably would have been pretty mad about this score winning awards and acclaim (you should have seen how salty I got when The Social Network beat out HTTYD), but these days... *shrug*. I know what I like, Dunkirk isn't it, and that's fine. It wasn't written for me. Do I wish Hans still wrote the kind of music I like? Of course. But he gets to make his own choices as an artist, just as I get to choose what to listen to as a fan.
The score is already on itunes.This score... so many mixed emotions. Does it work for the film? Heck yeah. Does it improve the film? So much so. Did Hans do what he set out to do? Totally. Is it an award winning masterpiece? Um, not so fast.<br><br>Dunkirk, while super effective within the context of the film (I wouldn’t change a thing about it), I must admit, it doesn’t have nearly the same effect as a stand-alone listen. It’s literally the same textures and notes over and over again, just slightly rising and falling in pitch and tempo. Does that make it “award” worthy? I’m not sure. If based solely on the film, you betcha. If based purely on the music itself, I don’t think so. That’s where Interstellar succeeds so far and away over Dunkirk. As a pure listening experience, Interstellar is interesting, multi-layered and emotional. Whereas Dunkirk is just flat, void of any sort of feeling or “actual” music (again, works IN the film). It’s glorified sound FX (save for the end, which, no doubt, is in large part to Ben).<br><br>Hmm... I’ve never had a score tear me apart more than this one. I both love it and hate it. Maybe it did it’s job... lol.<br><br>Excuse me while I go listen to No Time for Caution yet again.I think most of us agree that he should've won for Interstellar but I think Dunkirk deserves it too. The work Hans and the music department did on this movie is just incredible. Must've been a lot of hard work. <br>An award is an award, Hans' 2nd Oscar is long overdue so I'd be glad to see him win. But it would be weird to see him win for THAT score, after all the greatnesses of the past 20 years. Same thing with Morricone who won his only Oscar for his very light and insignificant work on Hateful Eight. Good for the man, good for the fans, but doesn't really make sense. But have Oscars ever made sense? :-phaha hybrid :D made my day
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My Winter Storm
Label: Universal Records
Length: 75'16
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  1. Ite, Missa Est (0:27)
  2. I Walk Alone (3:53)
  3. Lost Northern Star (4:22)
  4. Seeking For The Reign (0:58)
  5. The Reign (4:07)
  6. The Escape Of The Doll (0:32)
  7. My Little Phoenix (4:02)
  8. Die Alive (4:04)
  9. Boy And The Ghost (4:36)
  10. Sing For Me (4:16)
  11. Oasis (5:10)
  12. Poison (4:01)
  13. Our Great Divide (5:05)
  14. Sunset (0:36)
  15. Damned And Divine (4:29)
  16. Ciarán's Well (3:37)
  17. Minor Heaven (4:00)
  18. Calling Grace (3:06)
  19. Bonus : Damned Vampire & Gothic Divine (5:01)
  20. Bonus : I Walk Alone (Artist Version) (4:23)
  21. Bonus : I Walk Alone (In Extremo Remix) (4:31)
  22. Bonus : The Seer (4:17)
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meggy reply Replies: 0 || 2008-10-27 00:00:00
Beautiful album... Music is very important part of my life, thanks for creating it for people:)

daniela duran reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-26 00:00:00
i`m from chile
TARJA you are the best female singer all over the world.

NIGHTWISH WITHOUT YOU IS NOTHING

YOU HAVE A BEAUTIFUL VOICE

TRY TO VISIT CHILE PLEASE

monika reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-03 00:00:00
Hello, I'm from Bulgaria...and Tarja...please...come to Bulgaria

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-11 00:00:00
I updated the page a little bit... :-)

Antonio reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-25 00:00:00
I don't know what really happened there :) but I like here songs I like them even much more than Nightwish you got the first place in my play list rating: Tarja Turunen, Nightwish, Within Temptation, Darkwell(Suspiria), Deline(Lucidity)... I like such kind of music. You tell a story in a song!

Maria reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-13 00:00:00
I am so happy for Tarja, you know, it's hard what happened to her with Nightwish but in the end, I can see that it was a true Blessing in Disguise because now she is free to compose her own music, write her own lyrics, and now she can absolutely completely "own" her Masterpiece that is " My Winterstorm".

Thank you, Tarja, for sharing your magnificent gift of your voice and song with the world. You will always be my favorite female singer and I wish you all the Best, love, health, and happiness abound for now and for always.

Take Care,
Maria

nicole reply Replies: 0 || 2008-02-05 00:00:00
ciao sono una ragazza italiana.. adoro Tarja da morire!!!!!!!! ha fatto bene a mettersi come solista...
Annette dei Nightwish in confronto alla sua meravigliosa voce è una gallinaccia!! xD
kiss!! *-*

Milica reply Replies: 0 || 2008-01-25 00:00:00
Hello to TARJA!!!
I'm from Serbia, and I'm probably one of your biggest fans here!!!
You were and you always will be one of the most beautiful singerswith the power in woice other can just imagine!!!
Please come to Serbia, you have many fans here that wait for you!!!!!!!
Kisssssssssssssssssss

Storm reply Replies: 0 || 2008-01-19 00:00:00
Hello, I'm from Croatia...and Tarja...please...come to Croatia, a thousads of your fans are waiting for you to come...just like me!My winter storm is the greatest album..masterpiece...!!!And your voice..amazing...!!!With best wishes...from Croatia!

Laura reply Replies: 0 || 2008-01-02 00:00:00
My Winter Storm is a masterpiece beautifully performed by an angel in rock. Tarja's voice truly is beauty in itself and I am a huge fan of hers as she inspires me completely. Hope there will be many more albums to come :D

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2007-12-07 00:00:00
My Winter Storm-Anderrs Wollbeck/Mattias Lindblom/Harry Sommerdahl
I Walk Alone
Oasis
Lost Northern Star
The Seer
Damned And Divine
Sing For Me
Calling Grace
Boy and the Ghost
Minor Heaven
The Reign
Ciarán’s Well
Poison (Alice Cooper Cover)

Kate reply Replies: 0 || 2007-12-07 00:00:00
I Walk Alone: Anderrs Wollbeck/Mattias Lindblom/Harry Sommerdahl

Lost Northern Star: Kiko Masbaum/Michelle Leonard/Tarja Turunen

The Reign: Adrian Dimitri/Andrew Zagoritis/Thorsten Stenzel/Angela Heldmann/Tarja Turunen

My Little Phoenix: Howerling/Van Zundert

Die Alive: Anderrs Wollbeck/Mattias Lindblom/Hanne Sorvaag/Tarja Turunen

Boy and the Ghost: Anderrs Wollbeck/Mattias Lindblom/Jessika Lundstrom/Annie Stang/Alexander Jonsson/Tarja Turunen

Sing for Me: Kid Crazy/Christel Sundberg/Tracy Lipp

Oasis: Tarja Turunen

Poison: Child/Cooper/McCurry

Our Great Divide: Anderrs Wollbeck/Mattias Lindblom/Hanne Sorvaag/Tarja Turunen

Damned and Divine: Adrian Dimitri/Andrew Zagoritis/ Thorsten Stenzel/Angela Heldmann/Tarja Turnen

Ciaran's Well: Alex Scholpp/Michelle Leonard/Doug Wimbish/ Tarja Turunen

Minor Heaven: Anderrs Wollbeck/Mattias Lindblom

Calling Grace: Kiko Masbaum/Michelle Leonard/Tarja Turnen

rockstar reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-20 00:00:00
Who´s the songwriter on each track?

irawan reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-15 00:00:00
Just amazing, Tarja is the greatest singer ever!

Devora reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-15 00:00:00
My Winter Storm is pure beauty!!!Such a masterpiece!!!
Well done to Tarja and the team of musicians who worked so hard on this album!!!
James(Jim) Dooley-wonderful orchestral parts!!!Congratulations!!!!

jani reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-15 00:00:00
most beautiful album of 2007.

Ärie§ reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-15 00:00:00
I love you Tarja, I love My Winter Storm and I love all of you ^^

Keep going on!!

Un saludo desde Costa Rica.

the_riddler reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-15 00:00:00
Tarja, you're the angel of music!!! My Winter Storm is fucking awesome!!! I love it!!!

FantasmaTraNoi reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-15 00:00:00
Simply gorgeous...darkly beautiful...I have a new appreciation for Tarja's amazing voice and the orchestral arrangements on this album are simply orgasmic...

Anatoly reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-15 00:00:00
There's some disinformation above - in credits.
Music IS NOT composed by Tarja Turunen to say about the whole album.
For example I Walk Alone is written by Wollbeck/Lindblom/Sommerdahl.

josé reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-13 00:00:00
this tracklists are incompleted...!!!

josé reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-13 00:00:00
i live in portugal and i love tarja :)

wehonika reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-04 00:00:00
Tarja jest najlepsza!

Seiko reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-29 00:00:00
I think Tarja's new album will be excellant. I especially love I Walk Alone and Ciaran's Well. Some people forget that Tarja already has done some side projects without Nightwish and they were wonderful. She doesnt need Nightwish to be a wonderful singer. And I hope that she continues to do more albums after this one.

Annette is a great singer as well, its her first time with Nightwish so give her time and she too will become good.

Elitsa reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-28 00:00:00
Congratulationas,Tarja!We,the fans,alreday have no patience for the album to come out!I wish you all the luck on the earth with it-I'm sure it's something unique!

Me reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-28 00:00:00
Why some of you are talking about Nightwish,evanescence,anette.o, etc,etc, here???? XD...mmm...

Anyway, I can't wait for My Winter Storm, I realy love Tarja's voice,is just so personal,so unic and full of passion...she makes me feel so much with her voice,love it :).

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-27 00:00:00
Congratulations Tarja! I think someone's gonna get mad! *cough*Tuomas*cough* jajajajaja

AinaYave reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-24 00:00:00
Hello Tarja :) Good Loock

naem malaysia reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-21 00:00:00
plezzzz come to malaysia..... million fan of u are waiting here..... i'll be waiting for u...

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