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So what happened to the credits here? It used to be a mixture of solo Atli cues with Atli/Dave Fleming, and now all three guys are credited for every track even though Tillman is only listed as a musician? Is this like with Armageddon, where the "official" credits aren't as accurate as the older ones were? :pMost of the album is comprised of suites, with one consistent tempo per track. <br><br>The material that was scored to picture was scored using the risset rhythm technique, which gave a lot of those tracks their "infinitely getting faster" feeling in the film, so the tempo is always climbing in the film versions. The suites have a stable tempo (except for a couple normal tempo changes, which are different)Not really any... "Nothing Out There" contains the sad piano theme from Begins and Dark Knight, but otherwise the themes that get reprised are pretty much Hans stuff. <br><br>Speaking of credits, any chance the complete score page could be updated with what's out there and official?Could somebody tell me in what cues JNH's themes appear on album?Thanks MIKE, Any ideas of how can I Google it?
Yeah, that cue was either a last minute rewrite or one of the music editors did it.... As for where you can find it...Google is your friend. But it's not going to be available anywhere officially.I think it will be in between NOT ORDINARY CITIZEN / THE SLOW KNIFE and IMAGINE THE FIRE, Does anybody know where can I find it?<br>I noticed that this score doesn't has the soundtrack of the part where Blake is taking the people to the bridge and he is discusing with the other police officer before he blows the bridgeThat's right, I forgot about that... And I totally agree about the score vs. the album. I had no use for this score on album at first, but now that I've watched the movie a few times, I can really hear the logic behind the score and I "get it." <br><br>I still don't get the music as heard on album, though. Are the longer pieces some early suites Hans wrote? Or did he specifically make these arrangements for the album? Do you know the answer to that one, Hybrid?I wanna say I heard the full Cat Suite somewhere... I can't remember if it was legit, but it was 15:39 and it was indeed quite repetitive. It was basically the Selina Kyle Suite from the Z+ app, along with demos of several of the Catwoman-related cues in the final score. If you've listened through the score, you've basically heard the unreleased stuff.
@Mike<br>Zimmer has said in interviews that he “mapped out” the film with one long piece of music to establish the changing tempo of the story, and apparently the script was written to capture the rhythmic feel of the film. So from the very beginning the story was always split up between the three.<br><br>I think a big part of the initial disappointment with the score was the album presentation, which gives off the impression that the music is just some sound design that Zimmer threw together (this is how I personally felt when I first gave it a listen). In actuality it’s a technically impressive score, I really can’t think of any other film score that is so synchronized with a film’s tempo and flows as one long piece of music. Apparently it was a nightmare for Hans, especially when the smallest edits to the film would ruin the flow.<br><br>Doing the 59-minute album was a pretty big disservice to the whole purpose of the music. If you remove one piece the whole thing falls apart, which is part of the reason the album feels so disjointed.Anyone here listened "The Predator" FYC score? <br>Any chance to compare tracklist and running time with official release?These versions suites haven't been officially released, but maybe you can find them somewhere around the Internet unofficially.<br><br>As for the Cat Suite, the most important parts of it can be found in "Selina Kyle" (it's a shortened version of it actually) and "Mind if I cut in?" from the OST. I remember that Hybrid once said that the 15mins Cat Suite was too repetitive, that's why a 5min only version was released, so maybe you are just fine with those two.<br>Where can I listen to the Cat Suite? Or is it literally: Selina Kyle Theme? <br>The Mole P1 (0-1:57)<br>Regimental Brothers P1 (0-1:19)<br>The Mole P2 (1:57-3:44)<br>Regimental Brothers P3 (2:44 onward)<br>We Need Our Army Back<br>Shivering Soldier<br>Supermarine P1 (0-2:47)<br>The Mole P3 (3:45 onward)<br>We Need Our Army Back (again) <br>Supermarine P2 (*5:33)<br>Impulse<br>The Tide<br>Home <br>The Oil <br>Variation 15<br>End Credits <br><br>As everyone said already, the album is made up of suites that combine several cues and several "sounds" used in various places. For example, the is a sound in The Mole (At 2:05) that sounds like a fuse being ignited. This sound is actually right after The Tide in the film.<br>The only tracks that are almost identical to the film are: The Tide, Variation 15 and End Credits, the rest is different. <br><br>So if you were to order the tracks as first heard in the film it would be: <br>The Mole <br>Regimental Brothers <br>We Need Our Army Back<br>Shivering Soldier <br>Supermarine <br>Impluse <br>The Tide <br>Home <br>The Oil<br>Variation 15<br>End credits<br><br>As much as I enjoyed listening to this release, I wish they didn't butcher the score the way they did. I like the suites but there are so many great cues in this film that weren't released. If only they released an isolated score track on Blu-ray. Listening to film extracts is just not enough.
I noticed that as well — the ticking goes all through the movie, except for the boat scenes, and only stops when they get on the train. <br><br>I wonder...could the film have originally been shot so that the beach, sea, and air sequences were there own arcs, and the longer album tracks were written for that? And then Nolan went in and turned the movie into the frenetic, constantly cutting-back-and-forth final product? <br><br>While the album is fine, I personally don't understand why we couldn't have just gotten the film cues. They might have had to stitch several together for each track, but it could have worked.Does anyone know where you can get a digital version of the Japanese versions 2 bonus tracks?Comparing it to YFM’s sfx edit this is what I’ve got;<br><br>“The Mole” seems to be an alternate of the opening sequence. The first minute or so is used, while the rest isn’t. “We Need Our Army Back/Regimental Brothers” are both made up of several cues from different points in the film. <br>“Home” is completely different in the film, which makes me think it may have been recorded specifically for the album. Similar situation with “Oil”. <br>“Supermarine” is definitely a suite. The rest is chronological.<br><br>Interesting thing to note, it seems like a lot of the tempo changes/ticking effects/bass overlays were removed from the album release, making almost every track sound different from the actual film versions. The music in context has a constant pulse going, especially in the way cues segue into each other and change tempo.It's not really possible to chronologically order the album because the album doesn't use the same tracks as the movie. Plus, the album is more or less chronological anyway, given the areas where they are the same.<br>With the complete cue sheet out now. Does anyone know what the chronological order of the album would be?

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The Dark Knight
Label: Warner Bros. Records
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  1. Why So Serious? (9:14)
  2. I'm Not A Hero (6:34)
  3. Harvey Two-Face (6:16)
  4. Aggressive Expansion (4:35)
  5. Always A Catch (1:39)
  6. Blood On My Hands (2:16)
  7. A Little Push (2:42)
  8. Like A Dog Chasing Cars (5:02)
  9. I Am The Batman (1:59)
  10. And I Thought My Jokes Were Bad (2:28)
  11. Agent Of Chaos (6:55)
  12. Introduce A Little Anarchy (3:42)
  13. Watch The World Burn (3:47)
  14. A Dark Knight (16:15)
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Deakins reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-07 00:00:00
And one other remark : the theme at 00.45-00-55 in the track 'Dark Knight'.Isn't "Face-off" theme by John Powell???

kelso reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-07 00:00:00
I don't know how anybody in their right mind could be disappointed by this music!?! It is brilliance in its purest form. When I buy the CD 8 days from now almost every track will be getting a 5/5 stars from me. Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard are insanely great separate, but even better when they combine their talents. I'm not disappointed, but enthused and I can't wait for the 15th to get here! The Dark Knight is amazing!!!

Rafal reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-06 00:00:00

buzzfunk reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-05 00:00:00
I urge all of you to skip that leak. Its poor quality. Very poor.....

weekender reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-05 00:00:00
Well Done... Mr Zimmer and Mr Howard... Well Done!!! It's GREAT!!! This score is the best present to my birthday!!! Yeah!!!

johncarter(rom) reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-05 00:00:00
henry jackman is music arranger?

I think he is a synth programmer which's not exactly the same thing as arranging;)

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-05 00:00:00
Mr.Zimmer, Mr.Howard You're Angels There's No Human
With Your Talents God Bless You God Bless You God Bless You And I Say It With All My Heart

Jérome reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-05 00:00:00

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-04 00:00:00
Assistant Music Editor: RYAN RUBIN
Additional Music by: LORNE BALFE
Ambient Music Design: MEL WESSON
Digital Instrument Design: MARK WHERRY
Supervising Score Coordinator: STEVEN KOFSKY
Score Coordinator: BECKY BENTHAM
Score Recorded by: GEOFF FOSTER
Score Mixed by: ALAN MEYERSON

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-04 00:00:00
The Greatest Score EVER Made As Always Mr.Zimmer & Mr.Howard Truly A Masterpiece

mdx reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-04 00:00:00
The soundtrack leaked

It's okay but nothing uber special

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-04 00:00:00
Few extracts ! ;-)

DemonStar reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-04 00:00:00
Bravo, HS! :-)

hans batman-zimmer reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-04 00:00:00
Great !!

Deakins reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-04 00:00:00
Why not a 10/10, Hybrid??
The transformation of the themes (Eptesticus of 'Batman Begins' and others) is great!! :D

Like Hans has said, it's not revolution but evolution. However, I regreat that Hans&James haven't got the road of a big and heroic theme. But its their vision and I respect this!! Good soundtrack!!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-04 00:00:00
Why So Serious? BRILLIANT Joker Theme


Steven reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-04 00:00:00
Beautiful! It rocks yeah.
And about the leak part as it says
Welcom to a World Without Rule hehehe indeed

DemonStar reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-04 00:00:00
Couldn't resist and listened to the clips at the Warner page. "Why So Serious" and "Aggressive expansion" are ok but the best is "I Am Not A Hero". At least the clip sounds gorgeous :-)

steven reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-03 00:00:00
check on the official warner page, there is more of Why so serious? hehehe

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-01 00:00:00
very good!!!

bruceV reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-01 00:00:00
14 Days AND counting, for the release of the year!!! .... ;- )

Sylvos reply Replies: 0 || 2008-06-29 00:00:00
bah, what's next? They're gonna ask for this whole website to go down? That's not the right way to combat piracy imo.

Bo Digity reply Replies: 0 || 2008-06-27 00:00:00
What the flip. This thing needs to leak already.

Simon reply Replies: 0 || 2008-06-26 00:00:00
I cant wait for this score! I pre-ordered it three months ago! The track names rock and songs ranging from 1:59-16:15 thats freaking rox!

sinak reply Replies: 0 || 2008-06-26 00:00:00
i don't understand why you rating this score, before relase - it's realy stupid......

clém frenchie reply Replies: 0 || 2008-06-26 00:00:00
I agree with you sinak

Paul reply Replies: 0 || 2008-06-25 00:00:00
If you want to listen the samples, just go to

Antas, Webmaster reply Replies: 0 || 2008-06-24 00:00:00
@Sobky : same thing with Disney releases here -- they asked us to remove all mp3 copyrighted by Disney (and they were only 20 or 30 sec long...)

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2008-06-23 00:00:00
yeah they were removed ....too many dowloads of samples or warner knew it and ask to remove the samples...

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