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Go watch the film and you'll understand why there's no Rachel's themei believe that glimpses of the original would have solved the problem ;)Not actually though...probably a bit more Jackman than there actually is, eh? ;)@James<br><br>I have heard the original Vangelis theme but I was referring to a new theme for this new movie.Okay. I'm on the Lorne Balfe bandwagon now. I don't care if this movie is trash, this is a great listening experience, which is sometimes difficult to find in a score these days.
Composer credits !@spectre<br><br>She has a theme! Search for "Rachael's Song"!I agree. It is the most beautiful theme of the previous film and one of the biggest in Vangelis' career.I feel like there should have been a proper theme for Rachael. She was a really important character in both movies and it would have been nice to hear a sad melancholic melody for in her in some kind of Flashback or dream sequence for Deckard.$$$$$$ the soundtrack is FANTASTIC
Same here, I want to re-live the whole film through score and there is so much more we havent heard yet. Keeping my fingers crossed.Just listen to all of it !!!! It’s a great classic soundtrack with cool electronics and great tunes- balfe is the topListen all the score and make the list yourself with the best moments for you, guy! Lolcan anybody recommend the absolute best themes on this score to me please!No he is not. It's just the musical palette created for all the futuristic scifi films that are inspired by what Vangelis did in 1982.
Balfe is doing a Reddit interview in 2 hours time . Hopefully we can get to the bottom of Why he replaced Pinar and Clint Mansell on Ghost in The ShellI totally agree with you. I was let down when I first heard the album. It's great but it's a selection of the score. I feel like they could've done a better job crafting the album. <br>Hell, something experimental like releasing the music as it is as a long (digital) track would've been interesting. <br><br>I think what made it difficult for them is how the tempo changes all the time, which might have resulted in an unpleasant listening experience (I think that might have been their point of view). For example, in the movie, the tempo of the cue "Home" changes a lot and some layers are taken out while the album version has a constant tempo.<br><br>Unfortunately, the number of people who noticed how unsatisfying this release is, is quite small, so there won't be anything official. Once again, we have to wait for leaks or bootlegs.also seems very like ghost in the shell. Did Balfe also help out on this score ?I can hear it<br>'Her Eyes were Green' gave me a heavy Arrival-vibe for example<br>Am I the Only one that feels Johánn Johánnsson touch everywere along this score?<br>Truly is the Vangelis reminiscense in each song, but the style is more near to Johánnsson than Wallfisch and of course Zimmer.<br>Could be Denis Villeneuve's suggestion, or maybe Benjamin has study Villeneuve last works, but is unquestionable that 2049 score sounds very Johánnsson.<br><br>Many people these days talking bad about 2049 score (No melodies, No Vangelis, All ambiance...), but the reality is that this work has perfect match with the rest of the film.<br><br>2049 is different to the original Blade Runner. Yes it has the same world and feeling, but is another director's vision, and the music follows (perfectly) the same way.
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Composer - Musician : Synthesizer - Synth ProgrammingComposer - Musician : Piano
Hans ZimmerJames Newton HowardLorne BalfeHenry Jackman
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The Dark Knight
Label: Warner Bros. Records
Length: 73'24
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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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From North Africa reply Replies: 0 || 2008-10-01 00:00:00
OMG Mr. Hans The Greatest Composer EVER Just Wrote A Comment On His Site Let Me Tell You Mr. Zimmer That You Have No Idea How Much I Love Your Music You Are AMAZING Really Brilliant I Love Your Music Listening To It Every Day and Minute and Second I Just Want You To Know That I Love Your Music Soooooooooooooooooooooo Much Your Music In Batman Begins Is Incredible it Makes Me Cry Specially At The End Credits Really Really Fit Nolans Batman You Are Angel Mr.Zimmer You Know Why???? Because Your Music Is Always Brilliant You Always Make A Brilliant Scores I Hope You See My Comment Because I Really Meant Every Single Word I Said

Thank You And God Bless You

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Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2008-10-01 00:00:00
Out of interest, how long did it take you to write that with a capital letter at the beginning of every word? =]

DannySwede reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-28 00:00:00
What can I say Hans...
You are a pioneer in the moviemusic buiz and changed how we see and hear the things up on the screen... A BIG THANK YOU for making it a joy to go to the movies and thanks for almost 30 years of suspence and hope to see atleast 30 more years from you and the boys.

It´s sad that alll your music aren´t available to buy as it is awesome.

Hans reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-27 00:00:00
Thanks for all your kind words and support! a very thorough website indeed.

zack reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-24 00:00:00
does anyone know which specific tracks were created by each composer?cuz i thought hz covered whhy so serious? and it siad that ha & jnh covered that as a 9 minute suite

Shant Doniguian reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-22 00:00:00
Heads dowm!!!!!!it's the best music I have ever heard!!!! I dont ever doubt hans zimmer's work

karel krom reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-08 00:00:00
again a good music score on this film,I like it verry much!!!

shadowlord reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-07 00:00:00
very addictive better than Begins and ten times better than what that "elf"man can do , all his soundtracks sound the same whether it was batman or spiderman or anything else they all sounded the same

Levente reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-07 00:00:00
Scott:

Thats the very first track of the sountrack album.

luu reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-07 00:00:00
thnxx

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-05 00:00:00
like a dog chasing cars

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-04 00:00:00
Where is the track that plays when the sound cuts out and Joker is driving in the police car leaning out the window? It's a very bass-driven piece I can't seem to find.

Scott reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-04 00:00:00
Does the opening bank robbery scene musical score have a title? what is it? It's one of the most intense 5 minutes in film and the music is PERFECT!thank you!

Pippa Slack reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-29 00:00:00
From first listening to this score I have been hooked! I call it music for the soul, for its intensity, depth, power and ability to captivate the listener with all of its complexities. Every time I listen to it I notice something new I had not before. Well done for a truly magnificent score - this one should definitely be an oscar winner!

axel reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-28 00:00:00
Excellent score !! Better than the first one !!! My favorite tracks : Like A Dog Chasing Cars / Introduce A Little Anarchy / Watch The World Burn. Thanks Mr Zimmer & Newton Howard !!

klugizzle reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-27 00:00:00
i thought that the opening music is a short version of "why so serious?" on the beginning of this track we have the "vacuum-cleaner-sound" and then percussions. just like in the movie. it's only that this vacuum-cleaner-sound ist not that long as on the cd.

KaijusRoyaume reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-23 00:00:00
The opening music is the beginning of "A Dark Knight", no ?

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-23 00:00:00
It's not on the CD...


It's just a Batflaps opening, but not the same as Batman Begins, it's slower... :-)

lopez reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-22 00:00:00
Does anyone know what is played when they show warner brothers and dc comics in teh Dark Knight?

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-20 00:00:00
Nice soundtrack but too close of Begins

Joe reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-16 00:00:00
The song at the end when the drums kick in (sends shivers down my spine every time I see it) is actually the very end of "Barbastella" from the Begins score.

can reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-16 00:00:00
excellent.....

nautilus reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-16 00:00:00
joe, It is not. it is the beggining of "agressive expansion" track.

RL-724y reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-15 00:00:00
This soundtrac will most definately put a smile on your face, you seriously need to buy this album

fabien reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-14 00:00:00
I 'd like to thanks Mr Zimmer and M Newton Howard for the quality of the score 's montage on the screen. The Joker 's suite is just awesome in the opening scene and each time the Joker appears.

Thanks so much for this moment of cinema you gave to me !

clémfrenchi reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-14 00:00:00
The movie is very best

dave reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-14 00:00:00
Very disappointing !

Anon reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-14 00:00:00
This is a soundtrack that will Seriously put a Smile on your Face.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-13 00:00:00
Never.

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