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Sadly, he doesn't seem to say anything new besides the background information on the Zimmer and Harry Gregson scores he's worked on. Plus the Skyscraper information still doesn't excuse the generic committee product that score turned out to be.Does anyone know what songs Max Aruj and Steffen Thum have worked on?Though there are differences, I think HZ & NGS styles mix together rather well.<br><br>Tracks like "Fort Walton", "Goodspeed Tracks Jade" or "Jade" are exceptions for sure. Apart from these, most tracks blend very well, imo.<br>It's very different from Armageddon for exemple, when team Trevor and team Harry had very different styles (big anthems & guitars VS darker material and more subtle theme developments) and also different sound equipments (I can tell immediately who did what thanks to the sound banks they used). The Rock doesn't suffer from those extreme differences imo.<br><br>We fans here listened to those scores for over 20 years and we've learnt how to spot each composer (thanks to this website and all the infos on each track we got over the years). I'm not sure I could have noticed all those details back in 1996, or even 10 years ago.<br><br>Nonetheless, The Rock is one of the greatest action scores ever. While more coherent scores like Crimson Tide or The Fan grew on me over the years, The Rock keeps a very special place in my heart.yes i hope 2 cd!!!!Hi, <br>Ever paid tribute to Gorecki?<br>I think you should<br><br>Cheers<br><br>Mjt Sprengers
The only way I won't be able to the listen to it before the episode is if it will be released in Germany in the night to tuesday. But I don't know how I would find that.Does someone know something about the soundtrack already? Like how many songs there will be or maybe even the full track list? Or will it be a big surprise?I will, Backbiter, because I live in Germany and in my country the final episode will be released on monday. I will watch it with my friends and therefore we will watch it around 8pm in my time. If the soundtrack will be released in the night from sunday to monday, I will be able to listen to the soundtrack before I watch the final episode.Yasss<br><br>Please be 2 discsThis is an okay score. Nothing super spectacular, but it fits the movie very well. The only issue I really took is that the end credits arrangement of the Pokemon video game theme is absent from the CD - I would wager quite a few people bought the CD just for that only to be disappointed. For me, it would have ended the CD perfectly.<br><br>Anybody know why it was left off? Something Nintendo told them 'no' on?
Very interesting interview. Thanks man!Judging by the YouTube views, not a lot of people have listened to this 1-hour chat with Steve. So I'm posting it here for you folks to enjoy - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bR0TPYmidNYI have nothing against any of the composers who worked on The Rock, but to my ears, the Nick Glennie-Smith stuff sounds obviously different from the Hans Zimmer stuff, and they both sound very different from the Harry Gregson-Williams stuff. And the transitions are a tad jarring at times. I've never seen anyone else post this opinion before, though, so I may be the only one!<br>=====================<br><br><br>That's actually very interesting. Never thought of it that way. And you're right. For those who are well aware of the overall MV/RC sound, there is indeed a difference between the Zimmer style and the Glennie-Smith style. However, I think that the two styles blend pretty well in The Rock. The movie itself allows for that. So I would argue that, while watching the actual movie, the two styles work very well together and they complement each other. <br><br>But listening to the score alone, yes, I can definitely see where you're coming from. The differences are obvious. Having said that, I still consider it to be a masterpiece of action scoring. And not only action. The emotional bits are great too. JADE is an extremely beautiful and tender track :))<br><br>P.S. The Peacemaker is on my personal TOP 5 of the greatest action scores of all time. I can't believe the score is not as popular as The Rock. Same for Eraser, by the way. Watch the movie again on a good sound system and you'll be blown away by the awesome Silvestri score. I really wish those two scores were more popular with the public......The 90s had some of the greatest action movie scores ever<br>================================<br><br>Without a doubt. I grew up in the 90s and I was there for all of it. Truly one of the best decades for film music (and for cinema in general). I mean, it's the decade that changed action scores forever. Exactly because of scores like The Rock, Twister, Armageddon, Crimson Tide and The Peacemaker. Granted, Harold Faltermeyer kinda started it all in the mid-80s with his work on Top Gun, Tango and Cash and Beverly Hills Cop 2, but it was Hans and his team who really got the ball rolling. By the way, I'm super happy that Hans and Faltermeyer are teaming up for Top Gun 2. At least according to IMDb....<br><br><br>==================<br>The opening theme is probably Zimmer's best in the genre<br>==================<br><br>Agreed. It's the ultimate Zimmer power anthem. I know the younger generation knows Hans mainly from his work on comicbook movies like Batman and Spider Man, but for me, 90's Zimmer will always be the best Zimmer. And my favorite Zimmer :))I'm so excited hear that.
No you won't, the score will be released after the final episode.Yesssssssssss yessss yesCan't wait for this soundtrack.<br>Just a few days left.Oh. My. Gods. (The old ones and the new.) That's so good news. And I can't wait for sunday.<br><br>The best is, that I can here the soundtrack before I watch the final episode. And I like to hear to a score without knowing wich music belongs to what kind of scene.Yesss. Can't wait!
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Hans ZimmerLorne BalfeMel WessonAndrew Zack
ComposerAdditional MusicAmbient Music DesignScore Coordinator
Frost/Nixon
Label: Varese Sarabande
Length: 43'01
HZimmer.com rating:        4/5
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  1. Watergate (4:25)
    Hans Zimmer
  2. The Numbers (1:54)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  3. Hello, Good Evening And Welcome (1:31)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  4. Pardon The Phlebitis (1:45)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  5. Status (3:59)
    Hans Zimmer
  6. Beverly Hilton (2:24)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  7. Money (2:47)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  8. Frost Despondent (2:29)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  9. Insanely Risky (2:49)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  10. Cambodia (0:59)
    Hans Zimmer
  11. Research Montage (3:03)
    Hans Zimmer
  12. The Final Interview (2:17)
    Hans Zimmer
  13. Nixon Defeated (2:43)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  14. First Ideas (9:55)
    Hans Zimmer
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Geofcraze634 reply Replies: 1 || 2015-07-22 15:20:52
Did you know that the first track of Frozen/Nixon was based off Team Fortress 2's Right Behind You? I think you should hear it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tn2MyT9exmM


Macejko2015-07-22 15:57:04
I didn't know Elsa was involved in the Watergate scandal.

badbu reply Replies: 0 || 2014-12-12 13:15:04
Underrated!!!
What a nice score!

Poe reply Replies: 0 || 2014-05-13 09:40:01
How does the For Your Consideration CD compare to the OST? Also is there a correct film order to sequence the CDs?

Jasper reply Replies: 4 || 2012-08-07 17:29:40
This probably is one of the most underrated Zimmer scores he ever did.


MGDrone2012-08-07 22:54:44
I agree, it's one of my favorites. First Ideas is a spectacular piece, and it's a very well-rounded score overall.


Jasper2012-08-08 20:52:07
Agreed. I really hope Zimmer will do some of these smaller, more dialogue based movies.


Mr. Charles2012-08-09 02:14:06
The FYC is pretty nice, although it's only 8 tracks


MGDrone2012-08-09 04:34:32
@Jasper: I hope so as well, they bring out the best in Zimmer. He's doing Ron Howard's next film (according to IMDB), so I hope it'll be something on the same level as this.

@Mr. Charles: Does it contain anything that's not on the album? I've heard of it, but have never been able to find it.

Mikel Siw (a fan from Spain) reply Replies: 0 || 2010-12-10 00:00:00
Brilliant Work!!
...and a really curious movie, :__:
I love all the score, but my favourite track is STATUS. Sooo suggestive and beautiful.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-07 00:00:00
I've seen the film since then, and no, it's not on OST, it's some sort of 70s TV typical TV music show, not linked with the score...

We can call it source music... ;)

Bondo reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-07 00:00:00
So anyone who has seen the film, is the David Frost TV show opening that Hybrid mentioned on the OST?

Adrian reply Replies: 0 || 2010-03-29 00:00:00
@ Hybrid,

What a shame you haven't seen the film! It's very tense (like the score), but in reality, nothing really threatening is hapening... Very good work by Ron Howard!! Wish he did the same on A&D...

Skyler reply Replies: 0 || 2009-05-13 00:00:00
According to the ASCAP website, tracks 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, and 13 were co-written by Lorne Balfe.

I'm not sure exactly how much music Atli Örvarsson contributed.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2009-05-13 00:00:00
Atli wrote only one cue, the David Frost TV show opening... As I don't know the film, I can't say what it is... ;)

Enricorvn reply Replies: 0 || 2009-03-15 00:00:00
Mh...I've heard this CD, I've a lots of Hans Zimmer original CD but I think that this isn't really good...I love the major part of his composition but this isn't at his great level! Right?

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-01-25 00:00:00
Its actually a very nice score, and all using sampled instrument ( no real orchestra at all in that )

bruceV reply Replies: 0 || 2009-01-13 00:00:00
Many many thanks Mr Zimmer for creating this astonishing MUSIC!! : )

It is such a powerful, absorbing and very well orchestrated soundtrack!! Every single fan of Zimmerish music and of the Soundtracks genre MUST have this particular CD in their collection!!

I am really surprised that it has been written by some critics that this particular soundtrack lacks a lot of elements. As a matter of fact, one of it’s drawbacks is the duration of the cd and the lack of well–developed themes...
Well, obviously as fans of the Zimmer music we shouldn’t take seriously every observation made by irrelevant sources..

As for the part of being similar to other soundtracks such as The Bourne Identity, that’s not entirely true.. Yes, there are parts, a lot of moments actually that could easily be identified with the KIND of music that Remote Control musicians produce (including HZ and all the other composers)..

Unfortunately I haven’t seen the movie already, (since it hasn’t been released to our country), but I imagine that it will be a perfect match and it will fit the picture as lovely as it fits to your ears..

Like always, The Zimmer Music surpasses itself and reaches levels of sheer perfection!!!...

Falconet From Italy reply Replies: 0 || 2009-01-13 00:00:00
Addittional Music :Atli Örvarsson (According IMDB)

01Zuzana10 reply Replies: 0 || 2009-01-05 00:00:00
Very good OST. it matches to the film very well, intensifies the action, suspense...
but.. I can´t help.. it reminds me The Bourne Identity.

fabien reply Replies: 0 || 2008-12-27 00:00:00
Free listening on Deezer :

deezer.com/#music/result/all/frost%20nixon

enjoy !

DemonStar reply Replies: 0 || 2008-12-16 00:00:00
Beautiful score by Hans. Way to go, maestro Zimmer! :)

Adrian reply Replies: 0 || 2008-12-07 00:00:00
hmm.. what happened to the track Smoking ?
It doesn't seem to be on the Score!

Anyone also noticed that the assholes pushed back the release date to january next year in the netherlands and probably in other countries too ?
and i'm praying for a nice back cover.. stupid Varèse..

fabien reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-30 00:00:00
Sample of Research Montage on tracksounds.com

Pawe&#322; reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-28 00:00:00
Is there any samples of this soundtrack?

Ruthlessgravity reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-25 00:00:00
@ emanuel

its titled "Death is The Road To Awe" by Clint Mansell.

emanuel reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-24 00:00:00
What's the name of the song in the trailer??

Enricorvn reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-23 00:00:00
Honestly the cover isn't very beautiful...but can we listen already the music?
Regards Enrico!

fabien reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-23 00:00:00
At the beginning, hans said he had no idea how to do it.
That's what put him to his best!

dan reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-20 00:00:00
On upcomingfilmscores.com, it says that Hans will score Rango, Gore Verbinski's film. This will be the fifth time they worked together.

johnny15 reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-17 00:00:00
it will be a great score!!! Maestro Hans Zimmer ;)

Falconet From Italy reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-15 00:00:00
i'm sure that will be a great score! :-)

Mikel SIW (from Spain) reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-15 00:00:00
It will be great!!!!

superM reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-15 00:00:00
Does photocopy takes time ? :-D

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