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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. Donít 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 wouldnít change a thing about it), I must admit, it doesnít have nearly the same effect as a stand-alone listen. Itís literally the same textures and notes over and over again, just slightly rising and falling in pitch and tempo. Does that make it ďawardĒ worthy? Iím not sure. If based solely on the film, you betcha. If based purely on the music itself, I donít think so. Thatís 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 ďactualĒ music (again, works IN the film). Itís glorified sound FX (save for the end, which, no doubt, is in large part to Ben).<br><br>Hmm... Iíve never had a score tear me apart more than this one. I both love it and hate it. Maybe it did itís 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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Hans ZimmerLorne BalfeMel WessonAndrew Zack
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Frost/Nixon
Label: Varese Sarabande
Length: 43'01
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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 ÷rvarsson 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 itís drawbacks is the duration of the cd and the lack of wellĖdeveloped themes...
Well, obviously as fans of the Zimmer music we shouldnít take seriously every observation made by irrelevant sources..

As for the part of being similar to other soundtracks such as The Bourne Identity, thatís 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 havenít seen the movie already, (since it hasnít 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 ÷rvarsson (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 canīt 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 VarŤse..

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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