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So Hybrid, care to tell us why you randomly deleted comments talking about the leaked recording sessions?Yes! That piano part is amazing! <br>„when charles and jean stand in front of the school“Saw the movie. Great score and it really fits the movie.<br><br>Missing stuff:<br>- 25 seconds of a piano version of Gap without the brass and bells<br>- a 30 second badass version of the main theme during the mageneto/jean helicopter stand off<br>- 1.5 minute end credits suite. Typical Zimmer to leave the best and most epic track and best main theme version off the album. I hope it will be on CD2, but knowing Zimmer the best tracks always remain unreleased. This is another escape from ship...after listening and listening...this score is truly amazing! i love it so much! i want the suites and ideas NOW! :DWhere can I find this?
been listening to this score for a week now and i am going to wait a little more before putting a comment on it here... but there's something else i have been saying for a while now. let's stop associating scores with movies and start seeing them as a work of art in their own rights. (albeit inspired by movies)<br><br>people are here complaining about the movie that it didn't speak to them. and then i have the feeling that they project their disappointment on the soundtrack. but both pieces of art co-exist and not depend on each other. i, for example, seldom watch any of these movies. but i have listened to their soundtracks and love them.<br><br>also i never asked for an extended CD before... but we need one for this one. it's very clear that tracks like gap and coda were definitely shortened.<br><br>also i never asked for an extended CD before but we need one for DP. it's clear that tracks like gap and coda were definitely shortened.There's nothing unique about those choirs, standard East European chorus stuff mixed with Johansson. Check out Debbie Wiseman's Warriors from 2000 and you'll get a much more elaborate version of this music.I cant say that this chorus reminds me of anything I have heard Zimmer done before. And I have played all his scores to death.I agree that Gap is the best track. My main complain with this score is that it feels that Zimmer composed it on autopilot. For me those choirs sounded too much to Electro's Theme in TASM. Is too standard and has very few remarkable moments. The movie itself lacks of personality and the score is part of that problem. I think they just wanted "dark" and hired Zimmer for making his dark ostitatos.I thought I read somewhere Armageddon was the last bay film that hgw was a part of<br>===============================<br><br><br>Well, Bay and HGW were not exactly best friends during Armageddon. Bay is very demanding and tough. HGW is also not a shy dude. He is an opinionated guy who stands his ground, as you can tell by his interviews. He reminds me of Mancina…..He's not afraid to speak up and have his opinion heard. And just like Mancina, his relationship with the Bay/Bruckheimer family seemed to be...….a bit complicated. Yet, he worked on Bad Boys 2 and Deja Vu. Now, it is possible - tho not likely - that Bay didn't even know that HGW did some work on BB2. Maybe it was just a favor for Steve and Trevor. Under the table, so to speak..... Personally, I don't believe that's the case. Whatever the truth, this is a great example of how different those composers are. Trevor and Steve work great with Bay/Bruckheimer and they always deliver great results. While composers like HGW and Mancina have problems with more demanding filmmakers. And apparently they don't even like action cinema. I don't necessary blame them, even though Mancina certainly didn't do himself any favors by trashing the genre and the people who back in the 90's gave him a shot to prove himself as a composer.
Love John Powell. But he is not even close to Williams. Williams made his mark on every genre of film scoring. He freaking turn a holocaust movie score into a masterpiece for the ages.<br><br>Today, that score would have been some generic sound design.<br><br>Powell is an incredibly gifted orchestral composer. But he doesn't have the dimensions of someone like Williams. <br><br>You fools, the tracklist was but a scam. The tracks simply wanted to EAT you.Yeah, while this does have a great deal more substance than most of the work Hans has done the past few years, I struggle to say it's a genuinely *good* score.<br><br>I mean, within the first minute I'm reminded of Dunkirk, then we get a pretty standard Zimmer/Balfe buildup we've heard a million times since Inception... and it doesn't get hugely better from there.<br><br>I will definitely give Zimmer credit for the unique and genuinely creative use of female choir in some of the cues, though.Not to disagree for its own sake, but I think Powell has been up there with the greatest film composers since the first HTTYD score. I just wish he'd take on more projects.Yeah, Jesus. This is a prime example of why I'm tempted to think John Powell is more talented than even Williams (yes, I went there).
There's so, so many great themes in the HTTYD scores. And he almost never lets a moment go by where he isn't stating or restating or developing one or more of them (although honestly that's true of a ton of Powell's scores and not an exclusive feature of HTTYD). You can never get bored listening to these, there's always something interesting around the next corner.I got confirmation HGW only wrote Haitian House Shootout (with the help of Mel Wesson). The same ideas were edited into the shorter cue Zoepound, so I'd say you can add this one to his credits.<br><br>Credits on IMDB mentions Paul Linford on the Main Titles.<br><br>Trevor Morris helped Jablonsky on the Ferrari Causeway Chase.<br>Jablonsky worked, for sure, on the Hallway and Helicopter Inserts.<br><br>100% sure Rabin worked on Tapia, Tapia Pissed Off, The Stuff, Wiretap Results, Ocean, Dead Bodies #2, Heart to Heart, Breaking Into Mortuary, Syd's Cover Is Blown, Tapia Has Syd (without Inserts), Prep for Tapia Sneak, Cuba Chase, Guantanamo (those tracks are on the Rabin only-bootleg).Hoping for the Rocketman score to get a release. Loved the score in the movie. Any updates on this ?Additionally, for anyone interested, I've managed to come up with a final list of themes from the series that I believe to be mostly accurate.<br><br>HTTYD 1: Hiccup & Toothless, The Friendship ostinato, Viking Theme, Viking "B" Theme, Dragons, Berk, The Dragon Tamer (Hiccup's unique qualities), Vikings & Dragons, Astrid<br><br>HTTYD 2: Loss, Exploration/Hiccup's Maturance, Drago, Hiccup & Valka, The Alpha, Stoick & Valka, The Chief<br><br>HTTYD 3: The Furies ostinato, Love, The Dragon Liberators, Moving On, The Hidden World, Toothless & The Light Fury, Grimmel, Dragon Trappers<br><br>A list more impressive than Star Wars, and with almost every new theme returning for the next film, while keeping most of the base themes. A masterful achievement by John Powell and his crew, as others have said!Just finished watching the movie, and while it's not much more than fine, it's sure as hell better than every other Star Wars movie that's come out since The Force Awakens (minus the ugly fucking visuals). <br><br>However the score is absolutely amazing. Powell's adaptation and development of the new Han Solo theme from Williams is flawless, the callbacks to other themes from the series are mostly appropriate (and good on him for not using the Force theme once!) and Powell's original material is fresh and exciting in a way that even Williams himself hasn't been able to pull off with the new films. <br><br>Powell might very well be up there with the greatest film composers if he continues to produce work like this from now on (which from HTTYD 3 seems very possible!)
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The Taking Of Pelham 123
Label: Sony Pictures Entertainment
Length: 45'00
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  1. Something On The Track (4:36)
  2. "It's Me, Man!" (4:09)
  3. Rigged Contracts (3:44)
  4. An Ass Model Named Lavitka (6:25)
  5. Money Run (1:04)
  6. Garber Meets Ryder (3:06)
  7. All Others Pay Cash (5:37)
  8. The Train Leaves The Station (3:51)
  9. The Lights Are All Green! (5:14)
  10. Manhattan Bridge (5:06)
  11. "You A Yankees Fan?" (1:59)
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Antas, Webmaster reply Replies: 0 || 2010-02-08 00:00:00
@Hakki : please do not ask for illegal downloads

hakk&#305; reply Replies: 0 || 2010-02-07 00:00:00
hello I'm Hakki

Do you want downloading in soundtracks ?

Please Help Me Dowload Soundtracks

RuthlessGravity reply Replies: 0 || 2010-01-18 00:00:00
I wish "money run" was longer, sounds so damn cool.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-20 00:00:00
We really need more music from you Harry, you are really amazing if you asked me.

Lasse reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-20 00:00:00
what is the soundtrack in the opening of the movie ?

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-20 00:00:00
'99 Problems' by Jay Z

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-17 00:00:00
This score is amazing, Harry you Rocks.

Antas, Webmaster reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-17 00:00:00
new extracts added

Reznor2112 reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-16 00:00:00
FYI...

The track in the credits with the heavy drums and guitars is by A Perfect Circle - "Count Bodies Like Sheep To The Rhythm of the War Drums"

Sato reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-15 00:00:00
Great score!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-15 00:00:00
Harry Gregson-Williams' scores never cease to amaze me :)

DemonStar reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-14 00:00:00
I'm liking this one too. Not too good but the electronics and synths develop a nice, suspenseful atmosphere which I think is suitable for the movie.

HGW Rocks! reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-14 00:00:00
AWESOME SCORE!!! I absolutely love this music; Good job Mr. Gregson-Williams...you never disappoint!

Pelham reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-14 00:00:00
*deja vu

Pelham reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-14 00:00:00
The score reminds me too much to Men on Fire and Deju Vu... nothing new and just a temp score... :(

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-13 00:00:00
That is simply because the studio licenses source pieces into the movie... at a price.
If they then want to use that same licensed piece on a soundtrack
thats gonna cost the studio even more money & that's why you don't usually get these pieces on soundtracks.... unless the deal done includes a soundtrack release too.

EB reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-13 00:00:00
Just saw Pelham 123...nice score but I was blown away by the end creds music....percussion and super guitar track....is it Peter Destefano??? I see he has creds listed fr Pelham 123 on his MySpace page. I want to hear this track again....how can I find it and how do I get it?
If record producers would actually reproduce and market what songs we hear in the movie, the record buying public would be much happier. I cannot tell you the number of soundtracks I have purchased and the songs are NOT the ones in the movie. RIP OFF!

Ele reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-09 00:00:00
The Train Leaves the Station = Final comfrotation from Enemy Of The State?

Cloud reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-09 00:00:00
Déjà Vu :D

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-09 00:00:00
AWESOME!!! Job well done...great score!

RuthlessGravity reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-09 00:00:00
Man I hope this better than the Wolverine score. Seeing how this is a semi techno-thriller. I hope Harry goes back to the awesomeness of Enemy of The State and Spy Game.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-09 00:00:00
Now up on I-Tunes UK, so there is a digital release too.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-07 00:00:00
They don't sell well because they don't market them well. The only way we can find out about scores is through forums like this...that not many people know about. Half the time stores don't even carry them until well after their official release date. Perhaps if studios paid to have them advertised in sale adds they might do better. There are plenty of people out there who want these scores, they just need to make it easier for us to find them!!!!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-07 00:00:00
Right !

And that's one of the main reasons why our website is here ! :D

Adrian reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-07 00:00:00
I have a pressed CD of the Spirit... It's a Silva Screen pressing, it was even in Dutch stores for a very low price...

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-07 00:00:00
Adrian...
How did you obtain it??? Is there a way we can order it here in the states??? Thanks!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-07 00:00:00
Adriaan is right...


Amazon first sold The Spirit as CD-R, before Silva Screen released a proper pressed CD... :)

DemonStar reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-06 00:00:00
If it's anything like Spy Game then it'll be great! Eagerly waiting.

Kristi reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-06 00:00:00
What does it mean available as CD-R from Amazon.com????

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