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Well, for starters, the HAN SOLO theme Williams wrote is kind of...well...meh....<br><br>And I can see where Powell had to incorporate the original Star Wars and some Empire themes....Asteroid Field being one of them.<br><br>I just kinda hoped Powell would adapt Asteroid Field into something more than whatever the hell butchery happened here....Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa! When was there a flute in this score?? I just noticed there's a credit for a flute soloist, and I've listened to this score several times and never noticed a flute? Does anyone have any idea which track it might be?It's really sad how more than half of this score is just very messy bombastic sound rather than a more structured melodic/thematic approach, this coming from a hardcore Powell fan. The saddest thing is that this was THE film for him to score, full of action and chase sequences, which John has always excelled at. Here however, rather than his usual voice, it sounds as if he shies away from it and goes back to anything established by Williams every 30 seconds or so. Whenever it sounds like a cue is leading up to something interesting and exploring a new idea, it just shies away from it. This might have been on the directors/producer's side of things... or that's what I'm choosing to believe, at least. Don't get me wrong, every so often there are some sections that really do shine, this often being when Powell isn't just trying to sound Williamsy and/or referencing old SW material. Maybe I just need to give the album a few more listens. Usually happens whenever a new Powell soundtrack album is released. Not sure, though. Just by listening to Ferdinand a few times, for example, you could really feel and understand the story, its characters and their development, as their themes developed as well. This one is just a mess and feels... off.Such an inspiring track. Loved it when it was released and still love it.Only now just watched this show on Netflix and love balfes score . Canít believe this dark moody music is his !cant wait for Mission Impossible Fallout
It's a beautiful score. Already curious as to what he brings with The Meg@mrzimmerfan<br><br>Still have to disagree, I love the new ďPark ThemeĒ and the way it sort of takes over from the classic theme. Then you have the Indominus theme, Owenís theme, the villain theme, the family theme, the source music, etc.<br>Iíll take that any day over Lost World and JP3. Is it as good as the original score? Hell no, but not many scores are.<br><br>And I do see the similarities between the vulture theme and those other ones listed. Itís definitely not original, but it is effective.Really?, because sounds more like Beltrami than SilvestriVulture's theme is The Avengers theme but in lower tonesThis is just more of the "smooth talking, bad scoring" technique that Zimmer is very good at.
'Yeah, I definitely disagree. When I was watching Rogue One in theaters I kept getting taken out of the film because of the music, which isnít something that I normally pay attention to when I watch movies. '<br><br>The action music in that movie reinforces the tension and epicness of the movie (for example, The Master Switch gives gravitas to the scene and have a nice rendition for the theme of Chirrut's character)<br><br>'And I know it gets criticized a lot, but I honestly love Jurassic World. The flat recording sound aside, I think itís an intelligent score that does something new the franchise material while still paying tribute. Even Homecoming has grown on me, particularly Vultureís theme.'<br><br>Jurassic World, musically speaking, copies the tonal sound from the first Jurassic and dosen't give a memorable theme for the new park (the theme is more a other version from the Williams' theme), dosen't feel fresh to the franchise or inteligent, reverse, copies the tonal aspects from the original music from John Williams. Vulture's theme is a reshash from the Fantastic Four theme from Marco Beltrami and Philip Glassmpolonest123 Iím glad Iím not the only one who enjoys Jurassic World. It think it pays great tribute to John Williamsí groundbreaking work for the JP franchise, but it also had many exciting and creative motifs that made the score stand out in my mind.As for Pan, I initially wasnít impressed at all with the music. It took about a year for it to sink in and let me fall in love with the themes.@mrzimmerfan<br>Yeah, I definitely disagree. When I was watching Rogue One in theaters I kept getting taken out of the film because of the music, which isnít something that I normally pay attention to when I watch movies. <br><br>And I know it gets criticized a lot, but I honestly love Jurassic World. The flat recording sound aside, I think itís an intelligent score that does something new the franchise material while still paying tribute. Even Homecoming has grown on me, particularly Vultureís theme.@Ds: i'm not a big fan for Pan, i liked the score, but Powell have MUUUCH better action/fantasy scores.
"Pan" was also a replacement score, and look at the marvelous Powell score we got... However I don't know how long he had to score it. Certainly a bit more time than what Giacchino got for Rogue One.The action music is flat in Rogue One?, agree if the score isn't as good as Jupiter Ascending, for example, but the action music is BETTER than Spider-Man or Jurassic World.<br><br>IMHOAlso new Harry Gregson-Williams score out today! Breath.To be fair, Giacchino didnít have much time to work on Rogue One, which explains why certain portions (coughactionmusiccough) fell flat. Itís not a bad score at all, but yeah, John Powell is above and beyond a better composer. His recordings have life and energy, and while most of it still sounds like Powell, he is able to switch into Williams mode so easily.<br><br>In defense of Giacchino though, just go listen to Jupiter Ascending if you want a score on the same level as this. The action music is phenomenal, there are at least a dozen solid themes, and the recording doesnít seem as flat as some of his other scores.I think Powell found his niche with this score...<br>Because he's WAY better at apeing Williams than Giacchino could ever be, and with way more energy....<br><br>And here Giacchino prides his work on Williams from his origins in video game music... <br><br>This blows Giacchino out of the ocean and into the moon. This surprises me, as I expected Giacchino to have such  huge hard-on for Williams.
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Hans ZimmerLorne BalfeAndrew ZackBob Badami
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Sherlock Holmes
Label: WaterTower Music
Length: 54'40
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  1. Discombobulate (2:25)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  2. Is It Poison, Nanny? (2:53)
    Lorne Balfe
  3. I Never Woke Up In Handcuffs Before (1:44)
    Hans Zimmer
  4. My Mind Rebels At Stagnation (4:31)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  5. Data, Data, Data (2:15)
    Hans Zimmer
  6. He's Killed The Dog Again (3:15)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  7. Marital Sabotage (3:44)
    Hans Zimmer
  8. Not In Blood, But In Bond (2:13)
    Hans Zimmer
  9. Ah, Putrefaction (1:50)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  10. Panic, Shear Bloody Panic (2:38)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  11. Psychological Recovery... 6 Months (18:18)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  12. Catatonic (6:44)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  13. Holmes (Hans 'n' Guy Version) (2:14) *
    Hans Zimmer
*Buy tickets in advance for Sherlock Holmes and receive a free exclusive of the song Holmes (Hans 'n' Guy Version) by Hans Zimmer on iTunes.
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matthew reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-06 00:00:00
hey, that's the sound from transformers 2!

Adrian reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-06 00:00:00
No reason to put Ruperts the Prisoner on pause for that sample...

Miles reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-06 00:00:00
I must say that it overall sounds pretty different from what Zimmer has done before, but in a good way. Definitely on my list of "must-listens" now!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-06 00:00:00
OMG i can't wait.

Enrico reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-04 00:00:00
Wow. and as we can see, on UK Amazon SH has sold more than in America!!! Good...come on guys, buy original CDs!!!

Enrico reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-04 00:00:00
Ok ok... :D

Ravi Krishna reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-03 00:00:00
It's being released about a week earlier in the UK (December 14th).

Enrico reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-03 00:00:00
mh...are you sure Krishna? I don't thik...

Adrian reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-03 00:00:00
Hmm maybe it's some kind of error?
It's not the first time a release date differs from the American one and appears to be untrue...

Ravi Krishna reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-03 00:00:00
@Enrico - Check the Amazon UK page -

Audio CD (14 Dec 2009)

Ravi Krishna reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-03 00:00:00
We did have Angels & Demons releasing a bit early in some countries. :)

Adrian reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-03 00:00:00
True... Germany/ Switzerland were early! I forgot about that.

Enrico reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-02 00:00:00
Samplers can be heard just when the CD will be released...

Skyler reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-01 00:00:00
well, this album is already up on itunes for pre-order. I think it's safe to assume that this is definitely going to be released.

dk reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-01 00:00:00
It will be interesting to see what Hans Zimmer will do with Inception which as of now his next project.

Totti reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-01 00:00:00
Where are Samples? On the James Horner HP you can taste 1:00 Minute samples from AVATAR...THAT is great!!!

Miles reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-30 00:00:00
Does Colosseum have an entry and samples for this yet?

Adrian reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-30 00:00:00
@ Miles,

I don't believe Colosseum will release this, since they are affiliated with VarŤse Sarabande and not with New Line. Since this is a release on New Line, it will be released directly in Europa by New Line or another division by Warner Bros.

pjb reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-30 00:00:00
"80/100 - 29 votes"

how can you already rate this thing?

Miles reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-30 00:00:00
I agree, it's ridiculous to rate a score that no one's even heard yet. We should wait until some samples get released until we judge how good it's going to be.

@Adrian,
Thank you!

Victor reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-30 00:00:00
HEy can anyone tell me which tracks were composed by hans zimmer? plz

Victor reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-30 00:00:00
sorry, can anyone tell me which tracks were composed by hans zimmer in transformers 2? plz

PJ2 reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-30 00:00:00
@Miles
+1

Adrian reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-30 00:00:00
@Miles,

No problem! :-)

Hans Zimmer reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-29 00:00:00
IT'S COMPLICATED
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Music Composed by Hans Zimmer and Heitor Pereira


Due to insufficient music in the final cut of the film, this release has now been canceled.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-29 00:00:00
OMG if you're the real Hans Zimmer, if you're then i wanna tell you that I'm living breathing and drinking your incredible music.

Miles reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-29 00:00:00
I'm afraid that this is an unofficial site--it's not maintained by Zimmer or any of his associates.

MK reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-29 00:00:00
This is a must have... and It's Complicated too. What a happy December.

MK reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-29 00:00:00
It's Complicated canceled! WHAT!?

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