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GITS 2.0? I hope not.I have no idea why, filmmusicreporter wrote about it...Seriously? Why they make this decision? They want to sound like Interstellar or what?LOL, Lorne is co-composing "Ad Astra" with Max Richter, that guy is everywhereI think we can call Ian Brown McCarthy the Anti-MacArthur....lol.... Where MacArthur set out to prove everything was by Zimmer, Ian proves everything is by Lorne. ;)<br><br>Kidding, mostly. Lorne's contributions, especially where he has "producer" credits like on this score, are undeniably underrepresented. I've always considered Lorne a co-composer here, just like on Inception, Sherlock Holmes, and Kung Fu Panda 2-3.
Not to nitpick, but even "near co-composer" is downplaying Lorne's role IMO; I've had him listed as co-composer in my personal library for a solid year now.<br><br>On a relate note: man, Hans and Lorne make damn good music together.What I want to know is if the album version of Nixon Defeated is the solo Hans alt or notFeels like there are more Balfe credits on this version than on the album (e.g. Status Suite, solo Hans on the album, Hans/LB here). In fact I'd go so far as to label him a near co-composer here, just like Inception and Sherlock Holmes.Any word on where this can be found, or if it actually exists? H-Z (here) is the only place any of these tracks (let alone mention of a complete version of this score) can be found.Why you haven't update about David Buckley with Angel Has Fallen score yet?
Yep, fun (if slight) score to a very fun movie. "Get it On" is a great action cue.It was also one of the first HG-W's scores I ever listened to (way back when!), so maybe it's just nostalgia talking. <br>But it's worth a listen at least.It's a shame no one talks about this score. <br><br>It's a great listen if you love heavily percussive music! <br><br>Not a highlight in HG-W's carreer by any means, but it's a fun ride, and has some neat unique sounding stuff courtesy of Heitor Pereira, as well as plenty of goold ol' MV style synth/orchestra pounding!He returns to the hitman's bodyguard part 2I was honored, back in 2006, to meet both Nick Glennie-Smith and Harry Gregson-Williams.<br><br>I talked with both about The Rock, and here's what they told.<br><br>Nick & Hans worked very closely on most of their cues. That's why it's so hard to notice any difference between their own styles (and why they share most of the credits).<br>Harry worked separately from Nick & Hans. He remembered working on the San Francisco Chase (though we know Don Harper helped at some point in the process), and on "a lot of the action material from the second half of the movie, once the heroes reach Alcatraz".<br>The credits here tend to prove they were right.<br><br>All the Opening Titles / SEAL Attack is a bit complicated. Hans might have written the theme, but it also might be arranged for pictures by Nick Glennie-Smith (plus there's a lot more going on in these tracks than the man theme alone). So, well, I guess the final result still is a collaborative effort.
A brilliant score, no matter what some people might say. Some of the darkest and most beautiful themes by Hans Zimmer were born here, as well as a lot of very exciting and propulsive electronic techniques. <br>Heck, I even like the movie! The score fits like a glove.<br>It helps that I'm a huge Tony Scott fan though.<br><br>Zimmer would even 'steal' from this score quite a bit in some of his later films. The 'Wayne Manor Suite' from TDKR comes to mind, as well as one of the Blade Runner 2049 themes being strangely similar to The Fan's 'Opening Titles' theme, and I'm sure there are other examples.<br><br>I would love for a complete version to be officially released sometime. It's very unlikely, but one can dream...Listen to the first demo at NGS demos album of "The Rock". The opening and SEAL Attack have a few notes from original NGS theme. That's why NGS is credited to it.I remember hearing something about NGS not wanting his name in the opening credits since it was a Hans cue playing. So yeah. I think the opening is really just Zimmer and the NGS credit is a formality since it was supposed to be Nick’s score.I'm sorry, disregard EVERYTHING I just wrote...The credit on "SEAL Attack" is HZ/NGS/Stern, not HZ/HGW/Stern. Not sure how I missed that. *facepalm*OK, so a thought...<br><br>"Opening" and "SEAL Attack" are functionally identical; Hybrid says that Hans originally wrote it for the latter scene and it was then placed over the main titles of the film. However, the former is credited to Hans and NGS, the latter to Hans, HGW and Steven Stern. Presumably, since HGW/Stern aren't credited on "Opening", their contribution to "SEAL Attack" is limited to that first minute, which does indeed have a lot of HGW-ish percussion work to my ears. That leaves the rest of "SEAL Attack" as Hans' work alone, which begs the question: why the heck is NGS credited for "Opening", then, since it's basically identical? Screw it, I'm labeling that a solo Hans cue. Always bugged me that there wasn't at least one on this score. :p
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A Nightmare On Elm Street
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  1. Freddy's Coming For You (4:28)
    Steve Jablonsky
  2. Main Title (2:35)
    Steve Jablonsky
  3. Missing Pictures (2:22)
    Steve Jablonsky
  4. Rufus? (1:34)
    Steve Jablonsky
  5. Quiet Drive (1:48)
    Steve Jablonsky
  6. Jesse And Kris (1:08)
    Steve Jablonsky
  7. Jesse And The Police (2:50)
    Steve Jablonsky
  8. You Smell Different (2:14)
    Steve Jablonsky
  9. A Man Named Fred Krueger (5:03)
    Steve Jablonsky
  10. Research (2:22)
    Steve Jablonsky, Jay Flood
  11. It's Hot In Here (3:12)
    Steve Jablonsky
  12. The School (0:52)
    Steve Jablonsky
  13. Where The Monster Lives (4:51)
    Steve Jablonsky
  14. Wake Me Up (4:55)
    Steve Jablonsky
  15. Boo (1:06)
    Steve Jablonsky
  16. Like It Used To Be (5:32)
    Steve Jablonsky
  17. One More Nap (2:44)
    Steve Jablonsky
  18. Jump Rope (0:20)
    Steve Jablonsky (Charles Bernstein)
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Bayhem reply Replies: 8 || 2019-03-23 20:37:04
I recently saw both this movie and Friday the 13th (2009). And I have to say that Steve did a pretty good job with the music. Yes, I'm aware of the complaints and the whole "remakes suck" mentality. But still......I advice you to revisit these scores. You might be pleasantly surprised.

Speaking of horror scores.......I realized these days that it's been a while since we've heard a TRULY memorable and effective horror score. Or maybe it's just me and I've missed some really good ones...

Your thoughts on the matter, folks?


Hybrid Soldier2019-03-23 20:43:59
I'm a huuuuuuge fan of the Freddy character & movies, and I really liked this remake, it didn't deserve the reputation it has... Especially when you compare to Freddy 2 or 6... lol

Music is great, best horror score Steve did with Amityville. But I also liked his more ambient horrors like Texas Chainsaws or Friday the 13th or Hitcher. But I can understand he probably wanted to step out of that genre and not end up being the new Harry Manfredini typecast !


mpolonest123 2019-03-23 21:22:01
Steve really knocked it out of the park with “Nightmare”. I always appreciate horror scores that balance the use of themes with the more atonal music you normally get.

And the last horror score I remember loving was John Carpenter’s 2019 Halloween score. A great blend of old and new, especially for Carpenter fans like myself.


mpolonest123 2019-03-23 21:22:48
^ 2018 I mean


Hybrid Soldier2019-03-23 21:25:27
I really liked Gary Go's Friend Request from 2016 too.


Scorefan2019-03-23 21:52:38
Ummm @Hybrid, what do you think about Holly Amber Church. I listened two scores from her and they are really good scores.


superultramegaa2019-03-24 00:13:08
The music is good, definitely better than Amityville (which I never found scary or interesting). The overuse of the cello and ambient/atonal cues gets annoying at times, but unlike a lot of modern horror there is real substance here. A decent amount of themes (but not too many), some decent suspenseful ostinato bits, good use of children's choir, and good thematic development. I don't have any interest in Steve's ambient horror scores because I really dislike that type of music.

As for the remake it's really mixed for me. There are genuinely creepy visuals and ideas, but with often poor execution. My go-to example is there's a great dream sequence with "not-Johnny Depp" in the library with dream-like visuals such as Freddy turning around inhumanly quickly. But that final visual is accompanied by a jump-scare for no reason and completely kills the impact of it. If his turning was completely silent, it would have been much more terrifying.

Jackie Earle Haley did a really good job as Freddy, (especially in the alternate ending), and Rooney Mara executed the material she was given very well. But unfortunately the characters are bland, all fitting into the emo/hipster teenager stereotype and little else. It also doesn't help that much of the deleted and alternate scenes ended up being much more interesting than the final ones we were stuck with, (Hospital Opening, Dean's original death scenes, and Alternate Ending).


mpolonest123 2019-03-24 00:26:42
^ Have to agree with you there. It’s not a terrible film by any means, but given the concept it is surprisingly bland. There were so many opportunities to do something cool with the dream concept, but it felt to me like they played it “safe”. And yes, the characters are extremely forgettable. I will give credit to Jackie Earl Haley, he does a pretty good job with the material he is given.

And I just remembered 2 excellent horror scores from the past few years:
It and A Cure For Wellness by Benjamin Wallfisch.


Bayhem2019-03-24 18:04:23
It and A Cure For Wellness by Benjamin Wallfisch.
.....................

Well, I'll be goddamned! I totally forgot about 'A Cure For Wellness'. I absolutely loved the movie and yes, the score is truly great and memorable, especially the main theme. Wallfisch knocked it out of the park with that one.

It seems that every time Gore Verbinski makes a horror movie we're treated with a great score. First it was 'The Ring' - which IMO is one of the best horror scores ever - and more recently 'A Cure For Wellness'. Both very immersive, creepy and atmospheric scores. Exactly the type of horror scores that I love.

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-26 09:19:44
How about it, Hyrbid. You said you are an Elm Street specialist, so can you edit who did what here? Please and Thank You =)

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-30 00:00:00
In "Freddy's Coming For You", around 1:56 the music starts getting weird like there's a hidden message played in reverse or something. I love that. That would be really awesome if it is, but I doubt it.

SnakesInPantaloons reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-18 00:00:00
Sorry Dude. It's Better To Watch It, But, I'm Lucky Another Version Didn't Come Out Yet... Because Since I Just Released It, I Guess That It Was Dumb To Do So.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-17 00:00:00
But isnt it better to watch the movie then as you ripped it straight from the DVD with sfx and all?
just wondering

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-14 00:00:00
And how's the sound quality?

SnakesInPantaloons reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-14 00:00:00
It's Okay..... I Find It Decent

SnakesInPantaloons reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-13 00:00:00
Here's The Tracklist To My Release Of The Expanded Score. Tracks With * In Them Contain SFX, The Others Don't :
01. Main Title
02. Springwood Diner*
03. You're Not Real*
04. The Graveyard*
05. Missing Pictures
06. The Attic
07. Fall Asleep In Class*
08. Have A Nice Trip*
09. We're Having The Same Dream*
10. Rufus?
11. Kris's Dream*
12. Found You*
13. Jesse And The Police*
14. Powell's Book Store
15. Jesse's Nightmare*
16. We're Running Out Of Time*
17. You Smell Different
18. Clues
19. Research(Alternate)*
20. You Killed Krueger
21. Store Accident*
22. The Hospital*
23. Quiet Drive
24. The School(The School / Where The Monster Lives)
25. The Only Way
26. Tag, You're It
27. Boo!*
28. Like It Used To Be(Like It Used To Be / Krueger's Final Kill)*
29. End Credits

SnakesInPantaloons reply Replies: 0 || 2010-10-20 00:00:00
I Made A Cover For The Expanded Score Not Too Long Ago... Like I Said, I Hope It Gets Released

Tricky Dick reply Replies: 0 || 2010-10-16 00:00:00
SnakeDude...Are you on drugs *LOL* I don´t understand what you are rambling about here...
What covers??

SnakesInPantaloons reply Replies: 0 || 2010-10-14 00:00:00
I Forgot. I'm A Score Collector and An Album Cover Designer. The One I Made For This Was Okay.

SnakesInPantaloons reply Replies: 0 || 2010-10-14 00:00:00
Sorry About The Email Dude....

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2010-10-13 00:00:00
@SnakesInPantaloons

Ya, I've stopped. None of that is allowed here, this site is just to come look at all the work these amazing composers have done, which I am grateful for.

Tricky Dick reply Replies: 0 || 2010-10-12 00:00:00
@Snake
What are talking about covers?

SnakesInPantaloons reply Replies: 0 || 2010-10-12 00:00:00
Sorry About The Email Thing Dakota. I Don't Think I Can Give That Info Out To People... Sorry

SnakesInPantaloons reply Replies: 0 || 2010-09-08 00:00:00
I Like Making Covers To Albums... They're Soo Much Fun!!!! Even This One Wasn't That Bad.

SnakesInPantaloons reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-22 00:00:00
@Freddy Kreuger
Fine!

Freddy Kreuger reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-22 00:00:00
@Dakota
I know how to spell Krueger but my spelling here is with eu OK.its my nickname
Yes this is a great place to be but asking for boots mean trouble...

@Snake
yes I will have a heart when you get a brain...stop promoting your bootlegs here OK!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-15 00:00:00
@Dakota,
Each comment can be possibly edited or deleted to ensure it is suitable for public presentation

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-15 00:00:00
@Dakota,
Courtesy of Universal & UIP

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-15 00:00:00
How does the Web Radio work? Can anyone tell me please?

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-15 00:00:00
Dakota,
Release date : 04/30/2010

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-15 00:00:00
@Dakota,
Proceeds from tickets sold to the Inception film premiere and after-party event will benefit the Alliance for Climate Protection

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-15 00:00:00
@Dakota,
The two bonus tracks, “Projections” and “Don’t Think About Elephants,” will go live at noon PT on Thursday, August 12th

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-15 00:00:00
Dakota,
Freddy's Coming For You

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-15 00:00:00
Ok, whatever......

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-15 00:00:00
Geez.... This Might Be A While... There Will Probably More Than 20 Tracks... I'm Guessing

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-15 00:00:00
Ya, I got the two bonus tracks and love them. But why did you list the release date for NOES? I know it came out on the 30th, and is states it above.

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-15 00:00:00
@ Mikel Siw (a fan from Spain)

Yes, it is a very nice site, I love it. It's good to have a place to come check out all the extensive work for all my favorite Composers.

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