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Hi all - I know this is the Europe site but any thoughts on whether he is touring the USA in 2021? Love to book tickets in Europe but it would be far cheaper in the USA.Thank you! :)Well, WW was a much more difficult project than Aquaman...<br><br>He had a lot more freedom on that, and started fresh.<br><br>As for WW 2, Hans just said it's a very different movie/time period, so he started "fresh" too !@Hybrid<br><br>And honestly I知 ok with that. RGW did a fantastic job with that score, but I would be lying if I said I thought the themes were anything special. I think he did a much better job with Aquaman in terms of creating memorable tunes and developing the ideas.No, don't expect anything from the first score to return.
Good to know. Hybrid do you have any insight on this release?^ Lol yeah I guess you could count it like that. <br><br>I知 wondering if the template will be similar to Thor: Ragnarok, with electronics in the forefront but still utilizing the orchestra throughout. And the even bigger question; will any of RGW痴 themes return?Yes, Tina Guo did record music for WW84. Although you could make an argument that since she was using an electric cello, that is "synth" music. ;)@mephariel<br>Even better, I知 hoping for a hybrid type score. <br><br>And Tina Guo did post a vid of her recording the WW theme a while back, not sure if it was specifically for this project but if it was it sounds badass!I assume more concerts will be scheduled... looking forward to seeing BARCELONA in the list, please! :)
It'd be awesome if Hans and co. went the Thor: Ragnarok route and created some kickass psychedelic synth ballads. I'm interested to hear how they interpret their WW theme for this setting.Is there a date for Lisbon, Portugal?<br>Thank youthis is never hans :DI just finished the movie last week and the score was the best thing about the film. The scene using the cue "Simba is Alive!" is perfect.Not all synths. Mazzaro and Fleming posted pictures of them recording the score at Air Studios early in November so there will be some orchestral or instrumental music.
As the trailer posts, soundtrack coming from WaterTower Music.No, it's just a slight rework of Blue Monday by New Order. Admittedly, it's quite catchy. Nothing from Hans tho, not even the WW-theme at the end which they did for the first movies trailers. Guess we have to wait till the movie comes out.The only thing that matters to me about the movie is Hans, so I wonder, has the trailer musicalized Hans?Synth Hans I知 guessing ;-)Yeah, it's a nice little mini HTTYD score. It's a bit frustrating that he's seemingly never allowed to develop an idea for very long before moving on to the next thing and the next (probably because of the pacing of the short), but I like the way he plays around with Powell's themes. It makes me think that if they ever decide to make a fourth HTTYD movie and Powell decides he's said all he has to say in the series, Willis would be a good choice to continue it (Zanelli/Pirates style).

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How To Train Your Dragon
Label: Varese Sarabande
Length: 71'48 (Score: 67'51) rating:        5/5
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  1. This Is Berk (4:12)
    John Powell
  2. Dragon Battle (1:55)
    John Powell
  3. The Downed Dragon (4:16)
    John Powell, James McKee Smith
  4. Dragon Training (3:10)
    John Powell
  5. Wounded (1:25)
    John Powell
  6. The Dragon Book (2:22)
    John Powell
  7. Focus, Hiccup! (2:05)
    John Powell, Dominic Lewis
  8. Forbidden Friendship (4:10)
    John Powell, Paul Mounsey
  9. New Tail (2:47)
    John Powell
  10. See You Tomorrow (3:52)
    John Powell
  11. Test Drive (2:35)
    John Powell
  12. Not So Fireproof (1:11)
    John Powell, Dominic Lewis
  13. This Time For Sure (0:47)
    John Powell
  14. Astrid Goes For A Spin (0:45)
    John Powell
  15. Romantic Flight (1:55)
    John Powell
  16. Dragon's Den (2:28)
    John Powell, Paul Mounsey
  17. The Cove (1:10)
    John Powell, Michael John Mollo
  18. The Kill Ring (4:27)
    John Powell
  19. Ready The Ships (5:13)
    John Powell
  20. Battling The Green Death (6:18)
    John Powell
  21. Counter Attack (3:02)
    John Powell
  22. Where's Hiccup? (2:43)
    John Powell
  23. Coming Back Around (2:49)
    John Powell
  24. Sticks & Stones - Jnsi (4:08)
  25. The Vikings Have Their Tea (2:04)
    John Powell
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Paul reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-28 00:00:00
Any interviews around where Powell talks about this masterpiece?

Powell for Oscar!

sb reply Replies: 0 || 2010-07-19 00:00:00

first of all, this is the page for How to Train Your Dragon, not The Lion King.
second, it seems as if many walmarts have completely eliminated the soundtrack section in favor of more mainstream pop/rock sections.
third, the only complete score that currently exists online has extremely poor quality, and is hardly worth looking for in the first place.

All we can do is wait until Hans & disney finally come up with an official release.

David reply Replies: 0 || 2010-06-15 00:00:00
Does anybody know who are the female solists of Forbidden Friendship cue?

David reply Replies: 0 || 2010-06-13 00:00:00
Best Powell score since Horton Hears A Who, it's to give him a Oscar.

Krystal Oceans reply Replies: 0 || 2010-06-08 00:00:00
John Powell is a genius. Enough said.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-06-03 00:00:00
The following people also contributed to orchestrations and arrangements:

In alphabetical order:

Germaine Franco
Gavin Greenaway (also as conductor)
Dave Metzger
Stefan Schneider
Jessica Wells

Zs&#337;fa reply Replies: 0 || 2010-05-30 00:00:00

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-05-17 00:00:00
"Forbidden Friendship" - O M F G !!!!

And I thought that Powell is slowly going the way HGW went...

Mikel Siw (a fan from Spain) reply Replies: 0 || 2010-05-15 00:00:00
Magic score!!!! Brilliant!!! 68 minutes of glory :__:

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-05-15 00:00:00
oh my god!! this is great soundtrack of 2010!!!!!!

Davy reply Replies: 0 || 2010-05-11 00:00:00
In love with the music!

no doubt worth a nomination for the oscars, even better, the oscar!

Mario Soundtrack reply Replies: 0 || 2010-05-06 00:00:00
The Best Soundtrack (with Jurassic Park, Titanic and The Lord of the Rings) that I had ever listen !
Great John Powell! Is the Best. Congratulations and now to the Oscars 2010 !!!

Alison Insinger reply Replies: 0 || 2010-05-03 00:00:00
I finally learned why the Vikings are Scottish and the music is bagpipes -- the author of the books based the story on her childhood vacations on a secret island in the Hebrides. Faith in Dreamworks restored (although I loathe and detest their plans to franchise this magical movie). Still trying to figure out how gamelan fits in (Forbidden Friendship). But I'm sure there is a reason. *I love this music.*

Tim reply Replies: 0 || 2010-05-03 00:00:00
This's great music perfectly applicable for this movie.It really makes me feel better.He made a big contribution in movie "How to train your dragon".I hope he'll continue his work in the next movie.Believe me this is gonna be something incredible.

Jay reply Replies: 0 || 2010-05-03 00:00:00
Both Powell and Giacchino are brilliant! BUT WOW! this is the most inspiring piece of music i have ever heard. Right up their with John Williams if not better! "Coming back Around" is by far the Best!
He needs to be nominated and win an oscar for this score.....its original and beautiful and he deserves it greatly!

Mr.Wong reply Replies: 0 || 2010-05-03 00:00:00
This music is beyond amazing. When I listen to it, I feel so uplifted and it makes me want to be something incredible. Like Hiccup :D However, seeing as how I can't fight Dragons, my dreams are cut short...

Anyways, I only wish I could compose even a sixteenth as well as John Powell did in this soundtrack. As an aspiring musician and composer, hearing this type of music makes me want to be a soundtrack composer even more. I just love what the mind can come up with - This movie and the music is a perfect example of just how incredible the power of the mind and music truly is.

Alison Insinger reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-22 00:00:00
Thank you -- well I heard the brogue as well. Being a mom I instantly thought of Shrek and the ogres (they were also given a brogue). Anyway, okay on the accent, and the bagpipes. Musicology wise though, I know nothing about bagpipes! Again, I love this total soundtrack. I can't wait to see the movie again. I have not been so obsessed by a soundtrack since ET.

Alison Insinger reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-21 00:00:00
I bought the soundtrack the day after I saw the movie. I play it while working, while ice skating. I love the gamelin and harp -- what an original orchestration -- on Forbidden Friendship, and the ostenato of that track -- combined with the visuals of that completely original and memorable scene. Flying to the Dragon Den reminded me of Wagner. I saw the movie twice in one weekend (regular and 3D) and I am going again this weekend. I am old enough to be a granny and I love this movie and this music! I'm curious about one thing though, why the Scottish sounding music, were Vikings Scottish?

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-21 00:00:00
@ alison
No the Vikings were not scottish, they were norwegian, the music is scottish, either by request of the director or maybe because powell felt that it would be better and btw the king and the teacher in the movie are Scottish.

Kakashi reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-14 00:00:00
Wow, simply wow

this album has all the themes, funny, epic, battle, romantic etc etc, 100 out 100, love the score

Night Fury reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-13 00:00:00
I Love Night Fury !!

Craig William Dayton reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-13 00:00:00
I saw the movie How To Train Your Dragon today, and I just wanted to convey my appreciation and respect to the John Powell and the team who put the music together. Excellent work!

Barbu reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-11 00:00:00
Your system of webradio is a big bullshit. I've tried all 3 song and i've see same answer "AudioRealm Request failed!". Why? Because "Track recently played". Ia not fair...

Gabriel Brown reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-10 00:00:00
WOW! I mean seriously WOW! I absolutely love this sound track! Best since the Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe! My favorite track has got to be Test Flight! Although, Forbidden Friendship is great too! That part is so tense and sweet in the movie! You know the whole time that the Night Fury could absolutely obliterate the scrawny viking, Hiccup. Yet he doesn't. There is so much power in that scene! Excellent!!

Taylor F reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-10 00:00:00
My favorite score from John Powell. This score is absolutely wonderful!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-05 00:00:00
Forbidden Friendship and Test Drive earn honorable mention because seriously WOW. But the whole soundtrack is absolutely brilliant. I really hope this gets Powell an Oscar (nomination or win as long as this gets recognition). Takes my breath away every time i listen to it.

MK reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-05 00:00:00
It sounds amazing! Pure Powell POWER!

jennifer ellis reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-05 00:00:00
wow is all I can say couse it fitd the movie and it rocked

jennifer reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-05 00:00:00
if I could this movie up in one word amazing the romantic flight was cute you cant help but cheer on hiccup on you go boy

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